Home // Latest NBN Sport

Latest NBN Sport

The news in sport

PHILIPPA ANDERSON INTO QUARTER FINALS IN JAPAN

Merewether’s Philippa Anderson has scraped into the quarter finals of the 3,000-point Qualifying Series event in Japan. Anderson survived a tense finish to grab second in round three, after winning round two with her last wave. “Yeah I didn’t actually know I’d won until I got in here so that’s good to know at the end if I need a score I can get it and move to the lead. If I got knocked out it would’ve been ok. I’m fortunate to come to a country like this. It’s beautiful.”

Read More »

GREAT START FOR BAKER AT QS 6000 IN JAPAN

Merewether surfer Jackson Baker is off to a great start at the 6000-point Qualifying Series event in Japan. The 20-year-old managed a 6.93 on his opening wave, then waited more than 10 minutes to add to his total. “Jackson Baker in red, this is his second wave score, three belts, a back up score on a smaller wave.” Baker would catch just three waves, but that was enough in the small, inconsistent conditions, to win the heat. “I always seem to do good in Japan and I just have a rhythm and feel quite at home so I’m relaxed so to get a good heat win out of the way and a couple of good scores it feels good.”

Read More »

NO HARD FEELINGS FROM KNIGHTS AS GAGAI SIGNS WITH SOUTHS

Knights players say they won’t hold a grudge against Dane Gagai, following confirmation he’ll join the Rabbitohs next season. “We’re all happy for him and what’s best for his family so we just want to go hard for the rest of the year.” “Disappointed that he won’t be here next year with us but it’s footy and it happens.” But not all his teammates are on his side when it comes to Origin. “Hate Queensland. I text Bags last night and said him and Queensland can all stuff off so hopefully the Blues can get the job done this year.” “I go for Queensland, I know everyone will probably hate me for it, it’s the first place I came to when I got to Australia so.” While Gagai is Bunnies bound, Pete Mata’utia is determined to stay in Newcastle. “Brownie …

Read More »

ROBERTSON READY TO RUMBLE

The Central Coast will have at least two contenders in tomorrow’s Ultra Trail Australia 100 kilometre event in the Blue Mountains. Clarke McClymont and Shelly Beach athlete Melissa Robertson – who is looking to better her fourth place in 2015.  

Read More »