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Shannon Eckstein Ironman Classic

The Shannon Eckstein Ironman Classic attracts competitors from all over the country, providing an opportunity to unite over 2 days showcasing one of Queensland’s most iconic volunteer movements, Surf Life Saving.   This year’s event was held at BMD Northcliffe SLSC on the 14th & 15th of February 2020.       Newport’s, Lizzie Welborn […]

ASRL Open Mollymook

The 2020 Australian Surf Rowers League (ASRL) Open, held at Mollymook Beach (South Coast NSW) from 14 – 16 February 2020 featured close to 350 crews from 86 clubs.  The Open delivered an exhilarating couple of days of surf boat racing as reported by Michael King: A big weekend of racing at Mollymook for the […]

Newport Surfboat Crews – two big weeks of racing

At Queenscliff on Saturday 18th January, our U23 Women ‘Thunder’ won and secured their sky blue cap, becoming the third Newport crew to represent NSW. The Open Men, Hellfish and Reserve Men Shellfish were both in the running for state team but unfortunately, both came a cropper in their semi-finals. The following day at Queenscliff,  […]

Australia Day Long Weekend – Beach Results Abound

There was no rest for our beach competitors on this Australia Day Long Weekend!  Carnivals in Maroochydore, Manly and Freshwater kept our beachies busy and their efforts were rewarded with stellar results. Results below: Murphy Homes carnival, Maroochydore 1st Open Men’s Flags – Blake Drysdale Manly Carnival 1st U17 Sprint – Tom Kerr 2nd Open […]

2020 Surf Lifesaving Interstate Championships – NSW Top of the Podium

New South Wales surf lifesavers have, yet again, defended their title at the Australian Interstate Championships, squeaking by six points over their rival Queensland. On 24 January, Alexandra Headland on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland hosted teams from Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, NSW and Queensland.  Over 180 competitors across Australia battled over a total […]

Newport Proud of their Iron Athletes

The very best from around Australia were lined up for the last round in the 2019/20 Nutrigrain Iron Series at North Cronulla on Sunday January 19.  Our local iron athletes brought home fantastic results. In a last-minute change, Zach Morris and Emily Doyle were called up to race only a few days before the competition […]