AFTER watching their team beat QFA North ladder-leader Mayne for the second time in as many outings this campaign, Maroochydore fans could be excused for thinking this is the year of the Roos.
Melanie Wright has “mixed emotions” about competing in the 200m freestyle at the world championships but she certainly won’t be holding back in the event.
RUGBY LEAGUE: Perennial try scorer Paul McKewin is eager to commit to the Sunshine Coast Falcons next year but for now he’s focused on propelling Nambour into the Caloundra RSL Cup finals.
FOOTBALL: Coolum coach John Hatfield admits he’s frustrated by Coolum’s finals drought and is intent on helping the side shrug off its also-ran tag.
RUGBY UNION: Toads coach Paul Green spent three frustrating months waiting for his talented team to click and when it finally did, it happened in a rush.
FOOTBALL: He’s now at a big-name club, but Sunshine Coast’s Zac Anderson isn’t content to just be a part of proceedings at Sydney FC.
SURF LIFESAVING: He’s carrying the hopes of the Sunshine Coast but Jack Moyes is undaunted and aiming to win the Ironman Series in just his second attempt.
MT Coolum prospect Todd Balkin believes teenager TJ King is poised for a big future after playing a starring role in the Sunshine Coast A-grade competition.
AUSTRALIAN RULES: Noosa stalwart Gary Wallace admits the disappointment of being dropped for the 2011 finals has made him a better footballer, as the Tigers hunt for another premiership.
BASKETBALL: It was a horror run of results for the Suncoast men during the weekend but the Queensland Basketball League side still has some reason to smile.