WHEN Alannah Fancourt penned letters to 40 south-east Queensland trainers requesting work in 2010 and 2011, she was young and inexperienced.
BRISBANE Roar assistant coach Jeff Hopkins believes Lachlan Jackson has “all the right ingredients” to be a high-quality player.
JULIAN Wilson continued his charge to the top of the World Surf League’s Championship Tour with another heat win at Margaret River yesterday.
IRONMAN champion Darren Mercer yesterday lauded two Noosa Heads talents after they won prized titles at the Australian Surf Life Saving Youth Championships.
SWIMMING: Blake Cochrane is intent on defending his world title in Glasgow in July after “sending a message” to his rivals in Sydney.
WHEN former Nambour State School principal Amos Downs got a few teachers together for some bowls, he didn't know tradition would continue for 50 years.
SURFING: Coolum Beach prospect Isabella Nichols surged to the top of the Australasian Women’s Junior Tour yesterday after her second Pro Junior win this year.
RUGBY LEAGUE: Falcons players have vowed to “step up” after skipper Tom Murphy sustained a serious shoulder injury in the triumph over Tweed Heads yesterday.
The Sunshine Coast has snared a promising win on the road.
THE manager of super featherweight Paul Fleming believes he is a genuine world title contender.