Sport & recreation

People: Byron Malay

Polo player Byron Malay features in a story in today’s Australian.

Originally from Mistake Creek Station, he now works at Myroodah in between polo tournaments and training.

The Australian [read this story]

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Saturday, May 24th, 2014 Aboriginal, Broome, People Comments Off

Kununurra: Rodeo this weekend

The season’s first rodeo is on this weekend at Kununurra.

It also marks the beginning of the Ord Valley Muster.

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Friday, May 16th, 2014 Kununurra Comments Off

Broome: Kids’ sporting goods donated

Broome Shire has received donations of kid’s sporting equipment on behalf of local clubs.

Broome shire officeShire of Broome Club Development Officer, Mike Doyle, said the equipment was donated by members of the community and also sourced from the Fair Game collection centre in Perth.

You can read a media release here:

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Thursday, May 15th, 2014 Broome Comments Off

Cross-country cyclists run out of water

Police have rushed to drop water to two cross country cyclists 220km east of the Eighty Mile Beach.

The men are travelling from Alice Springs to the Eighty Mile Beach, with a water pump and filter to draw water from wells.

They made the distress call when their equipment broke down.

Police say the men are experienced and well equipped and are continuing their journey.

Herald Sun [read this story]

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Friday, May 9th, 2014 Police and courts Comments Off

Racing the Planet injured swim Lake Argyle

Kate Sanderson, Turia Pitt and Michael Hull returned to the Kimberley to compete in the Lake Argyle Swim.

Two and a half years ago they were all trapped in a bushfire and received life-threatening injuries while competing in the “Racing the Planet” ultramarathon at El Questro.

The West Australian [read this story]

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Monday, May 5th, 2014 Environment, Kununurra Comments Off

King Sound: Two men in boat rescued

Two men called for help when a storm blue their boat more than 90 kilometres from Derby yesterday.

They were found after midnight and taken to Koolan Island.

The West Australian [read this story]

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Saturday, April 5th, 2014 Derby, Police and courts Comments Off

Kimberley polo players train in NZ

Two local polo players have spent two months training in New Zealand.

Carl Malfong and Byron Malay, who are stockmen at Myroodah, took advantage of a scholarship for Aboriginal polo players.

They intend to compete in the May beach polo tournament in Broome.

The West Australian [read this story]

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Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 Aboriginal, Broome Comments Off

Broome: Water park closed

The water park at Town Beach is closed for renovations til 22 April.

Broome Shire colourYou can read a shire media release here:

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Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 Broome, Local Government Comments Off
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