Section: Sport

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.

Sailor displays resilience and courage to achieve a goal

Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Jayson Tufrey (photographer)

Australian Invictus Games team member, Able Seaman Marine Technician Mark Daniels (left), passes the ball during a wheelchair rugby exhibition match against the WA Enforcers, in Perth WA. (photo: LS Jayson Tufrey)

Australian Invictus Games team member, Able Seaman Marine Technician Mark Daniels (left), passes the ball during a wheelchair rugby exhibition match against the WA Enforcers, in Perth WA.

A Navy member who suffered an amputation as a result of a motorcycle accident has overcome serious challenges to remain active, both professionally and in his down time.

Navy golfers compete on international stage

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Robson (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

CMDR Tracey Elliott prepares to do battle at Celtic Manor Resort, Wales. (photo: Department of Defence)

CMDR Tracey Elliott prepares to do battle at Celtic Manor Resort, Wales.

Navy golfers have led the challenge for the Clyde Pearce Cup, which brings together injured and ill service men and women fighting back through sport.

HMAS Moreton’s Brisbane Rail Trail adventure

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

Team Moreton celebrates after completing their nearly 20km trek through the Brisbane Rail Trail. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

Team Moreton celebrates after completing their nearly 20km trek through the Brisbane Rail Trail.

Qualities of teamwork and resilience were tested for personnel from HMAS Moreton as they departed the quaint village of Linville, several hours north west of Brisbane.

Team Navy revs up with champions of Speedway

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Don Hogarth (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Driver Veronica McCann stands next to the Team Navy Red Hot Racing late model race car during the teams visit to Fleet Base West on HMAS Stirling. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Driver Veronica McCann stands next to the Team Navy Red Hot Racing late model race car during the teams visit to Fleet Base West on HMAS Stirling.

Personnel from HMAS Stirling don't usually undertake work to the sounds of revving engines - but on 3 October, to assist with Team Navy's support to the 2019 season, personnel were invited to attend the launch.

Navy co-hosts successful South Coast Sevens Tournament

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), Victoria Hancock-Ford (photographer)

The Navy Women’s Team at the South Coast Sevens Football Tournament in Gerringong. (photo: Victoria Hancock-Ford)

The Navy Women’s Team at the South Coast Sevens Football Tournament in Gerringong.

Forty Navy footballers and coaches participated in the South Coast Sevens Football Tournament in Gerringong last weekend, with the Navy Football Federation (Navy FFA) co-hosting the 7-a-side competition in partnership with the Gerringong Breakers Football Club.

Despite the scoreboard, success for Navy in rugby fundraiser

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kiz Welling-Burtenshaw (author)

SBLT Jerome Dillon-Baker, 808 SQN, steels himself to take on the Many Marlin defence. (photo: )

SBLT Jerome Dillon-Baker, 808 SQN, steels himself to take on the Many Marlin defence.

Last weekend close to a thousand eager rugby fans stepped into the Sydney sunshine to watch the inaugural match between the men’s Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union (RANRU) and the Manly Marlins.

Gladiator Games provides tough test of fitness

This article has photo gallery Published on by PO Luke Ettridge (author)

Competitors in HMAS Waterhen’s Gladiator Games prepare for a punishing test of fitness. Who doesn’t love burpees? (photo: )

Competitors in HMAS Waterhen’s Gladiator Games prepare for a punishing test of fitness. Who doesn’t love burpees?

Sport, especially at the establishment and unit level, is a key contributor to the Navy’s ability to ‘Fight and Win at Sea’.

Gap Year sailor competes in national championships

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author)

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.