BMX rider Campbell Allan.
BMX rider Campbell Allan. Alistair Brightman

YEAR IN REVIEW: The third quarter in Fraser Coast sport

IT HAS been a huge year for sport on the Fraser Coast.

For the next few days we will look at some of the biggest moments in sport, as well as our athletes' achievements on the local, national and international stage.

There is not enough space to get everything in so we've whittled the extensive list of achievements down to five per month.

Tell us what you think at either sport@frasercoastchronicle.com.au or on our Facebook page.

July

The Queensland Touch Junior State Cup attracts a record field of entries. After 761 games, Rockhampton stood tall with wins in the 10s, 16s and 18s Boys.

Jack Terry, Mackenzie and Campbell Allan travel to Belgium to compete at the UCI BMX World Championships.

Maryborough Softball is named Queensland Softball's Association of the Year at a function in Brisbane.

Kate Law breaks through to win her maiden Bargara Junior Classic in what was her last competition before moving to East Carolina University on a scholarship.

Hervey Bay Cricket Association names Andrew Hoare as the new president. Hoare's immediate focus is boosting junior numbers.

August

Former Maryborough rider Tamara Tincknell is named Queensland Country Apprentice of the Year.

Wallaroos Hockey Club wins both the men's and women's Premier League hockey grand finals. The women were undefeated.

Hervey Bay Seagulls seal their first Bundaberg Rugby League minor premiership since 2001 with an emphatic 94-0 win over Easts Magpies.

Former Hervey Bay goalkeeper Sam Whatman takes the first steps towards realising his dream after signing with Aldershot Town FC.

United Warriors striker Brad Mitchell scores 11 goals in the final three games to be win the Three Cities League Golden Boot.

September

Hervey Bay kick boxer Taleah Delfs wins gold at the Muay Thai Amateur Royal World Cup in Thailand.

A decade-long drought is broken in the Hervey Bay Hockey Association as Fraser Flames claim the women's premiership. Brothers won the men's.

Riders come from across the country to celebrate Maryborough Motorcyclists Club's centenary.

Triathletes Matt Hauser and Christian Wilson represent Australia at the World Triathlon Championships in Chicago.

Granville Tigers remain the only team to have won a Maryborough District Hockey Association premiership in the 21st century with their 17th-straight title Wallaroos won the women's premiership to remain undefeated.



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