GALLERY: Spirits high as temperatures plummet at parkrun

Kathryn McConville and Kym O'Leary at Stanthorpe parkrun's Christmas in July event on Saturday, July 22.

Runners braved sub-zero conditions for parkrun's Christmas in July

O'Keefe helps to claim uni cup win

TIME TO SHINE: Stanthorpe's Michael O'Keefe lines up a kick at goal for Australia against Ireland at the Universities Rugby League World Cup in Sydney.

Michael O'Keefe shone as part of the victorious Uni World Cup side

60km to help restore sight

"Traprockers" Janeen Gibson, Rebecca Forrest, Sharon Elliot and Margot Tesch raise money to restore sight at their sausage sizzle fund-raiser.

Four women to walk 60km as part of the Sunshine Coastrek challenge

Steinohrt Flannery Cup this Sunday

FOOTY FEVER: The Junior Gremlins will be hosting the Steinohrt Flannery Cup on Sunday.

Steinohrt Flannery Cup this Sunday

Blocks to go on market

Golf club president Steve Kay (sixth from left) with volunteers at the Golf Club's working bee on July 8.

Golf Club's development project nearing completion

Netball players succeed at Interdistrict Carnival

ROLE MODEL: Stanthorpe Netball players met Firebird player Laura Clemesha at the Interdistrict Carnival in Toowoomba on Sunday, July 16.

Three Stanthorpe Netball teams played at the Interdistrict Carnival

Billy hitting big goals in golf comp

Stanthorpe golfer Billy Webb, 11, will play for the Darling Downs under-12s team.

Stanthorpe golfer, 11, will represent the Darling Downs this month

'Soft' Aussie not happy with loss to rival

Australian Olympic champion Mack Horton disappointed with his swim in lose to Chinese rival

Spieth's Open win has him in rarefied company

AMAZING COMEBACK: Jordan Spieth hoists the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open at Royal Birkdale.

Jordan Spieth wins British Open to land in golden company

Surgery rules Hunt out of Bledisloe Tests

RULED OUT: Karmichael Hunt's Wallabies career is on hold after surgery on an ankle injury.

Karmichael Hunt is out of Wallabies team for NZ Tests

Ebden almost goes all the way in Hall of Fame Open

SO CLOSE: Matthew Ebden has lost in the final of the Hall of Fame Open in Newport.

Qualifier Matthew Ebden has been pipped in Hall of Fame Open final

Matthews is our latest green machine

PROUD AUSSIE: Michael Matthews celebrates winning the best sprinter's green jersey after the final stage of the Tour de France in Paris.

Matthews soaks up the atmosphere of his Tour de France green jersey

Conor destroys fiery NBA star

There’s levels to this trash talk game.

You come at the king, you best not miss.

Eddie McGuire opens up on his return to The Footy Show

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EDDIE McGuire has addressed his return to The Footy Show

Pakistan women have come a long way from death threats

Pakistani cricketers celebrate the dismissal of India's Harmanpreet Kaur during the ICC Women's World Cup.

Two decades since debuting they come up against Australia again.

Anasta spills on the off-field dramas at Roosters, Tigers

Roosters player Braith Anasta questions referee Alan Shortall in 2012.

Retired star players 288 games across three clubs.

'I did not think this would ever happen in my wildest dreams'

Giants defender Bec Bulley. Photo: Getty Images

Bulley prepares for Super Netball premliminary final with Giants

Cathy Freeman finds her love for athletics again

Former track and field athlete Cathy Freeman is a 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games ambassador.

Golden girl is an ambassador for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

What's happened to the great Novak Djokovic?

Novak Djokovic of Serbia during his game against Nick Kyrgios of Australia at Indian Wells.

Former world No.1 has gone from being tennis's king to its joker.

Firebirds legend has no regrets about retirement

Former players Clare McMeniman (left) and Laura Geitz celebrate a Firebirds win.

Clare McMeniman is loving the new Super Netball competition.

The Blues stars on the chopping block for 2018

NSW Blues coach Laurie Daley speaks to the media.

Heads will roll from within the player group.

Rocket can't take a trick with Gold Coast Suns

Rodney Eade may only have six games left in charge of the Suns.

Does veteran coach deserve one last chance to make Suns a success

Origin victory answers an NRL premiership question

Cameron Munster proved his worth for the Maroons during State of Origin game three.

Can any team seriously pose a threat to Melbourne?

Blues need to discover Maroons' killer attitude

Jarryd Hayne  is tackled by Josh McGuire.

It was a good old-fashioned rugby league ambush.

Michael Ennis: Blues must learn from loss

UNDER PRESSURE: Jarryd Hayne (pictured right with Nathan Peats) must step up for NSW at Suncorp Stadium.

NSW can feel confident for series-decider, writes ex-Origin star.

Justin Hodges: Maroons inspired to win for JT

Ben Hunt makes a break during a Maroons State of Origin training session at Langlands Park in Brisbane.

Players want to honour a Maroons legend in Johnathan Thurston.

Widdop shines as Dragons unearth new star

Playmaker Gareth Widdop looks for support during the Dragons' Round 20 win over the Sea Eagles in Wollongong.

Dragons skipper steals show before rookie fullback comes to the fore

Sharks skipper signals end is near

Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen has signed to play with the Sharks in 2018.

Gallen says contract could be his last after signing new deal

Stuart risks fine after slamming referees

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart reacts during the loss to the Melbourne Storm.

Raiders coach blasts refs after Storm ends finals hopes

Blues legend considers quitting Origin advisory role

Former NSW State of Origin NRL player Peter Sterling watches a training session in Sydney.

Peter Sterling could walk away from his role after just one series.

Sharks and Rabbitohs lose key men after clash

James Maloney of the Sharks tackles Sam Burgess of the Rabbitohs.

James Maloney and Sam Burgess both looking at time out.

Late Cowboys sucker punch ruins Warriors' season

Jason Taumalolo of the Cowboys proves a handful for the Warriors defence at 1300SMILES Stadium.

It was a gutsy performance from two sides missing key men.

Horror injury overshadows Dogs' triumph in Cairns

Marcus Bontempelli of the Bulldogs clashes with Callunm Ah Chee of the Suns.

Veteran Dale Morris suffered a career-threatening blow against Suns.

Key forward lifts flat Bombers to win over Roos

Cale Hooker of the Bombers scores a goal against the Kangaroos.

Cale Hooker came alive in the last term with four goals.

Demons turn up the heat in defeat of Power

Demons players Jack Viney (left) and Tom McDonald react after McDonald kicked a goal.

Melbourne's pressure around the ball "first-class”.

Wanderers bring back hometown favourite

Western Sydney Wanderers signing Mark Bridge.

Mark Bridge has signed a deal to rejoin Tony Popovic's squad.

Talented teens join Matildas squad

TOP STRIKE: Australia's Ellie Carpenter celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal in her side's Algarve Cup game with China earlier this year.

Matildas add teenage rookie to side

Wide Bay's credentials questioned as NPL fallout continues

The logo for Wide Bay Buccaneers, Football Queensland Wide Bay's proposed Queensland Premier League team.

Some clubs aren't happy Wide Bay was granted a NPL licence.

How the grass is always greener helping others

Norbridge Park groundkeepers, L-T Cecil Newman and Bryan Graff.

Rocky retirees getting a kick out of groundskeeping

Wegner overwhelmed by Sydney crowds

IN AWE: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Big turnout of Sydney fans has stunned Arsene Wenger

Wanderers threaten to shut down Red and Black Bloc

Wanderers supporters in the Red and Black Bloc in 2016.

CEO John Tsatsimas has sent a letter to members.

Aussie cricketers chasing big target at World Cup

Opener Nicole Bolton has been among the stars for Australia with the bat at the Women's World Cup in England.

Allrounder says Aussies batters aiming up at Women's World Cup

England first through to cricket World Cup final

England's Anya Shrubsole celebrates with teammate Jenny Gunn after hitting the winning runs in the Women's World Cup semi-final against South Africa.

England edges out South Africa in semi-final thriller

Sri Lankan cricket veteran has Shane Warne in his sights

Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath celebrates taking the wicket of Zimbabwe's Hamilton Masakadza.

Rangana Herath has forged a career any bowler would be proud of.

Joe Root's England falls apart handing Test to South Africa

GOODBYE JOE: South Africa's Chris Morris celebrates bowling England captain Joe Root for eight in the Second Test at Trent Bridge

Joe Root has problems after his England's second Test collapse

Perry's star continues rise at World Cup with ICC rankings

TOP OF THE WORLD: Australia's Ellyse Perry is the leading all-rounder in women's one-day cricket.

Ellyse Perry is the top all-rounder in women's one-day cricket

National netball team to be called Samsung Diamonds

THE national netball team will be named the Samsung Diamonds as part of a naming rights deal announced by the electronics giant.

Netball Interdistrict Carnival held in Toowoomba

Under 14s players from Stanthorpe Netball at the Interdistrict Carnival finals in Toowoomba on Sunday, July 16.

Three Stanthorpe Netball teams participated in the Interdistrict Carnival finals in...

Champion outfit will have time on its side next time around

FORCEFUL: Geva Mentor of the Lightning competes for the ball during a Super Netball match against the Swifts at the University of the Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Captain was a stifling presence as goal keeper

Geitz 'missed being part of the Firebirds family'

Laura Geitz celebrates with Firebirds team mates after winning the grand final match of the 2016 ANZ Championship

Australian great will return to action next Super Netball season.

Laura Geitz to return to netball for 2018

Laura Geitz will make her comeback for the Queensland Firebirds in next year’s Suncorp Super Netball season.

Laura Geitz is returning to netball to give back to the sport

Lightning star struck out of Commonwealth Games team

Laura Langman in action for the Sunshine Coast Lightning during the Super Netball grand final.

Alexander disappointed Langman ruled out of Commonwealth Games team

Title-winning Lightning stars will be back to defend crown

Lightning players celebrate their win in the Suncorp Super Netball grand final.

All 10 players will be returning for 2018.

Top Sydney stable primed for raid on Queensland Cup

RICHARD of Yorke finished half-a-length behind Plot Twist at Randwick a month ago.

Check out proposal to help industry

Latest attempt to revitalise harness

Trainer predicts bright future for Meteorologist

Jockey Paul Hammersley (right) has been booked for six rides at Grafton.

Grafton Cup forecast looks good for Meteorologist says Wilson

Shadow tipped to grab spotlight

Tim Clark will ride Hostwin Shadow at Hawkesbury.

Jockey gives Moore good vibes for Hostwin Shadow at Hawkesbury

Trainer chases winning double at Taree

Top jockey Matthew Paget will return to ride Superlight at Taree today.

MacDonald to make late call on Kailenny as he eyes winning double

Sense of purpose about Caloundra Cup contender

CONTENDER: Self Sense, pictured winning in action at Caulfield with jockey Noel Callow, is one of the favourites for the Listed Caloundra Cup.

The six-year-old burst clear from the field in his last start.

Renowned Corbould Park rider set for region's top race day

SUNSHINE COAST JOCKEY: Damian Browne starred on the world racing scene last year, aboard Buffering, in the Al Qouz Sprint during the Dubai World Cup.

Damian Browne's looking forward to the carnival.

Day fires back after ice cream and movie

Aussie back in contention at British Open

Aussies blown away in second round of British Open

Australia's Adam Scott watches his shot off the ninth tee during the second round of the British Open.

American Jordan Spieth is now the outright leader at six-under.

Aussies in the hunt after first round of British Open

Australia's Aaron Baddeley on the fifth tee during the first round of the British Open.

VIDEO: Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar share lead.

British Open answers Day's question with rule change

PRACTICE ROUND: Australia's Jason Day tees off during a practice day at the British Open Golf Championship at Royal Birkdale.

British Open officials add rule to protect fans