News: Press Releases

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PBR ANNOUNCES PENULTIMATE INTERNATIONAL COACHES PICKS FOR FIRST-EVER GLOBAL CUP USA

Cody Heffernan joins Team Australia. Read More

11/10/2018 7:34 PM

11/10/2018
PBR BRINGS BIGGEST EVENT OF THE YEAR TO TOWNSVILLE

Townsville set to host Australia’s ultimate bull riding challenge; 2018 PBR Australian Grand Finals – 23 & 24 November. Read More

11/2/2018 2:06 PM

11/2/2018
TAMWORTH PBR IRON COWBOY EVENT FINAL CRITICAL SHOWDOWN BEFORE PBR GRAND FINALS

Local and international riders set to battle it out at PBR Iron Cowboy 2018 November 17 at Tamworth’s AELEC Arena. Read More

10/29/2018 9:44 AM

10/29/2018
THE MORNING LINE: PBR MONSTER ENERGY DUBBO INVITATIONAL

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10/20/2018 10:00 AM

10/20/2018
RICHARDSON AND BABBINGTON IN TIGHT BATTLE FOR VELOCITY FINALS INVITE

Cliff Richardson and Fraser Babbington head into the Monster Energy Dubbo Invitational in a close race to win the PBR Australia invite to the 2018 Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour Finals. Read More

10/19/2018 12:39 PM

10/19/2018
PBR SET TO ROCK DUBBO SHOWGROUNDS IN PENULTIMATE EVENT BEFORE GRAND FINALS

Kicking off at Dubbo Showgrounds this Saturday, October 20, the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Monster Energy Tour: Dubbo Invitational marks the first time PBR has staged an event in Dubbo, and the first time a new state-of-the-art, custom built mobile stadium has been used in NSW. Read More

10/16/2018 11:19 AM

10/16/2018
PBR MONSTER ENERGY BEAUDESERT INVITATIONAL CANCELLED

PBR MONSTER ENERGY BEAUDESERT INVITATIONAL CANCELLED Read More

10/6/2018 11:13 AM

10/6/2018
THE MORNING LINE: PBR MONSTER ENERGY ROCKHAMPTON INVITATIONAL

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9/22/2018 10:14 AM

9/22/2018
ROSTER ANNOUNCED FOR THIS WEEKEND’S PBR ROCKHAMPTON INVITATIONAL

The PBR Monster Energy Rockhampton Invitational will showcase some of Australia's best bull riders and bovine athletes this Saturday at Browne Park. Read More

9/21/2018 8:07 AM

9/21/2018
ROCKY’S OWN ONE OF THE UNSUNG HEROES OF PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDING

Some of the bravest unsung heroes of professional bull riding will put their bodies on the line this Saturday, September 22, when the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Monster Energy Tour: Rockhampton Invitational hits Browne Park. Read More

9/17/2018 10:01 AM

9/17/2018
PACHECO RIDING WINNING MOMENTUM AS WORLD TITLE RACE HEATS UP

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9/13/2018 10:46 AM

9/13/2018
THE MORNING LINE: PBR MONSTER ENERGY MACKAY INVITATIONAL PRESENTED BY DBCT

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9/8/2018 7:43 AM

9/8/2018
RICHARDSON JOINING HIS BROTHER LACHLAN ON TOUR

Cliff Richardson, the older brother of Lachlan Richardson, is set to make his premier series career debut this weekend at the PFIWestern.com Invitational, presented by Bass Pro Shops, in Springfield, Missouri. Read More

9/6/2018 9:47 AM

9/6/2018
BURTENSHAW READY TO LEAVE INJURIES IN REARVIEW MIRROR

Team Australia’s Nathan Burtenshaw doesn’t plan on letting a broken collarbone, torn ACL and a series of injuries in Nashville slow him down anytime soon. Read More

8/31/2018 8:53 AM

8/31/2018
RAIN, HAIL OR SHINE: THERE'S NO STOPPING BABBINGTON

The annual Cunnamulla Fella Festival PBR had it all on the weekend – Clear skies, rain and then hail, but it certainly did not dampen the performances put up by the PBR riders who weathered the storm. Read More

8/29/2018 10:18 AM

8/29/2018
LOCAL BULLS AND RIDER SET TO STAR WHEN PBR RETURNS TO MACKAY NEXT MONTH

PBR Australia are gearing up for the Monster Energy Tour: Mackay Invitational presented by Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The new stadium boasts a 3,500 capacity - plenty of room to watch local cowboy, Mitch Paton go head to head against some of the toughest bovine athletes in the country. Read More

8/28/2018 9:25 AM

8/28/2018
TWO RIDERS NAMED TO EACH GLOBAL CUP SQUAD

The six coaches for the WinStar World Casino and Resort 2019 Global Cup USA (Feb. 9-10 in Arlington, Texas) have announced the first two riders for each of their respective teams. Read More

8/23/2018 7:59 PM

8/23/2018
AT&T STADIUM IN ARLINGTON TO HOST PBR GLOBAL CUP

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8/23/2018 1:06 PM

8/23/2018
KLEIER AND RICHARDSON SPLIT NEWCASTLE HONOURS

Kleier and title contender Cliff Richardson battled it out and after three rounds of bull riding; the world ranked cowboys could not be split. Read More

8/15/2018 10:48 AM

8/15/2018
PATON VICTORIOUS AT 20TH ANNUAL ELNORA BRAHMA RAMA

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8/13/2018 10:38 AM

8/13/2018
WCRA AND PBR AUSTRALIA JOIN FORCES

Professional Bull Riders Australia (PBRA) and World Champions Rodeo Alliance (WCRA) today announced a union to expand the footprint of rodeo in the Australian market. Read More

8/9/2018 7:57 AM

8/9/2018
KELLY SELECTED FOR ELITE PROTECTION ATHLETE TEAM

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7/10/2018 2:22 PM

7/10/2018
RICHARDSON WINS FIRST NIGHT OF RANCHMAN’S PBR BULLBUSTIN’

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7/4/2018 4:07 PM

7/4/2018
BRANDENBURG BUCKING BULLS TAKE OUT PBR AWARDS

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7/3/2018 1:52 PM

7/3/2018
MT ISA PBR ATTRACTS TOP RIDERS

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6/28/2018 2:00 PM

6/28/2018
PBR COMMUNITY SADDENED BY THE PASSING OF A LEGEND

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6/22/2018 9:57 AM

6/22/2018
RIDERS AND COACHES ANNOUNCED FOR WORLD’S LARGEST TEAM BULL RIDING SHOWDOWN

‘The Ashes’ of global bull riding – PBR Global Cup – set for Sydney this June 9 & 10 Read More

4/23/2018 4:38 PM

4/23/2018
GREAT WESTERN HOTEL MOVES DATE TO ASSIST WITH LOCAL FUNDRAISER

The Great Western Hotel would like to confirm the PBR event recently announced, that was to be held Saturday the 12 May, has moved its date. Read More

3/22/2018 4:32 PM

3/22/2018
BABBINGTON TAKES TOP HONOURS AT BENDIGO INVITATIONAL

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3/5/2018 1:48 PM

3/5/2018
PBR AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES NEW TOUR STOPS AND STATE-OF-THE ART MOBILE STADIUM

New regional tour stops, record prize money and bumper food and entertainment offerings Read More

1/23/2018 10:58 AM

1/23/2018
BRAZILIAN LUCAS DIVINO TAKES OUT TAMWORTH INVITATIONAL PBR

Brazil’s Lucas Divino was victorious at the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Tamworth Invitational Saturday night in AELEC Arena in front of once again a stellar sell-out crowd. Read More

11/11/2017 12:21 AM

11/11/2017
FINAL TEAM ROSTERS REVEALED FOR GLOBAL CUP

Professional Bull Riders (PBR) has announced the final rosters for the five nations competing in the inaugural PBR Global Cup at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Canada, on Nov. 9-11. Read More

10/18/2017 1:40 PM

10/18/2017
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA NAMED SECOND HOST CITY OF INAUGURAL PBR GLOBAL CUP

Professional Bull Riders (PBR) has announced that the PBR Global Cup will travel to Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia on June 9-10, 2018 for the second leg of the inaugural PBR Global Cup, a five-nation competition among the best bulls and bull riders in the world. Read More

10/10/2017 9:11 AM

10/10/2017
Kleier and Babbington Take Newcastle Cup Honours

2017 PBRA Rookie champion Aaron Kleier on Chocolate Thunder, Yates Bucking Bulls was the first rider out for the night in front of an enthusiastic crowd at the Newcastle Invitational. He showed exactly why he is a force to be reckoned with marking an impressive 85.75. 2015 Australian Champion Fraser Babbington who flew back to Australia from the USA the day before, was equal to the challenge on Flesh and Blood, Maynes Bucking Bulls to split the first round. Read More

10/8/2017 11:31 AM

10/8/2017
A YEAR AFTER BREAKING HIS BACK, BURTENSHAW HAS EYES ON WORLD FINALS

Nathan Burtenshaw slowly lowered himself and his long legs into the bucking chutes inside Oracle Arena on Jan. 7. The 6-foot-2-inch bull rider could feel the twitching and brute power of Spitfire below him as he prepared for his first bull riding action in the United States in eight months. Read More

9/21/2017 10:01 AM

9/21/2017
Another Aussie mixing it with the World’s Best

Going into Austin, Burtenshaw was ranked 44 in the world and got in as an alternate. Round 1 nerves got the better of him but the next night it was a different story – He top scored with an impressive 87.5 points on South Texas Gangster to win the round and finish fifth overall, he had everyone asking “Who is that guy?” Read More

9/19/2017 3:46 PM

9/19/2017
Australian Qualifiers for inaugural PBR Global Cup

Troy Wilkinson (Upper Horton) Aaron Kleier (Clermont) Lachlan Richardson (Gresford) Kurt Shepard (Mareeba) and Sonny Schafferius (Dysart) have secured their position to represent Australia at the inaugural Global Cup which will take place in Edmonton Canada, November 9-11. Read More

8/29/2017 11:24 AM

8/29/2017
COUNTRY MUSIC STAR CASEY BARNES SET TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE

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8/22/2017 5:19 PM

8/22/2017
PBR ANNOUNCES QUALIFIERS FOR INAUGURAL GLOBAL CUP EVENT

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8/22/2017 8:56 AM

8/22/2017
PBR ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL COACHES FOR PBR GLOBAL CUP

Professional Bull Riders (PBR) has announced the coaches who will lead the five teams competing in the inaugural PBR Global Cup – an international bull riding tournament – that is set to debut Nov. 9-11 in Edmonton, Alberta, at the state-of-the-art Rogers Place. Read More

8/20/2017 10:13 AM

8/20/2017
THE SWEETEST BULL OF THE PBR HEADS TO GRAFTON

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8/4/2017 11:00 AM

8/4/2017
DAKOTA BRANDENBURG, PBR AUSTRALIA STOCK CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR 2017

In a sport where men dominate the arena, behind the scenes an equally fearless women show them exactly how it’s done. At only 21 Dakota Brandenburg, Clermont, Queensland is no exception, being awarded stock contractor of 2017. Dakota’s outstanding bull team has brought her much success in the 2017 PBR Australian season, taking out champion bull team at Australia’s first PBR Iron Cowboy in Townsville, North Queensland, Dirt n Dust PBR along with many other accomplishments. In total winning over $10,000 in the PBR Australia 2017 season. Read More

8/2/2017 8:06 AM

8/2/2017
RICHARDSON RIDES PERFECT IN MANOR FOR THIRD WIN IN JULY

Lachlan Richardson (Gresford, NSW, Australia) continued his winning ways Saturday night, riding perfect to earn his third title in just two weeks at the PBR Canada Touring Pro Division’s (TPD) Manor Fun Daze PBR. Read More

7/23/2017 12:02 PM

7/23/2017
WILKINSON WINS 2017 PBR AUSTRALIA TITLE

In front of a record crowd, Troy Wilkinson gritted through to claim the 2017 PBR Australia Championship Saturday night at Qudos Bank Arena. Read More

7/22/2017 11:42 PM

7/22/2017
KLEIER MAINTAINS LEAD

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7/17/2017 2:01 PM

7/17/2017
SHEPHARD WINS PBR LAST COWBOY STANDING

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7/15/2017 11:32 PM

7/15/2017
KLEIER RECLAIMS LEAD IN TITLE RACE

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7/10/2017 2:24 PM

7/10/2017
SHEPHARD WINS CAIRNS INVITATIONAL

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7/8/2017 11:32 PM

7/8/2017
PBRA & JACK DANIEL’S PARTNERSHIP STRENGTHENS

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7/5/2017 2:41 PM

7/5/2017
RICHARDSON WINS DARWIN AND CLOSES GAP FOR TITLE

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7/1/2017 11:45 PM

7/1/2017
The son of a boxer, Schafferius fighting his way back

Schafferius is currently second in the PBR Australia national standings with three events remaining until the PBR Australia Finals on July 22. He trails PBR Australia No. 1 Aaron Kleier by 20 points. Read More

6/25/2017 4:00 PM

6/25/2017