Andrew Mathieson

Sports Journalist

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

Latest Stories

Tassie game never in peril

Tassie game never in peril

Netball superstar Sharni Layton ruled out striking against the scheduled Super Netball fixture at Launceston set down for this Sunday.

Fast leg aids podium step up

Fast leg aids podium step up

Launceston’s recent middle-distance convert Abbey de la Motte ran down a strong back straight on her second lap to hand Australia the baton lead at the IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas.

State finally drawn to victory

State finally drawn to victory

Tasmania finally finished off on a high note on Monday during the national netball championships in Canberra.

Tassie maps out a place in the world

Tassie maps out a place in the world

Launceston competitor Joseph Dickinson is set to represent Australia at the Junior World Orienteering Championships in July.

Easy come

Easy come

Reigning Targa Tasmania champion Matt Close has extraordinarily claimed that defending his GT2 title is not a high priority.

Magpies want to call the Silverdome home

Magpies want to call the Silverdome home

Collingwood Magpies coach Kristy Keppich-Birrell feels the emerging Super Netball side has more than just a duty to “put on a good game” for Launceston fans.

City’s year going South fast

City’s year going South fast

Launceston City were handed a harsh reality check on Sunday towards their now freefalling NPL campaign.

Battlers Burnie bumble out Bees

Battlers Burnie bumble out Bees

Launceston has copped a shock 45-24 loss to Burnie in a triumphant return to Tasmanian first grade rugby.

Doin’ it so easy

Doin’ it so easy

Launceston Tornadoes have wiped the floor with an undermanned Sandringham Sabres to secure an ideal three-win home start.

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