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DOYLE STAYING GROUNDED AHEAD OF BIGGEST RACE OF HIS LIFE

He's on the cusp of a maiden speedway world crown, but the Hunter's Jason Doyle isn't getting ahead of himself. Spectacular crashes and injury have ...
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BOWLS TO GOLF CLUBS

Kahibah Bowling Club turned into a different sporting venue today, with players swapping bowls for golf clubs. With a green being ripped up and replaced ...
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POSTIES WITH A PURPOSE

A fundraising effort started by a Hunter father, following an horrific injury to his daughter, is delivering - big time. Posties With A Purpose may ...
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SURF CLAIMS THE LIFE OF A BODYBOARDER AT FINGAL HEAD

Friends and family today watched in despair as a young bodyboarder disappeared in waters off the far north coast. The 20-year-old man lost his board ...
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ON BOARD HMAS MAITLAND

HMAS Maitland will tonight bid farewell to Newcastle, following a brief but welcome visit. While yesterday it was all pomp and ceremony at the warship's ...
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WILKO CRUISES THROUGH RIPCURL PRO ROUND 1

To surfing, and Matt Wilkinson has breezed through Round One of the MEO Ripcurl Pro in Portugal. Fellow Central Coast surfer, Adrian Buchan was not ...
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SURF LIFESAVERS OPEN REFURBISHED CLUBHOUSE

Shelly Beach surf lifesaving clubhouse is looking better than ever - thanks to government grants and community contributions. Members gathered today to officially open the ...
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DAVID “GOOSE” GOSBY MEMORIAL BODYBOARDING COMPETITION

Competitors made the most of the swell during today's annual David "goose" Gosby Memorial Bodyboarding Competition in Port Macquarie. The choppy conditions didn't deter these ...
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MISSING MAN FOUND SAFE AND WELL

A man reported missing from Port Macquarie's Lighthouse Beach has been located. Police say 34-year-old, Patrick Cowan went missing earlier this month after leaving his ...
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COUNTRY JUDO TITLES IN COFFS HARBOUR

More than 100 martial artists from across the state are in Coffs Harbour this weekend to compete in the Country Judo Championships. Competition ran across ...
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ALL ABOARD FOR THE ANNUAL PUTT PUTT REGATTA

It was clear skies and sunshine at the annual Davistown Putt Putt Regatta. In its 19th year, the festival draws big crowds to the waterfront, ...
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POLICE INVESTIGATING THEFT AT MARINE RESCUE BASE

Police are investigating a theft at the office of Marine Rescue Central Coast. Late last week, three people were captured on CCTV cameras lurking outside ...
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IFFLAND WORLD CHAMPION – AGAIN

Lake Macquarie's Rhiannan Iffland is on top of the cliff diving world once again, defending her title in spectacular fashion in Chile. With a heavily-strapped knee, ...
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CLASSIC CARS ON SHOW IN COFFS HARBOUR

When Holden closed its plant in Adelaide last week it ended an era of Aussie made cars. But for a group of north coast motoring ...
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20-YEAR-OLD BODY-BOARDER DROWNS ON FAR NORTH COAST

A body boarder has died on the Far North Coast after he lost his board and became distressed in the surf. The incident happened just ...
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ROAD TRIP TO SUPPORT KIDS WITH CANCER

Now in its 26th year, Camp Quality's 'escarpade' has set off on it's annual adventure. Drivers left Port Macquarie this morning on a seven-day journey ...
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