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It’s white water time again

The 2015 Avon Descent, which allows competitors to challenge the Avon and Swan rivers in a variety of paddle and power craft in an exciting two-day time trial over 124 gruelling kilometres is on August 1-2. The Avon Descent was ...

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Beaufine win for Gangemi

By Anita McInnes On Saturday apprentice jockey Jerry Noske of High Wycombe and galloper Woodsville won the Christmas in July at Belmont Park 25/7 Handicap (2100m). Woodsville is trained by Jerry’s father Jeff Noske. Trainer Chris Gangemi of Henley Brook ...

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Nikki is the new face of country racing

NORTHAM real-estate agent, fashion-goer and racing fan Nikki Gogan is the new Face of WA Country Cups for the 2015-16 racing season. Gogan will act in her Racing and Wagering Western Australia-appointed role at the Toodyay Cup on Sunday, September ...

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Rugby fun for Golden Oldies

TWENTY-five years on the Midland Puffin Billies Golden Oldies Rugby Club is going strong. There are even still a few members, aged in their 70s, who played in the club’s first year in 1991 and who are very proud of ...

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Rodney in NAIDOC All-Star team

STRATTON netballer Alkira Rodney has been selected to play in the NAIDOC All-Star team after competing in the NAIDOC Netball Carnival. Rodney who plays for Darling Range will be joined Annette Morrison from Swan Districts and Tayler Kickett also from ...

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Hoskins wears polka dot jersey

WORLD track champion Melissa Hoskins of Lesmurdie has wrapped up the queen of the mountains classification at the Aviva Women’s Tour in the UK. Hoskins started the day with a two-point advantage in the best climber competition and defended her ...

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Darling Rangers beat Coastal Sharks

By Daniel Kirkup DARLING Range Netball Region players  have won the Western Australian Netball League U18 grand final by eight goals against a strong Coastal Sharks line-up. The Rangers finished the season in second position and then won their way straight ...

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Pirotta to line up in Westral Wheelrace

SWAN View cyclist Darcy Pirotta will ride in the men’s Westral Wheelrace and endurance events at VenuesWest SpeedDome tomorrow. Both the men’s and women’s Westral Wheelrace – sponsored by Echo News – are part of the Perth Winter Track Cycling ...

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Rullo’s historic V8 win

By Sarah Brookes HE may be too young for a driver’s license but 15-year-old Gooseberry Hill resident Alex Rullo has made motorsport history by taking out first place at the V8 Touring Car Series. In his ex-Ford performance racing Falcon Alex ...

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