September 2019

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 11:04 AM

After scoring a rare "full moon'' goal to seal victory, Norths captain Terry Wode typified the tremendous camaraderie being developed in the R2 competition.

Inspiring kids, setting fine examples and a 'full moon' goal

After scoring a rare "full moon'' goal to seal victory, Norths captain Terry Wode typified the tremendous camaraderie being developed in the R2 competition.

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 10:37 AM

THE best way to win an extra-time thriller is scoring in the first minute of additional play.

Rapid extra-time shot: Relief after Wests nail victory

THE best way to win an extra-time thriller is scoring in the first minute of additional play.

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 10:04 AM

The regular A-Grader was initially surprised after his mishit during a goal mouth scramble secured Wests' a 3-2 extra-time Reserve Grade victory over Easts.

How a freakish extra-time goal kept a winning record intact

The regular A-Grader was initially surprised after his mishit during a goal mouth scramble secured Wests' a 3-2 extra-time Reserve Grade victory over Easts.

Published a story 15th Sep 2019 11:29 AM

For Wests Hockey Club, it was the perfect way to put the icing on their 50 year celebrations.

Now it's time to celebrate: Historic triumph for Wests

For Wests Hockey Club, it was the perfect way to put the icing on their 50 year celebrations.

Published a story 15th Sep 2019 11:06 AM

It arrived at the Ipswich Hockey Complex on Saturday night in a drama-charged and at times fiery clash with minor premiers Hancocks.

Norths back on top after dramatic showdown

It arrived at the Ipswich Hockey Complex on Saturday night in a drama-charged and at times fiery clash with minor premiers Hancocks.

Published a story 13th Sep 2019 12:49 PM

With two grand final combatants capable of scoring in the blink of an eye, lessons from past clashes are crucial.

Youth, hot shots and rapid-fire excitement on offer

With two grand final combatants capable of scoring in the blink of an eye, lessons from past clashes are crucial.

Published a story 13th Sep 2019 12:39 PM

Defender Blake Douglas needed surgery to remove his appendix after winning the latest Barry Dancer Excellence Award.

Emergency trip to hospital fails to halt Hancocks' title bid

Defender Blake Douglas needed surgery to remove his appendix after winning the latest Barry Dancer Excellence Award.

Published a story 13th Sep 2019 11:41 AM

ONE of Ipswich's most successful coaches in any sport is chasing four women's grand final wins and three men's major title-deciding victories in a row.

Incredible focus: Wests' teams keep 'breeding success'

ONE of Ipswich's most successful coaches in any sport is chasing four women's grand final wins and three men's major title-deciding victories in a row.

Published a story 13th Sep 2019 11:24 AM

Hancocks A-Grade women's coach Mark Eleison was celebrating a psychological win before his team even started their grand final warm-up.

Hancocks receive 'good news' at best time

Hancocks A-Grade women's coach Mark Eleison was celebrating a psychological win before his team even started their grand final warm-up.

Published a story 13th Sep 2019 8:37 AM

WITH so much going on in their lives, under-18 footballers have extra challenges qualifying for a grand final.

School, club, teenage challenges: Norths players up to task

WITH so much going on in their lives, under-18 footballers have extra challenges qualifying for a grand final.

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David Lems has been sports editor at the QT for many years, having started at the paper in 1984. He was won many awards focusing on the achievements and issues of sportspeople in the Ipswich region.