Kel Treseder dares to dream after round win at home

Bundaberg's Kel Treseder in action at Queensland Raceway

Bundaberg's Kel Treseder wins latest round of Aussie Racing Cars

Tigers take out the minor premiership

WIN: Avondale’s Nathan Leather (in action earlier this season) played a part in the minor premiership win.

On an eventful day, the Tigers do enough to get a week off

Waves secure top-four finish against Roos

TRY SPEED: Jake Zania impressed in his first game for the Waves this season. Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail

Waves find their form again with big win over the Wallaroos

Bears record valuable home win as Bulls struggle again

BASKETBALL: Caitlin Clancy (in action earlier this year) scored 15 points for the Bears on Friday. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

Bears keep their season alive as one man shines for the Bulls

Time runs out for Bundy in the final

DEFENSIVE BLOCK: Bundaberg’s Angela Wightman can’t get past Gympie’s goalie Sherri Kerr during the division three final.

Bundaberg's nerves get the better of them in division three final

Aston Villa seal top spot in the Wide Bay League

GOAL: Brothers’ Blake O’Brien lines up a free kick against the United Warriors.

Aston Villa remains unbeaten as they win the minor premiership

Waves surge into second spot

WEAVING THROUGH: ATW’s Blake Santalucia makes his way past Bingera’s defence.

ATW win against Bingera to claim a top two spot

Isis end Easts finals chances with a win

CHARGIN: Isis’ Peter Grant.

It's been 371 days since Isis last won in the regular BRL season.

Eagles record vital win for Wide Bay League finals

UNDER PRESSURE: Anthony Grant plays for United Park Eagles in the division one game earlier this season at ATW sports Ground.
Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail

Eagles beat Diggers in the pick of results from the Wide Bay League

Swimmers fine-tuning for Rio relays

Australia’s Olympic swimmers know full well that slick starts and relay changeovers can make the winning difference.

RIO: 'Police who kidnapped my boyfriend are downstairs'

Kiwi athlete and journalist partner live-tweeting kidnapping attempt

Second fittest woman on Earth shifts her focus to Rio

FIT AND STRONG: Maroochy River's Tia-Clair Toomey will head to Rio for weightlifting after finishing second at the World Crossfit Games.

After coming second at the Crossfit Games, Tia-Clair heads to Brazil

IOC opts out of banning Russians but will set strict rules

SPEAKING OUT: Rio Olympics chef de mission Kitty Chiller.

Australian team chef de mission defends the IOC’s moves.

Small town farewells its first Olympian

EXCITED: Andrew, Jason and Matthew Denny, Sarah Lyell, Joff, Karen and John Denny at the function for Allora's first Olympian Matthew Denny.

Allora Olympian receives support from home town before Games

Russians to compete at Rio, as Australia welcomes news

The 387 members of the Russia team faced the prospect of a ban

Daley missed Blues’ match-winning moment

LAST GASP: The Blues celebrate their match-winning try by Michael Jennings during State of Origin game three, just as Aaron Woods hits the deck.

NSW coach was in the ANZ Stadium tunnel when side scored winner.

Retiring Gallen urges Blues fans to keep faith in Daley

BLUES HERO: Paul Gallen of the Blues is carried off the field by Andrew Fifita (left) and James Tamou for his final State of Origin game.

Skipper urges fans to stick with a rebuilding team next year.

State of Origin 2016: Refs best on ground for NSW

Facebook lights up with memes blasting 12-3 penalty count

Origin III: Queensland player ratings

DEBUT TRY: Gavin Cooper of the Maroons scores despite the efforts of Joshua Jackson and James Maloney of the Blues.

Who stood out for the visitors?

Origin III: NSW player ratings

TOUGH STUFF: Josh Dugan of the Blues is tackled by Gavin Cooper of the Maroons.

Who excelled for the Blues?

Suns boosted by missing girl’s safe return

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Steven May (left) joined his Suns teammates in searching for missing five-year-old Jocelyn Lewis.

Players joined efforts to find five-year-old.

Ennis to pull the pin at season’s end

LAST HURRAH: Michael Ennis of the Sharks will call it quits at the end of the 2016 season.

Shark hoping to retire with a premiership.

Red-letter day for Stiles and Queensland rugby

TOP JOB: Newly announced Queensland Reds head coach Nick Stiles at Ballymore in Brisbane.

Nw coach promises hard, abrasive brand of football.

Frequent-flyer Highlanders doing Lions’ share of travel

WELL TRAVELLED: Highlanders head coach Jamie Joseph.

Lions have not left South Africa for 13 games.

Swimmers fine-tuning for Rio relays

MEDAL MASTERMIND: Swimming coach Michael Bohl knows the importance of good relay changeovers.

US camp aiming to build team spirit.

'Cops who kidnapped my boyfriend are downstairs'

Kiwi athlete and journalist partner live-tweeting kidnapping attempt

Aussies pooling resources for Rio success

OLYMPIC HOPE: Mitch Larkin of Australia smiles after his men's 50m backstroke heat at last year’s world championships in Kazan.

Larkin wants Australian swimming to return to its glory days.

Fire and ice drive Rio dream

BURNING AMBITION: Sharni Williams will lead the Australian women’s rugby sevens team at the Rio Olympics.

Rugby sevens skipper on quest for gold.

Jess to hit the ground running

TALENTED FAMILY: Jess Trengove claims bronze in the marathon at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Brother inspires Olympic marathon runner.

Rose bloomed in Romania

DISTINGUISHED CAREER: Central Coast Mariners star Josh Rose makes a tackle on Melbourne Victory’s Besart Berisha earlier this year.

How Romania shaped the career of soccer star

In tune for retirement

CHAMPION: Shane Stefanutto.

Shane Stefanutto in tune for retirement.

Rod Davies rocketing to stardom

Former Queensland Reds speedster Rod Davies in flight.

A LOOK back on "Rockhampton Rocket" Rod Davies' remarkable journey.

Players might have to start using their heads

SAFETY CONCERNS: Lachie Henderson of the Cats is stretchered from the ground during the round 17 AFL match between Fremantle and Geelong at Domain Stadium.

Coaches and players have role to play to prevent concussion.

Have to admit it ... Blues skipper deserves respect

LAST GAME: NSW  Origin captain Paul Gallen   during the captain's run at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.

Tony Durkin shares his views on retiring NSW skipper.

Battling Lions have right to feel aggrieved

CONFIDENCE DOWN: Lions players are dejected as the leave the field following the Round 16 AFL match against the Gold Coast Suns.

Dark clouds hovering over club.

Dog sets a cat among the pigeons

CAVORTING WITH ENEMY: Lin Jong of the Bulldogs runs with the ball.

Player's tour of rival facilities sets tongues wagging.

D-Day approaching for Maroon changes

2020 VISION: Darius Boyd (left) and Corey Oates may be the leaders of the Queensland team in 2020.

Queensland team not getting any younger.

Bellamy’s blues traced back to his own success

Craig Bellamy during his brief stint at New South Wales coach in 2010.

Why did Bellamy fail as Blues coach?

Promising Cowboy’s future is clear as Chud

RISING STAR: Josh Chudleigh of the Cowboys runs the ball during the round 18 NRL match against the Canberra Raiders.

Promising hooker off-contract at the end of the year.

Eagles, Rabbitohs play for their season

SORELY MISSED: NSW Origin halfback Adam Reynolds could be back to boost the Rabbitohs tonight.

Key players likely to return for both teams.

Don’t cry for Farah, the footy millionaire

FAN FAVOURITE: Robbie Farah (centre) is swamped by fans after playing for Wests Tigers in their NSW Cup match against the Newtown Jets at Leichhardt Oval in Sydney.

Hooker still being paid about $40,000 a game.

Laughs aplenty as 'legends' put on show for fans

SHOW BOAT: Ipswich legend Chris Walker still had a bit of pace to show off amongst the older legs of the Queensland team.

Legends put on rugby league showcase

Weekend Rugby 24July 2016

NO STOPPING: Vahiti Hopoi pushes on for ATW in the A Grade game at Salters Oval Bundaberg.Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail

A selection of photos from the weekends Rugby games at Salters Oval in Bundaberg on...

Barba and Holmes stretch Sharks’ winning run

DOUBLE TROUBLE: Ben Barba (left) and Valentine Holmes celebrate.

Barba and birthday boy Holmes spark Cronulla to 15th straight win

Unimpressive Eagles look for Naitanui spark

MISSING SPARK: Nic Naitanui of the West Coast Eagles is a chance to return next week.

Eagles clash with Collingwood at the MCG next Saturday.

Roos stave off poachers to sign attacking pair

RE-SIGNED: Mason Wood in action for North Melbourne.

Wood and Thomas re-sign with club.

Brothers Aston Villa remains unbeaten

FOOTBALL: United Park Eagles’ Jayden Pym and Brothers Aston Villa’s Benjamin Daniels at Martens Oval.Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

Brothers Aston Villa almost seal the minor premiership

ATW wins shoot out against the Eagles

FULL SPEED: Warrick Stuart races down the field for ATW at Martens Oval in their calsh against the United Park Eagles.

ATW beat in a thriller at Martens Oval on Saturday night

Cahill reportedly considering $4m Melbourne City move

IN DEMAND: Australia's Tim Cahill celebrates after scoring a goal against Jordan in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in March.

FFA boss has met with Socceroos striker's management.

Portugal overcomes loss of Ronaldo to claim Euro crown

ON TARGET: Eder celebrates after scoring the winning goal for Portugal in the Euro 2016 final against France at Stade de France in Saint-Denis.

Country claims first European Championship.

Portugal win Euro Cup despite Ronaldo heartbreak

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, bottom, celebrates with team mates winning the Euro 2016 final soccer match between Portugal and France at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, Sunday, July 10, 2016.

So the one-man team become European champions

Bingera break Cup drought

Bingera’s Madelyn McCracken in charge at the weekend.

Madelyn McCracken scores a hat-trick as Bingera win division 1 cup

Starc back and keen to boost Test record

DANGER MAN: Australia's Mitchell Starc celebrates a wicket.

Left-arm quick to get another chance to impress in the Test arena.

Warner expected to be fit to face Sri Lanka

FAMOUS FACE: Australian cricketer David Warner faces a delivery by former Sri Lankan spinner Muttaiah Muralitharan during a practice session in Colombo.

Australia to face Sri Lanka starting on Tuesday.

Lyon not concerned by lack of wickets in Test warm-up

BARREN SPELL: Australian bowler Nathan Lyon took just two wickets in two innings against a Sri Lankan Board XI.

Spinner approaching opening Test against Sri Lanka with confidence.

O’Keefe puts his hand up for Test selection

GOOD FORM: Stephen O’Keefe took five wickets in the first innings of Australia’s tour match in Sri Lanka.

Tourists could take a twin-spin attack in the first Test.

Murali, Law give Aussies an inside edge over Sri Lanka

SPIN MAESTRO: Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan appeals for a wicket in a 2010 ODI clash against Australia.

Duo gives insight ahead of Australia's tour of island nation.

Heat secure world No.1 Badree for BBL

KEY SIGNING: West Indian Samuel Badree has recommitted to the Brisbane Heat.

West Indian joins McCullum as international signings.

Firebirds recover from jitters to make grand final

The Firebirds are the first team through to next Sunday’s final

‘White-line fever’ gives Aiken the edge

HARD TO HANDLE: Queensland Firebirds goal-shooter Romelda Aiken lines up a shot.

Firebirds shooting for another grand final.

Firebird standing tall among illustrious teammates

TOUGH DEFENCE: Queensland Firebirds player Gabi Simpson (right) and Melbourne Vixens player Madi Robinson in action during the 2014 grand final.

Queensland side to face Steel in semi.

Tippett faces her Origin in Firebirds final

MY BALL! Gretel Tippett of the Firebirds and Sharni Layton fight for the ball.

Firebirds tackle Swifts in fierce conference final in Brisbane

Swifts down Vixens to earn Firebirds final

EYE FOR GOAL: Susan Pettitt of the Swifts shoots as Leana De Bruin of the Magic defends.

Reigning champions await Sydneysiders.

Firebirds chasing right to host final

Firebirds captain Laura Geitz takes a rebound against the NSW Swiftrs in last year’s frand Final between the Queensland Firebirds and NSW Swifts in Brisbane, Sunday, June 21, 2015. (AAP Image/Glenn Hunt) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Queenslanders have a game to go before the finals.

Tough test for Vixens’ title hopes

STRONG FINISH: Melbourne Vixens centre Liz Watson (right).

Southern Steel present tough challenge.

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Poetic justice for 'Henry' Lawson's 100 to 1 chance

BREAKING THROUGH: Wayne Lawsone-trained Nautile ridden by Alan Chau makes his move from the rails to claim back to back Maclean Cups by a neck over a fast finishing Con Karkatsanis-trained Bells of War on the 2016 Maclean Cup Day.

MACLEAN CUP: "This might be my last winner."

Rain washes out the Haifa Bundy Cup

EMPTY TRACK: There was no racing at Thabeban Park on Saturday with rain and inclement weather at the Bundaberg Race Club.

Races cancelled by heavy rain on Saturday

Rainfall stops local matches

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Rain stops sports around the Bundaberg region over the weekend

Kilkivan rider second in 80km endurance championship

ENDURING ENTHUSIASM: Fiona Fenech from Lower Wonga, in the Kilkivan district, placed second in the 80km event of the endurance championships.
Photo: contributed

Long-term Kilkivan district horse rider takes silver over the 80km.

Questions raised about Eagle Farm track

The new track at Eagle Farm has come under fire.

Track comes under fire at Eagle Farm.

New Racing Queensland board announced

Three new appointments have been made to the Racing Queensland board

Day upbeat about defending US PGA title

A bogey-free final round of 67 in the Canadian Open has world No.1 Jason Day feeling better about his chances of defending his PGA Championship title.

He is a corker of a golfer that 10-year-old Declan

UP AND COMER: Ten-year-old Declan Corke has made it into the state golf team.

Golfer, 10, qualifies for nationals in Murray Bridge

Scott coming home to compete for Australian titles

MASTERS WINNER: Adam Scott, from Australia, in action on the USPGA Tour.

World No.8 to compete at Gold Coast and Sydney.

Ulcoq is new club champion

SWING: Lachlan Ulcoq won the division 1  club champion for the Bargara Juniors.

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