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…

Mehta puts spin on his love of muaythai

May 4, 2019

Indian athlete Anil Mehta doesn’t like cricket. He loves muaythai. His dreams to be a muaythai fighter have been laughed at by his cricket loving friends, but the 63.5kg class fighter Mehta, who had his first fight at the Arafura Games, is determined to be a better combatant and a role model. For the past…