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ADELAIDE’S LATE RESURGENCE COSTS MARINERS THE WIN

The Central Coast Mariners were on a roll last night, only to be brought back down to earth in the final ten minutes. Adelaide United clawed their way back, forcing the yellow-and-navy to settle for ...
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LOCAL CYCLISTS SHINE AT JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Central Coast cycling community is enjoying a golden run of form. Club coach Gary White says signs are promising, with a host of young rising stars coming through the ranks ...
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OKON AIMING FOR EIGHT

Despite being nine points outside the top six, Mariners coach Paul Okon is confident his side can finish with a wet sail. The yellow and navy departed for Adelaide this afternoon, and face the in-form ...
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WINTER GAMES STAR HOME WITH SILVER

Australia's first medallist of these games - the Central Coast's Matt Graham - returned home today, and went straight to a well-deserved long lunch. But there's little time to rest for the moguls runner-up, who's ...
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PAIN AND BARO BACK IN THE MIX FOR CLASH WITH ADELAIDE

Still with the A-League, and Paul Okon has named his provisional squad to face Adelaide United, in a match that's make or break. Skipper Alan Baro will return, along with Connor Pain, but a pile-up ...
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SMITH WORKING TOWARDS STATE TITLES

After blowing the competition out of the water on Sunday at MacMasters Beach, Jemma Smith is once again getting stuck into training. With the surf lifesaving state titles just around the corner, the Central Coast's ...
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MARINERS TO SHINE AT MATT GRAHAM PARK

There's a growing push to temporarily rename Central Coast Stadium after Winter Olympic silver medallist Matt Graham. The Mogul champion returns from PyeongChang this week and the Mariners have put the call out to have ...
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MARINERS TO SHINE AT MATT GRAHAM STADIUM

There's a growing push to temporarily rename Central Coast Stadium after Winter Olympic silver medallist Matt Graham. The Mogul champion returns from PyeongChang this week and the Mariners have put the call out to have ...
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ROBERTS ON TRACK FOR WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Jackson Roberts says he couldn't be happier with his display at the Surfest Pro Junior. The Bateau Bay young gun, just missing out on top spot in Merewether ...
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ROUX SET FOR 100-MATCH MILESTONE

The Mariners are back this Saturday after a weekend off, and the game holds special significance for one player. Defender Storm Roux is in line to rack up an important milestone away from home against ...
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GOLDEN MOMENT FOR ACE IN SAN FRAN

Incredible footage over the weekend of Avoca's Adrian Buchan surfing beside San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.....the Ace needed plenty of rubber with the water temperature an icy 13 degrees. The video has had more than 60,000 ...
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GUNN FIRES AGAIN

Numerous Gosford athletes finished on top of the dais at the State Junior Championships at the weekend. Two standouts were siblings Katie and Tyler Gunn - winning gold in the long jump and 400 metres ...
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ROOS FULLBACK TO REPRESENT AUSTRALIA

The Central Coast will have two players represent Australia in next week's Rugby League Commonwealth Championship in Brisbane. Terrigal junior Scott Drinkwater has been named, along with Wyong fullback Luke Sharpe, who'll fulfil a lifelong ...
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VICTORIA TAKES HOME THE GOLD AT MEN’S UNDER-20s

A clean sweep for Victoria in the finals of the Under-20s national basketball championship at Terrigal. The women's team beat Queensland 72 points to 62. While in the men's event, it was a battle of ...
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TERRIGAL CLAIMS VICTORY AT ACTION-PACKED BRANCH OPEN

There was plenty of drama in the surf - and not just from competitors in the Central Coast Branch Open. A shark alarm saw lifesavers evacuated from the water - when they returned, it was ...
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HOLMES NARROWLY MISSES A SPOT IN THE FINALS

Central Coast surfer Shane Holmes has fallen agonisingly short in the quarterfinals of the Great Lakes Pro. It was neck-and-neck until the final stages, until a priority mistake gave the Shelly Beach surfer a chance ...
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GOLEC GRATEFUL AFTER OVERSEAS STRUGGLES

Mariners defender Antony Golec says he's loving football, despite his side's current run of form. The club is out and about at a grassroots level this weekend, meeting supporters and helping attract young players to ...
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COAST ATHLETES SHINE AT STATE

After a brilliant run to claim the New South Wales Open 400 metre title, Tyler Gunn will miss next week's Nationals on the Gold Coast. The 18 year-old set a new PB and a World ...
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GLOBETROTTERS LEGEND BOUNCES INTO TOWN

Victoria, WA and South Australia have booked their places in the final four of the Australian under-20 Championships on the Central Coast. Looking to join them in the Semis, is The NBA Global Academy, who ...
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JORDIE GARNER SHINES AT NSW CUP

Central Coast's Jordie Garner is one name golf fans should keep a close eye on. The Shelly Beach teenager is ready for a busy 2018, after taking out his second New South Wales Cup last ...
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BRANCH CHAMPIONSHIPS SET FOR SUNDAY

Surf Life Saving Central Coast's Branch Championships will hit MacMasters Beach on Sunday. Shelly Beach's James DeVries was a star of the show last year, but says his preparations this time around have been far ...
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MARINERS TO HEAD OUT TO JUNIOR CLUBS

While some A-League sides may enjoy a break due to this weekend's split round, the Mariners will be kept busy getting youngsters into junior football. Midfielder Wout Brama says he's eager to give back to ...
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NATIONAL UNDER-20 CHAMPIONSHIPS HIT THE COAST

Some of the country's rising basketball stars will hit the court this week, with the Australian Under-20 and Ivor Burge Championships in town. It's the first time the tournament has been held on the Coast, ...
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MARLINS IN SUPERB FORM AHEAD OF FINALS

The Central Coast Marlins are in fantastic form heading into the state league finals. American star Garratt Hughes says the team has plenty of confidence after a huge weekend win, extending its winning streak to ...
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MARINERS RECRUIT PETER SKAPETIS HUNGRY FOR MORE GOALS

Mariners striker Peter Skapetis marked his home debut in fine fashion on Sunday, scoring with his first touch of the game. The Mariners are without a win since early December, but the recruit says there's ...
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NARARA TAKE T20 TOP SPOT

Narara is the outright leader after five rounds of the Central Coast Twenty-20 competition. Opener Tony Cornwell was the star against Wyong, notching his highest score of the season in the shortest form of the game ...
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SMITH WINS SECOND TITLE WITH SIXERS

Central Coast cricketer Lauren Smith has won a second consecutive title with the Sydney Sixers. While she didn't bowl in yesterday's final against The Scorchers at the Adelaide Oval, the 21 year-old took a superb ...
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MARINERS PAY PRICE FOR FLAT FIRST HALF

Mariners coach Paul Okon acknowledges a poor first half cost his side a chance of victory against The Wanderers. The two-one loss also leaving the yellow and navy six points adrift of Western Sydney, who ...
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NEW COACH AS TIGERS RETURN TO FIRST GRADE

The Gosford Tigers are looking for a chance to prove themselves, as they make their long-awaited return to the Black Diamond Cup competition. The club has appointed a new senior coach, Mal Barsing, for the ...
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GRIMWOOD BOWS OUT OF TWEED COAST PRO

Bateau Bay surfer Jess Grimwood has fallen short of a finals berth at the Tweed Coast Pro. Grimwood got in some strong turns in her quarter final for a score of 11.1... but she was ...
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PLENTY OF LOCALS IN ACTION AT TWEED COAST PRO

Bateau Bay's Jessica Grimwood has advanced to the quarterfinals of the Tweed Coast Pro. She was one many local surfers who hit the water in what was an exciting day of competition ...
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SECOND OLYMPICS FOR GRAHAM FAMILY

Central Coast Moguls skier and Winter Olympics medal contender Matt Graham has touched down in South Korea. His biggest supporters will join him in PyeongChang next week ...
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A-LEAGUE SHOW: ROUND 19

Ahead of Round 19, Mitch Hughes and Sam Djodan discuss the Newcastle Jets and Central Coast Mariners plus the W-league Jets ...
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CENTRAL COAST HOPEFUL OF SECURING SYDNEY SEVENS

Central Coast Sevens founder Craig Morgan believes Gosford would be the perfect location for the Sydney Sevens. Due to the local competition's uncertain future, he's hoping the Sydney version can migrate north, due to Allianz ...
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CASSIE VAN BREUGEL READY FOR BUSY 2018

Woy Woy's Cassie van Breugel certainly has a busy schedule, ahead of the upcoming Commonwealth Games trials. The breaststroke swimmer is hoping to build on her strong display at the State Championships ...
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POSCO RETURNS TO THE COAST

The Central Coast Mariners have announced they've signed Jacob Poscoliero until at least the end of the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 season. He returns to the club after a short stint at Perth Glory. The 27 ...
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POWELL FULL OF BELIEF AHEAD OF WANDERERS

It's been another busy day at Mariners HQ, with the club releasing Kwabena Appiah to pursue an overseas opportunity. Meanwhile, Blake Powell says he has full belief in the side, despite sitting on a nine-week ...
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REIGNING CHAMP DIMI HEADS TO VICTORIA

Central Coast golfer Dimi Papadatos will look to defend his Victorian Open title when the tournament gets underway tomorrow. The 26-year-old claimed a two-stroke victory last year...later crowned the Australasian Player of the Year. This ...
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MCGING SIGNS ON FOR TWO MORE YEARS

The Mariners rumour-mill has gone into overdrive today, as the side returned to training after the weekend's loss to Brisbane. While Jake McGing has re-signed for two more years... there are reports Liam Rose and ...
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PITTMAN ENJOYING BUSY START TO 2018

It's certainly been a busy start to 2018 for former Olympian, Jamie Pittman. The man known as "Mr Business" has a packed schedule, including a starring role in this weekend's Commonwealth Games Baton Relay ...
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BURTON BRILLIANT IN WORLD CUP

Gosford sailing club member Tom Burton has taken out the World Cup Laser event in Miami, Florida. The Olympic champion was so dominant, the result was secured before the final medal race. (Image courtesy of ...
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AUSSIE CHAMP FOCUSED ON PRO JUNIOR

Shelly Beach surfer Molly Picklum has made a bright start to the new year. The Australian under-16 champion was recently runner-up in a QS event in Sydney and is now focused on the Newcastle Pro ...
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LOCAL SURFERS BATTLE IT OUT AT BURLEIGH PRO

To the water, and Central Coast surfers faced heavy competition in today's Burleigh Pro on the Gold Coast. Kira-Belle Olsson put on a strong performance in her quarter-final, cruising through with a score of 15 ...
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LATE SEND-OFF IN MARINERS’ 2-1 LOSS AT HOME

The Central Coast Mariners will have to do without Dutch midfielder Wout Brama for the coming weeks, after what's being dubbed the worst A-League tackle for almost a decade. Coach Paul Okon says his side ...
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LOCAL SURFERS IMPRESS ON GOLD COAST

A strong showing for our surfers on the Gold Coast, with both Saxon Lumsten and Caleb Tancred through to round four. Avoca's Kirra-Belle Olsson showed her experience as well, claiming a quarter finals spot in ...
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OKON SAYS MARINERS READY TO ROAR

Mariners' coach Paul Okon is spoilt for choice this week, with several players returning to the fold. The squad prepared to tackle Brisbane at Gosford ...
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COUNCIL BEGIN CENTRAL COAST STADIUM REVAMP

A new world-class video screen will light up Central Coast Stadium on Saturday night. It's just the first step in council's grand plan to revamp Gosford's bayside arena ...
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COAST ATHLETES GET THE OLYMPIC CALL-UP

Central Coast skiier Matt Graham will be representing Australia at his second Winter Olympics. The 23-year-old joins a team of six freestyle skiiers, including Britt Cox and Madii Himbury. Also getting the call-up to Pyeongchang ...
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THREE GENERATIONS IN ONE TEAM

For one Central Coast family there's no age barrier when it comes to playing cricket. 73-year-old John Mcrae, his son and grandson all play on the same team at Kincumber Avoca Cricket Club ...
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GOLEC SAYS IT’S MUST WIN AGAINST ROAR

The Central Coast Mariners are under no illusions - the next fortnight of football will decide their finals fate. Defender Antony Golec believes both games are must win ...
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