Round 9 of Sunshine Coast Rugby League saw two of the standout teams clash with bragging rights on the line.
Much to the rest of the competition's dismay, heavyweights Caboolture Snakes have emerged as the team to beat, defeating second-placed Nambour Crushers.
Nearly 500km of rugged desert sand awaits a Sunshine Coast speed freak attempting the "toughest race in the country”.
Sunshine Coast residents have reclaimed their streets after years of dealing with housing commission tenants raising hell.
Peter Raymond Kluck blew 0.189, Luke Swartz blew 0.161, John Robert Ewan blew 0.163 and Brandon Duckworth blew 0.154.
Passersby at Noosa National Park were involved in the rescue of an elderly man, pulled from the surf at the notorious Dolphin Point.
Noel Haslam "played hard and drank harder”, and was a much-loved man of Sunshine Coast and Queensland rugby league.
Excitement is palpable ahead of the Sunshine Coast Lightning's first home game in its revamped, 3000-seat stadium.
So strong are the Lightning faithful, Maddy McAuliffe believes an extra 1000 screaming Sunshine Coast fans can be the premiers' eighth player on court.
Sam Wright will soon be "living the dream” in the Big Apple, signed on to play for the Brooklyn Kings as a marquee man.
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