Sport

Female Eagles Are Soaring

Female Eagles Are Soaring

Women’s rugby league is soaring in the South Burnett with all three teams charging towards the Grand Finals of the Wide Bay Female competition.

Saints’ Season Winding Down

Saints’ Season Winding Down

South Burnett Saints’ men’s and women’s teams will be heading to Dalby this weekend for Round 16 of the Darling Downs AFL competition.

Countdown To Finals Begins

Countdown To Finals Begins

The South Burnett Thrashers are accelerating towards the finals of the Darling Downs Rugby Union competition with just two more fixture games left to play.

Buttsworth Wins Challenge

Buttsworth Wins Challenge

Kingaroy campdraft champion Mark Buttsworth took home the $40,000 first prize at the recent Cloncurry Stockman’s Challenge and Campdraft.

Saints Play In Honour Of Ben

Saints Play In Honour Of Ben

South Burnett Saints’ player Brad Porter was presented with the inaugural Ben Brooks Medal during an emotional ceremony at the end of last week’s home game at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy.

Old Boys Enjoy Wondai Win

Old Boys Enjoy Wondai Win

Wondai Wolves’ veterans who turned up for the rugby league club’s annual “Old Boys” celebration went home happy last Saturday.

Pink Powers Saints At Home

Pink Powers Saints At Home

There were pink socks in abundance at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy on Saturday as the South Burnett Saints celebrated their annual Ladies Day.

Thrashers Pack In Celebrations

Thrashers Pack In Celebrations

The South Burnett Thrashers have taken delivery of a scrum machine which should make their on-field performances this year in the Darling Downs rugby union competition even more devastating.

Grants To Boost Local Groups

Grants To Boost Local Groups

There have been some big winners in the local region from the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants announced on Monday.

Stags Hobble Murgon Mustangs

Stags Hobble Murgon Mustangs

Nanango Stags left Murgon shellshocked during the first 10 minutes of their A Grade rugby league clash at T.J. O’Neill Oval in Kingaroy last Saturday, racking up two quick tries in super-quick time.

Girls Star At Wondai’s Ladies Day

Girls Star At Wondai’s Ladies Day

Wondai Wolves hosted a special Ladies Day at their grounds last Saturday with girls’ games on the field, and their mums and supporters having fun in the clubhouse.

Runners Enjoy A Country Welcome

Runners Enjoy A Country Welcome

The Wondai Country Running Festival is continuing to grow with more than 500 registered runners hitting the South Burnett Rail Trail on Saturday and Sunday.

Big Roll-Up For Wondai Races

Big Roll-Up For Wondai Races

Saturday’s South Burnett Race Club meeting looks like it will be very well-contested, with 14 reserves across three of the five contests.

Winter Woes Scare Off Punters

Winter Woes Scare Off Punters

The weather was perfect – and there were six top races including the Burnett To The Beach Handicap – but it wasn’t enough to tempt the crowds to Nanango Races on Saturday.