Let there be Light wins big at the Steves

By Shirley Higgins-Croft It was a night for the obliteratii and the shiterati in Cairns last night for the presentation of the fifth annual North Queensland Academy Awards, sponsored by the Reef Casino and Beacon Lighting. The awards were presented in front of a celebrity studded audience of B- and C-listers The gripping badguy-atheist-finds-God-gets-saved drama,Continue reading “Let there be Light wins big at the Steves”

Jensen honoured on Hero’s Walk

By Destiny Givens Diminutive Cowboys utility, Corey Jensen has been honoured with a station on the Strand Active Heroes Walk. Jensen has previously struggled to separate himself from other low-profile players with similar names, such as Shaun Fensom, Marcus Jenson, and Shaun Hudson. Many literacy-challenged Cowboys fans, unable to distinguish between these players, have takenContinue reading “Jensen honoured on Hero’s Walk”

Cowboys revise official nickname list

By Destiny Givens In response to the Cowboy’s unexpected and spectacular progress to this years NRL Grand Final, the Cowboys organisation have released a revised official nicknames list. Fans are encouraged to make use of officially sanctioned nicknames in their social media posts. Chef de Mission at 1300 Smiles Stadium, Bob Bliss, explained to theContinue reading “Cowboys revise official nickname list”

Jacques Coffee to partner with Alpecin

By Paolo Zupp Tablelands coffee titan, Jacques coffee plantation, have announced a partnership with German hair-care behemoth, Alpecin Keine Kahlheit GmbH, to produce and market a range of new and revolutionary men’s shampoo products. Alpecin brand ambassador, Coen Hess, took time out from his preparations for the NRL grand final to say a few wordsContinue reading “Jacques Coffee to partner with Alpecin”

Palm Cove babes to return hotter than ever

By Kimberley Schloss Popular Viceland television series, Real Estate Agents of Palm Cove is returning to our screens for a third season. Fan favourites, Abbergail, Addison and Brilee (above) will once again give viewers a salacious insight into their antics as they try to upstage, undermine and humiliate one another in the madcap high-pressure worldContinue reading “Palm Cove babes to return hotter than ever”

One-armed JT smashes Blues’ dreams, Kevvie tactics inscrutable

By Destiny Givens The Queensland Maroons prevailed 18-16 last night in Sydney to square up the 2017 Origin series. The decider will be played in three weeks in Brisbane. Jonathan Thurston (above), who was playing at some disadvantage due to the precautionary removal of his left arm at half time, was able to pot theContinue reading “One-armed JT smashes Blues’ dreams, Kevvie tactics inscrutable”

Hess tipped to wear maroon

By Destiny Givens Speculation is mounting among the best brains in Rugby League punditry as to what is going to happen to the beleaguered Maroon pack. The engine-room of the Queensland team was out-muscled in the opening match of this year’s Origin series, and coach Kev Walters will want to redress the imbalance.  In theContinue reading “Hess tipped to wear maroon”

Cowboys release official nickname list

Following yesterday’s crucial loss against the underperforming Dragons, the Cowboys brains-trust held an impromptu Easter media conference to announce a list of official team nicknames. This was to alleviate any confusion on social-media posts about which player was being referred to by otherwise meaningless soubriquets. In a lavish affair held at the Bet365 Auditorium at CowboysContinue reading “Cowboys release official nickname list”

The stars come to town for the Steves

By Kimberley Schloss It was a night for the illiterati and the frittatarati at Cairns Reef Casino last night as the fourth annual North Queensland Academy Awards were presented. Host, Karl Stefanovic opened the evening with an hilarious monologue lampooning everyone from David Koch to Sam Armytage. Later, Karl showed that he really is theContinue reading “The stars come to town for the Steves”

Cowboys prepare to go back-to-back!

By Destiny Givens With one sleep to go until the season launch, the Cowboys backroom staff have everything under control in preparation for the opening match against the Canberra Raiders. “We’re looking at going back-to-back in twenty-seventeen^”, enthused Chef de Mission at 1300SMILES Stadium, Bob Bliss (above). “The whole team has been working hard forContinue reading “Cowboys prepare to go back-to-back!”