Named after Cricket Legend, Ian Chappell.
Ian captained the Australian Cricket
Team in 49 Tests and is
considered one of the best cricket captains of all time.
He remains a very important figure in cricket today with players
such as Shane Warne considering him a crucial mentor in his career.
Chappell played 75 Tests for Australia amassing 5345 runs.
He has been inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame and is revered as
being crucial to the establishment of fair pay for professional cricketers.
He has been a cricket television commentator for nearly 40 years.
Named after Indigenous hero, Evonne Goolagong.
Evonne is a Wiradjuri woman who grew up in the little town of
Barellan in Western NSW.
Tennis Great - winning 7 Grand Slam
single titles and was ranked No. 1 in the world in 1976.
Champion for Mothers - after having
her daughter in 1977, she came back to tennis winning Wimbledon in 1980.
Named after Rugby League Superstar, Graeme Langlands.
Rugby League Immortal - Graeme won 4
premierships in a row for the St George Dragons.
He played 45 times for the Australian team, being Captain in 15 of
He was awarded an MBE in 1976 and became the 5th Rugby
League Immortal in 1999.
Graeme overcame great hardship as a child to become one of Rugby
Leagues greatest players.
After retirement he lost all of his money and his house to a
fraudster. Despite this he continued to help others, especially junior
Named after Olympic Champion, Shane Gould.
Shane was only 15 years old when she competed at the Munich
Olympic Games in 1972, winning 3 Gold medals, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze.
Swimming Prodigy – Shane is the only
person, male or female, to hold every world freestyle record from 100 metres to
1500 metres and the 200 metre individual medley world record simultaneously.
Olympic Icon - She is the
first female swimmer ever to win three Olympic gold medals in world record
time. She is also the first swimmer, male or female, to win Olympic medals in
five individual events in a single Olympics.
Age is no barrier - At the age of
61 Shane won Australian Survivor, the oldest person ever to do so.