Section: Sport

Triservice sides' hockey mastery

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Sebastian Beurich (author), CPL Peter Borys (photographer)

Petty Officer Talei Stoll competes for the ball during the match against the Blitzers. (photo: CPL Peter Borys)

Petty Officer Talei Stoll competes for the ball during the match against the Blitzers.

The Australian Defence Force Hockey Masters put in some winning performances at the Pan Pacific Masters Games at Jupiters on the Gold Coast in November.

Western Australia sets up for smashing volleyball win

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Max Bree (author and photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Mitch Armstrong, playing for Western Australia, hits the ball over the net during a match against South Australia at the ADF Volleyball Combined Services Tournament. (photo: Corporal Max Bree)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Mitch Armstrong, playing for Western Australia, hits the ball over the net during a match against South Australia at the ADF Volleyball Combined Services Tournament.

A Navy dominated Western Australian side romped to victory for the first time in memory at the Australian Defence Force Volleyball Combined Services Tournament at Gallipoli Barracks, Brisbane, in early December.

Rookies the key to softball success

Published on by PTE Renee Breeze (author), CPL Max Bree (photographer)

Australian Navy Physical trainer, Chief Petty Officer Donna Edge, playing for Southern States, eyes the ball for a hit while batting against Queensland during a game at the Australian Defence Force Softball National tournament in Brisbane. (photo: CPL Max Bree)

Australian Navy Physical trainer, Chief Petty Officer Donna Edge, playing for Southern States, eyes the ball for a hit while batting against Queensland during a game at the Australian Defence Force Softball National tournament in Brisbane.

Rookies dominated the diamond when the 'Southern States' women’s team swept to victory in searing Brisbane heat at the Australian Defence Force interstate softball competition at the start of the month.

Governor General’s cap double for Beard

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

Members of the Governor-General's XI cricket team, Ashleigh Gardner and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Support Operations Sarah Beard, play a few balls on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra as Engineering Officer, Commander Guy Lewis plays wicket keeper. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Members of the Governor-General's XI cricket team, Ashleigh Gardner and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Support Operations Sarah Beard, play a few balls on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra as Engineering Officer, Commander Guy Lewis plays wicket keeper.

Cricketing all-rounder, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Sarah Beard, was in the thick of the pressure of international competition in the Governor-General’s XI recent defeat of a South African women’s cricket side at Drummoyne Oval, Sydney.

Navy on target at shooting championships

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

A vintage Miroku under and over 12 gauge shotgun at Wagga Wagga Club, NSW. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

A vintage Miroku under and over 12 gauge shotgun at Wagga Wagga Club, NSW.

Navy had some individual stand-out performances at the Australian Defence Force Clay Target Association championships held at Wagga Wagga Gun Club in October.

Sevens rugby builds speed for Defence squad

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kirsti Burtenshaw (author), Unknown (photographer)

SBLT Zebedee Learoyd in action during the 7s at Noosa (photo: Unknown)

SBLT Zebedee Learoyd in action during the 7s at Noosa

Two Australian Defence Force Rugby Union men’s teams put in some fast-paced groundwork for the Australian Rugby Union nationals when they competed at the Noosa International and Byron Bay 7s tournaments in October. 

Cyclists remember Dutchy with passionate performances

This article has photo gallery Published on by LTCOL Scott Doré (author), FLTLT Aaron Pyle (author), CPL Max Bree (photographer)

Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Jordon McColl conducts a practice run at Mount Stromlo prior to the ADF Cycling Carnival.  (photo: CPL Max Bree)

Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Jordon McColl conducts a practice run at Mount Stromlo prior to the ADF Cycling Carnival.

Navy made a strong showing at the Australian Defence Force National Cycling Carnival in Canberra in October, winning events on the first day.

Stateside success for women's rugby team

Published on by LEUT Kirsti Burtenshaw (author), Ms Colleen McCloskey (photographer)

Captain of the ADFRU Women's Squad AB Saluluelanei Gary in action during the last game of the tour. (photo: Colleen McCloskey)

Captain of the ADFRU Women's Squad AB Saluluelanei Gary in action during the last game of the tour.

The Australian Defence Force Rugby Union women’s tour of the United States finished the way it started, with positive outcomes on and off the field.

Training for triathlon a triumph

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), Unknown (photographer)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Chad Poland about to cross the line during the Coolangatta Gold triathlon (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Chad Poland about to cross the line during the Coolangatta Gold triathlon

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Chad Poland has completed the gruelling Coolangatta Gold triathlon, originally won by Queensland legend Grant Kenny and made famous by the film of the same name.

Staying ultra fit to fight

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Five submariners took staying fighting fit to a new level by finishing the Sri Chinmoy Canberra 103 kilometres Ultra Marathon (photo: Unknown)

Five submariners took staying fighting fit to a new level by finishing the Sri Chinmoy Canberra 103 kilometres Ultra Marathon

Five submariners recently took staying fighting fit to a new level by finishing the Sri Chinmoy Canberra 103 kilometres Ultra Marathon.