Section: Sport

Navy on target at shooting championships

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

A vintage Miroku under and over 12 gauge shotgun at Wagga Wagga Club, NSW. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

A vintage Miroku under and over 12 gauge shotgun at Wagga Wagga Club, NSW.

Navy had some individual stand-out performances at the Australian Defence Force Clay Target Association championships held at Wagga Wagga Gun Club in October.

Sevens rugby builds speed for Defence squad

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SBLT Zebedee Learoyd in action during the 7s at Noosa (photo: Unknown)

SBLT Zebedee Learoyd in action during the 7s at Noosa

Two Australian Defence Force Rugby Union men’s teams put in some fast-paced groundwork for the Australian Rugby Union nationals when they competed at the Noosa International and Byron Bay 7s tournaments in October. 

Cyclists remember Dutchy with passionate performances

This article has photo gallery Published on by LTCOL Scott Doré (author), FLTLT Aaron Pyle (author), CPL Max Bree (photographer)

Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Jordon McColl conducts a practice run at Mount Stromlo prior to the ADF Cycling Carnival.  (photo: CPL Max Bree)

Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Jordon McColl conducts a practice run at Mount Stromlo prior to the ADF Cycling Carnival.

Navy made a strong showing at the Australian Defence Force National Cycling Carnival in Canberra in October, winning events on the first day.

Stateside success for women's rugby team

Published on by LEUT Kirsti Burtenshaw (author), Ms Colleen McCloskey (photographer)

Captain of the ADFRU Women's Squad AB Saluluelanei Gary in action during the last game of the tour. (photo: Colleen McCloskey)

Captain of the ADFRU Women's Squad AB Saluluelanei Gary in action during the last game of the tour.

The Australian Defence Force Rugby Union women’s tour of the United States finished the way it started, with positive outcomes on and off the field.

Training for triathlon a triumph

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Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Chad Poland about to cross the line during the Coolangatta Gold triathlon (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Chad Poland about to cross the line during the Coolangatta Gold triathlon

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Chad Poland has completed the gruelling Coolangatta Gold triathlon, originally won by Queensland legend Grant Kenny and made famous by the film of the same name.

Staying ultra fit to fight

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Five submariners took staying fighting fit to a new level by finishing the Sri Chinmoy Canberra 103 kilometres Ultra Marathon (photo: Unknown)

Five submariners took staying fighting fit to a new level by finishing the Sri Chinmoy Canberra 103 kilometres Ultra Marathon

Five submariners recently took staying fighting fit to a new level by finishing the Sri Chinmoy Canberra 103 kilometres Ultra Marathon.

Swimming for the Top End Shield

This article has photo gallery Published on by By LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay, Executive Officer HMAS Coonawarra, gets a head start while participating in the Top End Shield Swimming Carnival at Larrakeyah Barracks, Darwin. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay, Executive Officer HMAS Coonawarra, gets a head start while participating in the Top End Shield Swimming Carnival at Larrakeyah Barracks, Darwin.

As southern states emerged from winter, the sailors, soldiers and marines located in Darwin enjoyed a tropical October day for the annual Top End Shield Swimming Carnival.

Keeping in touch with community

Published on by CPL Max Bree (author), Mr Ben Wickham (photographer)

LS Jodie Khan (centre), ADF Touch Football team, attempts to tag a player from Matraville Sports High School during the grand final. (photo: Ben Wickham)

LS Jodie Khan (centre), ADF Touch Football team, attempts to tag a player from Matraville Sports High School during the grand final.

Members of the local Aboriginal community were put to the test against Defence touch football sides during a tournament at Randwick, Sydney, in late
 September.

Albatross outplays Penguin in netball final

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Leading Seaman Jodie Khan from HMAS Albatross with the ball during the Eastern Australian Area Netball Competition, held at the Indoor Sports Centre, Alexandria. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Leading Seaman Jodie Khan from HMAS Albatross with the ball during the Eastern Australian Area Netball Competition, held at the Indoor Sports Centre, Alexandria.

A male-dominated HMAS Albatross side won the Eastern Australian Area Netball Competition, outdoing HMAS Penguin in the final at Alexandria in late September.

Perth puts on the power

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Petty Officer Medical Samone Black bench pressing during the HMAS Perth powerlifting competition.  (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Petty Officer Medical Samone Black bench pressing during the HMAS Perth powerlifting competition.

In the scorching heat of Bahrain, clanking of iron and grunts of effort have been heard emanating between decks in HMAS Perth.