Section: 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.

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.

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.

Launceston edges out Philippine Navy in sports competition

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tobias Phelps (author), LCDR James Brewster (photographer), LEUT Justin Mellross (photographer)

Well played, members of HMAS Launceston and the Philippine Navy’s Western Command following two extremely close sporting contests. (photo: )

Well played, members of HMAS Launceston and the Philippine Navy’s Western Command following two extremely close sporting contests.

HMAS Launceston and members of the Philippine Navy’s Western Command have enjoyed a sports day to celebrating the fifth PN-RAN Combined Maritime Training Activity.

Invictus opening accompanied by the best of ADF music

Published on by LEUT David Coit (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

LCDR Steven Stanke (seated, centre) may have operated in the shadow of Prince Harry, but he played an important role in the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 Opening Ceremony. (photo: Department of Defence)

LCDR Steven Stanke (seated, centre) may have operated in the shadow of Prince Harry, but he played an important role in the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 Opening Ceremony.

The Royal Australian Navy Band has played a significant role in the opening ceremony of the fourth Invictus Games.

Underdogs do Cerberus proud

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author)

The HMAS Cerberus 'Doggies' celebrate winning the Southern Football and Netball League Division Four Grand Final at Keysborough Reserve in Victoria. (photo: Unknown)

The HMAS Cerberus 'Doggies' celebrate winning the Southern Football and Netball League Division Four Grand Final at Keysborough Reserve in Victoria.

The HMAS Cerberus AFL team - dubbed the ‘Doggies’ - have stormed their way through the second half of the Southern football and netball league season to take out their first senior division premiership since 1958.