Sandover Medal Winners For Seasons 1921-2018

Sandover Medal Winners For Seasons 1921-2018

18 September 2018

Jye Bolton Wins Second Sandover Medal In 3 Seasons Victor P Taffa Claremont’s Jye Bolton won his second Sandover Medal after winning the medal in season 2016. Jye Bolton polled 52 votes ahead of runner-up Kyal Horsley from Subiaco’s on 47 votes. Lachlan Delahunty (Subiaco) polled third on 38 votes. Aaron Black (West Perth) polled […]

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Magarey Medal Winners For Seasons 1898-2018

Magarey Medal Winners For Seasons 1898-2018

18 September 2018

Mitch Grigg Wins Back-To-Back Magarey Medals Victor P Taffa Norwood’s Mitch Grigg has won his second Magarey Medal after winning the medal in season 2017.   Mitch Grigg polled 26 votes ahead of Central District’s Travis Schiller who finished runner-up on 24 votes and third-placed pair James Boyd (Eagles) and Nick Liddle (South), who both […]

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2018 UBET Queensland Thoroughbred Award Winners Congratulated By Minister

2018 UBET Queensland Thoroughbred Award Winners Congratulated By Minister

17 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Racing Stirling Hinchliffe Thoroughbred Awards Honour Queensland Racing’s Best And Brightest Victor P Taffa Minister for Racing Stirling Hinchliffe has congratulated Queensland’s thoroughbred industry participants, whose highest achievers were honoured overnight at the 2018 UBET Queensland Thoroughbred Awards. Minister Hinchliffe said the awards were a fitting tribute not only to the winners, […]

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Reigning Premier Richmond Reigns Number 1 With Club Memberships In Season 2018

Reigning Premier Richmond Reigns Number 1 With Club Memberships In Season 2018

17 September 2018

Australian Football League CEO Gillon McLachlan 16 Of 18 Club Memberships Grew On Season 2017 Levels Victor P Taffa AFL Club Membership has cracked 1 Million for the first time, with 13 teams breaking their all-time records this season. Final tally for 2018 stood at 1,008,494 members by the July 31 deadline. It was an […]

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Toyota AFL Finals Week 3 Season 2018 Preview

Toyota AFL Finals Week 3 Season 2018 Preview

16 September 2018

MCG Will Be Bursting At The Seams Victor P Taffa Richmond will meet Collingwood next week with football fever to engulf Melbourne. Currently the MCG holds around 100,000 people. If the MCG could hold 200,000 people the ground would be full as both Richmond and Collingwood have the largest memberships and following of any other […]

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Toyota AFL Finals Week 2 Season 2018

Toyota AFL Finals Week 2 Season 2018

16 September 2018

Melbourne Demons Football Dream Continues Victor P Taffa Football dream of Melbourne Demons continues who have not won a VFL/AFL Premiership since 1964 as they systematically dismantled Hawthorn in the First Semi-Final. VFL Competition began in 1897 and became the AFL Competition in 1990.   Finals Week 2 Summary Hawthorn v Melbourne Hawthorn with all […]

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US Tennis Open Mixed Doubles Champions 1887-2018

US Tennis Open Mixed Doubles Champions 1887-2018

10 September 2018

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won A US Mixed Doubles Tournament Since 2001 Victor P Taffa There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam. Grand Slam itinerary consists of Australian Open in mid January, […]

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US Tennis Open Women’s Doubles Champions 1889- 2018

US Tennis Open Women’s Doubles Champions 1889- 2018

10 September 2018

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won A US Women’s Doubles Tournament Since 1970 Victor P Taffa Australians In U.S. Tennis Open Women’s Doubles 2018 Australia’s Ashleigh Barty is the first Australian Women to win the U.S. Tennis Open Women’s Doubles since Samantha Stosur in 2005. Australia’s last doubles pairing victory in the U.S. Tennis […]

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US Tennis Open Men’s Doubles Champions 1881-2018

US Tennis Open Men’s Doubles Champions 1881-2018

10 September 2018

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won A US Open Men’s Doubles Tournament Since 1996 Victor P Taffa There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam. Grand Slam itinerary consists of Australian Open in mid […]

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US Tennis Open Women’s Singles Champion 1887-2018

US Tennis Open Women’s Singles Champion 1887-2018

10 September 2018

Australia Has Not Won A US Women’s Singles Tournament Since 2011 Victor P Taffa Australian Open Male Singles Tennis Champions Before And After Introduction Of Open Era In May 1968 4 is Number Of Australian Women To Win US Open 1969-2018 2 is Number Of Australian Women To Win US Open 1887-1968 47 is Number […]

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US Tennis Open Men’s Singles Champion 1881-2018

US Tennis Open Men’s Singles Champion 1881-2018

10 September 2018

Australia Has Not Won A US Men’s Singles Tournament Since 2001 Victor P Taffa Australian Open Male Singles Tennis Champions Before And After Introduction Of Open Era In May 1968 6 is Number Of Australian Men To Win US Open 1969-2018 12 is Number Of Australian Men To Win US Open 1881-1968 45 is Number […]

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Toyota AFL Finals Week 1 Season 2018

Toyota AFL Finals Week 1 Season 2018

09 September 2018

Richmond’s Strength Shows In Finals Week 1 Victor P Taffa Richmond Tigers strength and depth in Finals Week 1 showed up Hawthorn’s weaknesses in what was Dustin Martin’s 200th game.   Finals Week 1 Summary Richmond v Hawthorn Richmond showed in season 2018 that they have lost none of their momentum and drive with a […]

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A Successful Decade For South West Academy Of Sport

A Successful Decade For South West Academy Of Sport

07 September 2018

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray South West Academy Of Sport Celebrates A Decade Of Developing Champions Victor P Taffa Western Australia’s first regional sporting academy marks 10 years of providing high performance pathways for country athletes Kookaburra Jake Harvie, surfer Bronte Macaulay and BMX rider Lauren Reynolds were all former SWAS […]

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Millman Out Of U.S. Tennis Open 2018

Millman Out Of U.S. Tennis Open 2018

06 September 2018

Novak Djokovic’s Win Takes Him Into The Semi-Finals Victor P Taffa Queenslander, John Millman has gone down fighting to Novak Djokovic in his Quarter Finals match of the U.S. Tennis Open 2018. Racing away to a 2 set lead Djokovic bumbled and stumbled through the 3rd set before finally winning. John Millman stretched Novak Djokovic […]

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John Millman Storms To Victory Against Roger Federer In 4 Sets

John Millman Storms To Victory Against Roger Federer In 4 Sets

04 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Sport Mick de Brenni Queensland Proud Of Millman’s US Open Success Victor P Taffa Queensland’s Sports Minister Mick de Brenni has congratulated self-described “proud Queenslander” and outstanding tennis player John Millman. Minister de Brenni said John had stunned the international tennis world by beating world number 2 Roger Federer in the US […]

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Premier Congratulates John Millman On His Emphatic Victory

Premier Congratulates John Millman On His Emphatic Victory

04 September 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk ‘Queenslander!’ Cheer Goes Up At US Open Victor P Taffa Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has congratulated Brisbane’s John Millman having defeated the great Roger Federer at the US Open. Federer has won 20 Grand Slam titles. It was the first time John had reached the fourth round in any. “Queensland has […]

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Queensland Conquers World Tennis

Queensland Conquers World Tennis

04 September 2018

World Ranked Number 55 John Millman Defeats Number 2 Seed Roger Federer Victor P Taffa Unseeded John Millman from Queensland, Australia has defeated World Number 2 seed Roger Federer in the U.S. Tennis Open. In one of the biggest boil overs in Tennis John Millman has defeated Roger Federer in 4 sets. Roger Federer broke […]

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$50,000 For Drought Appeal Raised From 2018 Birdsville Cup Carnival

$50,000 For Drought Appeal Raised From 2018 Birdsville Cup Carnival

03 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Racing Stirling Hinchliffe Birdsville Races Raise $50,000 For Drought Appeal Victor P Taffa Birdsville Cup races have raised at least $50,000 to help struggling Queensland farmers, following the first ever national broadcast of the iconic racing carnival. Racing Queensland is donating half its wagering revenue generated by the 2-day meeting to the […]

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New South Wales Rugby Union Grand Final Results Season 2018

New South Wales Rugby Union Grand Final Results Season 2018

02 September 2018

30 First Grade Premierships For Sydney University After Grand Final Victory Victor P Taffa This weekend the New South Wales Rugby Union held 4 Grade Grand Finals and 3 Colts Grand Finals. Saturday 1st September Grade Grand Finals At North Sydney Oval Competition                           Results 1st Grade Shute Shield             Sydney University 45             Defeated Warringah […]

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Treasurer Confirms Date Of Adelaide Cup Public Holiday

Treasurer Confirms Date Of Adelaide Cup Public Holiday

02 September 2018

South Australia Treasurer Rob Lucas Adelaide Cup Public Holiday To Remain In March For Year 2020 Victor P Taffa South Australians will continue to observe the Adelaide Cup public holiday in March in 2020, to coincide with that month’s major events calendar which in the past has featured the Adelaide Fringe Festival, the Adelaide Festival, […]

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