Topic: Sport

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.

Singapore and Australia take to the sporting field

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer)

Australian Defence Force and Republic of Singapore Navy personnel compete in a friendly volleyball match at Larrakeyah Defence Precinct, Darwin. (photo: POIS James Whittle)

Australian Defence Force and Republic of Singapore Navy personnel compete in a friendly volleyball match at Larrakeyah Defence Precinct, Darwin.

Junior officers from the Republic of Singapore Navy have joined ADF personnel for an afternoon of sport at Top End base, HMAS Coonawarra.

Cerberus Spartan spirit on display

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

Personnel from HMAS Cerberus compete in the Spartan Warrior Challenge 2018 at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

Personnel from HMAS Cerberus compete in the Spartan Warrior Challenge 2018 at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

HMAS Cerberus’ ship’s company embraced their fighting spirit recently for the 2018 base Spartan Challenge.

Petty Officer Aircrewman successfully defends Australian national fishing title

Published on by LEUT Michael Grant (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

POA Liam Carruthers holding up the winning barramundi. (photo: Department of Defence)

POA Liam Carruthers holding up the winning barramundi.

Petty Officer Liam Carruthers, a qualified Aircrewman Instructor at 725 Squadron has successfully defended his title in the 2018 Australian Fishing Championships (AFC) held in Mackay, Queensland.

Olympic shooter appointed to Navy Reserve

Published on by Ms Lisa Smallacombe (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

Paul Adams (centre) is congratulated on being appointed to the Royal Australian Navy by his grandmother, Joan Matnieson, and mother, Susan Adams, in Brisbane. (photo: Department of Defence)

Paul Adams (centre) is congratulated on being appointed to the Royal Australian Navy by his grandmother, Joan Matnieson, and mother, Susan Adams, in Brisbane.

Queensland Olympian Paul Adams, 26, has been appointed into the Navy Reserve, where he will apply his professional skills as a Nursing Officer.