Frizell in line for All Blacks Test debut

Shannon Frizell is set to cap a momentous week for his family by being included in the All Blacks team for the third Test against France. Highlanders flanker Frizell should be the beneficiary of injuries to others in his position, handing him an international debut at his Super Rugby home …

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Avery Island celebrates 150 years of Tabasco

One of the world’s most famous condiments, Tabasco, celebrates its 150th birthday this year. Edmund McIlhenny created the famous pepper sauce in 1868 on Avery Island, Louisiana. The US company still has its headquarters there and it is still run by McIlhenny’s descendants. Whether or not you’re one of those …

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Footy rules as SW school tackles cancer research

Students at Bridgetown High School traded uniforms for their favourite club jumpers on Friday and donated money towards cancer research. AFL team jumpers were the most popular choice despite the soccer World Cup kicking off in Moscow on Thursday. “We’ve got a few soccer players around about, but I think …

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Holland vs Scotland – Highlights & Stats

Scotland smashed their highest Twenty 20 international score as they crushed Netherlands by 115 runs to win the tri-series. SCORECARD George Munsey (71 off 34), Richie Berrington (64no off 30) and Matthew Cross (50 off 42) hit fifties as Scotland racked up 221-3 in Amstelveen, topping the 189-3 they had …

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Karratha WorldSkills bronze winner hopes to inspire

A Karratha Senior High School student who has claimed bronze in the electrotechnology category of a major Australian vocational education and training competition says she hopes to inspire more women to get into the male-dominated field. Sixteen-year-old Caitlin Budd, of Millars Well, shone in the electrotechnology — VETiS field at …

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SW festival to celebrate sister cities

The City of Bunbury will honour and celebrate its sister city relationship with the inaugural South West Festival of Japan on August 11 at the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre. The event will mark the 25th anniversary of Bunbury and Setagaya, Japan, becoming sister cities. Visitors are invited to immerse themselves …

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Marshall wins top Harvey award for efforts to help

Time, effort and dedication to the community were recognised on June 9 at the annual Harvey Shire Community Awards Dinner in the Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre. For his years of dedicated service to so many aspects of the community, David Marshall was the recipient of this year’s Meritorious Service …

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