FIELD WIDE OPEN FOR 2017 FNCRU SEASON

The 20-17 Far North Coast Rugby Union season is shaping up to be one of the most competitive yet. Wollongbar-Alstonville will be gunning for its fourth consecutive grand final win when the season kicks off ...
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GABRIELLA STEPS UP TO AUSTRALIAN RACE WALKING CHAMPIONSHIPS

It's an unusual sport, but one that Gabriella Hill is taking in her stride. The 13-year-old, getting ready to put her best foot forward in next weekend's Australian Athletics Championships in race walking ...
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AUSSIE TITLES PUT FNC SURF LIFESAVERS TO THE TEST

It's the competition that's had surf life savers across the country training for months. Among them, a number of keen Far North Coast competitors, eager to take home gold in this weekend's Aussie Titles ...
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DOLPHINS ADVANCE TO COUNTRY SEMIS

The East Coast Dolphins' under 16 side has advanced to the semi finals of Rugby League's Country Championships, after defeating Tamworth over the weekend. Leading 18-6 at halftime - the Dolphins quickly extended their lead ...
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BYRON TO MEET ROVERS IN ANZAC CUP SHOWDOWN

Football Far North Coast's fiercest rivals - Byron Bay and the Richmond Rovers - will once again meet in the preseason ANZAC Cup final. Played at Oakes Oval next month - the match will be ...
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SPEEDWAY OFFICIALS SCRAMBLE TO SAVE SEASON

Motorsport officials are frantically working to resurrect this year's soggy speedway racing season. Rain has now ruined almost half of Lismore's scheduled meetings, leaving several key races in limbo and prompting the cancellation of others ...
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STUDENTS SHOOT FOR STATE BASKETBALL TEAM

The North Coast's best high school basketball players battled it out today for the chance to play in the region's representative team. From there, students will have a shot at being selected for the state ...
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EMOTIONAL RETURN TO SURFING FOR WRIGHT

It was an emotional return to the world stage for Owen Wright, winning his first heat back on the Championship Tour since suffering a serious head injury at Pipeline in 2015. "It feels good. Oh ...
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KENNEDY KEEN FOR HISTORY REPEAT AT QUICKSILVER PRO

Lennox Head surfer Stu Kennedy will be hoping history repeats when he competes at the Quicksilver Pro this week. Last year, the injury replacement pulled off an impressive third place in his debut championship tour ...
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WRIGHT READY FOR 2017 TITLE DEFENSE

Lennox Head product Tyler Wright says she's approaching the 2017 Championship Tour with an open mind. The reigning world champion warning the sky's the limit, ahead of this week's Roxy Pro at Snapper Rocks ...
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LISMORE BASEBALLER U.S-BOUND

A Lismore baseballer will pitch against the world's best later this year, after receiving a national call-up. Matthew Hallmann will represent Australia in the United States this June ...
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MULLUMBIMBY HOSTS GIRLS GALA DAY

When it comes to the world game, more and more North Coast women are taking to the pitch. Today Mullumbimby FC hosted its first female football gala day ...
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MULLUM TAKES WIN IN PRE-SEASON RUGBY 10S

Mullumbimby could be a force to be reckoned with, if this year's pre-season round of Far North Coast Rugby 10s is anything to go by. The side claimed an impressive victory against Evans River, beating ...
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FUTURE NETBALL STARS LEARN FROM THE BEST

Aspiring Diamonds had the chance to polish their skills, at a netball clinic with one of the sport's best last night More than 100 North Coast school students turned out for a free clinic with ...
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DUNOON KICKING GOALS FOR FEMALE FOOTBALL WEEK

Dunoon United has thrown its support behind Female Football Week. The club says it wants to boost the number of women players in what has traditionally been a male-dominated sport ...
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CASURINA JOIN FAR NORTH COAST RUGBY

Nine clubs will contest Far North Coast Rugby's 2017 first-grade competition. The Casurina Beach Barbarians have joined the fold, while established clubs are targeting international stars ...
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COWBOYS COUNTDOWN TO KYOGLE RODEO

The region's most competitive cowboys are counting down to this weekend's Kyogle rodeo. It's the first time the annual event will include barrel racing, which organisers hope will attract more numbers ahead of next year's ...
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JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT SERIES VISITS LISMORE

Future champions of Australian tennis were in action across Lismore today. Boys and girls aged eight to 18, contesting the North East Junior Development Series' third event ...
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WRIGHT THROUGH, MELLING MISSES OUT

Lennox Head product Tyler Wright is through to the quarterfinals of the Women's Pro in Manly, after doubling Dimity Stoyle's score in Round 5. Meanwhile, Adam Melling has been wiped out of the Australian Open ...
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SAMSON NO CHALLENGE FOR CURTIS BROTHERS

The Curtis brothers have kept tradition, taking out their seventh win in the Samson Fitness Challenge's eight year history. They were just one of 137 teams that took part in today's Our Kids charity fundraiser ...
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MARIST PLANNING CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS

It's players have posted plenty of big scores, but now Lismore's Marist Brothers Cricket Club is preparing to celebrate a century of its own. It's inviting past players to return to the region, for a ...
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BIGGER SUNSHINE CONFERENCE BACK IN 2017

First grade basketball resumes on the Far North Coast this weekend, when round one of the 2017 Sunshine Conference gets underway. This year's regular season will span 12 weeks - up from 8 last year ...
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‘UNITED FC’ TO CONTEST INDIGENOUS CHAMPIONSHIP

Indigenous football players across the region are banding together, to contest the National Indigenous Championship in Nowra later this year. Tired of only having Sydney-based sides to play for - they've formed North Coast United ...
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LENNOX LOOKING TO SCORE BIG AT STATE TITLES

The countdown is on to the Surf Lifesaving State Titles and the Lennox Head Alstonville juniors are hoping to make their mark. After a strong finish in the country titles, the club is gunning for ...
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POTTSVILLE POISED FOR ROUND 15 SUCCESS

Pottsville will head into day 2 of Far North Coast Cricket's penultimate round, in an enviable position. The side declared at 5 for 342 on the opening day - thanks largely to Arron Laycock's impressive ...
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HUGE SUPPORT FOR CHARITY GOLF DAY

It's already been dubbed a hole-in-one success, thanks to the huge number of registrations. 240 golfers have signed on to tee-off at the Lismore Golf Course tomorrow morning for the second annual Jodie's Inspiration charity ...
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HALL CHASING FAME AT MR MODIFIED FINAL

The final round of the Mr Modified dirt series is set to be close, with only a few points separating the top drivers. Qualifying heats are expected to play a big part in the deciding ...
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SOLI BAILEY WIPES OUT OF SURFEST

Suffolk Park surfer Soli Bailey has been eliminated from Surfest after placing third in round three. It's a disappointing blow for Bailey who scored his first QS event win at the Hawaiian Pipe Pro earlier ...
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INAUGURAL AFL WOMEN’S LEAGUE SET FOR BIG SUCCESS

Following huge success with the launch of the national AFL women's league, the Northern Rivers is now gearing up to host its inaugural women's competition. The region's three teams - Ballina, Lismore and Tweed Heads ...
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BYRON BAY SURFING FESTIVAL RETURNS THIS WEEKEND

The Byron Bay Surfing Festival will make its triumphant return this weekend. Last held in October 2014 - the weekend-long event celebrates the region's rich surf culture. This year's packed program includes yoga, fin-making and ...
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