It was an up and down weekend for former NTIS hockey scholarship holders Jeremy Hayward and Brooke Peris, with Hayward’s Kookaburras booking their place in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, whilst Peris’ Hockeyroos missed out on the automatic qualification.
Former Darwin local, and current NTIS scholarship holder Abby Cubillo will continue her stay in the nation’s capital after re-signing with the Canberra Capitals for the upcoming WNBL season.
It was mixed results for former NTIS athletes Jeremy Hayward and Brooke Peris, with the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos finishing champions and runners up respectively, in the inaugural FIH Pro League tournament.
Local Darwin sailor, and current Queensland Academy of Sport athlete Paris Van Den Herik has kicked off Australia’s Pacific Games sailing campaign in style on Tuesday ending the opening day of racing in second place.
The West End Redbacks have added four new players to the squad for 2019-20 cricket season, with Territory born and raised batsman Jacob Dickman receiving a rookie contract.
The winners for the annual Carbine Club NT Personal Excellence Awards were recently announced, with Dana Carroll (swimming) taking out the female category, and Ethan Andrews (rugby league) the male category.
Former NTIS cricketer D’Arcy Short’s stellar year of cricket has culminated in claiming the Northern Territory’s top sporting honour, the 2019 NT Sportsperson of the Year.
Former NTIS baseball scholarship holder Wilson Lee has enjoyed an outstanding 2018-19 South Australian baseball season, taking out the prestigious Capps medal (Division 1 MVP) while helping his side Sturt win the Division 1 SA Baseball League title, breaking a 28-year drought.
NTIS scholarship holder Abby Cubillo was part of an exhilarating 3 game WNBL finals series, which saw her Canberra Capitals ultimately triumph over the Adelaide Lightning. The series wasn’t short of drama however, with a controversial finish to game 2 that saw Adelaide win by a point despite some speculation around whether the final shot got off before the buzzer.
Former NTIS cricketer Kane Richardson has been part of a stunning cricketing comeback, with his Melbourne Renegades taking out the Melbourne Stars to claim the BBL08 Grand Final over the weekend.