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- Bruce Norman on Farewell Mark 'The Ear' I started listening to Mark when the 4BC came to Tasmania, and I just think the "turf teasers", even though you have to wake ... more
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- Helen Arnall on Calls for Island bridge Private enterprises could be used to build a bridge - Look to Isle of Skye in Scotland - lots of protests, but successfully ... more
- Dale on Crime corner Whiskey au Go Go Bluey O.Gorman loved to go the knuckle with the smartys but no way was he involved with the rat pack or ever on the take. more
- Rita on Calls for Island bridge Russell Island is a fast growing community with needs as any other. A bridge would give RI residents a future with ... more
- GregHS on Calls for Island bridge Walter, if I say just one word - parking, that would crush your arguments. No matter what, growing population will not stop ... more
- James W on Calls for Island bridge Island Owners should stump the money up, if they want it. It will be their land values that will increase to offset the ... more
- walter on Calls for Island bridge The whole idea of island living is the apeal of seperation & apart from mainland living. A bridge would ultimately destroy ... more
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- Craig on VIDEO: Terrorist discussion Only trouble with this video is it was created on the 16th July, that is a day before the plane was destroyed. So who is ... more
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- Cheryl on Calls for Island bridge Dear readers.Russell Island is defianetly growing.Why because the demand of affordable land is sadly becoming unavailable.I ... more
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- Rita on Calls for Island bridge Russell Island is a community & part of the RCC & should be treated as such. If they need a better solution to transport ... more
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Sally Pearson: Qld's best athlete
4BC Sports Today: Sally Pearson has swept the floor at the state and national sports awards nights, winning Queensland Sports Star of the year and Australia’s Best Female Athlete of the year.
Pearson’s 2012 London Olympics team mates also dominated key awards in both awards nights.
Overall, women provided half the 15 winners on the night and half the six Hall of Fame inductees, with Olympic gold medalists in cyclist Sara Carrigan, swimmer Jodie Henry and hockey’s Nikki Hudson joining footballers the late Graham Cooke (rugby union), the late Jim Craig (rugby league) and former Socceroo Craig Moore as the newest members of the 166 strong Hall of Fame.
The late, great rugby league forward Arthur Beetson was elevated as the 12th Legend of Queensland Sport joining the 1st X1 Legends installed last year.
Paralympic gold medal winning swimmer Brenden Hall won The Courier-Mail McDonald’s Queensland Athlete with a Disability Award while new ARL Commission Chairman John Grant was named the OAMPS Queensland Sport Administrator of the Year.
Sally Pearson’s coach Sharon Hannan won the Queensland Government sponsored Coach of the Year Award while ground breaking AFL goal umpire Chelsea Roffey was the Konica Minolta Queensland Sport Officiator of the Year.
The Queensland Men’s Under 21 Table Tennis team was the Queensland Government Junior Sport Team of the Year, Little Athletics’ Graeme Smith was named Brisbane City Council Queensland Sport Volunteer of the Year while the Brisbane International Tennis tournament in January was named the BCEC Queensland Sport Event of the Year.
QSport Service to Sport Awards were awarded to canoeing’s Sallyanne Gardner, swimming’s Julie McGinley, golf’s Barry Shepherd and cycling’s Mike Victor.
The Queensland Sport Awards are conducted each year by QSport as the industry peak body for sport in Queensland which also coordinates the Queensland Sport Hall of Fame.
2012 Queensland sport awards recipients
The Queensland Sports Tar of the Year: Sally Pearson
Junior Sports Star of the Year: Brittany Broben
Sports Team of the Year: Australian Women’s Olympic 4x100m Freestyle Swimming Relay Team
Coach of the Year: Sharon Hannan (athletics)
Athlete with a Disability Award: Brenden Hall (swimming)
Sport Event of the Year: Brisbane International (tennis)
Sports Officiator of the Year: Chelsea Roffey (AFL goal umpire)
Sport Volunteer of the Year: Graeme Smith (Little athletics)