NTFL club Waratah have recruited four Borneo footballers, (from left) Timbul, Mahendra, Rama and Noor, to try their wares in the Top End. Picture: ISABELLA MOORE Source: News Limited
BALIKPAPAN–Sebanyak 4 pemain football asal Balik- papan dari Borneo Bears Australian Rules Football Club yakni Rama, Gilang, Timbul serta Nur berang- kat ke Austaralia untuk melakukan trial ke salah satu club peserta Kompetisi Northern Teritory Football League (NTFL) Australia yang bergulir pada Oktober hingga Maret 2016 yakni Warata.
Waratahs football club have recruited two footballers from the Borneo Bears in Balikpapan.
NTFL club Waratahs have placed their footprint in Asia with confirmation this week they are bringing two Borneo recruits to Gardens Oval.
International AFL team add bounce to Pedders Racing’s 2015 season
As the Australian Manufacturers Championship season approaches, Victorian based team, Pedders Racing, have been busy trecking their 2013 class champion Pedders 86 across the state to showcase the car, sponsors and series to motoring and aerospace enthusiasts, receiving a grand response to their latest sponsor partners, welcoming AFL Asia affiliated, Indonesian based Australian Rules Football Club, the Borneo Bears.
Borneo ANZAC Cup Tournament – Saturday 23rd April 2011
Borneo Bears, Bali Geckos and Jakarta Bintangs
Total Ground Balikpapan, Kalimantan Timur Indonesia
AFL 2010 Grand Final will be held at Novotel Hotel, Balikpapan
Saturday 25 September 2010, 11AM Kickoff, Bring all ya mates.
Borneo Bears – AFL 2009 Grand Final held at Novotel, Balikpapan.
On 1 July 1945, The Australian 7th Division, composed of the 18th, 21st and 25th Infantry Brigades, with support troops, made an amphibious landing, codenamed Operation Oboe Two, a few miles north of Balikpapan, on the island of Borneo. The landing had been preceded by heavy bombing and shelling by Australian air and naval forces. The Japanese were outnumbered and out gunned, but like the other battles of the Pacific War, many of them fought to the death. 230 Aussies paid the ultimate sacrifice.
The Borneo Bears Jumper presentation was held down at the Batakan G for over 30 new players.