The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Articles from October 10, 2008

72; Rocky Has All Your Weekend Action Covered Here
Today * 9.30am - QCWA hosts handicraft classes at the club's Archer Street rooms, Rockhampton. Various crafts taught by teachers. * 7.30pm - If you enjoyed the performances of Chicago in 2007 your hearts will skip a beat when CQ University's...
Barrier Draw a Guineas Bonus
RACING: Craig Williams believes a favourable barrier draw has given his mount All American a great chance of taking out tomorrow's $1 million Caulfield Guineas. Williams pointed to statistics on the Group One 1600m feature which suggested it was...
{BELLY TO HANG UP HIS BOOTS IN ROCKY} {Bell's NRL Fairytale Farewell}
Byline: aaron kelly aaron.kelly@capnews.com.au RUGBY LEAGUE: Premiership-winning Manly centre Steven Bell has not ruled out a swansong season back home in Central Queensland after his French crusade. Speaking to The Morning Bulletin yesterday,...
Briefs
Tait returns CRICKET: Express paceman Shaun Tait will return to first-class cricket when South Australia plays Victoria in their Ford Ranger Cup one-day match on Sunday. Tait, who walked away from the game citing exhaustion earlier this year,...
Capricorn Drivers in Dash for a Rally Run
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au RALLY CARS: It will be long and arduous but drivers like Anthony Tanzer can't wait to get out on the course. Four competitors from Capricorn Coast Rally Sports are off to south-east Queensland...
City Area Best for a Barra; Fishing Club Members Reel in the Heavy-Weight Masters
LAST weekend we got some great reports from a few of the lads that went wide. Coral trout, and the red fishes scored highly as did cod, parrot, sweetlip and Spanish mackerel. Quite a number of big Spanish were taken around the area with most...
First-Aid Class Led to Long Marriage
LITTLE did a young Jack Ilott know when he joined Queensland Government Railways in the 1930s that it would lead him to meet his future wife. Jack had joined the Railways Ambulance Corps at the start of World War II. He met Marcia McCaffery at...
Ford Pair off to Ideal Start
MOTORSPORT: Ford pair Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup got their history-making mission off to an ideal start yesterday, topping the practice charts at the Bathurst 1000. But it was the names making up the minor placings that caused heads to turn...
Girls Night in Has Something for All; Business Owner Takes {Lsquo}girl Power' Challenge
Byline: Melinda Siegmeier melinda.siegmeier@capnews.com.au IF Lara Armstrong isn't busy enough raising five kids and running her own new business, she's now taking on a new challenge all in the name of girl power. Joined by her friend Peta Dempster,...
James' Wheels Are in Motion
CYCLING: Rockhampton cyclist Josh James has set the wheels in motion for a bumper season on the track. James will be out to continue his impressive start to the Rockhampton Cycling Club's 2008-09 track season at Kenrick Tucker Velodrome tonight...
Motocross Kids Tackle the Challenge of Sand Course
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au MOTOCROSS: Not all Motocross circuits are the same. That is what young competitors found when they travelled to Western Australia recently for the National Titles. After great performances at...
Nod for 'Burner' Shocks Resident
Byline: Amy Formosa amy.formosa@capnews.com.au ROCKHAMPTON'S Colin Campbell is shocked after council approved the building of a crematorium in the city's central business district. With only three objections to the development at 154 Alma Street,...
Ponting's Century; Australia Won the Toss, Then Scored 188 Runs for Two Wickets
CRICKET: The steely glint Greg Chappell spied in Ricky Ponting's eye was there for all to see yesterday as the Australian captain began his side's defence of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a century in Bangalore. Indian hopes of a fruitful start...
Racing Is No Drag for Daniel
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au DRAG RACING: They are the ultimate speed machines and Daniel List sure knows how to manoeuvre his dragster. This weekend is advertised as one of the most important on the Benaraby Raceway calendar...
Regional Round-Up; Rural Firies Desperate for New Volunteers
Byline: Trish Bowman trish.bowman@capnews.com.au CAPRICORN COAST: Rural Fire Brigades are desperate for new volunteers as smaller groups disband owing to urbanisation and a lack of willing helpers. Woodbury Rural Fire Service Second Officer Ron...
Resident Tells Hagan He'll Fight for Name
Byline: Melinda Siegmeier melinda.siegmeier@capnews.com.au TO Stephen Hagan, Black Gin Creek is a racist slur, but to Cameron Byrne it's home. Yesterday the Black Gin Creek Road resident lashed out at the anti- racism campaigner after Mr Hagan...
Rockhampton {Dance Festival Results - 2008}
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 - 1:30PM Section 77 (A) Jazz Improvisation 10 years & under 1 Denvah Baker-Moller, 2 Petria Shuttleworth, 3 Ebony Bambrick, HC Mikaela Webb, Kaitlyn Burton, Thomas Weatherall Section 110 Cabaret or Novelty Duo/Trio...
Socceroos' Cahill Eyes the Prize
FOOTBALL: A pumped-up Tim Cahill yesterday vowed to fill the breach in his Socceroos return and is desperate to cap his comeback with a cherished goal at Suncorp Stadium. The Everton star has fully embraced the challenge that confronts him in his...
Steaks Are High for Beef Herd
Byline: Adrian taylor adrian.taylor@capnews.com.au STANDING by the "methane chambers" the scientist whose work could save Rockhampton's beef industry does not look worried. Ed Charmley is leading the battle to reduce the amount of methane regurgitated...
Tupou Answers World Cup Call
RUGBY LEAGUE: Cronulla-bound forward Anthony Tupou was called into Australia's Rugby League World Cup squad yesterday - and hauled out of Tonga's - as the tournament's slippery eligibility rules took another twist. Tupou will replace Melbourne's...
Tweedy Undecided but Still the Top Pick to Lead Rockets
Byline: aaron kelly aaron.kelly@capnews.com.au BASKETBALL: AFTER tasting national championship glory, Rockhampton Stadium Nightclub Rockets coach Neal Tweedy is hungry for more. But the championship-winning coach was yesterday no closer to making...
WHAT ARE QLD'S TOP ICONS? Events, Places and Even Famous Faces Are on the List
Byline: adrian taylor adrian.taylor@capnews.com.au VISITORS to Rockhampton can't resist having their picture taken with the city's famous bulls. "They are the most potent symbol of the beef capital," said Luke Edwards yesterday as he cuddled...
Will Barra Be Bountiful? Raised Fitzroy Salt Levels Leave Fears for Tag Competition
Byline: Greg Chapman greg.chapman@capnews.com.au KIM Martin hopes the hundreds of anglers expected at the 2008 Barra Bounty will have something to catch when they throw in a line in two weeks. The Rocky Barra Bounty organiser has concerns about...
Young Guns Highlight Ten-Race Meeting at Callaghan Park
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au GREYHOUNDS: Three heats of racing in the Young Guns series will be the highlight of racing at Callaghan Park on Saturday. There will be a good quality 10-race card for punters but the Young Guns,...
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