Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Qld Police launch new SMS system targeting petrol drive-offs

QUEENSLAND Police will today start a one-month trial of a new SMS and email system aimed at curbing petrol drive-offs. It will see a message quickly sent to the owners of vehicles that have driven off from a petrol station without paying, telling them to return and pay for the fuel or face police intervention. […]

AB de Villiers to join Brisbane Heat for BBL09

SOUTH African great AB de Villiers will join the Brisbane Heat this summer! The team has confirmed the 35-year-old has agreed to play the second half of the BBL09 season, with finals included in his contract. Heat coach Darren Lehmann said he was over the moon to have the chance to work with de Villiers […]

Fremantle confirms new senior coach

FREMANTLE has confirmed Justin Longmuir will take over the reigns as senior coach. The 38-year-old Collingwood assistant has signed a three-year deal with the AFL club, taking over from Ross Lyon, who was punted from the club last month. Longmuir is believed to have beaten Gold Coast Suns senior assistant Dean Solomon and West Coast […]

South Sydney star ruled out of NRL grand final qualifier

SOUTH Sydney star James Roberts has been ruled out of tomorrow night’s blockbuster grand final qualifier against Canberra. Coach Wayne Bennett has confirmed the centre has not be able to fully recover from a dislocated thumb he suffered in the side’s last clash against Manly. It’s expected that Campbell Graham will move into the centres and […]