NEW HOME FOR KENDALL TENNIS CLUB

It's a small town with a big passion for tennis - and finally, Kendall has a new clubhouse. Officially opened today, the building will enable the volunteer-run club to continue expanding ...
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PREPARATIONS CONTINUE FOR COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Central North's mens side completed its preparation for next month's Country Championships, with a seven-point win over the Mid North Coast in Coffs Harbour overnight. The victory building confidence in the Kookaburras squad ...
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BIGENI DOES PORT PROUD IN SURFTAG

11 years after a car accident crushed his professional surfing dreams, Port Macquarie's Kiel Bigeni has made an unlikely comeback. Bigeni, who was left with a fused ankle and no shin bone, represented his home ...
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HUNTER PREVAILS, MID NORTH COAST GIVES BEST SHOT

In local rugby union, the Hunter region has won its 17th straight New South Wales Country Women's Championship in Forster. While Mid North Coast managed to take out one victory during its debut in the ...
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QUEENSLAND PADDLERS SHOW OFF THEIR STAMINA AT COFFS

Outrigger crews from Southern Queensland were in Coffs Harbour today, for the fourth round of the marathon series. Competitors taking part in an 8 and 16 kilometre endurance race around the islands ...
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FOOTBALL FUTURES LOOKING BRIGHT

Football is back at Coffs International Stadium. Almost 400 players aged between nine and 14 are taking part in a new program, called 'Football's Future.' Designed to unlock potential, it sees sides from across the ...
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WALLACE REPPING MID-NORTH COAST IN AFLW GRAND FINAL

The mid-north coast will be represented in the inaugural AFLW Grand Final to be held this Saturday afternoon. Former Sawtell/Toormina Saints player Nikki Wallace will run out for the Brisbane Lions when they take on ...
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BONZA WEEKEND OF FOOTY AHEAD

Footy season is officially here... The Group 2 men will hit the paddock from tomorrow and already, it's looking like an exciting season. CEO, Jim Anderson says although the two Grafton sides were wiping the ...
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BOXERS PUMPED FOR FIGHT NIGHT

The New South Wales Light Heavyweight Title will be up for grabs at the Coffs Leagues Club amateur fight night on Saturday. There'll be up to a dozen bouts, featuring fighters from the Northern Rivers through ...
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LOCAL WOMEN’S RUGBY SIDE CHAMPIONSHIP READY

Anticipation is mounting as the Mid North Coast women's rugby union team prepares to make their debut in the New South Wales Country Championships this weekend. Coach Steve Lee says he's confident the new team ...
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YOUNG TENNIS TALENT SEEKS COMMUNITY HELP

A promising Great Lakes tennis player is just months away from the opportunity of a lifetime, playing in America. But, 15-year-old Eli Worldon is desperate for community support to help him get there. https://www.gofundme.com/worldontennis Camp ...
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MESSINA VYING FOR TRANS-TASMAN TITLE

After recently claiming her third State Title, Port Macquarie boxer Jess Messina has her eyes on a bout across the ditch. The 24-year-old will fight for the Trans-Tasman welterweight crown next month ...
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MID NORTH COAST’S NATHAN QUINN A TOP 2017 ARC CONTENDER

Coffs Harbour rally driver, Nathan Quinn has come within seconds of taking out the opening round of the Australian Rally Championship in Ballarat over the weekend. Unfortunately Quinn experienced issues in the first heat, giving ...
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WILDCATS READY TO LEAP INTO 2017 SEASON

The Taree Wildcats are shaping up as hot contenders in this year's premier league season. The side has advanced to the second round of the FFA Cup, after a victory against reigning champions Wallis Lake ...
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DOLPHINS HOPE TO END LOSING STREAK

Port Macquarie has yet to record a win in the men's basketball State League, after falling to Tamworth on Saturday. The Dolphins are confident they can turn their fortunes around, when they head down the ...
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WOMEN’S LEAGUE TAG KICKS OFF NEXT WEEKEND

For the first time in Group 2 rugby league there is to be a women's League Tag competition played ahead of regular fixtures. The new competition kicks off next weekend with the start of the ...
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MODEL YACHT GRAND PRIX GOES AHEAD

With most sport cancelled across the mid north coast, one event was able to make the most of the trying conditions. Nearly 20 model yachts hit the water in Tuncurry for a grand prix event ...
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NEW IMPORTS TO BOLSTER GROUP 3 SIDES

With just weeks until the 2017 Group 3 season kicks off, speculation is mounting on what teams could lead the charge. Competition president Wayne Bridge says a number of new player imports could shake things ...
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SPORTING ROYALTY TO PAY US A VISIT

Coffs Harbour is in for a treat, with the imminent arrival of a cricketing great... Sir Viv Richards will grace fans with his presence at the Coffs Harbour Racing Club tomorrow night ...
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PORT MACQUARIE PRO-AM WINS TOP GONG

Port Macquarie's biggest golfing event has claimed an accolade of its own, named New South Wales Pro Am of the Year for 2016. The two-day event took out the 36-hole category at the PGA Awards ...
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NEW LOOK FOR NETBALL COURTS

Some good news for the Hastings Valley netball community, with the redevelopment of the Macquarie Park venue now complete. The $920,000 state government project involved resurfacing all 11 courts and upgrading the clubhouse. Previously, four ...
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AFL PICKING UP IN POPULARITY

Junior AFL participation on the North Coast has grown by almost 50 per cent this year, largely thanks to the introduction of a girl's competition. Organisers say the code is establishing itself as one of ...
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MANNING BOXERS PREPARE FOR LOCAL FIGHT NIGHT

A group of Manning Valley boxers is gearing up for a heated fight night in Taree on Saturday. Attracting competitors from across the state, the event's a rare opportunity for local competitors to test their ...
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

The countdown is on to the New South Wales Country Rugby Union Championships in Port Macquarie. Organisers are appealing for volunteers, to ensure next month's event runs smoothly ...
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SHEZA GYPSY A STRONG CHANCE

Taree horse trainer Michael Byers says he's confident that Sheza Gypsy can out run the strong line-up in tomorrow's Hannam Vale Cup. The six-year-old mare will enter the 1250 metre race in Taree, after having ...
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KENDALL TENNIS CLUBHOUSE READY TO OPEN

After more than a decade of planning, Kendall Tennis Club finally has a new clubhouse. Today NBN took a look inside the building, ahead of the official opening later this month ...
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TIGERS DEFEAT RAIDERS IN FFA CUP MATCH

A major upset in the North Coast FFA Cup, with Coffs Tigers beating Urunga in a penalty shootout. The Tigers will now play Cup favourites Coffs United in two weeks ...
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CUTMORE TAKES COFFS HARBOUR GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

Shane Cutmore has taken out the 2017 Coffs Harbour Golf Club men's championship with a one-under par round yesterday. Cutmore, who won last year's North Coast Open, shared the lead with Jack Goldsmith going into ...
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COFFS WOMEN PERFORM WELL AT STATE SLSC TITLES

Coffs Harbour's women's open surfboat crew has come away from the weekend's state titles at Newcastle  pleased with their performance. Yesterday's semi final was held in rough conditions, but they managed to stay upright on ...
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SULLOHERN DOMINATES PORT RUNNING FESTIVAL

Yamba's Celia Sullohern has only just missed out on taking the triple crown at the Port Macquarie Running Festival. Former World Champion Rob de Castella making a special appearance, to promote the Indigenous Marathon Project ...
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