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Balls Out Bingo gives $4,000 boost to Brisbane Hustlers

The team at Balls Out Bingo have handed a generous $4,000 donation to the Brisbane Hustlers gay rugby club, weeks out from the boys’ major tournament in Europe. Drag hostesses Candy Surprise and Hovanna Crown take Balls Out Bingo all over the place, from the Sunshine Coast to Brisbane and to the Gold Coast. On …

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Brisbane Hustlers are celebrating their 20th birthday

Gay and inclusive rugby club the Brisbane Hustlers are celebrating not only the launch of their 2024 season next week, but also a special milestone: the club’s turning 20. The Hustlers are inviting everyone to join them from 6pm at The Wickham next week (March 26). Special guest speakers, including some sport and gay rugby …

Brisbane Hustlers wash cars at their Speedo car wash fundraiser

Brisbane Hustlers to host Speedo car wash fundraiser

Gentlemen, start your engines! The boys from local gay rugby club the Brisbane Hustlers are stripping down to their swimmers to wash your car for a cause this weekend. The Hustlers hosted their first car wash before Christmas and this Saturday (March 9) they’re doing it again. The rugby union boys will turn the hoses …

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Brisbane Hustlers hosting Speedo car wash fundraiser

Gentlemen, start your engines! The rugby players from the Brisbane Hustlers want to wash your car in their swimmers for an important cause. Club President Steve Bevan told us it’s the Hustlers’ first car wash, on December 2. It starts at 7am at Norths Rugby Club at Wavell Heights, northeast of Brisbane. The boys will …

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Brisbane Hustlers want to start Australia’s first openly gay and inclusive women’s rugby union team

The Brisbane Hustlers are looking to expand their rugby family and are calling for female rugby players.  As 2022 kicks off the team are looking for expressions of interest for an all-female team in 2023. If successful it will be the first openly gay and inclusive women’s rugby union team in the country. Brisbane Hustlers: …

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Brisbane Hustlers Rugby Union team stronger than ever

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit our shores back in March 2020, we have seen thousands of Australians doing it tough. Consequently, 2021 has been a time to push on and rebuild for many, and the Brisbane Hustlers Rugby Union team are no exception. Since getting back into the swing of things, the Brisbane Hustlers have …

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Tributes flow after gay rugby’s godmother Alice Hoagland dies

Gay rugby teams around the world have paid tribute to Mark Bingham’s mother Alice Hoagland, who died last month, as the godmother of their sport. On September 11, 2001, openly gay rugby player Mark Bingham and three other men fought back against the terrorists who had hijacked their United Airlines flight. The men stormed the …

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‘Steelers’ opens in cinemas round Australia 1 November

Steelers: The World’s First Gay Rugby Team by Eammon Ashton-Atkinson opens in cinemas around Australia and New Zealand in November. Eammon currently works in Washington DC as a correspondent for Australia’s 10 Network and QNews spoke to him there about the movie. Scroll down for the QNews interview with Eammon Ashton-Atkinson Steelers Screenings in Australia …

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Gay rugby clubs forge new alliance with Rugby Australia

Australia’s gay rugby clubs have struck a formal alliance with Rugby Australia to help get more LGBTIQ players and fans to take part in the game. The Brisbane Hustlers hosted the Purchas Cup at Ballymore last weekend. The Sydney Convicts took home both the Purchas Cup and the Shield at the grand final on Sunday. …

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Brisbane Hustlers host ‘biggest ever’ Purchas Cup this weekend

Rugby club Brisbane Hustlers will be chasing hometown glory as they host the Purchas Cup at Ballymore this weekend. The Purchas Cup begins tonight (September 13) and will feature 180 players from eight teams and up to 1,000 spectators, the biggest tournament in the Cup’s 15-year history. Five clubs – the Brisbane Hustlers, Sydney Convicts, …

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