The Toowoomba Raiders Football Club is an Australian football (soccer) club from Toowoomba, Queensland. The club was formed in 1996, and currently have teams in the Brisbane Premier League Division 1 league. They finished 12th in 2010, however despite only being 1 place above the drop zone, they did have a 22-point buffer ahead of The Gap FC
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The Canberra Raiders are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the national capital city of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. They have competed in Australasia's elite rugby league competition, the National Rugby League (NRL) premiership since 1982. Over this period the club has won 3 premierships,. They have not won a grand final since 1994 and last played in a grand final in 2019. They have received 1 wooden spoon and had a total of 15 of its players selected to play for the Australia national rugby league team. The Raiders' current home ground is Canberra Stadium in Bruce, Australian Capital Territory. Previously, the team played home matches at Seiffert Oval in Queanbeyan, New South Wales, with the move to the AIS Stadium in Bruce taking place in 1990. The official symbol for the Canberra Raiders is the Viking. The Viking, also a mascot at Raiders' games, is known as Victor the Viking.
Toowoomba is a regional city in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. It is 125 km (78 mi) west of Queensland's capital city Brisbane by road. The estimated urban population of Toowoomba as of June 2018 was 136,861, having grown at an average annual rate of 1.02% year-on-year over the preceding five years. A university and cathedral city, it hosts the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers each September and national championship events for the sports of mountain biking and motocross. There are more than 150 public parks and gardens in Toowoomba. It has developed into a regional centre for business, finance being the headquarters for Australia's largest mutual bank; Heritage Bank and government services. Toowoomba is served by Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport and the smaller Toowoomba City Aerodrome.
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Jason Smith is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1990s and 2000s. A Queensland State of Origin and Australian international representative five-eighth or lock forward, he played club football in Australia for the Bulldogs, Eels, Raiders and the Cowboys, and in England for Hull F.C. At his peak he was regarded as one of the game's greatest players.
AFL Darling Downs is an Australian rules football competition based in the area around the city of Toowoomba west of Brisbane, Queensland. The competition was formed as the Darling Downs Australian Football League in 1971. The senior representative team is known as the Demons and wear guernseys modelled on the Melbourne Demons guernseys.
The Toowoomba ClydesdalesRugby League Football Club, commonly known as Toowoomba Clydesdales or Clydesdales are a rugby league football club based in Toowoomba, Queensland, named after the Scottish horse breed. They played in the Queensland Wizard Cup since the competition began in 1996 but no longer play in the competition.
Adam Mogg is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 2000s. A Queensland State of Origin representative centre, he played in the National Rugby League for Australian clubs the Canberra Raiders and Parramatta Eels, as well as in the Super League for French club the Catalans Dragons.
Clive Berghofer Stadium is a stadium in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Situated on Mary Street on the eastern fringes of Toowoomba CBD adjacent to Queens Park and Toowoomba East State School. The ticket counters and entrance are on Arthur Street behind the grandstand.
Herbert "Herb" Steinohrt was an Australian rugby league footballer who played in the 1920s and 1930s as a front row forward for the Australian national team. He played in 9 Tests between 1928 and 1932 as captain on 3 occasions. He has been widely regarded as one of the greatest forwards in rugby league history, being named in the "Queensland Rugby League's Team of the Century", Australian rugby league's 100 greatest players and Toowoomba and South West Team of the Century. Steinohrt was terrific on and off the field, he never lost his temper and was a smart tactician who never played the same game twice.
Gridiron Australia is the governing body of American football (gridiron) in Australia. It is an approved sporting association under federal government regulations and is a member of the International Federation of American Football (IFAF). The organisation was formed in 1996.
John Thomas "Tom" Gorman (1901–1978) was an Australian rugby league footballer. He was a centre for the Australian national team. He played in 10 Tests between 1924 and 1930 as captain on 7 occasions.
Football South West Queensland is a Football Queensland administrative zone encompassing cities and shires from the Toowoomba, Darling Downs and South West Queensland. The main competition of the region is in Toowoomba with smaller surrounding cities also competing, however Roma and other towns have their own league programs running.
Caleb Patterson-Sewell is an American professional footballer who most recently played as a goalkeeper for Toronto FC.
John McDonald AM is an Australian former rugby league footballer, coach and administrator. A tall three-quarter back, he played club football in Toowoomba, representing Queensland ten times and also gaining selection for the Australian test team. In 1969 McDonald moved south, playing in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership with the Manly-Warringah club. After playing for his adopted state, he toured New Zealand as Australian vice-captain. He went on to captain Manly from the flank in the club's grand final loss to Souths in the 1970 NSWRFL season.
Worthing Rugby Football Club is an English rugby union team playing in the fourth tier of the English rugby union league system; National League 2 South. The first XV, nicknamed The Raiders, were runners-up to Henley Hawks in the National League 2 South 2012–13 season and qualified for a play-off against the runners-up of National League 2 North, Stourbridge winning 28 – 26. In doing so, the club became the first club from Sussex to play in the third tier of English rugby. The club also has a number of other teams, and while their 2nd XV is non-league, their 3rd XV currently plays in the Sussex Spitfire 1 league. Worthing also have a successful Ladies 1st XV who are currently in 2nd place in the National Challenge South East South 2 league
Daniel Bowles is an Australian football (soccer) player who currently plays for Brisbane Roar.
South West Queensland Thunder is a semi-professional soccer club based Toowoomba, and represents the South West Queensland Region in the National Premier Leagues Queensland. The club was established in 2012, and play their home fixtures at Clive Berghofer Stadium.
Des V. McGovern was an Australian professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1940s and 1950s. A Queensland state and Australia national representative winger, he played his club football in Toowoomba, where he later become a successful coach and well-known radio match commentator.
Ian Doyle, also known by the nickname of "Ripper", was an Australian professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1950s, and coached in the 1960s. A Queensland state and Australia national representative lock, he played in the Toowoomba Rugby League for the All Whites club. His older brother, Joe Doyle, previously played rugby league for Australia also.