SPEEDWAY DRIVER’S SON FOLLOWING IN HIS FOOTSTEPS

Father-son speedway drivers, Wayne and Hayden Brims are pumped ahead of tomorrow night's spectacular in Lismore. Young Hayden, who has only recently turned 13, is taking part in his first full junior sedan season - ...
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‘MONO’ NOMINATED FOR SURFER OF THE YEAR

Two-time adaptive surfing champion Mark 'Mono' Stewart could add another accolade to his name this weekend. He's nominated for Australian Surfer of the Year ...
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CURTIS CHASING 2017 SUCCESS

Lismore obstacle course racer Tony Curtis has kicked off another big year... He finished runner-up the first race of the 2017 Spartan Series, which was held over the weekend in the Gold Coast hinterland ...
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FULLER CHOSEN IN NATIONAL INDIGENOUS SIDE

Lismore product Carly Fuller's been chosen in Australia's Indigenous Women's Cricket side, for 2017. A strong showing with the bat against New South Wales at Nationals, earning the Queenslander the coveted spot ...
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CASINO & MARIST NECK-AND-NECK

Braving the heat over the weekend - the region's cricketers posted some scorching totals on day 1 of Far North Coast Cricket's 14th round. Alstonville managed 220 with the bat against Lennox Head... A total ...
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TEAMS EVENLY MATCHED FOR COREY NEW CUP

Preparations are well underway for next Saturday's memorial Corey New Cup. The Goonellabah Hornets will take on the Lismore Workers in honour of their former team mate, who died in a car crash in 2006 ...
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STUDENTS PITCH THEIR TALENT FOR COMBINED TEAM

The region's mot promising softball and baseball players pitched their skills today in the hopes of being selected for the region's combined high school representative teams. The two teams will compete at the national schools ...
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UNITED OUT OF 2017 N.R.R.R.L SEASON

In a massive blow to indigenous rugby league - Northern United will not contest the 2017 NRRRL season. The Dirawongs were stood down by league officials today, after failing to resolve financial and governance issues ...
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CLUBS FIRED UP FOR FFA CUP

Football clubs throughout the region are ramping up preparations, ahead of the FFA Cup. The hotly contested tournament provides their first real hit out for 2017 ...
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JUNIORS ENJOY BIG-BASH BONANZA

Coast and Country sides spent their Sunday slugging it out, during Far North Coast Cricket's second Junior T-20 big bash. Complete with white ball - the fast-paced event played at Lismore's Oakes Oval, is quickly ...
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CUDGEN CROWNED COUNTRY CHAMPS

Cudgen Headland has crushed its rivals - winning Surf Lifesaving's 2017 Country Championship by more than 500 points. Club representatives racked up 1105 points during the weekend-long event, held at South West Rocks. The comprehensive ...
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TOUCH FOOTBALL GALA PROVIDES VALUABLE PRACTICE

Hundreds of juniors spent Sunday honing their skills at Ballina Touch Football's annual gala day. Considered a warm-up event - it gave clubs a chance to tweak their sides, ahead of next fortnight's Junior State ...
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MINOR INJURIES FOR THREE JOCKEYS IN LISMORE HORSE RACING ACCIDENT

Three jockeys have been taken to hospital after a collision at a racetrack at Lismore. Despite the severity of the fall, all the riders walked away with relatively minor injuries. One jockey sustained a concussion, ...
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FNC WATERPOLO MAKES A SPLASH AT SHAWS BAY

Far North Coast Waterpolo gave the term swimming with the fishes a new meaning today. The branch held the first of what is hoped to be many, competitive carnivals at Shaws Bay ...
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SWIMMING GOAT TOP DOG ON GREYHOUND CIRCUIT

Dubbed the Usain Bolt of the Greyhound racing world, 'Swimming Goat' is taking New Zealand tracks by storm. Born and bred on the Northern Rivers, the greyhound's trainer couldn't be prouder ...
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WATERPOLO PLAYERS OFF TO STATE TITLES

Four under 16s Alstonville waterpolo players have put in some last minute training in the pool, before taking off to the New South Wales State Titles in Canberra. They'll play two games a day for ...
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JACK MCLEAN PROVES HE’S A HIT ABOVE THE REST

Up-and-coming tennis star, Jack McLean from Casino is one step closer to his Wimbeldon dream, after taking out the Tennis Hot Shot of the Year award. He was selected from 12 participants hailing from across ...
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JOCKEY CLUB TO RESCHEDULE, IMPROVE, IRIS NIELSEN MEETING

Once a January feature - the Ballina Jockey Club's Iris Nielsen meeting will now be held later in the year. The change is one of several the club says will make 2017 its biggest year ...
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ABREU TAKES OUT MIDGET SPEEDCAR CHAMPIONSHIP

American Rico Abreu's has taken out the 2017 World Midget Speedcar Championship. Abreu claimed round 4 of the series in Lismore overnight, ending the hotly contested title race ...
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TOUGH COMPETITION IN JUNIOR BRANCH TITLES

More than 400 competitors went head to head on day one of the Far North Coast Surf Lifesaving Junior Branch Titles in Yamba. It's one of the biggest events on the junior calendar and a ...
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BIG SHOW FOR BYRON AUSTRALIA DAY PADDLE

Hundreds turned out to take part in the annual Byron Bay Australia Day Paddle. Competitors paddled the 2 kilometre distance from Wategos to Main Beach to raise money for local charities ...
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MELLING MORE MOTIVATED THAN EVER

After seven consecutive years on surfing's world tour, Adam Melling will spend 2017 fighting to re-qualify. The Lennox Head surfer says missing out on this year's tour has only re-ignited his competitive edge ...
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BIG TURNOUT EXPECTED FOR BYRON BAY PADDLE

The annual Byron Bay Australia Day paddle is back, with organisers hopeful more than 500 people will take part. Since 2009, the paddle has raised more than $50,000 for local charities ...
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CASINO’S JACK McLEAN TAKES HOT SHOT TITLE

Casino's Jack McLean has been named the 2016 ANZ Tennis Hot Shot of the Year. He was selected as one of a dozen participants to receive a VIP Australian Open experience before an official ceremony ...
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BYRON BAY THE CLUB TO BEAT IN COUNTRY CHAMPS

Byron Bay Surf Club is aiming for it's seventh straight win at this year's New South Wales country Surf Lifesaving Championships. More than 60 clubs are expected to take part in the two-day event at ...
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STARS SEEKING NEW COACH

Football Far North Coast premier division side the Italo Stars are searching for a head coach. The position's being billed as a rare opportunity to wipe the slate clean ...
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LENNOX SURFERS DOMINATE AT GROMSEARCH

Lennox Head surfer Jai Glinderman has taken out a first place title at the Rip Curl GromSearch in Narrabeen today. He faced off against fellow Lennox Head surfer Jack O'Brien in the 12-and-under boys finals ...
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TINTENBAR KEEN TO STAY TOP OF CRICKET LADDER

To local cricket and Tintenbar East-Ballina is looking to claw back a win on day two, as it hosts Cudgen in Far North Coast competition. As day-one wrapped up over the weekend, the home team ...
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GAWAD SENDS PILLEY PACKING

Yamba squash player Cameron Pilley has produced a mixed performance, at the Tournament of Champions in New York. The 34-year-old stormed home to win his opening round match-up, only to bow out in round 2 ...
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MARTIN WINS WINGLESS GRAND PRIX

Trent Martin has taken out the 2017 Australian Wingless Sprintcar Grand Prix at Lismore Speedway. His victory came after several big names bowed out of the 100 lap endurance race early ...
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