The Sydney Sporting Double: Back-To-Back Thrillers a Long Way From Home

James Lang finds himself a foreigner of sorts: a South Australian at the NRL State of Origin and then at the Swans v Hawks clash.

This is Australia: Melrose footy ground and surrounds

This is Cameron McCallum’s drone video taken at the Northern Areas Football League Grand Final at Melrose FC in the Southern Flinders in South Australia.

That’s Mt Remarkable in the background.

They’ve had rain. The season looks promising. Check the canola (yellow) in the background. And the colour of the grass generally. God bless `em.

South African Lions in International Cup Buildup in Jamestown

Last week the South African Lions AFL team came to Jamestown in the mid-north of South Australia, to begin their preparation for the International Cup in Melbourne this week. James Lang tells how they inspired the community, and the community inspired them.

South African Lions Heading to Jamestown

James Lang previews the arrival of the South African team for the International Rules tournament culminating at the MCG on 23 August. They start at Jamestown in the Mid North of South Australia to see how the locals do it. (Updated with link to Mike Sexton’s ABC story and pix – Ed).

Old Woollen Footy Jumpers: Darren Jarman

Would Darren Jarman fit into this old Roosters jumper?

Jamestown, a new home for the South African Lions Footy Team?

AFL South Africa boasts over 20,000 participants. As James Lang reports, two of the best are spending 2013 in rural South Australia in an exchange program that’s about more than just footy.

Lehmann Academy link up with the Flinders for Junior Sri Lankan Tour

James Lang is proud to report that 15yo Crystal Brook cricketer Jake Wohling has a scholarship to tour Sri Lanka and compete against some of the best school-aged cricketers from around the world. It’s an enormous coup for cricket in the Mid North and Flinders Region.

All Girls Twenty20 a huge hit in Jamestown helping kids with cancer

There’s never a dull moment at Vic Park, Jamestown in South Australia’s Mid-North. James Lang was there (as usual).

All Girls Twenty20 Cricket set to launch in Jamestown to help Kids With Cancer

Sport is again at the forefront in South Australia’s Southern Flinders Ranges, with Backyard Football League Australia working with the local community, in combining cricket and family fun to help kids in need. Women’s cricket is set to take centre stage at Jamestown’s Victoria Park (Town Oval) on Saturday the 6th of April from 4pm, [Read more]

Lehmann Academy strengthens links with SA’s southern Flinders Ranges region

The Southern Flinders Ranges region of South Australia continues to establish connections with elite cricket, with the further joint activity between Northern Areas Cricket and the Adelaide based Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy. Fresh from celebrating the rise of former Academy scholar Joe Root to the England Test Team, Head Coach and former local Shaun Seigert, [Read more]

Lehmann brings top end talent to the Flinders Ranges

  The Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy visited Jamestown in the southern Flinders Ranges on November 21 and as part of the six month Australian stay for the aspiring scholars, a leadership course was held North of Orroroo, providing them with a taste of the outback. As part of the course the players called in to [Read more]

Country’s best young cricketers heading to Jamestown

In a coup for regional cricket, the Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy will be visiting Jamestown, the birthplace of RM Williams, on Wednesday the 21st of November, participating in a Twenty20 match at the Jamestown Oval.