Voelkel scores big in Slammers’ mixed fortune weekend

A monster weekend from Printsync South West Slammers import Brian Voelkel has helped the team stay off the bottom of the State Basketball League ladder. Voelkel recorded impressive triple-doubles in a loss to the Perry Lakes Hawks on Saturday night and a win over the Goldfields Giants on Sunday. The …

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Historic treble for Warwick champion

Material Man etched his name into the record books when he produced one of the best wins of his career in the Group 3 Strickland Stakes (2000m) at Belmont Park on Saturday. Despite being caught three wide from the 1000m, Material Man proved his class to become the first horse …

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UN, EU and NATO are under menace: Bono

Irish rocker Bono says the United Nations and other international institutions, including the European Union and NATO, are under threat and that nations must work together to ensure they continue to exist. The U2 frontman and activist delivered the sobering assessment to several hundred UN diplomats and staff at an …

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Youngster wins Karratha Golf Club Stableford round

The Karratha Golf Club’s weekend Stableford event drew a large field of 72 players to the greens on Saturday. The club also welcomed new members Body Lester and Mark Appletree and professional golfer Troy Murphy from Capel Golf Club. In a positive sign for youth development at the club, budding …

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Tribunal nixes council war of word

A former Shire of Denmark councillor will no longer have to make a public apology for comments she made on social media. Former councillor Yasmin Bartlett was ordered by the Local Government Standards Panel in October to apologise to former Shire chief executive Dale Stewart and councillors during an ordinary …

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Live Commentary – Sweden vs Switzerland

SWEDEN TEAM NEWS Team to play Switzerland: Olsen, Lustig, Lindelof, Granqvist, Augustinsson, Claesson, Svensson, Ekdal, Forsberg, Berg, Toivonen. Subs: Johnsson, Nordfeldt, Olsson, Helander, Krafth, Jansson, Hiljemark, Rohden, Durmaz, Guidetti, Thelin.

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