Sexy Jess wins the FNQOTY gong

By Kimberley Schloss In a lavish ceremony at the Reef Casino in Cairns, international pop sensation and assistant coach at the Mackay Cutters, Jessica Mauboy, has been named as Far North Queenslander of the Year. The former Young Diva has been a perennial finalist in the competition, and is the first non-Cowboy recipient since SharynContinue reading “Sexy Jess wins the FNQOTY gong”

A conversation with Bluey PupPup

Part of the Conversations Series, with Shirley Higgins-Croft Sir Bluey PupPup (above left) is a dog that wears many collars. He is best known as the North Queensland Cowboys mascot, but his responsibilities extend far beyond faffing around the sideline. He is a critical part of the finely-tuned machine that has dominated the Queensland RugbyContinue reading “A conversation with Bluey PupPup”

JT invited to Whitehouse

By Allan Povah Newly crowned FNQOTY, Jonathan Thurston appears to have been invited to join the Trump administration in some undefined role. After last night’s FNQ all star game (above) in which JT dominated, an online storm erupted when POTUS Donald Trump tweeted about the little master. The tweet (below) appeared to be in theContinue reading “JT invited to Whitehouse”