Sport

Some local favourite Sunshine Coast parks for honing sporting skills

Our parks play a key role in supporting and encouraging the local community to engage in spots and outdoor activities. Beyond the physical benefits, engaging in outdoor team sports fosters resilience, teamwork and invaluable life skills. Whether it’s basketball, footy, netball, soccer or table tennis, there are endless possibilities to discover at our local parks. […]

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‘Volunteering is so special’: Eddie’s field of dreams

Boots thud against the ball, excited parents cheer from the sidelines and ever-watchful referees blow their whistles to ensure a fair game for all. These have been the familiar sounds and sights of local soccer clubs for generations and here on the Sunshine Coast Eddie Muller, 42, has been part of the scene for three

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Local sporting group calls for respect for umpires with new program launched

The Sunshine Coast’s largest sporting organisation, Sunshine Coast Netball Association, has launched its Respect 4 Umpires (R4U) initiative following a verbal abuse incident that caught the public’s attention last year. With 190 umpires in their association aged from 10 and up, the Sunshine Coast Netball Association felt compelled to do something about the unwarranted abuse

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Footy stars say more kids can kick goals through FairPlay

Brisbane Broncos and Brisbane Lions footy stars are encouraging more families to take advantage of the Queensland Government’s FairPlay program to help eligible families with the cost of children’s sports. Through vouchers valued up to $150, FairPlay is designed to help reduce the cost of sports memberships, registration or participation fees, and ease cost-of-living pressures.

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Indoor sports mecca back in action

Blow that whistle ref – Caloundra Indoor Stadium is ready for play again! A full roof replacement has been completed at the Sunshine Coast’s only four-court multi-purpose air-conditioned stadium. Division 2 Councillor Terry Landsberg said the facility was now even better equipped for local sporting teams and competitions, major sporting events, exhibitions and trade shows. 

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Matilda’s success driving more girls towards the round ball game

The incredible achievements of the Matildas both on and off the pitch during the recent World Cup campaign has seen a strong spike in the number of young girls wanting to take up the sport according to the president of Buderim Football Club Ben Moffett. “The success of the Matildas has transcended the sport and

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