PAUL IZZO HOPING TO STAY IN THE YELLOW AND NAVY

To the A-league, and Central Coast keeper Paul Izzo says he's keen to re-sign with the Mariners. Off contract at the end of this season, the 22 year old believes the club is headed in ...
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ATHLETES URGED TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

Central Coast athletes have just over a fortnight to apply for a Donnica Clarke Scholarship. 2017 marks the 10th anniversary since the tragic loss of the dual Australian Lifesaving champion, and the Foundation formed in ...
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A MISHAP FOR MOGUL MATT

It was a tough weekend for Central Coast Moguls skier Matt Graham; failing to complete the first final and finishing 15th at Lake Placid. Despite the result in the US, he remains fourth on the ...
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WELLINGTON TOO GOOD FOR YOUTHFUL MARINERS

The Central Coast Mariners have room to move on their roster, after announcing they've released Brad Macdonald and Matthew Fletcher. Last night the side failed to climb off the bottom of the A-league ladder after ...
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ROOKIE LIFESAVERS TACKLE TERRIGAL CHALLENGE

More than 90 young lifesavers flooded Terrigal Beach today for this year's Rookie Challenge. The competition is designed to not only improve their skills, but reward them for their hard work during summer patrols ...
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CHAMPION JOCKEY PAYS RARE VISIT TO COAST

Legendary jockey Damien Oliver has copped a one-week suspension, following yesterday's Gosford Gold Cup, pleading guilty to a charge of careless riding. It's just the third time the three-time Melbourne Cup winner has visited the ...
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NINES FOOTY ATTRACTS FIJIAN ATHLETES

The fifth annual Jason Annear Nines has reached its maximum of 16 teams, a fortnight out from kick off at Berkeley Vale Rugby League Club. 2015 winners, the Wyong Roos, have entered, along with two ...
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PUNISHING PRESEASON TEST FOR THE WYONG ROOS

The Wyong Roos have signed former club junior and NRL player Josh Mantellato for the 20-17 New South Wales Cup season. He joined fellow team mates yesterday for a gruelling preseason training session, which tested ...
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MARINERS TRIALLING ARGENTINEAN MIDFIELDER

With the clock ticking until the January transfer window closes, the Central Coast Mariners have wasted no time. Looking overseas, the club is trialling an Argentinean midfielder ...
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MACY CALLAGHAN STILL IN SHOCK FOLLOWING TITLE WIN

Newly crowned world junior surfing champion Macy Callaghan says she's still in shock following her tile win. The Avoca teenager will spend the next nine days at home before taking a tilt at the World ...
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LAWN BOWLER BAILEY METI SELECTED FOR STATE TRAINING CAMP

Ettalong lawn bowler Bailey Meti has been selected to take part in a state junior training camp. The rising star has his sights set on following in another club legend's footsteps ...
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YOUTH MARINERS KICKING GOALS

While the Mariners A-League team is finding it tough going, it's youth side is leading the competition. It's hoping to continue a three match winning run, as the season reaches its final stages ...
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SKILLIN WINS SURFARAMA

For the first time, it was an all Central Coast Men's Final at Surfarama. Troy Skillin added his name to a prestigious winner's list and collected $2000 in prize money ...
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SYDNEY DOWN MARINERS IN THRILLER

Sydney FC defeated The Mariners three-two, in a thrilling match in Gosford. Paul Okon's men staged a remarkable fightback; but a controversial goal from David Carney was the difference ...
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HOLMES AND RILEY OUT OF SURFARAMA

There's been a big upset on day two of Surfarama at Avoca Beach. Local pro surfer Shane Holmes has been knocked out of competition ...
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MARINERS TO WEAR PINK AGAINST SKY BLUES

Mariners coach Paul Okon has confirmed that an Argentine number 10 will trial with the club in the next week. For now his full focus is on a blockbuster clash with the Sky Blues, and ...
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JEMMA SMITH GEARING UP FOR AN ACTION PACKED SURF SEASON

There's no slowing down for Umina Surf life saver Jemma Smith following her breakout year. The 17 year old Ironwoman has kicked her training up a notch as she prepares to make her national series ...
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SANDON WHITTAKER KEEPS TITLE HOPES ALIVE

Avoca's Sandon Whittaker has kept his title hopes alive beating American Stevie Pittman at the World Junior Surfing Championships today. The 16 year old won plenty of praise with his aggressive approach ...
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MARINERS SKIPPER HOPES TO BECOME A TRUE BLUE AUSSIE

The Mariners could soon be looking to boost their international line-up. English-born skipper Nick Montgomery is hopeful he'll receive his Australian citizenship soon, freeing up a spot in the yellow and navy army ...
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MIXED RESULTS FOR CENTRAL COAST SURFERS AT WORLDS

North Shelly's Macy Callaghan has started her year off with a first round win at the World Junior Championships today. But Avoca's Sandon Whittaker has been sent to sudden death ...
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MACY AND SANDON READY TO FIRE AT JUNIOR CHAMPS

Two of the Central Coast's brightest young surfers will be in action at the WSL World Junior Championships tomorrow. North Shelly's Macy Callaghan headlines the women's event after dominating the Australasia Junior Qualifying Series. Avoca's ...
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MARINERS BUOYED BY TWO ALL DRAW WITH MELBOURNE CITY

Injured Mariners defender Jacques Faty didn't train today and is unlikely to line up against Sydney FC this weekend. Fresh from almost upstaging Melbourne City, the Central Coast is eager to hand the Sky Blues ...
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TOUKLEY’S JAY LENTON MAKES BIG BASH DEBUT

Back to the big bash, And, former Central Coast wicketkeeper Jay Lenton made an impressive debut for the Sydney Thunder last night. Among the 26 year old's highlights, stumping English powerhouse Ian Bell ...
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ONE FINAL WRAP OF 2016 COASTAL SPORT STARS

From incredible individual efforts on the World Stage to hotly contested local grand finals. As 2016 draws to a close, we take a look back at some of the amazing sporting achievements from the Central ...
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W-LEAGUE COMING BACK TO THE CENTRAL COAST

Meanwhile, the Central Coast could soon have a W-League team, with the Mariners revealing their plans to put in a bid for a new women's side. The club are hoping to have the team up ...
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COASTIES HIT WORLD WAVE STAGE IN 2016

Central Coast surfers have spent 2016 making waves both internationally and at home. From juniors to World Tour surfers, they defied expectations ...
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MARINERS PREPARE FOR NYE CLASH

A young-look Mariners are preparing to take on fourth placed Melbourne City in their final match of 20-16. The Mariners aren't fazed by the city's star power addition to the New Year's Eve clash, with ...
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SOUTHERN SPIRIT SLAMMED IN COUNTRY CUP

Woy Woy cricket side Southern Spirit has been knocked from the state's Country Cup in spectacular fashion, skittled for just 58 in the semi-final against Tamworth. Making first use of the pitch, Spirit's bowlers found ...
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MARINERS UNVICTORIOUS AGAINST MELBOURNE

Central Coast Mariners coach Paul Okon says the team has a lot of fine-tuning to do, with little mistakes to blame for another loss overnight. The yellow and navy army conceding a 4-1 defeat against ...
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CENTRAL COAST ON THE WORLD SPORTING STAGE

The Olympic and Paralympic Games are the world's biggest sporting spectacles. On the international stage, Central Coast athletes savoured the occasion. Medals were won and debuts made, while the careers of some of our finest ...
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CENTRAL COAST MARINERS: THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF 2016

2016 was a year the Mariners would rather forget. Tonight, we take a look back on the club's turbulent year, which included its first wooden spoon ...
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JUNIOR TENNIS PLAYERS OFF TO A SWINGING START

Gosford's newest junior tennis tournament is off to a swinging start. The knockout competition includes some of the region's best, vying for bragging rights ...
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LOCAL SWIM TEAM MAKES A SPLASH

While many spent the day preparing for tomorrow's Christmas celebrations a group of keen athletes squeezed in one final training session at the Mingara pool. With New South Wales Country Championships in February- the regions ...
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SULLIVAN REVS INTO GEAR

Erina race car driver Liam Sullivan is well on his way to following in the footsteps of his idol Mark Webber. The 25-year-old has been offered a spot with two teams in the 2017 Porche ...
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SURFARAMA EXPANDS TO SIX EVENT SERIES

Surfarama is back bigger and better than ever, expanding to a six event series. Kicking off at Avoca Beach, some of the Central Coast's brightest young stars will headline ...
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AVOCA’S WADE CARMICHAEL AIMING HIGH FOR 2017

Avoca's Wade Carmichael says he's more determined than ever to qualify for the World Surfing League following a challenging year on the Qualifying Series. Finishing the year with two QS titles, Carmichael is aiming for ...
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STELLAR YEAR OVER FOR WILKO AND ACE

Both Central Coast surfers have been eliminated from the Pipeline Masters. Ace Buchan was beaten by Bede Durbidge, while Matt Wilkinson's stellar year came to an end with a loss to Jeremy Flores - who ...
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FITZSIMMONS FIRES AT OPENING GRAND PRIX

Olympian Riley Fitzsimmons surprised himself finishing second in the K1-1000 at the opening Canoe Sprint Grand Prix in Adelaide. He'll now enjoy the Christmas break at a quiet location near Crescent Head. His goals in ...
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MOGULS SKIER MATT GRAHAM STARTS SEASON ON A HIGH

Central Coast Moguls skier Matt Graham says he still has room to improve, following his silver medal at the season-opening World Cup event. The world number two is now looking to challenge the sport's undisputed ...
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TRAINING TRACK TO BLAME FOR RACING UNCERTAINTY

A revamp of Gosford Race Club's training track has secured the industry's future for another three years. It's a Christmas miracle for trainers, who were told they wouldn't be able to operate at the facility ...
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CHADWICK CHOSEN FOR NATIONAL JUNIOR CAMP

After a strong performance at the first Kayaking Grand Prix of the season in Adelaide last weekend, Avoca's Byron Chadwick is now on the Gold Coast with the Australian Junior Men's Squad. It's a huge ...
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CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR GOSFORD TRAINERS

There was huge relief late yesterday, when it was announced that Gosford Racecourse Horse training facilities will continue to operate indefinitely. For local trainer Kylie Gavenlock, Christmas has come early ...
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SUPER CRIT SET FOR SUNDAY

Central Coast Cycling will hold its first ever Super Crit this Sunday at Ourimbah University. More than 150 criterium cyclists will take part, including World Class Wamberal athlete Mick Curran ...
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SURF LIFE SAVING STARS SET TO SHINE

Four Central Coast surf lifesavers have been chosen to compete for New South Wales at next year's Interstate Championships. Olympian Riley Fitzsimmons will compete in the Opens. While Shelly Beach's Brad Woodward and Umina's Jemma ...
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WILKO THROUGH TO THIRD ROUND AT PIPE

Mixed results for Central Coast surfers at the Pipe Masters. An injured Matt Wilkinson showed no sign of rib soreness as he powered his way through to round 3. While Avoca's Adrian Buchan was the ...
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NICK MONTGOMERY READY TO RETURN

To a-league now and Central Coast Mariners skipper Nick Montgomery says he's chomping at the bit to make his return from a hamstring injury against Brisbane Roar on Sunday. But several other key players are ...
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SHANE HOLMES READY TO TAKE ON THE QUALIFYING SERIES

North Shelly surfer Shane Holmes has quickly gone from an unknown to a major threat in the space of just 12 months. The 24 year old recently securing the Australasian title, after a year of ...
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AVOCA SECOND IN SURFTAG

North Shelly Women have finished third in the Surftag Championships, behind powerhouse clubs Duranbah and North Narrabeen. In the Men's division, a star studded Avoca team claimed second place ...
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SPIRIT SET HUGE RUN CHASE

In just over a fortnight Southern Spirit will play in the semis of the New South Wales Country One Day Championships. And they'll get the perfect chance to test their batting strength; chasing more than ...
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MARINERS RETURN HOME EMPTY HANDED FROM HAMILTON

Central Coast Mariners coach Paul Okon says a lack of x-factor was once again to blame for another round without a win. The yellow and navy returning home from New Zealand empty handed after their ...
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