News

Warwick plays host to nationals

Organisers Warwick Fraser and Cameron Shepherd, vice president of the Polocrosse Association of Australia Rodney Geppert and Warwick club members John Cooper and Merv Mangan.
Organisers Warwick Fraser and Cameron Shepherd, vice president of the Polocrosse Association of Australia Rodney Geppert and Warwick club members John Cooper and Merv Mangan. Georja Ryan

TODAY is the day Morgan Park's gates officially open for the Barastoc Polocrosse National Championships.

The Rose City will welcome the country's most elite polocrosse players and their finest equine companions to the region for the event.

Warwick Polocrosse Club member Warwick Fraser said this year was extra special.

"This first week, there will be a lot of catch-ups and drinks and stories shared," Mr Fraser said.

"There will be a few people peeking through the trees checking out other teams' strategies but it's all a lot of fun.

"Come next Monday, it's down to business. That's when the game faces come on."

As players file through the gates, he said those who had travelled across the country would be able to catch their breath.

"They'll be relieved to be here; some of them have had a pretty epic trip," he said.

Topics:  championships, morgan park, polocrosse nationals




Driver drunk, texting when he caused horrific collision

A vehicle was extensively damaged in a crash on the New England Hwy near the intersection of Greenmount Etonvale Rd about 7pm, July 06, 2014.. Photo: Stuart Cumming / The Chronicle

Crash left Italian tourist with face, leg fractures, permanent scars

Man tries to fight patrons, then a wooden bench

Watchhouse bench faces wrath of arrested patron

Southern Downs man to face court after noisy arrest

Police arrest man after noise complaint deteriorates

Latest deals and offers

Diva's sister on soliciting charge

FILE - In this May 14, 2016 file photo, Mariah Carey attends the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, in New York. Carey will appear on the Oct. 5 episode of the Fox series, \"Empire,\" the network confirmed Monday at a TV critics bi-annual press tour. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Mariah Carey's sister has been arrested on charges of prostitution.

Tom Cruise private jets his gym kit around the world

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise charters private to take his gym kit around the world

Movie behind Depp and Heard split to be released

Soon you'll be able to see the movie that ended the marriage

Bindi's boyfriend helps release huge croc

Chandler (far right) helped the jump team.

Chandler Powell helps catch Duncan the croc

Mick Jagger to pay £2.5m to the woman carrying his baby

Mick Jagger is reportedly paying millions to pregnant ballerina

Navy man Keller ready to marry a perfect stranger

Former Navy engineer Keller is a participant in season three of Married At First Sight.

Tattoos are just the surface of Married At First Sight groom.

REVEALED: Pat Rafter's $18m Coast house on the market

Check out the photos of the Coast's most expensive property for sale

The "correction we had to have" in Gladstone's rentals

UPWARD MARCH: The rental vacancy rate in Gladstone has improved for the first time in more than a year, providing a confidence boost in the market.

Vacancy rates improve with signs that things are getting betterF

ISLAND FOR SALE: Cheap Fraser Coast island drops price again

Suna Island in the Great Sandy Strait will be auctioned by Ray White Hervey Bay on Saturday morning.

This is the cheapest island you will find for sale in Australia

How a family home can fit on a 250sq m block

This is what you can build on 250m2.

Here's the floor plan of a home built on 250sq m

$100m plan for Curtis Island 'world class' luxury resort

$100 million resort: Top views at Turtle Street at Curtis Island.

"At the moment we think it meets all the town planning approvals.”

Noosa mayor on "red alert" over planning court decision

Mayor Tony Wellington hands down his first budget.

Mayor upset at lack of say about look and feel of Noosa