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Sport Clubs Urged To Prepare

Sport Clubs Urged To Prepare

The State Government is encouraging sporting organisations to start planning for the potential re-start of sporting activities through the “Queensland Return to Play” initiative.

Famous Face To Greet Runners

Famous Face To Greet Runners

Australian long-distance running legend Ron Grant will be the official ambassador for a new running festival which will debut in the South Burnett on April 3 next year.

Mother’s Day Was A Marker

Mother’s Day Was A Marker

One very pleasing upside of Mothers Day this year was that folk were permitted to travel for family celebrations.

Toolkit To Help Sport Clubs Get Back

Toolkit To Help Sport Clubs Get Back

A “toolkit” has been launched which aims to help community sporting clubs and associations develop a path to competition as COVID-19 restrictions are eased.

Pandemic Can’t Stop Pink Runners

Pandemic Can’t Stop Pink Runners

It wouldn’t be Mother’s Day without runners donning outrageous pink outfits to raise vitally needed funds across Australia for cancer research

Virus Helps Solve Rail Trail Puzzle

Virus Helps Solve Rail Trail Puzzle

COVID-19 restrictions may have kept tourists out of the South Burnett, but the lockdown has turned out to be an unexpected winner for the South Burnett Rail Trail.

Mayor Salutes Legendary Jockey

Mayor Salutes Legendary Jockey

Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio has paid tribute to legendary Australian jockey Darby McCarthy OAM who died on Wednesday aged 76.

The Well-Named Hannahs

The Well-Named Hannahs

Apparently the words favour and grace are two meanings of Hannah, a name with Hebrew origins.

Making Hay In Limited Sunshine

Making Hay In Limited Sunshine

Despite the reduced opportunities, South Burnett players are attending to their cash flows

Footy Codes Eager For Action

Footy Codes Eager For Action

The South Burnett’s footy codes are keen to kick off again as soon as life returns to normal post-COVID-19.

Negotiating The Steeplechase

Negotiating The Steeplechase

At present, horse racing (and life in general) is a little akin to the trials and tribulations weathered by jumps jockeys.

Willie Urges Cherbourg To Stay Safe

Willie Urges Cherbourg To Stay Safe

Former State of Origin and Australian centre Willie Tonga has urged all his friends and former teammates at Cherbourg to stay safe during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

All Local Race Meetings Cancelled

All Local Race Meetings Cancelled

South Burnett race clubs will be taking an enforced break over the next two months – and possibly longer – due to COVID-19.

Saints Ready To Kick Off … Whenever

Saints Ready To Kick Off … Whenever

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 Races To Be ‘Patron-Free’

Nanango Races To Be ‘Patron-Free’

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.

First Bid Was Successful

First Bid Was Successful

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.

Sponsors Back SB Rugby League

Sponsors Back SB Rugby League

South Burnett Rugby League has secured a naming rights sponsor for its centenary year competition.

Blackbutt Takes Axe To Kingaroy

Blackbutt Takes Axe To Kingaroy

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.

Fisher Cup To Be Annual Event

Fisher Cup To Be Annual Event

The Queensland Rugby League plans to make the Frank Fisher Cup an annual event alternating every year between different towns and Cherbourg.

Blackbutt Back For 2020

Blackbutt Back For 2020

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.

RL Centenary Dinner Postponed

RL Centenary Dinner Postponed

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.

Mitch Just Misses National Title

Mitch Just Misses National Title

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.

Combined Side Claims Victory

Combined Side Claims Victory

An Under 16s trial rugby league game was played ahead of the Frank Fisher Cup at Cherbourg on Saturday afternoon.

Crusaders Bring Home Big Win

Crusaders Bring Home Big Win

It’s been a big weekend for South Burnett cricket players! 

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