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Darling Downs duo prepare for Hong Kong Rugby 7 hoedown...

Toowoomba's Chloe Cocks and Alex McDonald (pictured) are preparing to take on some of the world's best young Rugby Sevens talent. The Toowoomba pair who play for Brisbane's 'Tribe 7's' club, head to Hong Kong at the end of the month, for the Sai Kung Stingrays' All Girls Rugby Tournament. It's understood...

The Jets seek redemption, after their Blackhawk drubbing.

The Ipswich Jets take on the Burleigh Bears, in the Intrust Super Cup this weekend. Jets lock Ben Shea was a shining light for the home side, despite their 34 to 6 pounding at the hands of the Townsville Blackhawks in round one. The next game starts at 4 p.m this Saturday,...

An unsafe track moves Bundamba's racing to Doomben today.

Bundamba's race meet is off today, because the track has been deemed unsafe. Racing Queensland made the call yesterday afternoon...following a track inspection by its own officials, Q.R.I.C stewards and Ipswich Turf Club representatives. The event has now been transferred to Doomben, after it was found a small section of the track...

Our Ash has her eyes on the Top 10 prize at Indian Wells.

Ipswich's Ash Barty can become the first Aussie top 10 tennis player in six years, with an extended run at this week’s W.T.A Indian Wells tournament. Ms.Barty has moved to No.11 on Live rankings, after her 6-3, 6-2 win over American wildcard Jennifer Brady, in the third round. A win over Ukrainian,...

Gatton's Redbanks prepare to put the bite on Willowburn's Magpies.

The Gatton Redbacks open men's team could kick off a promising season on tomorrow night, if all goes to plan in the first round of the premier competition. The Redbacks will take to the pitch at their home ground, against Willowburn Football Club. Redbacks club President, Adam Halstead told The Gatton Star...a...

Locals to welcome Libby this Friday, for International Women's Day,.

Former Olympic swimmer Libby Trickett (pictured) will be in Ipswich, for International Women's Day this week. Libby will be a keynote speaker at the Greaters Springfield Chamber of Commerce lunch event on Friday. During her career, the Australian swimming champ has collected 24 gold medals in Olympic and Commonwealth Games...and world championships...

Disappointing news fires up Will Power fans on social media.

Power is a former Indy-Car and Indianapolis 500 champ, and he was expected to feature heavily in the first race of the season scheduled this weekend, but there's no sign of it on Australian T.V services, at least at this stage. In November last year, Indy-Car took over international distribution from...

A former Bronco swaps boots for golfing spikes at Toowoomba.

Former Origin player Ben Ikin (pictured) will be teeing off as a competitor, at the P.G.A golf championship in Toowoomba this weekend.  The former Brisbane Broncos player qualified, after bringing his game down from 7 to 1.7. Ikin told the A.B.C...he'll take his Rugby League skills with him, when he hits the...

The A.T.A comes clean on the use of 'Jiggers' in horse racing.

The Australian Trainers Association says the use of electric shock devices or 'Jiggers' (pictured) on horses, is not a widespread practice in the industry. Their comments follow the suspension of Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie this week, for allegedly using the device on two horses. Chief Executive, Andrew Nicholl told the A.B.C...the industry...
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