AFL Venue hit by Firebug
2 Apr 2008 - A.F.L - Editor
A Deliberately lit fire at Aurora Stadium in Launceston yesterday was the third major sporting venue to be targeted by arsonists in Tasmania since September.
Buggy joyriders wreck course at Rossdale Golf Club
27 Mar 2008 - General News - Editor
A late night joyride at a golf course where buggies were driven on greens, through bunkers and into a dam has caused an estimated $100,000 worth of damage.
Dunedin Back in Test Match Mix With New Stadium
23 Mar 2008 - Rugby - Editor
Dunedin is set to return to the test rugby schedule with the city council's decision to back a new $188 million roofed stadium.
Cowra Golf Club Gets a Precious Gift
21 Mar 2008 - Golf - Editor
With Cowra Golf Club’s prestigious Easter Classic set to tee off on Friday, the club has been forced to take extreme measures to combat the big dry.
New Paradise For Golfers in Thailand
20 Mar 2008 - Golf - Editor
A new paradise for golfers, the 27-hole Plantation Course at Siam Country Club in Pattaya Thailand is now open. It features Asia's only triple green. The grand opening of the New Siam Country Club Pattaya Plantation is scheduled for May.
AAMI Stadium Plans Backed
18 Mar 2008 - A.F.L - Editor
South Australian football bosses told the Federal Government at least a month ago they preferred upgrading AAMI stadium to building a new venue in Adelaide's CBD.
Queenstown's Millbrook West Project Well Underway
14 Mar 2008 - Golf - Editor
The 91ha site west of the existing five-star Millbrook Resort will include 200 homes and a new nine-hole golf course, designed by New Zealand golf legend Greg Turner.
Vandals Burn Up Greens in N.Z
6 Mar 2008 - Golf - Editor
Vandals have ripped up and burned up fairways and greens in a spree that has caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to the Manukorihi Golf Club course.
Townsville Golf Club to Axe 9 Holes for Land Sales
4 Mar 2008 - Golf - Editor
trimming of the course from 27 to 18 holes and the development of some 323 units and townhouses.
$10 million upgrade of the Track at Launceston
3 Mar 2008 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
Work begins today on a $10 million upgrade of the track at Launceston's Mowbray Racecourse. The state-of-the-art track is due to be completed by the end of November. The Tasmanian Turf Club's chief executive, Robert Biffin, says work will begin as soon as the clean-up is complete from yesterday's Launceston Cup.
Groundsman Ignored as 9 Year Old Boy Dies
1 Mar 2008 - Health and Safety - Editor
THE groundsman at a Territory school where a 9-year-old boy was killed by a branch, said the principal ignored his pleas to maintain trees in order to save money, a coronial inquest heard yesterday.
Massey Ferguson unveils exciting line up of Ride on Mowers and Tractors
1 Mar 2008 - Industry News - Editor
Massey Ferguson and its dealers are gearing up for a successful 2008 grass-cutting season with an uprated and extended range of premium quality ride-on garden tractors and mowers featuring either stepless automatic or fully hydrostatic wheel drive.
Cameron Hodgkins New Head Curator at the MCG
29 Feb 2008 - Cricket - Editor - 2 comments
Bellerive's curator is taking over at the MCG. Cameron Hodgkins has turned the Hobart wicket into a far more even strip after years of it being perceived as a batsman's paradise. And now looks forward to the new challenges the 'G' will bring.
Pine Rivers Golf Club is not Going into Liquidation
29 Feb 2008 - Golf - Editor
Pine Rivers Golf Club is not going into liquidation, much to the relief of its 500 members and casual players at the 18-hole course in Narangba Rd, Dakabin.
Aussies World Cup bid
27 Feb 2008 - Football - Editor
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has admitted Australia's bid to host the 2018 World Cup will be a David and Goliath battle, but has pledged the government will throw its full support behind it.
Members Equity Stadium Hoping for a boost
26 Feb 2008 - Rugby - Editor
Western Force would consider taking Super 14 games from Subiaco Oval to Members Equity Stadium under a Town of Vincent proposal to develop the rectangular venue. The Town is preparing a business case to present to the State Government in the hope of securing $35 million to build new corporate facilities and increase the capacity by about 7000 to 25,000 to cater for both rugby codes and soccer during construction of the Subiaco Oval multi-purpose facility at Kitchener Park.