The family home of former Gold Coast Titans player David Shillington is for sale. Picture: Regi VargheseTHE original family home that retired NRL star David Shillington grew up in is on the market.The former Gold Coast Titans forward retired from rugby league earlier this year due to chronic injuries.The 33-year-old has fond memories from his childhood at 48 Seventh Avenue, Kedron.He remembers having to share a bedroom with his three brothers when his parents first bought the original two bedroom Queenslander.When the boys grew older, his parents raised the house and built underneath.“It was a great spot to grow up with the park at the end of the street where we could kick the footy around,” Shillington said.Chinese buyer’s offer too good to refuseBeauty queen revealed and readyMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor3 hours agoMega price for modest homeRetired NRL player David Shillington’s family home in Kedron is for sale. Picture: Supplied by Ray WhiteGET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX HERERay White Wilston principal Alistair Macmillan said the highset 1920s house was in good condition and very liveable, but lent itself well to a full scale renovation.The property consists of two lots so would either suit a family looking for a big family home or a developer considering a subdivision.The property is scheduled for auction on July 20 at 6pm.Shillington played 215 NRL games for the Roosters, Canberra Raiders and Titans as well as 14 Tests, eight Origin games for Queensland, four matches for the Prime Minister’s XIII and two NRL All Stars appearances.
Fire fighters in Miami-Dade are currently on the scene of what is being called a hazmat situation at BridgePrep Academy Village Green.The incident was reported around 11:00 am Tuesday at the school on Southwest 120th Street and 132nd Court.Not much is known about the situation at this time, however, authorities did report six students have been transported to a local hospital as a precaution and the rest of the campus has been evacuated.This is a developing story.
Felix Lartey of Ghana Immigrations Service emerged the overall winner in the 2013 edition of the National Table Tennis open championship held at the D.G Hathramani Sports Hall at the Accra stadium, Saturday.Lartey’s feat is the seventh in the series of the Ghana Table Tennis Association’s national open championships.In the Women’s division, Cynthia Kwadu also of the Ghana Immigrations Service, won her third consecutive trophy in the National Table Tennis Open championship.Cybnthia in an interview with Joy sports stated that, hard work over the years is paying off indicating the preparedness of she and her colleagues for international tournaments.“As a sports person consistent training always makes things easy for you so I wasn’t so surprised with winning this championship,” she said.“Expect more from me and I hope I can build on this performance to win more titles here and outside the country.”