GEARING UP FOR AN ACTION-PACKED NIGHT

More than 20 supercharged six cylinder tinnies will take to the track at Lismore Speedway on Saturday night. Competitors will be vying for a podium finish in the Wingless Sprintcar Drive to America Series, one ...
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PRO SURFER MIKEY MCDONAGH INSPIRED AFTER BELLS

Back from his first World Surfing League Championship and Lennox local Mickey McDonagh is on a high. Surfing at Bells Beach ignited a spark within the youngster, his sights now set on catching waves worldwide ...
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FOSTER SHARES HIS KNOWLEDGE WTH YOUNG TALENTS

Former Socceroo and hometown hero Craig Foster was up early this morning, putting some local teens through their paces at Lismore's Southern Cross Football Centre. The 48-year-old came away impressed - saying our talent could ...
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Goonellabah vs Lismore in FFA Cup qualifier

Four local football clubs will go head to head tonight for a spot in the inter-regional qualifiers. The winners of tonight's games will go on to play in Coffs Harbour - with a chance of ...
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LENNOX HEAD DEFEATS LISMORE IN ROUND ONE OF FAR NORTH COAST RUGBY UNION

In rugby union, Lennox Head took on Lismore in round one of the Far North Coast competition. Despite a home ground advantage and a strong start, Lennox Head brought the win home 45 to 26 ...
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FOUR HUNDRED NETBALL PLAYERS TAKE TO THE COURT IN BALLINA

More than 400 netball players have taken to the courts in Ballina for the second carnival of the season. The Ballina Netball Association hosted 40 teams from Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay. The regional representative ...
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BALLINA MARTIAL ARTISTS MEET ‘ARNIE’

A few lucky Northern Rivers martial artists are back home training with renewed enthusiasm, following a rare experience. The group got to rub shoulders with a cult hero, and came away from his event with ...
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TERRA ROAM TO COMPLETE RECORD WALK

A trailblazing adventurer with a powerful message of hope has just passed through Lismore, on her way into the record books. Terra Roam is now just a few hundred kilometres away from becoming the first ...
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YOUNGBERRY WINS JUNIOR SEDAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Lismore youngster Brock Youngberry drove a flawless race at the Speedway overnight, to win the New South Wales Junior Sedan Championship. Leading throughout - he posted the fastest lap of the night, clocking 17.04 seconds ...
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ASPIRING YOUNG FEMALES CELEBRATE FEMALE FOOTBALL WEEK

In an effort to engage young girls in football, aspiring players on the Far North Coast have taken to Lennox Head for a special festival. It's part of Female Football Week, where development sessions are ...
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NEW GRANT FOR SPORTING CLUBS IN LISMORE

The Lismore Swans are flying high after receiving nearly-half-a-million dollars for new club facilities. The Swans were just one of a number of north coast sporting clubs sharing in almost a million dollars of taxpayers' ...
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SAMSON CHALLENGE SEES CROWD SUCCESS

Hundreds of people of all ages have competed in the annual Samson Challenge today. Organisers say its the biggest field of competitors they've ever seen ...
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LISMORE SPEEDWAYS BIGGEST EVENT OF THE YEAR

Tomorrow night the Lismore Speedway will host one of its biggest events of the year - the North Coast Classic. While drivers from near and far are keen to hit the racetrack, one local will ...
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SPARTAN RACER TONY CURTIS ON THE PATH TO SUCCESS

Obstacle course racer Tony Curtis is back in town after competing in Melbourne last week. His focus is now on tomorrow's Samson Challenge, with his number one supporter right by his side ...
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FUTURE STARS BOUND FOR STATE TITLES

One week out, and the Far North Coast's future ironmen and women are busy training for one of the season's biggest competitions. The State Titles will see the most promising juniors battle it out on ...
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THISTLES DEMOLISH BALLINA IN FFA CUP

It was raining goals last night as Lismore Thistles became the first Far North Coast team to progress through to Round 2 of the FFA Cup. Thistles claimed a convincing 8-3 win against Ballina in ...
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BASEBALL AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE

For many years, baseballers in the intermediate age group have had limited opportunities on the national stage. But not for long- with Baseball Australia announcing a league championship for under 14s, set to to be ...
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SOUTH LISMORE RETURNS TO PREMIER DIVISON

South Lismore is out to prove a point this coming Football Far North Coast premier division season. The club says it still has what it takes to compete at the highest level, despite some current ...
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YOUNGER BYRON BAY BACK FOR SUNSHINE CONFERENCE

Byron Bay has been a force to be reckoned with, since Sunshine Conference Basketball was resurrected more than two years ago. This season, however, could be very different. A new-look roster has begun to emerge, ...
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FOSTER COMING HOME FOR FRIENDLY

Former Socceroo Craig Forster is returning to his hometown later this month, to play a special community match. The 48-year-old will run on alongside locals, during the first ever sporting event to be played at ...
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FFA CUP DRAW REVEALED

The eight far north coast clubs contesting this year's FFA Cup, now know how their campaigns will commence. Round 1 match ups were drawn today - players watching on keenly ...
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F.N.C.R.U PREPARING FOR BIG SEASON

The upcoming Far North Coast Rugby season is shaping up to be a close contest. One big name team has a major coaching change, while several smaller clubs are seemingly on the rise ...
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GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL SET TO BOOM IN 2018

It's a busy time for Northern New South Wales Football at the grassroots level with registrations for the 2018 season open tomorrow, and it believes numbers will skyrocket. Entry-level players will also receive a new ...
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SAMSON CHALLENGE BOUNDS AHEAD

Organisers of the annual Lismore Samson are busy preparing for their biggest event yet. Now just thirty days away, this year's iconic fitness challenge features two new specially targeted categories ...
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EAKIN TAKES OVER AT GOONELLABAH

Football Far North Coast powerhouse Goonellabah has chosen a familiar face to lead its 2018 premier league campaign. Club veteran John Eakin will step into the role, hoping to produce a squad that poses an ...
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STEPHENSON STAKES CLAIM ON NSW TITLE

Jai Stephenson has overcome some early-race carnage to take out the 2018 New South Wales V8 Dirt Modified Championship at Lismore Speedway on Australia Day. Stephenson took over the lead midway, beating defending titleholder Andrew ...
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BIG TURN OUT FOR BYRON BOARD PADDLE

Stone and Wood has taken out the inaugural teams event at the Byron Bay Board Paddle. The fastest individual time went to Cameron Bannerman... Oliver Sharpe won the nipper board category ...
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HOGAN CELEBRATES YOUNG SPORTING HEROES

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has given our region's future sporting champions a welcome boost. The talented youngsters, who have all competed at either state or national competitions recently, were each presented with a ...
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RAFTER, O’BRIEN, HEADLINE TAVERNERS DINNER

An Aussie tennis legend has agreed to face a grilling from a prominent journalist next month - all in the name of charity. The famous pair will spend an evening in conversation, to raise money ...
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BEARS UPBEAT DESPITE LOSS TO CUDGEN

Lennox Head proved unstoppable during the penultimate round of the Far North Coast Cricket summer Twenty-20 series over the weekend - easily defeating both Murwillumbah and Marist Brothers. Neighbouring Tintenbar-East Ballina, meanwhile, overcame Casino but ...
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