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    Chinchilla News wants to celebrate our sporting leaders

    Chinchilla News wants to celebrate our sporting leaders

    We’re ready to turn the spotlight on to our region’s volunteers, coaches and...

    Southwest racing under new coronavirus travel restrictions

    premium_icon Southwest racing under new coronavirus travel restrictions

    Trainers and jockeys’ travel is restricted, but it is good news for the Roma Picnic...

    Personal trainers helping residents through tough times

    premium_icon Personal trainers helping residents through tough times

    Local personal trainers continuing their business to help residents have a sense of...

    Crossroads’ three defining moments of the final

    premium_icon Crossroads’ three defining moments of the final

    The crossroads win was 25 years in the making.

    Roma and District rugby league suspended under QRL orders

    premium_icon Roma and District rugby league suspended under QRL orders

    Queensland’s rugby league body has told local clubs to postpone their upcoming seasons and training sessions, in response to the global coronavirus pandemic.

    Injury not holding nations best back

    premium_icon Injury not holding nations best back

    A Brisbane weightlifter has overcome the enormous challenge of injury and has put himself in the record books in Miles on the weekend.

    National Sport

      Baby dies of COVID-19 in USA as global cases top 900,000

      Baby dies of COVID-19 in USA as global cases top 900,000

      COVID-19: Wimbledon cancelled as UK deaths spike

      Eddie grilled over ‘smart a***’ blow up

      Eddie grilled over ‘smart a***’ blow up

      Eddie McGuire has accused a Channel 9 star of scripting questions

      $9m of Queensland talent left in lockout limbo

      premium_icon $9m of Queensland talent left in lockout limbo

      Wealth of Qld talent waiting for the big contract freeze to thaw.

      How fishing was saved from COVID-19 in NSW

      premium_icon How fishing was saved from COVID-19 in NSW

      Recreational fishing exempt from COVID-19 restrictions in NSW

      Isolated SuperCoach Pig winning the internet

      premium_icon Isolated SuperCoach Pig winning the internet

      Tom Rockliff’s antics taking social media by storm

      $20m in 10 days: brutal cost for NRL’s off-contract stars

      premium_icon $20m in 10 days: brutal cost for NRL’s off-contract stars

      Off-contract stars the biggest casualties of NRL’s new wage war

      Horse Racing

        Cox Plate centenary edition under serious threat

        premium_icon Cox Plate centenary edition under serious threat

        Doubts already hang over one Australia’s greatest races.

        Fast Lane to Japan for jockey to avoid virus

        Fast Lane to Japan for jockey to avoid virus

        Top jockey Damian Lane has jumped town and turned to Japan.

        Racing industry gets creative under new COVID-19 rules

        premium_icon Racing industry gets creative under new COVID-19 rules

        Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, racing was dealt tough new restrictions

        ‘We can’t afford for the horse’s sake to shut the doors’

        premium_icon ‘We can’t afford for the horse’s sake to shut the doors’

        Animal welfare should be a key consideration for governments.

        Horse racing back on after jockey tests negative

        premium_icon Horse racing back on after jockey tests negative

        Test outcome that Australian racing had been hoping for.

        Racing wins reprieve but will soon bow to inevitable

        premium_icon Racing wins reprieve but will soon bow to inevitable

        All three racing codes in Victoria will continue.

        NRL

          Calls for NRL Grand Final series to be played in a week

          Calls for NRL Grand Final series to be played in a week

          League legend Mark Geyer favours three-part plan to maximise profit

          Careers in the balance as NRL stars head back to work

          premium_icon Careers in the balance as NRL stars head back to work

          Some of league’s biggest names return to work.

          Bush workout: A day in isolation with James Tamou

          premium_icon Bush workout: A day in isolation with James Tamou

          James Tamou headed bush a few days back

          Kent: NRL has no choice but to revive Gladstone plan

          premium_icon Kent: NRL has no choice but to revive Gladstone plan

          The NRL needs to revisit the plan again.

          NRL in dogfight to protect players’ golden egg

          premium_icon NRL in dogfight to protect players’ golden egg

          V’landys says code’s greatest assets have suffered enough.

          Arrow will take a pay cut to move to Souths

          premium_icon Arrow will take a pay cut to move to Souths

          Titans star Jai Arrow has confirmed he will honour his contract.

          Cricket

            Australia Test captain robbed for Maccas run

            premium_icon Australia Test captain robbed for Maccas run

            The last thing Test skipper Tim Paine needed stolen was his wallet.

            Gilchrist: My isolation must-dos

            premium_icon Gilchrist: My isolation must-dos

            Adam Gilchrist: My self-isolation must-dos

            Cricket icon reveals ‘roommate from hell’

            Cricket icon reveals ‘roommate from hell’

            Cricket commentator Kerry O’Keeffe has gone into stunning detail

            COVID chaos causes cricket contract backflip

            premium_icon COVID chaos causes cricket contract backflip

            Dreaded impact of the Coronavirus could finally be hitting cricket

            It’s over: Smith free to captain Australia again

            premium_icon It’s over: Smith free to captain Australia again

            Smith can officially be considered for the office again

            Green Machine gunning for Trav’s Test spot

            premium_icon Green Machine gunning for Trav’s Test spot

            Test spots are Travis Head and Matthew Wade’s to lose.

            Soccer

              No fans allowed? Send a plastic cutout of yourself instead

              premium_icon No fans allowed? Send a plastic cutout of yourself instead

              It’s 100 per cent safe and will raise some money for charity, too.

              Dad’s amazing lawn makeover pleases bored kids

              premium_icon Dad’s amazing lawn makeover pleases bored kids

              Lawn enthusiast could be the coolest dad on the block

              Which Belarusian club should you support?

              premium_icon Which Belarusian club should you support?

              Check out you should follow in the Belarusian Premier League.

              Rugby Union

                Rugby in crisis over ‘alarming’ $9.4m disaster

                Rugby in crisis over ‘alarming’ $9.4m disaster

                Rugby Australia has been left staring into the abyss.

                Wallabies trial match on the cards

                premium_icon Wallabies trial match on the cards

                An exciting new concept has emerged to reignite the game.

                RDRL, Downs Rugby postpone games under coronavirus advice

                premium_icon RDRL, Downs Rugby postpone games under coronavirus advice

                Union teams won’t train or play, and all junior League activities have been...

                Brisbane teams unite for stadium plea

                premium_icon Brisbane teams unite for stadium plea

                They are usually fighting each other for every square inch.

                Domestic derbies key to allowing Reds to play

                Domestic derbies key to allowing Reds to play

                Five countries faces some tough decisions to keep it alive.

                Netball

                  Super Netball season postponed, training suspended

                  premium_icon Super Netball season postponed, training suspended

                  Super Netball season and club training suspended in wake of crisis

                  Lightning midcourter to lead All-Stars in charity match

                  premium_icon Lightning midcourter to lead All-Stars in charity match

                  The 33-year-old will lead a stellar side on to court.

                  Russell continues impressive form during Lightning trials

                  premium_icon Russell continues impressive form during Lightning trials

                  Lightning's pre-season standout Jacqui Russell continues to impress

                  Australia's top netballers win minimum wage rise

                  Australia's top netballers win minimum wage rise

                  Netballers happy requests at the negotiating table have been met.

                  Geitz unveils diverse netball gear for all

                  premium_icon Geitz unveils diverse netball gear for all

                  Netball champion Laura Geitz launches diverse netball gear with Tribal Sport.

                  AFL

                    NRL legend blasts ‘stupid’ AFL great

                    NRL legend blasts ‘stupid’ AFL great

                    A cross-code war of words has erupted

                    ‘Bloody disappointing’: Top Roo slams Tassie rumours

                    premium_icon ‘Bloody disappointing’: Top Roo slams Tassie rumours

                    Unnecessary and unwarranted rumour-mongering, says Buckley

                    Will all 18 clubs survive? Gill answers tough question

                    premium_icon Will all 18 clubs survive? Gill answers tough question

                    McLachlan has given an insight into the league’s long-term plan

                    Tennis

                      Former tennis star child rapist ‘to be freed early’

                      premium_icon Former tennis star child rapist ‘to be freed early’

                      Former tennis great to walk free after serving half his sentence

                      Wimbledon may not be held in 2020

                      premium_icon Wimbledon may not be held in 2020

                      All England Club will decide at an emergency meeting next week.

                      Female stars bombarded during quarantine

                      Female stars bombarded during quarantine

                      Isolation is making people “horny” but also creative

                      Federer makes desperate plea amid pandemic

                      Federer makes desperate plea amid pandemic

                      The death toll in Switzerland rises to 43.

                      Isolated Genie just can’t help herself

                      Isolated Genie just can’t help herself

                      Biggest tease in world tennis is fielding personal requests online

                      Golf

                        Sports takes further hit in Bundy

                        premium_icon Sports takes further hit in Bundy

                        All but two sports remain on after the coronavirus spread further

                        The sports surviving COVID-19

                        premium_icon The sports surviving COVID-19

                        Social golf and tennis are the sole survivors of COVID-19.

                        Pelican Waters amateur golfer crowned world champion

                        premium_icon Pelican Waters amateur golfer crowned world champion

                        A Pelican Waters amateur golfer has shocked all

                        Star rejected ‘because of my cleavage’

                        Star rejected ‘because of my cleavage’

                        Former golfer Paige Spiranac slams the sport’s ‘hypocrisy’

                        Dark past of golf’s Insta sensation

                        Dark past of golf’s Insta sensation

                        Paige Spiranac opens up on her dark past and mental health issues

                        Golfer’s harrowing nude photo ordeal

                        Golfer’s harrowing nude photo ordeal

                        Golfer Paige Spiranac opens up on horrific nude photo scandal