South Burnett race clubs will be taking an enforced break over the next two months
South Burnett Saints AFC officially launched their 2020 season on Saturday with the distribution of guernseys to their senior men’s and women’s teams.
Nanango will be holding a patron-free race meeting on Easter Saturday as Queensland struggles to keep its racing industry alive during the COVID-19 crisis.
Trainer Janene Armstrong and her fellow part owner Barry Goodwill chalked up their second victory with First Bid when the chestnut saluted Benchmark 50 Handicap (850m) at Gympie on March 7.
South Burnett Rugby League has secured a naming rights sponsor for its centenary year competition.
Timbertowners have wielded the willow like an axe, demolishing Kingaroy Services in the Plate Final of the South Burnett Cricket competition played at Blackbutt on Saturday.
The Queensland Rugby League plans to make the Frank Fisher Cup an annual event alternating every year between different towns and Cherbourg.
Youngsters from the Yarraman to Kilcoy region will be officially playing in the South Burnett Rugby League competition this year with confirmation of the official re-registration of the Blackbutt-Yarraman Timbertowners with the QRL.
The South Burnett Rugby League Centenary Dinner – due to be held at Kingaroy Town Hall on April 4 – has been postponed due to COVID-19.
Blackbutt axeman Mitch Argent just missed out on another national title when he came third in the prestigious Stihl Timbersports 2020 Australian Trophy competition at the weekend.
An Under 16s trial rugby league game was played ahead of the Frank Fisher Cup at Cherbourg on Saturday afternoon.
It’s been a big weekend for South Burnett cricket players!
There’s another big weekend of rugby league coming up in the South Burnett, this time honouring the memory of one of the local greats of the game.
Murgon Crusaders will be strong favourites to take the trophy going into the Gympie A Grade cricket final on Saturday.
Ten young South Burnett athletes will be heading off to Brisbane next week to compete in the Little Athletics Queensland State Championships.
The Central Queensland port of Gladstone has become a haven for trainer Barry Phillips and his jockey-daughter Hannah.
Water levels in the South Burnett’s dams have seen a much-needed increase over the past month due to some consistent storm activity through the area
Leading trainer Nanango Glenn Richardson has experienced the industry’s highs and lows lately
Murgon Crusaders have finished on top of the Gympie Regional Cricket Association’s A Grade table after 20 rounds of keen competition.
Nanango Race Club’s Valentine’s Day meeting had one more race than initially expected, giving punters a bonus at Lee Park’s first meeting of the year.
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.
The combination of drought and floods meant attendance numbers at this year’s Boondooma Yellowbelly were the lowest in more than four years, but organisers were still happy.
Old footballers never die … they just keep on lacing up their boots and having fun on the field.
Twenty South Burnett sporting groups are among 1469 across Queensland to receive small grants from Round 1 of the State Government’s “Active Clubs” program.