Topic: Sport

Music and sport brings communities together in the Solomon Islands

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Dave Devlin (author), LSIS Justin Brown (photographer)

Royal Solomon Islands Police and Australian Defence Force members come together for a day of sporting events in Honiara, Solomon Islands. (photo: POIS Justin Brown)

Royal Solomon Islands Police and Australian Defence Force members come together for a day of sporting events in Honiara, Solomon Islands.

Music and sport are well known for providing many benefits, including the ability to bring communities together.

Cerberus supports Navy vets in AIF swim

Published on by LCDR Mick Gallagher (RAN Rtd.) (author)

LCDR Mick Gallagher (RAN, Rtd), WOWTR Ron Giveen (Rtd), LEUT Andrew Fenn and CAPT Mike Oborn at the 2019 AIF National Swimming Carnival. (photo: )

LCDR Mick Gallagher (RAN, Rtd), WOWTR Ron Giveen (Rtd), LEUT Andrew Fenn and CAPT Mike Oborn at the 2019 AIF National Swimming Carnival.

HMAS Cerberus recently answered the call when a request was made for two Navy swimmers to join a servicemen’s relay team at the 2019 Australian Imperial Forces National Swimming Carnival at Noble Park in Melbourne.

Navy Ladies lift the Football NSW Community Futsal Cup

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author)

The Navy Ladies Futsal team celebrate winning the 2019 Football New South Wales Futsal Community Cup. (photo: )

The Navy Ladies Futsal team celebrate winning the 2019 Football New South Wales Futsal Community Cup.

Navy’s female footballers have carried their red hot form into the new-year by taking out the Football New South Wales Futsal Community Cup.

Navy laces its football boots for annual Johnny Warren Cup

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author)

The Navy Ladies team at the 2019 Johnny Warren Cup seven-a-side tournament in Jamberoo, New South Wales. (photo: )

The Navy Ladies team at the 2019 Johnny Warren Cup seven-a-side tournament in Jamberoo, New South Wales.

Navy Football Federation Australia continued its commitment to forge stronger ties with the broader Australian football community by participating in the 2019 Johnny Warren Cup last weekend.

A swish effort by rookie

Published on by CPL Bill Solomou (author and photographer)

Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Ryan Webb, RAN, representing New South Wales, prepares to shoot during the 2018 ADF Basketball Championships. (photo: CPL Bill Solomou)

Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Ryan Webb, RAN, representing New South Wales, prepares to shoot during the 2018 ADF Basketball Championships.

While being named Rookie of the Year at the Australian Defence Force National Basketball Championships was a career highlight for AB Georgia Joseph, her selection in the ADF women’s team was a surprise bonus.

Navy officers prepare for Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

Published on by LEUT Dean Gilbert (author), Bow Caddy Media (photographer)

The ‘Naval Group’ yacht participating in the Sydney to Hobart qualifying race ‘Bird Island Race’ where it placed fourth. (photo: Crosbie Lorimer)

The ‘Naval Group’ yacht participating in the Sydney to Hobart qualifying race ‘Bird Island Race’ where it placed fourth.

Three Royal Australian Navy personnel will be among the French-Australian crew of the 70 foot yacht ‘Naval Group’ entry in the 74th annual Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

Tiger Sharks put trophy on ice till next year

Published on by FLTLT Eamon Hamilton (author)

The Navy Tiger Sharks were forced to work with a short interchange bench during the ADF Ice Hockey Association carnival. (photo: Unknown)

The Navy Tiger Sharks were forced to work with a short interchange bench during the ADF Ice Hockey Association carnival.

A spirited effort from Navy’s Tiger Sharks ice hockey team was not enough to overcome Army and Air Force in the rink at this year’s annual Defence tournament.

HMAS Moreton bowls with the best

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

Navy Week Bowls Day in Queensland was enjoyed by Navy people, current and former serving members. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

Navy Week Bowls Day in Queensland was enjoyed by Navy people, current and former serving members.

As part of Navy Week celebrations, members of HMAS Moreton took to the green to compete with naval veterans from across South East Queensland in a bowls tournament.

HMAS Stirling personnel tackle Cape to Cape trek

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Kylie Jagiello (author and photographer)

Personnel from HMAS Stirling complete the final stretch of the Cape to Cape track at Cape Leeuwin, Western Australia.  (photo: LSIS Kylie Jagiello)

Personnel from HMAS Stirling complete the final stretch of the Cape to Cape track at Cape Leeuwin, Western Australia.

Twenty-one personnel from HMAS Stirling have participated in a 135 kilometre Cape to Cape trek to promote the benefits of healthy lifestyles, teamwork and resilience within the Navy community.

Cristy floors opponents in martial arts arena

Published on by ABIS Chris Szumlanski (author and photographer)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Cristy Hazelman prepares to begin her rigorous training routine at her local Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gymnasium in Port Kennedy, Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Cristy Hazelman prepares to begin her rigorous training routine at her local Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gymnasium in Port Kennedy, Western Australia.

The Australian Defence Force has long encouraged the mental and physical fitness of its members, both while at work and in their own time.