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Your Ultimate Guide to Netball Goal Posts  

Have you got questions about netball posts? You’ve come to the right place! Grand Slam has over 30 years experience providing netball equipment to schools, councils, sports clubs and residential properties. We’ve supplied sports equipment for countless high profile events and facilities, including the Sydney Olympics, Melbourne Commonwealth Games, South Pacific Games (Fiji), Waitekere Sports…

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Your Ultimate Guide to Tennis Equipment

Internal or external winder? Double or single net stitching? Base plate or sleeve? With such a large range on the market, it can often be confusing when you first start investigating tennis equipment. In this Ultimate Guide to Tennis Equipment, we attempt to demystify the topic and step you through what you should look for…

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Why it is Important to Keep Exercising As We Get Older

Quick Summary:   It is now becoming apparent just how important remaining active is for our health as we start to get older. SA Health Chief Exercise Physiologist Bob Barnard highlighted this fact at the recent Australian Association of Gerontology Conference in Adelaide, stating that elderly people lose a certain amount of functionality when forced…

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Plans to Increase Communities Access to School Facilities

Quick Summary: The Member for Cook, David Kempton, has revealed that it will now be easier for QLD schools to hire out their facilities to the general public. Under a newly refurbished initiative, schools will be able to work closely with local communties and promote the use of their school facilities. Minister for Education, Training and…

Tribute to Phil Hughes

Like most cricket lovers, we were deeply saddened to hear about about Phillip Hughes tragically passing away on the 27th of November, 2014. We wanted to express our respect for this incredibly talented sportsman by posting a video tribute. This video from Cricket Australia shows some of Phillip Hughes greatest moments as a cricketer. Hughes was born November 30,…

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Sport helping the advancement of Human Rights

Quick Summary: Sport is a big part of our global culture and society, so why not use the sporting platform to promote and raise awareness for human rights?  While athletes are often discouraged from participating in public debate and discussion on current social issues, many sporting professionals are now building awareness that sport is more than…