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CHAD REED WEB EXCLUSIVE

Gone are the days of relative anonymity for supercross sensation Chad Reed. A household name in the US, Reed’s basing himself in the Hunter as he takes on the Australian circuit, and it seems his fame has finally filtered back home. NBN reporter Jess Phillis caught up with the world champion at his family’s Kurri property. Click on the video player below for the extended interview and never before seen vision of Reed on his home track. Read More »

GAME DAY TRAVEL LEAVES W-LEAGUE TEAMS FATIGUED

The Newcastle Jets’ women’s captain, Cheryl Salisbury, says the quality of the W-league is being compromised by a lack of resources. After winning their first encounter at home against Canberra, the Jets went down 3-2 to Adelaide on the weekend. Salisbury says the team was definitely fatigued, having travelled from Newcastle to South Australia, on the same day as the match. “I don’t think it’s the best situation for a national league and a pro league to be based on travelling the day you play.” Salisbury said. The team flies to Lismore on Saturday, for its clash against competition favourites, Queensland Roar that night. Gemma O’Toole comes into the squad, with Emily Van Egmond, Sam Wood and Hannah Brewer away on national duty. (****) Read More »

BRITS GET BRUTAL AFTER WORLD CUP EMBARRASSMENT

Someone must have given the English rugby league squad a mighty dressing down in the wake of their massive loss to Australia last week. After a 52-4 drubbing by the Roos, they’re working at every opportunity to fix up holes in their defence, and even the kids at a sports gala in Newcastle today weren’t spared. As if being smashed in front of your friends isn’t tough enough, imagine being squished by more than 100 kilos of British brawn. Take a look at our pictures, from Smith Park at Hamilton North. Read More »

JETS SKIPPER TO HEAD NORTH FOR MARQUEE STATUS

A day after the sudden departure of Edmundo Zura, the recruitment carousel continues to turn at the Jets. Now the player who led Newcastle to its first ever football title has confirmed he’s moving on. Captain Jade North is bound for new A-league franchise North Queensland, signing on as the club’s marquee and indigenous ambassador. Read More »

SCOTLAND’S BRAVEHEARTS TO BE PUT TO THE TEST

They’re the clear underdogs, but the Scottish rugby league World Cup side remains hopeful of securing victory over Fiji at Bluetongue Stadium. The Bravehearts squad includes three brothers who began their league careers on the Central Coast. Read More »

MCKINNA IMPRESSED WITH WITH FC DRAW

The Central Coast Mariners are still flying high after their dramatic three-all draw with Sydney FC. Although they didn’t come away with a win, Manager Lawrie McKinna is still impressed with the team’s ability to come back against the determined FC side. Read More »

FIJIAN RUGBY LEAGUE TEAM FAVOURED FOR VICTORY IN WORLD CUP CLASH

Both the Fijian and Scottish world cup rugby league teams were welcomed to Gosford today, with a civic reception held in their honour at Kibble Park. The two teams are to go head to head at Bluetongue Stadium, with the Fijians tipped to take bragging rights. Read More »

THE MARINERS FORCE DRAW WITH SYDNEY FC

The Central Coast Mariners have cemented their reputation as the A-League’s comeback kids, forcing a draw with Sydney FC after being down by three goals. Matt Simon played a starring role, finding the back of the net twice in the second half, while Nik Mrdja scored his first goal for the season. The final score: 3-all. Read More »

PERSISTANCE PAYS OFF FOR SURFER DREW COURTNEY

After 10 years on the qualifying circuit, Umina Beach surfer Drew Courtney has proven perseverance really does pay off. Courtney has all but secured a spot on the World Championship Tour, showing off his world class skills by taking out the Slimes Surf Classic event at Avoca Beach. Read More »

SLADE BROTHERS SET FOR RECORD ATTEMPT

Over 600 paddlers will hit the water tomorrow for the annual Hawkesbury Canoe Classic. Greg Slade from Chittaway Bay has competed in the event more than 20 times, and is determined to break his race record in the unrestricted double. Read More »

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