Section: Sport

HMAS Moreton’s Brisbane Rail Trail adventure

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

Team Moreton celebrates after completing their nearly 20km trek through the Brisbane Rail Trail. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

Team Moreton celebrates after completing their nearly 20km trek through the Brisbane Rail Trail.

Qualities of teamwork and resilience were tested for personnel from HMAS Moreton as they departed the quaint village of Linville, several hours north west of Brisbane.

Team Navy revs up with champions of Speedway

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Don Hogarth (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Driver Veronica McCann stands next to the Team Navy Red Hot Racing late model race car during the teams visit to Fleet Base West on HMAS Stirling. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Driver Veronica McCann stands next to the Team Navy Red Hot Racing late model race car during the teams visit to Fleet Base West on HMAS Stirling.

Personnel from HMAS Stirling don't usually undertake work to the sounds of revving engines - but on 3 October, to assist with Team Navy's support to the 2019 season, personnel were invited to attend the launch.

Navy co-hosts successful South Coast Sevens Tournament

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), Victoria Hancock-Ford (photographer)

The Navy Women’s Team at the South Coast Sevens Football Tournament in Gerringong. (photo: Victoria Hancock-Ford)

The Navy Women’s Team at the South Coast Sevens Football Tournament in Gerringong.

Forty Navy footballers and coaches participated in the South Coast Sevens Football Tournament in Gerringong last weekend, with the Navy Football Federation (Navy FFA) co-hosting the 7-a-side competition in partnership with the Gerringong Breakers Football Club.

Despite the scoreboard, success for Navy in rugby fundraiser

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kiz Welling-Burtenshaw (author)

SBLT Jerome Dillon-Baker, 808 SQN, steels himself to take on the Many Marlin defence. (photo: )

SBLT Jerome Dillon-Baker, 808 SQN, steels himself to take on the Many Marlin defence.

Last weekend close to a thousand eager rugby fans stepped into the Sydney sunshine to watch the inaugural match between the men’s Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union (RANRU) and the Manly Marlins.

Gladiator Games provides tough test of fitness

This article has photo gallery Published on by PO Luke Ettridge (author)

Competitors in HMAS Waterhen’s Gladiator Games prepare for a punishing test of fitness. Who doesn’t love burpees? (photo: )

Competitors in HMAS Waterhen’s Gladiator Games prepare for a punishing test of fitness. Who doesn’t love burpees?

Sport, especially at the establishment and unit level, is a key contributor to the Navy’s ability to ‘Fight and Win at Sea’.

Gap Year sailor competes in national championships

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author)

SMN Dylan Holland (competitor number 87) works his way through the field in the Australian Cross-Country Championships held at south east Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. (photo: )

SMN Dylan Holland (competitor number 87) works his way through the field in the Australian Cross-Country Championships held at south east Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.

Amongst the 1200 athletes who competed in the Australian Cross-Country Championships at Maleny Golf Club on the Sunshine Coast in late August was HMAS Albatross Gap Year participant SMN Dylan Holland.

Cerberus swimmers dominate the lanes

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

The women's 50 metre freestyle heat underway during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at the Cerberus Sports and Aquatic Centre, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

The women's 50 metre freestyle heat underway during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at the Cerberus Sports and Aquatic Centre, Victoria.

It might still feel like an icy winter in Victoria, but that didn’t stop the HMAS Cerberus ship’s company from hitting the pool for the annual whole-of-base swimming carnival.

Navy snow sport participants brave the conditions

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jake Badior (author), CPL Chris Beerens (photographer)

A Royal Australian Navy sailor leads the pack during the men's ski cross event at the Australian Defence International and Inter-services Alpine Snow Sports Championships held at Mt Perisher, New South Wales. (photo: CPL Chris Beerens)

A Royal Australian Navy sailor leads the pack during the men's ski cross event at the Australian Defence International and Inter-services Alpine Snow Sports Championships held at Mt Perisher, New South Wales.

Blizzard conditions failed to deter the ADF’s best snow sports athletes from competing in the annual Australian Defence International and Interservices Alpine Snow Sports Championships (ADIISC) at Perisher Valley.

Cerberus sailors tackle uphill challenge

Published on by CPOCIS Gary Swanton (author), LEUT Sam Jackson-Maher (photographer)

Cerberus participants in the You Yangs Dirty Duathlon (L-R) LEUT Sam Jackson-Maher, AC Kelsey Dougall, AC Leigh Brettschneider, PO Rebecca Rogers. (photo: LEUT Sam Jackson-Maher)

Cerberus participants in the You Yangs Dirty Duathlon (L-R) LEUT Sam Jackson-Maher, AC Kelsey Dougall, AC Leigh Brettschneider, PO Rebecca Rogers.

Members of HMAS Cerberus represented both the Navy and Air Force this weekend at the You Yangs Dirty Duathlon. The event was organised by the HMAS Cerberus Cycling Club as an extension of the Wednesday Sport initiative at HMAS Cerberus.

Navy women with altitude

Published on by LEUT Tony White (author), Image courtesy of Perisher Ski Resort (photographer)

Lieutenant Alison Osborne getting some air at the Ladies Development Camp. Image courtesy of Perisher Ski Resort. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Alison Osborne getting some air at the Ladies Development Camp. Image courtesy of Perisher Ski Resort.

More than twenty Navy women pushed themselves through the annual Navy Alpine Snowsports Ladies Development Camp at Perisher recently. All the effort was in the lead up to this week’s Navy Alpine Snow Sports Championships that are also being run at Perisher.