Section: Sport

Navy Snowsports Performs at Perisher

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kelli Lunt (author), PO Taneill Jager (photographer)

CPO Kerrie Dickie is the first competitor to run the course in the skier cross competition during the 2013 Navy Alpine Snowsports 2013 Championships. (photo: PO Taneill Jager)

CPO Kerrie Dickie is the first competitor to run the course in the skier cross competition during the 2013 Navy Alpine Snowsports 2013 Championships.

Not even sleet, nor 80 kilometre winds, could keep the Skier and Boardercross competitions from getting underway on the first day of Navy Alpine Snowsports (NAS) Championships last week.

HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival is a model of participation

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Competitors in the 50m freestyle event race during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at HMAS Cerberus Sports and Aquatic Centre, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

Competitors in the 50m freestyle event race during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at HMAS Cerberus Sports and Aquatic Centre, Victoria.

The 2013 Annual HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival was a huge success with approximately 200 swimmers competing to the enthusiastic encouragement of more than 600 spectators.

Final Jervis Division victors in Pixley Cup

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Joshua Armstrong (author), LEUT Kasey Cox (photographer)

Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Justin Bailey directs Phillip, Jervis and Flinders Divisions of New Entry Officers’ Course 49 during the Pixley Cup.         (photo: LEUT Kasey Cox)

Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Justin Bailey directs Phillip, Jervis and Flinders Divisions of New Entry Officers’ Course 49 during the Pixley Cup.

One week in the Navy culminated in victory for the members of Jervis Division, New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) 49, as the team snatched the honours in the historic Pixley Cup.

Albatross continues dominance in Father Mac Cup

Published on by LEUT Tony White (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

Lieutenant Aaron Converey (right) presents recipient of the winners cup on behalf of HMAS Albatross Chief Petty Officer Aviation Technician Aircraft Bradley Graham during the Father Macdonald AFL Cup. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Lieutenant Aaron Converey (right) presents recipient of the winners cup on behalf of HMAS Albatross Chief Petty Officer Aviation Technician Aircraft Bradley Graham during the Father Macdonald AFL Cup.

The 22nd Father Mac Cup was won convincingly by the HMAS Albatross Australian Rules Team at Randwick Army Barracks in Sydney last week.

Navy dominates Air Force in AFL curtain raiser

Published on by LEUT Samantha Dudley (author), CPOIS David Connolly (photographer)

Members of the Air Force and Navy Australian Football League (AFL) sides that played in the curtain raiser match prior to the AFL Round 17 clash between the Sydney Swans and the West Coast Eagles. (photo: CPOIS David Connolly)

Members of the Air Force and Navy Australian Football League (AFL) sides that played in the curtain raiser match prior to the AFL Round 17 clash between the Sydney Swans and the West Coast Eagles.

Before the West Coast Eagles and Sydney Swans took to the field at Patersons Stadium for the HMAS Sydney (II) Memorial Match, Navy and Air Force enjoyed the opportunity of playing the curtain raiser.

Swans and Eagles honour Sydney (II)

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Samantha Dudley (author)

The Sydney Swans and Royal Australian Navy personnel pose alongside the HMAS Sydney (II) Commemorative trophy. Image courtesy of West Coast Eagles. (photo: Unknown. Image courtesy of West Coast Eagles.)

The Sydney Swans and Royal Australian Navy personnel pose alongside the HMAS Sydney (II) Commemorative trophy. Image courtesy of West Coast Eagles.

On Sunday, 21 July, the Australian Football League honoured the 645 brave men who perished in Australia’s greatest naval tragedy when the West Coast Eagles came head to head with Sydney Swans at Patersons Stadium for the HMAS Sydney (II) Memorial Match.

Top End Navy cross country

Published on by LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (author), LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (photographer)

Ready set run, the start line of the Petras Memorial Trophy Cross Country race at HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin. (photo: LSIS Jo Dilorenzo)

Ready set run, the start line of the Petras Memorial Trophy Cross Country race at HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin.

HMAS Coonawarra has reinvigorated the Petras Memorial Trophy Cross Country race after a four year hiatus. Over 70 personnel posted to HMAS Coonawarra, Larrakeyah Barracks and various patrol boats took part in this year's hilly course.

Surf competition carves waves in the west

Published on by LEUT Samantha Dudley (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

The competitors of the inaugural Navy Surf Riders Association competition. (photo: ABIS Brad Darvill)

The competitors of the inaugural Navy Surf Riders Association competition.

The Navy Surfriders Association – West (NSA-W) Chapter held its inaugural monthly surfriders competition on Wednesday 10 July 2013 at Surf Beach, Secret Harbour, Western Australia.

HON LEUT Chaz Mostert grabs Top 10 in last lap thriller

Published on by LCDR Don Hogarth (author)

#12 Dick Johnson Racing Ford Falcon driven by Chaz Mostert. (photo: )

#12 Dick Johnson Racing Ford Falcon driven by Chaz Mostert.

The first of two 200km races making up the Sucrogen Townsville 400 has delivered another Top 10 result for Dick Johnson Racing (DJR). Chaz Mostert grabbed the position in the run to the chequered flag passing David Reynolds on the line.

Socceroos get Navy support in Japan

Published on by LEUT Grant McDuling (author)

Socceroos logo courtesy of http://www.ffa.com.au (photo: )

Socceroos logo courtesy of http://www.ffa.com.au

When the Socceroos took on Japan in their World Cup qualifier in Tokyo recently, representatives of HMAS Sydney were there and in top form, determined that the boys from Down Under would not have to take to the field without sounds of ‘Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, Oi, Oi, Oi’ to spur them on.