Category Archives: Hard News

IC17 Semi-final Round- European Crusaders v Fiji Match Report

Semi-Final Round-  European Crusaders vs Fiji // Western Oval, Royal Park // August 15th, 1:00pm The European Crusaders were much-improved against Fiji, despite going down by 87 points in the International Cup semi-final round. While the Europeans’ first quarters have been disappointing in previous rounds, today the side was able to gel from the first…

6 things Melburnians hate about Melbourne

Melbourne is revered for its cafe culture, its quality coffee, and its weaving, art-filled laneways. It has held the title of the world’s most liveable city six times, but despite the accolades, there are six things Melburnians love to hate about their city. 1.  Public transport and myki There is nothing Melburnians hate more than…

IC17 Round 2- European Crusaders v Irish Banshees Match Report

Round 2- Irish Banshees vs European Crusaders // St Patrick’s College, Ballarat // August 9th, 10:45am The Irish Banshees continued their strong start to the AFL International Cup with a 61-point victory over the European Crusaders in Ballarat today. Magnificent sunshine covered the ground at one of Australia’s most famous football schools, and while spectators…

IC17 Round 1- European Crusaders v PNG Match Report

Round 1- Papua New Guinea vs European Crusaders // Ransford Oval, Royal Park // August 6, 12:15pm The European Crusaders’ International Cup did not start the way they would have liked, with a 55- point loss at the hands of Papua New Guinea (PNG). It was the first time the Crusaders had played together as…

Russia angry as Trump approves new US sanctions, SBS World News Radio

Listen to the radio feature here:   Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations says new sanctions levelled at the country by the United States will inevitably harm bilateral relations between the countries. US president Donald Trump has now signed into law the new sanctions, voted in by a large enough majority of the US Congress…

Are Australian seniors fed-up with millennials?

Australian seniors think millennials are impolite and too politically correct, a new survey says. The Australian Seniors Insurance Council’s Modern Australian Manners report showed 88% of Australians over 50 think Australian society is too politically correct. The majority of seniors also said they find it frustrating to be politically correct all of the time, blaming their younger…

Janae set to take on the world

JANAE Mackrell is on the fast track to success after earning a spot on the Australian team for the 2017 Track and Field Athletics tour in Canada. The Maribyrnong College student, 15, who trains five times a week, said juggling school and sport could be exhausting but she was driven by a desire to compete…

Music fair set to be a big hit

THE Yarraville Music and Record Fair will return for a second spin in August after the first proved a hit. Event organiser and Sydney radio presenter Lord Lucifer said the free event would feature records and memorabilia from traders across Australia and showcase live performances from local musicians and DJs. “It will be really family-oriented…

Bulldogs help migrants settle into community

THE Western Bulldogs Football Club is giving back through its Ready, Settle, Go program. The initiative, started in 2007, has provided settlement services to more than 18,000 migrants and refugees living in the western suburbs. Western Bulldogs Community Foundation general manager Kashif Bouns said it was about providing a support network for new residents, including…