Australian Defence Force personnel were warriors for a week when they recently competed at an international sporting event in America’s windy city.
Despite the New Zealanders’ drive, the Australian women somehow hung on to win 16-12.
HMAS Cerberus’s Women’s Aussie rules side, known as Cerberus-Crib Point, remains in contention for the women’s Victorian South Eastern Development Competition finals, despite being bumped down the ladder after a devastating loss to Tyabb in late July.
A group of Navy women have given up warmth and comfort, for freezing temperatures and bruises, attending an intensive training camp, hardening their skills to represent Navy at the annual Navy Alpine Snowsports championships.
After riding 780 kilometres through heavy rain over the infamous Kuranda Range and crossing the harsh Gulf Savannah, seven riders from HMAS Cairns made it to the outback town of Karumba.