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Get a load of our local Netball goddess, immortalized in Bronze.

A statue of Ipswich-born netball legend Laura Geitz has been unveiled at its new home...the Queensland State Netball Centre, ahead of round four of the Super Netball season. The $44 million centre, which features eight indoor hard courts, a 5,000 seat show court, a gymnasium and high-performance training facilities was opened...

Marsden christian their new turf to get the win over Wavell.

In local footy last night...Marsden State High School scored an historic first win on their new home-field, after beating Wavell State High, 34 to 24 in the Langer Cup schoolboy rugby league. Marsden scored two late tries, to cement a come-from-behind victory. Tyrone Sau and Colin Tui scored the match winners in...

'Unbridled' action with riders 'saddling' up for Gatton's dressage comp.

Olympic dressage competitor Ricky MacMillan, will compete against local and visiting riders in Gatton this weekend, for the Brenda Whitman Classic. Hosted by the Lockyer Equestrian Group, the two-star dressage event has attracted record entry numbers with more than 120 riders and 140 horses competing in 350 dressage tests, across the...

Lachlan's magic boot seals the deal for Ipswich State High School.

Lachlan Williamson (pictured) kicked a penalty goal after the full time siren, to deliver Ipswich State High School a shock but historic 16 to 14 Round One win over Wavell State High School, in the Langer Cup schoolboys rugby league at Wavell. Williamson managed to slot the goal from out wide,...

Hamish & Harry hope to see Red for Qld. against The Rebels.

The Queensland Reds head South this Friday to face the Melbourne Rebels. A win for the Reds will see them top the Australian Super Rugby conference, and two Darling Downs rugby products could play leading roles. Hamish Stewart and Harry Hoopert (pictured) could feature in the Reds squad, which plays the Rebels...

Jets get the win over the Capras

  The Ipswich Jets have defeated the Central Queensland Capras 28-18 in Woorabinda.The Jets travelled into the central Queensland town of 906 people looking to bounce back from their loss to the Tweed Seagulls last week. With a 20 to 8 lead at half time the Jets had to withstand a comeback...

That ain't no 'Bomb-adore'...it's Trappie's V.F Commodore!

Reigning champion Robert Trapp returns to the Toowoomba Speedway tomorrow night, to defend his Queensland Street Stocks title. 40 of Australia's leading Street Stock teams will be vying to win the championship. Trapp told The Chronicle...he would like nothing more, than to conquer his home track, in his Q-1 V-F Commodore. (Image courtesy...

Our local Futsal Academy kids do Ipswich proud!

An Ipswich Futsal Academy junior team has won a state title. Ipswich's under-12 boys were crowned champions, after a 5-1 victory in the grand final, over close rivals - 'Elite Foot'. The under-15 girls also came close in the Football Queensland state titles, but bowed out in the semi's. (Image courtesy of www.ipswichfutsal.com.au)...

Difficult selections made, ahead of the annual Battalion Carnival.

Toowoomba selectors say consistency was the key to players being chosen for this year's Battalion Carnival. The Clydesdales take on the Sunshine Coast at this weekend's competition. Head selector, Len Curry says no one side dominated selection this year. (Image courtesy of www.en.wikipedia.org)

Feathers fly & the Jets get in a flap, before going down to the Gulls.

The Ipswich Jets went down to The Seagulls, 32 to 24 yesterday afternoon at the Piggabeen Sports Complex on the Tweed Coast. The Jets got off to a flying start, scoring two quick tries...but let The Seagulls back into the match...up 18 points to 10 by half time. The lead then 'see-sawed'...
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