Sport & Health

Jets roar over Tigers


· Friday, October 5, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


Before a big crowd at ANZ Stadium two foundation clubs clashed in the NSW Cup rugby league grand final at midday on September 30. The Jets played strong. The Balmain Ryde-Eastwood Tigers, who finished the regular season in eighth position, just one place behind Newtown, played strong.

What is Capoeira Angola?


· Friday, September 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


THE SSH sat down (for a few minutes) with Mestre Roxinho of Capoeira Angola in Chippendale.

Rovers smile at the Crocodiles


· Friday, September 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


REDFERN: On a beautiful Saturday morning in August the Alexandria Rovers Under 7s team took to the hallowed turf that is Redfern Oval, chasing their own little piece of rugby league glory. This team had been the standout team all year, having lost only one game all season on the way to the big one, but kids being kids, anything can and usually does happen.

High hoops for local youth


· Friday, September 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


REDFERN: The National Centre of Indigenous Excellence was host to four-time Australian Olympian Lauren Jackson and Basketball Australia CEO Kristina Keneally on Monday August 20. Patriotic youth and community members gathered to support Jackson, the Australian flag-bearer, as she returned home from the London Games.

AHC marathon


· Friday, September 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


REDFERN: The Aboriginal Housing Company completed another lap in its Pemulwuy marathon with the submission in August of the Preferred Project Report. The report responds to the issues raised during the public exhibition and adjusts plans from the comments received. The Department of Planning will now make an assessment of the proposal.

Reader Profile: Adrian Spry
City2Surf for Cystic Fibrosis


· Thursday, August 9, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


On Sunday August 12, Adrian Spry will run the Sun-Herald City2Surf for Cystic Fibrosis NSW. The Waterloo local is an artist and teacher, a keen road-runner and member of the Ravens running group. He has competed in recent Sydney Half Marathons as well as this year’s Sun Run from Dee Why to Manly. He’s looking forward to taking up the 14km challenge on behalf of a cause he believes in.

Bunnies bound for glory


· Thursday, August 9, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


July can be a cold and miserable month. The passing of solstice and the beginning of winter’s chilliest period has so often marked the unofficial end of Souths.

The finals countdown


· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


Well, this is unfamiliar territory for Souths supporters. It’s July and the Rabbitohs are still very much in this competition. After a slow start, an unusual dose of…

Rovers kick off Season 2012


· Monday, May 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


To the joy of hundreds of kids across the inner city, all Alexandria Rovers teams competed in Round 1 of the new season last Sunday, April 15. We had kids of all ages and sizes, in some cases playing their first games of footy, all eager to impress their families and club supporters who were out en masse to support the mighty cerise and blue.

Hall of champions


· Monday, May 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


DARLINGTON: Physical Culture, or “physie” as it has been known by generations of Australian girls, is a combination of aerobics, ballet, modern dance and gymnastics performed to music. It’s a competitive sport with both individual and team competitions each year.