The memory of one of Nanango’s favourite residents will live on thanks to the renaming of the sports fields in Burnett Street.
Football’s annual boost to the South Burnett economy is on again this weekend, with 48 teams registered for the annual Kingaroy Soccer Sevens carnival.
A 10-week, round-robin style soccer competition kicked off at Kingaroy’s Tom Alford Oval at the weekend.
COVID-19 restrictions have dashed hopes a junior soccer competition could go ahead in a restricted form in the South Burnett this year.
The South Burnett’s footy codes are keen to kick off again as soon as life returns to normal post-COVID-19.
The rain gods smiled on Kingaroy’s annual Soccer Sevens tournament last weekend … despite downpours elsewhere in the region, no games were disrupted during the two days of play.
Organisers of Kingaroy Soccer Club’s big two-day Soccer 7s carnival have inspected the fields and say the carnival is definitely going ahead
The future is looking brighter for Kingaroy’s soccer players, thanks to a grant from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund and help from Ergon.
Nanango Panthers’ fans are celebrating after their teams took out both the men’s and women’s titles at Saturday’s grand finals of the South Burnett senior soccer competition.
The crowds of people in Kingaroy last weekend weren’t all here just for BaconFest, there was also a huge junior soccer carnival under way which attracted teams from across southern Queensland
It will be a big day for Nanango soccer fans on Saturday with both their men’s and women’s teams contesting the Grand Finals on home turf.
Many people are surprised to hear soccer has been played in the South Burnett for almost a century … and many are even more surprised to discover the biggest teams once came from the region’s rural areas.
The weekend rain also forced the cancellation of the Football South Burnett soccer matches which had been scheduled to be played in Kingaroy and Wondai on Saturday.
The Barambah Bears received a mauling from Nanango’s Panthers in the first round of this year’s local football competition when it kicked off last Saturday
All South Burnett soccer clubs are currently on the lookout for more senior players.
Tom Alford Oval was a sea of colour and action last weekend with 32 teams chasing glory in Kingaroy Senior Soccer Club’s annual Soccer Sevens carnival.
South Burnett soccer players and fans are getting ready for a big weekend but a local businesses should be smiling, too.
Concerns Nanango might not be able to field teams in this year’s South Burnett football competition have been allayed.
South Burnett Football president Troy Schultz has put the call out for senior soccer players eager to take part in the Toowoomba Football League competition this year.
There’s some good news for Kingaroy’s hotel and motels … the extremely successful Kingaroy Soccer Sevens two-day carnival will be back in 2019!