Andrew Mathieson

Sports Journalist

I cover a range of sports including football, basketball, soccer, rugby and human-interest pieces.

Latest Stories

Torn away

Torn away

Reality hit Launceston Tornadoes flush in the face on opening night in a derby clash that was likened more to a practice match.

Finals hopes still alive

Finals hopes still alive

Tasmanian Magpies are carrying a new confidence and season momentum that has the rookies on the cusp of reaching the ANL finals.

Game time push

Game time push

Basketball Tasmania is behind a push to bring two NBL games back to the state – possibly next season – that includes Launceston playing hosts to one of the fixtures.

Rangers and City refocus on wins

Rangers and City refocus on wins

Coaches Ben Brookfield and Lino Sciulli are looking forward to redemption, but still Launceston City and Northern Rangers can’t help but look back over their shoulders to last week.

Tassie’s Magpies wait to soar

Tassie’s Magpies wait to soar

The Tasmanian Magpies enter what promises to be a make-or-break weekend in search of an historic berth in the Australian Netball League finals series.

Luck of the Irish delivers City buy

Luck of the Irish delivers City buy

Launceston City FC has rushed through the transfer of its latest Irish signing in time for Sunday’s NPL clash.

​Torns rebuild still no Rush

​Torns rebuild still no Rush

Gone are stars Ally Wilson, Tayla Roberts and – for now, at least – Mikaela Ruef, but Launceston coach Ben Rush is far from adhering to his name for revamping a roster ready for opening night.

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