Topic: Sport

Networking event promotes female participation in sport

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), Minerva Network (photographer)

Attendees of the Minerva Networking event in Sydney. (photo: Mark Evans)

Attendees of the Minerva Networking event in Sydney.

Navy sportswomen have played a key role in a networking event aimed at promoting and improving opportunities for female athletes.

Gap Year sailor competes in national championships

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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.

Crocs come to KAKADU during sports day in Darwin

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force sailors compete in the Ocean Warrior Challenge held at the Darwin Waterfront as part of Exercise KAKADU 2018. (photo: LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Royal Australian Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force sailors compete in the Ocean Warrior Challenge held at the Darwin Waterfront as part of Exercise KAKADU 2018.

Participants in Exercise KAKADU have come together to make a splash during a sports day with a difference at Darwin’s waterfront.

Cairns sailors tackle tough terrain

Published on by LEUT Danielle Britton (author), Unknown (photographer)

HMAS Cairns riders ready to roll, L-R: WO Jeremy Wade, PO Michael Beacham, AB Matthew Tickner, LS Chris Hemsworth, PO Kristian Weldon, WO Danny Taylor, Mr Jim Ross, AB Kyll Wright, PO Mick Huntly, PO Jamie Pottie. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Cairns riders ready to roll, L-R: WO Jeremy Wade, PO Michael Beacham, AB Matthew Tickner, LS Chris Hemsworth, PO Kristian Weldon, WO Danny Taylor, Mr Jim Ross, AB Kyll Wright, PO Mick Huntly, PO Jamie Pottie.

With the local mountain biking season in full swing, ten energetic sailors from HMAS Cairns saddled up for a day of physical challenges as they represented Navy in the RRR Mountain Bike Challenge.

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.

Netball competition supports 100 Days For Change

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

HMAS Canberra sailor, Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Anastasia Loizou plays centre during a friendly netball challenge at Fleet Base East, Sydney. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

HMAS Canberra sailor, Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Anastasia Loizou plays centre during a friendly netball challenge at Fleet Base East, Sydney.

HMA Ships CanberraChoules and Newcastle recently battled it in a Netball Challenge at the Fleet gymnasium at Garden Island, Sydney.

French conquer Australians in Admiral’s Cup clash

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kiz Welling-Burtenshaw (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)

The Rugby Club de la Marine Nationale (RCMN) and Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union (RANRU) women's sides face off during their Admiral's Cup match at Victoria Barracks on Friday. (photo: ABIS Kieren Whiteley)

The Rugby Club de la Marine Nationale (RCMN) and Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union (RANRU) women's sides face off during their Admiral's Cup match at Victoria Barracks on Friday.

The French Women’s Rugby Club de la Marine Nationale (RCMN) 2-week rugby tour to Australia culminated at Victoria Barracks on Friday, with a thrilling 39-21 victory against the Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union (RANRU) women's side.