April 2021

Published a story 20th Apr 2021 1:58 PM

Unstoppable Ipswich athlete focused on more national glory after winning two Australian under-20 titles. Thomas leads club’s medal success at latest championships.

Record-breaking Jude going ‘all out’ at next major event

Unstoppable Ipswich athlete focused on more national glory after winning two Australian under-20 titles. Thomas leads club’s medal success at latest championships.

Published a story 19th Apr 2021 2:07 PM

Doug’s marathon performance leads way for junior squad members at Springfield base.

Waterworx focus on winter training after epic pool efforts

Doug’s marathon performance leads way for junior squad members at Springfield base.

Published a story 19th Apr 2021 12:47 PM

Ipswich hockey coach oversees Qld team’s scramble to play in Australian tournament. See how winning after Easter ordeal enhanced unbeaten side’s reward.

Sara’s deserved national reward after NRL, AFL experience

Ipswich hockey coach oversees Qld team’s scramble to play in Australian tournament. See how winning after Easter ordeal enhanced unbeaten side’s reward.

Published a story 19th Apr 2021 10:22 AM

Ipswich co-captain encouraged by performance of netball newcomers. See what Shirlaw thought about team’s opening win of new season.

Jets to bond more on Townsville trip after first-up victory

Ipswich co-captain encouraged by performance of netball newcomers. See what Shirlaw thought about team’s opening win of new season.

Published a story 18th Apr 2021 9:14 PM

Former premiership-winning goalkeeper rejects retirement  to help Ipswich club’s young guns improve this season. The new move is also good for his knees.

Piano-playing star recruit keen to tune Pride’s football

Former premiership-winning goalkeeper rejects retirement to help Ipswich club’s young guns improve this season. The new move is also good for his knees.

Published a story 18th Apr 2021 2:36 PM

Talented Ipswich duo shares challenges and benefits of national titles experience. See how Hayden and Natalie bolstered their skill levels.

Honest insights: Rising Ipswich umpires improve like players

Talented Ipswich duo shares challenges and benefits of national titles experience. See how Hayden and Natalie bolstered their skill levels.

Published a story 18th Apr 2021 12:09 PM

Positive signs for Bluebirds and “good for Ipswich’’ to have footy back in 2021. See why Swifts are flying high.

Swifts on attack early in well-drilled win over Jets

Positive signs for Bluebirds and “good for Ipswich’’ to have footy back in 2021. See why Swifts are flying high.

Published a story 18th Apr 2021 10:30 AM

Knights receive lesson in desperation as Western Spirit regain winning feeling after long break. Springfield United also kicking on.

Ipswich footy wrap: Valuable lessons and vital victories

Knights receive lesson in desperation as Western Spirit regain winning feeling after long break. Springfield United also kicking on.

Published a story 17th Apr 2021 8:59 PM

Ipswich medical team in for busy week after series of concerns from latest Intrust Super Cup loss. Check out the toll and coach’s tribute to retiring player.

‘Thanks Gubbie’ as Jets attend to worrying injury toll

Ipswich medical team in for busy week after series of concerns from latest Intrust Super Cup loss. Check out the toll and coach’s tribute to retiring player.

Published a story 17th Apr 2021 11:19 AM

‘Best feeling’ as winless Ipswich City side call on club courage to upstage Ripley Valley. See what a difference a week makes in football.

Derby delight: How the Bulls charged to historic victory

‘Best feeling’ as winless Ipswich City side call on club courage to upstage Ripley Valley. See what a difference a week makes in football.

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David Lems has been sports editor at the QT for many years, having started at the paper in 1984. He was won many awards focusing on the achievements and issues of sportspeople in the Ipswich region.