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Our Jets fought hard...but the Tigers stuck their claws in for the win.

A gutsy second half effort by the Ipswich Jets wasn't enough to secure victory over the East Tigers in the Intrust Super Cup rugby league.  The Jets went down 24 - 20 to Easts, keeping them in seventh spot on the ladder.  The Tigers led all the way through the game...and at...

A local teen aspires to be the 'Cross-fittest' person on Earth.

A Haigslea teenager is to contest the Reebok Crossfit Games in the U.S.  Adam Smidt (pictured) will compete to be judged the fittest person on the planet, in the 16 to 17 year-old age group in Wisconsin next month.  He will come up against the top 20 in the world in a...

Toowoomba Junior footy player has a lunch date with Origin greats.

In rugby league...Toowoomba Clydesdale player Jake Simpkins received a boost, ahead of his clash with New South Wales at Suncorp Stadium this evening.  The Under-16's champ had lunch yesterday with Maroons Origin players, including Cameron Smith and Jonathan Thurston...in the lead up to his game.  The Under-16's event will be played ahead...

BOXING: WBO says Jeff Horn's win over Pacquiao correct decision

Jeff Horn has been declared a winner for a second time, taking out seven rounds to Manny Pacquiao's five. The World Boxing Organisation re-scored their welterweight title fight after a call by a Filipino government department. Five judges determined Horn won the first, second, fourth, sixth, seventh, 10th and 12th rounds, while...

Toowoomba martial arts fighter still listed as 'critical'...

The Toowoomba community continues to rally behind a young mixed martial arts fighter, who collapsed hours before a bout on the Gold Coast at the weekend.  26-year-old Craig Booth remains in a critical condition in hospital, after he was found unconscious in a resort hot tub on Saturday.  It's understood the local...

Will Power fourth at Iowa IndyCar race

Toowoomba race driver Will Power has taken fourth place at the IndyCar series race at the Iowa speedway. Power led for 23 laps before Penske team mate Helio Castroneves took over to claim the chequered flag. The local champ still has plenty of chances to improve his rankings with the IndyCar series...

Gladstone's Power will feel Ipswich's Force at the hoops this weekend.

In local basketball, the Ipswich Force men's & women's squads take on the travelling Gladstone Port City Power this Saturday night, with hopes of coming away with 2 wins...as they reach the pointy end of the season.  The first game bounces off at their home stadium in Booval at 5 p.m. (Image...

Our Ashleigh is 'done & dusted' on the opening day of Wimbledon.

First-round casualty, Ipswich's Ashleigh Barty admits she pressed too hard..in search of an elusive maiden main-draw Wimbledon win.  A former junior champion at The All England club, Ms.Barty saved five match points before finally succumbing: 7 - 5, 7 - 6, 10 - 8 to world No.5, Elina Svitolina.  But as gallant...