Rabbitohs forward Thomas Burgess headlines eight names charged with offences across the first week of the NRL finals. Burgess is looking at a minimum of a two match stint on the sidelines for a grade two careless high tackle offence on Roosters star James Tedesco in what may be a major blow to South Sydney’s premiership hopes following their 30-14 win on Sunday.Continue readingFiery first week of the NRL finals sees three suspended
Refugee and migrant families settling in Australia face a hurdle of difficulties in participating in Australian sport. Many families without long term certainty, permanency and stable employment find it very hard to afford sports membership fees to play in Australia. This creates a lack of equal opportunities for refugees to participate in Australian sports.Continue readingRefugees face unequal opportunities in Australian sports
In 2022 the NRL is heading back to Brisbane for NRL Magic Round. All sixteen teams will feature in eight games across the weekend in a celebration of the “greatest game of all”. Some of the season’s biggest games are set to take place including Manly vs The Broncos, Eels vs Roosters and the match of the season when the Panthers take on the Storm in a top of the table showdown.Continue reading2022 NRL Magic Round preview
Canberra has a rich sporting history, home of the AIS and teams like the Raiders, Brumbies and Capitals. Throughout the 2010s there were many great Canberran natives doing their city proud in the sporting arena. Here are the top five.Continue readingTop 5 Canberra athletes of the 2010s
Only a few days until we’re allowed to turn on our heaters! But there’s lots on in the capital this long weekend to enjoy before digging in for the winter. Here’s The Owl’s rundown of the Canberra scene for 23-25 April, 2022.Continue readingWhat’s on in Canberra: 23-25 April, 2022
The 2021-22 NBA season has been an interesting ride, expected powerhouses have underperformed and struggled, while young and exciting teams have risen to the top. With the NBA playoffs just around the corner, there are twenty teams ready to take their chance to win it all. Every NBA post-season there are always four types of teams heading into the playoffs. The Contenders, Pretenders, those flying under the radar, and those there to make up the numbers.Continue reading2022 NBA Playoffs preview: the contenders, pretenders and more
Audiences are transported to 1989 as sailing skipper Tracey Edwards makes history, leading a female crew on the Whitbread Round the World Race.
Defying the critics and pioneering female empowerment, “Maiden” is an uplifting documentary celebrating a story that should be more widely known.
Sailing enthusiast or not this film entertains viewers on an intense voyage across the world’s open ocean while unearthing flaws in the evolving feminist narrative.
Continue reading‘Maiden’: The must-see documentary about women who “rocked the boat”
It’s the first week of autumn and we seem to have avoided the “rain bomb”, so why not take advantage of all that there is to do and see in the capital this weekend? Here’s The Owl‘s rundown of the Canberra scene for 4-7 March, 2022.Continue readingWhat’s on in Canberra: 4-7 March, 2022