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Basketball finals go out with a bang

May 14, 2019

Northern Territory Top End defeated the Philippines 111-100 in a thrilling Arafura Games 2019 men’s gold medal match at Marrara Sporting Complex on Saturday. The win was another remarkable moment for basketball in the Territory after the Northern Territory women’s team earlier defeated their Chinese Taipei opponents 81-76 in their gold medal encounter.   With the…

Milan’s got the plan

May 5, 2019

Indigenous Koalas superstar Milan Hammond, who has helped the Koalas win gold at the 2019 Arafura Games, comes from a long line of sporting tradition. The 15-year-old’s father Alphonse formerly played in Australia’s National Basketball League with the Wollongong Hawks. Soccer, however, was the sport for Milan. “I’ve been playing since I was seven and…

George is scoring goals for indigenous sport

May 5, 2019

By Rob Lee It’s a long way from Spain to a wet tropical night in Darwin, but 25-year-old Rockhampton born soccer star George Freeman has taken it all in his stride. George, who has been playing overseas with the Spanish club CD San Roque, was part of the Indigenous Roos team that took out a…