ORIGIN PLAYERS VISIT FAR NORTH COAST FLOOD VICTIMS

The Blues have known plenty of Origin heartbreak in recent years, but all that was put into perspective when they visited flood victims on the far north coast this afternoon. The community's spirit is something ...
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MARIST WIN MAIDEN LEAGUE TAG MATCH

The meteoric rise of women's league tag continued over the weekend, with Marist Brothers and Murwillumbah playing the NRRRL's first officially sanctioned match. The Bretheren's finest got the win and are now looking forward to ...
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BYRON FOCUSED ON IMPROVING OFFENSE

Byron Bay coach Damon Bell says his side must work on converting opportunities, if its FFA Cup campaign is to continue past the next round. The Rams are likely to face NPL teams from the ...
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GIANTS WAKE TO TAKE ON TITLE

They're the sleeping giants from last season, making an incredible NRRRL comeback. After a year on the sidelines due to a shortfall in numbers, Mullumbimby is now third on the ladder, and a serious finals ...
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ADELAIDE ARMADA SENIOR LEAGUE CHAMPS

The Adelaide Armada are Australian Senior League Champions and will represent the Australia Region at the Senior League World Series following a 4-0 victory over Hills at Albert Park Baseball Complex in Lismore. It follows ...
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SENIOR LEAGUE DOWN TO FINAL FOUR

To baseball, and the Senior League Championships are getting down to the pointy end. The final four teams decided, for tomorrow's semi finals. Among them, defending champions Southern Mariners ...
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MARINERS ON TRACK TO RECLAIM TITLE

To baseball, and the Southern Mariners look like they're in a strong position to take back their Senior League Championship title. The team beating the Ryde Hawks this morning, 10 to 2 ...
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MOLIK VISITS CASINO PUBLIC SCHOOL

Australia's Federation Cup team captain, Alicia Molik, paid Casino Public School a special visit this morning. Year 3 students quizzed the doubles champion about all things tennis, before one lucky class enjoyed a private coaching ...
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BYRON TRI TESTS ENDURANCE

Suffolk Park competitor Matt Slee has narrowly missed out on a first place finish at the Byron Bay Tri, going down to Morton Bay's Josh Amberger. In the women's open, Redcliffe's Holly Grace was first ...
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BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS BRING TOP PLAYERS TO TOWN

Australia's best baseball players are arriving in Lismore for the start of the Senior League Championships tomorrow. Nine teams, made up of the top performing 13 to 17 years olds, will compete over five days ...
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FATHER AND SON TEAM ON TRACK FOR SUCCESS

Wingless Sprintcar driver Mick Santin will have more than just his own race to worry about on Saturday night... His ten-year-old son Jaiden will be the youngest driver on the track, when he competes in ...
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BOOST FOR YOUNG CASINO SPORTS STARS

Four future Casino sports stars are one step closer to their podium dreams. Each, received a $500 scholarship to further their training, as part of an initiative between St Mary's primary school and the RSM ...
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WILSON TOPS KENNEDY IN RIO PRO R1

Despite a strong performance, Lennox Head's Stu Kennedy missed out on the top spot in his round one heat in Brazil. The 27-year-old stayed hot on the heals of heat leader Julian Wilson... Scoring an ...
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TWEED COAST CLAIM TOP SPOT

Narrow margins decided several matches in the NRRRL's 6th round. Cudgen hammered Murwillumbah, while Mullumbimby edged out Lower Clarence Elsewhere - Evans Head narrowly defeated Casino, and Marist Brothers easily accounted for Ballina - winning ...
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BYRON SHINES FOR OCEAN CLASSIC

Just under a thousand competitors lapped up near-perfect conditions in the 30th annual Byron Bay Ocean Swim Classic today. While their reasons for swimming varied - all were raising vital funds for local charities ...
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FNCRU PLAYERS MAKE COUNTRY SQUAD

Two Far North Coast rugby players have been selected to represent the state on the Country Cockatoos squad. Ben Damen and Mitchell Krause will play their first match against New South Wales Suburban next month ...
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RAMS DRESS IN PINK FOR CHARITY MATCH

Marist Brothers will be dressing in different colours when they take on the Ballina Seagulls tomorrow night for round five in the NRRRL. The Rams will play in pink for the second year, to help ...
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FNC BASEBALL SEASON IN FULL SWING

Far North Coast baseball is now in full swing, with all four major league teams sitting equal ahead of Saturday's games. The season was delayed due to extensive flood damage, but is now entering round ...
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FNCRU DARK HORSE TAKE ON REIGNING CHAMPS

Dark horse Casino will take on the defending premiers in round five of Far North Coast rugby this Saturday. Wollongbar-Alstonville are three-for-three so far this season, while Casino has made an impressive comeback from a ...
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OCEAN CLASSIC TO CELEBRATE 30 YEARS

Byron Bay's iconic Ocean Swim Classic turns 30 this weekend. If everything goes to plan - organisers are confident this year's event could see the swim's fundraising tally hit $800,000 ...
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SIBLING RIVALRY SPURS ON BALLINA

Casino have cemented their NRRRL premiership credentials, narrowly defeating last year's runner-up Cudgen in Round 4 this afternoon. Elsewhere - Ballina toppled Evans Head, Byron Bay fell to Marist, while Tweed Coast comfortably accounted for ...
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RAMORNIE HANDICAP HAS NEW SPONSOR

In racing, Grafton's biggest club has taken a punt on one of the valley's signature sporting and social events. Just two months out from the annual July Racing Carnival, the Grafton District Servcies Club has ...
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CASINO DRAGS ATTRACT EXCITED DRIVERS

White smoke and deafening engine noise was the order of the day at Casino airstrip. Drivers were racing each other and the clock, during the Northern Rivers Drag Racing Association's first meeting of the year ...
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TRACK HEATS UP FOR YOUNG GUNS

More than 100 junior rev-heads put petal to metal for day one of the Young Guns karting titles in Lismore. The competition is now in its 21st year, with drivers travelling from as far as ...
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SWANS TWO FOR TWO IN WOMENS AFL

In local AFL, Lismore has thrashed Ballina for the second time in as many matches. The Swans beat the Bombers 58-16 in the second round of the newly-formed women's AFL league ...
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CASPIAN SLAMS COMPETITION

Caspian Tuckwell has taken out the New South Wales tennis age championships, in convincing style. The Ocean Shores player managed to beat each of his opponents six-love in Parramatta on Sunday ...
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BUMPER CROWDS ATTEND ANZAC GREYHOUND MEETING

Bumper crowds lined the home turn during Casino Greyhound Racing Club's ANZAC meeting last night. Race favourite Digger Deego somewhat fittingly took out the Anzac Cove Stakes. Michael Beach-trained Pawlee then won the Pozieres Stakes ...
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GALA DAY SPARKS LEAGUE TAG REVOLUTION

A weekend gala day has sparked a women's league tag revolution that's taking the NRRRL by storm. Nine clubs have now committed to fielding a team, prompting league organisers to fast-track the rollout of a ...
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MULLUMBIMBY WIN BITTERSWEET GRANT COOK CUP

Hefty margins decicded several games during the NRRRL's third round. Evans Head outclassed Byron Bay 30 - 12, while Cudgen limped away from their 36 point loss to Ballina. Elsewhere - Mullumbimby won the inaugural ...
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GRAFTON DEFEAT BYRON IN GRUDGE MATCH

Double digit margins decided both round five games of Sunshine Conference Basketball over the weekend. Lismore easily accounted for Ballina - finishing 30 points ahead of the breakers. Grafton, meanwhile, won their grudge match against ...
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