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JESSICA WATSON’S PARTNER CAMERON DALE PASSES AWAY

Written on September 1, 2021 at 12:47 pm, by

It is with great sadness we acknowledge the passing of Cameron Dale, the beloved long-time partner of solo sailor Jessica Watson. Cameron, aged 29, was also an avid sailor. The pair met during their preparation for the Sydney to Hobart campaign in 2011, when they became the youngest crew ever to compete in the iconic […]

ANNA PAQUIN, CLIFF CURTIS & JOSH LAWSON BOARD ‘TRUE SPIRIT’ CAST

Written on July 22, 2021 at 3:58 am, by

Netflix has set the adult cast of their upcoming Australian family movie True Spirit with Oscar winner Anna Paquin, Avatar franchise star Cliff Curtis and Oscar nominee Josh Lawson. True Spirit is based on the true story of Jessica Watson, a 16-year-old Australian who in 2010 became the youngest person to sail solo, nonstop and […]

MITCH TAKES 5 AND CLOSES IN ON 200 ODI WICKETS

Written on July 21, 2021 at 4:29 am, by

Mitchell Starc took his eighth 5-wicket ODI haul, as he dismantled West Indies in the opening match and gave Australia a 1-nil lead in the 3 match series in Barbados. Australia’s total of 252 looked imposing as Mitch and Josh Hazlewood got to work with the new ball to leave them in a heap of […]

TEAGAN CROFT TO PLAY JESSICA WATSON IN TRUE SPIRIT

Written on May 22, 2021 at 7:55 am, by

Teagan Croft (The Osiris Child) will star as Jessica Watson in True Spirit, set to begin filming for Netflix in coming months. Adapted from Jessica’s memoir of the same name, the story details the then 16-year-old’s 2010 journey to become the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop, and unassisted around the world. Filming will take […]

Mitch Signs with Sydney Sixers for BBL 10

Written on November 9, 2020 at 3:16 am, by

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc is set to feature in the Big Bash for the first time since BBL 04, signing with the Sydney Sixers for the upcoming season. Mitch was part of the inaugural Sixers squad that won the first-ever BBL trophy in the 2011-12 season, along with helping the side win the 2012 […]

TIM BAILEY JOINS RADIO 2GB

Written on September 24, 2020 at 1:40 am, by

Iconic weatherman Tim Bailey has been a mainstay on Aussie TV screens for decades, and now he’s on our airwaves. This week, the TV icon began his new role with Nine Radio’s 2GB, presenting weather updates during the network’s daily shows Ben Fordham Live and Drive with Jim Wilson. Speaking this week on Fordham’s show, […]

JESSICA WATSON GETS A BIOPIC AT NETFLIX

Written on July 16, 2020 at 2:02 am, by

Jessica Watson had the whole of Australia behind her when she sailed back into Sydney after her 210 day solo, non-stop voyage around the world. It was a moment in history most Aussies will probably never forget. The then 16-year-old, on-board her Ella’s Pink Lady yacht, charging down the home stretch into Sydney Harbour to […]

NSW Blues Name Squad

Written on July 13, 2020 at 4:31 am, by

Four of Sunstar’s cricket talent were recently announced as part of the NSW Blues squad – the Edwards brothers Mickey and Jack, Ollie Davies (pictured) and Mitchell Starc, who also has a Cricket Australia contract. The Blues also bid farewell to former Test spinner Steve O’Keefe who announced his retirement from First Class cricket with […]

ALYSSA NAMED ICC T20I PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Written on December 18, 2019 at 12:26 am, by

Alyssa Healy was named the ICC Women’s T20I Player of the Year for 2019 after an amazing season, providing some jaw-dropping numbers that defined the Australian wicket-keeper batter’s year. Carrying her terrific form from 2018, Alyssa once again set the stage alight in 2019, creating a few records in the process. Here’s a list some […]

Aussies Retain The Ashes!

Written on September 9, 2019 at 2:29 am, by

Congratulations to the Australian men’s cricket team for claiming the Ashes on English soil for the time in 18 years. In another thrilling finish, the English tail fought hard before the Aussies finally secured a 2-1 series lead moving into the fifth and final Test. Australia looked to be headed for a comfortable win when […]