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Get up and umpire

Get up and umpire

May 20, 2019

When it comes to the footy field, many young kids and adolescents are growing up eager to play and kick goals for their team. But what about giving umpiring a crack? The Edmund Rice Centre of Western...

Cheerleaders going for gold

Cheerleaders going for gold

May 20, 2019

Gone are the days when cheerleading was just young ladies waving pom-poms in support of their team. Now, cheerleaders are determined athletes who train hard to execute stunts that often make an audience...

Is WA ice hockey skating on thin ice?

Is WA ice hockey skating on thin ice?

May 12, 2019

The Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL) is Australia's premiere ice hockey league. The league is made of eight teams representing each state. The teams are Adelaide Adrenaline, CBR Brave - Canberra, Melbourne...

Cirquest – “Perth’s hidden secret”

Cirquest – “Perth’s hidden secret”

May 6, 2019

The word circus can bring many ideas to mind: the charm of childhood, large striped tents and clowns, but Cirquest is breaking down this notion. Attending the gym can be daunting and the thought of...

Don’t let the fear of falling stop you from flying

Don’t let the fear of falling stop you from flying

May 5, 2019

Jordan Clarke has been dancing since the age of two. Her mum was a dancer and her dad was a musician so the performing arts have been a huge part of her life. While recovering from an injury and taking...

Why is indoor cricket being bowled out?

Why is indoor cricket being bowled out?

April 29, 2019

The concept of bringing outdoor cricket indoors was a big hit for years after its inception in the early '80s, but lately numbers have been falling. Why are we seeing a reduction in this well loved recreational...

Dancers’ quest for glory

Dancers’ quest for glory

April 28, 2019

Dance Quest is rhythmically running over the June long weekend, approximately 22km from Perth at the Swan Park Theatre in Midvale. Commencing from Saturday May 25 and then running from Wednesday May 29...

Rapid Rugby’s rapid growth

Rapid Rugby’s rapid growth

April 15, 2019

It’s been a year since the launch of Global Rapid Rugby, and Perth’s contribution to the world of sport is already passing international borders. In March this year, the Western Force kicked off...

Disc golf: A sport for all

Disc golf: A sport for all

April 15, 2019

If you’re like me, you may have noticed some strange, basket-like contraptions popping up in your local park over the past couple of years. There are some people who seem to think that these objects...

Blind Cricket: A big hit for Perth’s vision-impaired

Blind Cricket: A big hit for Perth’s vision-impaired

April 8, 2019

When considering viable sports for the vision-impaired, one which includes throwing, hitting and retrieving a small ball travelling at high speeds is not the first thing that comes to mind. Yet, blind...

Diving in: What is Underwater Hockey?

Diving in: What is Underwater Hockey?

April 8, 2019

Every now and then, between going to work, socialising and working on assignments, I find myself enthralled in a YouTube deep-dive. On my most recent descent down the online rabbit-hole, I discovered...

Rock climbing: Building muscles and trust

Rock climbing: Building muscles and trust

April 8, 2019

Staying fit is always a challenge and going to the gym is a popular choice. However, it can become tedious and it’s easy to lose motivation. Challenging yourself by trying rock climbing is an idea for...

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