WRIGHT’S LATEST WIN INSPIRES NEXT GENERATION

Lennox Head product Tyler Wright has been announced as Australia's only nominee in the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards. The world champ's latest success, serving as inspiration to the next generation of North Coast surfers ...
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HAYNES WINS FIRST NIGHT OF WINGLESS SPRINTCARS

Mitchell Haynes is a favourite heading into tonight's 100-lap Wingless Sprintcar Grand Prix, after taking out last night's preliminary race. The top drivers will quadruple their efforts, as the final race gets underway at Lismore ...
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BRAZEL SET TO DAZZLE IN DUBAI

Lismore golfer Sam Brazel will tee-off against the world's best when he competes in Abu Dhabi next week on the European Tour. The 38-year-old won his first major title at the Hong Kong Open last ...
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COOPER PLAYS 100 T-20’S

Far North Coast cricketer Tom Cooper has played his 100th first-grade Twenty-20 game. The 30-year-old notched up the century earlier this week, when the Melbourne Renegades' met the Sydney Sixers at the SCG. Cooper has ...
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TRIO OF TEENAGE BALLINA GYMNASTS HIGH-FLYERS

Three gymnasts from Ballina are in training for another big year of competitions. Jordyn Herbert, Jo Trease and Kilarni Wilson will represent the Ballina RSL Youth Club in both regional and state artistic gymnastics ...
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COMPETITIVE FIELD CHASING CRICKET GLORY

Just over halfway through the Far North Coast cricket season, a clear contender is yet to emerge. While Cudgen remain the team to beat, several other sides could easily steal the show ...
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HENDRY SELECTED FOR STATE ALL-ABILITIES SIDE

After months of hard work in the nets - Ballina Bears bowler Chris Hendry is celebrating. He's been selected to play for New South Wales, at the National All Abilities Cricket Championship in Melbourne next ...
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DAVIS YOUNGEST BOWLER TO WIN SUMMERLAND SINGLES

16-year-old Jono Davis has become the youngest person ever to take out the Summerland Singles Bowls Series in Ballina. The Dubbo teenager managed to beat a field of 128 competitors to claim the silverware ...
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CASEY AND HUSREFOVIC WIN BALLINA TENNIS OPEN

After a strong start Byron Bay's Louis Clark missed out on claiming the men's finals of the Ballina New Year Open Tennis Tournament. First seed Oliver Casey taking out the win in the second and ...
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TOP DRIVERS BUMPER TO BUMPER IN FINAL ROUND

Only 15 points separates the top three drivers heading into the final round of the Mr Modified Series at Lismore Speedway tomorrow night. Five times Australian Champion Tim Morse, who this season is on the ...
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BALLINA NEW YEAR TENNIS OPEN SEMI FINAL RESULTS

Tomorrow, the winners of the Ballina New Year Tennis Open will be crowned. In the open mens, Oliver Casey will take on Louis Clark. While in the womens Tiana Windbuchlar go head to head with ...
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LAST DAY FOR BOWLERS TO QUALIFY FOR FINALS

The finalists in tomorrow's Summerland Singles competition at Ballina Bowling Club have been revealed. Today marked the final opportunity for competitors to make the cut, with only the top four from each day going through ...
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LISMORE CRICKET CARNIVAL BEGINS

Hot on the heels of their slightly older counterparts - a legion of pre-teen cricketers have arrived in Lismore. All are in town for the popular under 12's carnival, which got underway this morning ...
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CASEY HOLDS TOP SPOT GOING INTO SEMI FINALS

The top four players from both the open men and women's matches are through to the semi finals of the Ballina New Year Open tennis tournament tomorrow. Men's number one seed, Oliver Casey, was still ...
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BALLINA BOWLER IMPRESSES CROWD AT SUMMERLAND SERIES

Local lawn bowler Kit Conlan put on a show for onlookers at today's Summerland Series in Ballina. Conlan progressed through to the next round, following this impressive bowl again fellow local Bulla Burton. "Yeah I ...
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SURPRISES PUNCTUATE SUMMERLAND SINGLES

Following last week's successful pairs competiton, the Summerland Singles competition is underway in Ballina. Traditionally a tricky event - plenty of contenders were sent packing on day two ...
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ECO-PADDLER HEADS TO PARLIAMENT

A Lismore eco-warrior has had an impressive send off in Ballina today, as he heads off on a mammoth kayak journey. Steve Posselt is paddling south along the coast and then to Canberra in a ...
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BALLINA’S BIGGEST TENNIS TOURNAMENT IN FULL SWING

Almost 200 tennis players have arrived in Ballina for the town's biggest tournament. The annual Ballina New Year Open Tournament, in full swing today ...
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JUNIOR CARNIVAL ATTRACTS CRICKETING TALENT

Promising young batsmen and bowlers from across Australia, are pitting themselves against each other in Ballina this week. They're contesting the town's under 13's carnival ...
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COLE RIDES CYCLING SUCCESS INTO 2017

Wyrallah cyclist Brendan Cole has made a strong comeback to the sport this year. The 25-year-old winning the Queensland State Individual time trial and making his international debut ...
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SOLI BAILEY BACK SURFING HOME BREAK

It's been a year of triumphs and tribulations for Suffolk Park surfer Soli Bailey. The 21-year-old narrowly missed out on qualifying for the pro tour, but hasn't been deterred from giving it another shot next ...
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A LOOK BACK AT THE SPORTS HIGHLIGHTS FOR 2016

True to form - 2016's been another successful year for far north coast athletes. Tonight we take a look back on the year, in which locals raced, kicked and rode their way to a multitude ...
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MORSE BROKE CODE, LOST SPEEDWAY WIN

V8 Dirt Modified Champion Tim Morse was stripped of his win in Mr Modifieds Round One at Lismore Speedway last night. The Five time Australian Champion was relegated to second, due to a rule violation ...
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BALLINA JOCKEY CLUB GETS SET FOR BOXING DAY RACES

The Ballina Jockey Club is gearing up for one of its biggest days on the racing calendar. Thousands of punters, spectators and fashionistas are expected to turn out for the Ballina Boxing Day races - ...
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SPEEDWAY RACES GEAR UP FOR BOXING DAY MR MODIFIEDS

Lismore Speedway is gearing up for a busy month ahead, starting with the Mr Modified Series on Boxing Day on Monday. The track will host seven fixtures over the next four weeks, culminating in the ...
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BUMPER FIRST YEAR FOR CASINO SPORTS STADIUM

A year on from its official opening, Casino's new $1.8 million Indoor Sports Stadium is proving as popular as ever. Today, kids and competitors were making the most of the facility, before it closes over ...
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LE-BA GROMS HONE SKILLS AT SURF CAMP

Le-Ba Boardriders' most promising groms hit the surf today as part of a special training camp, aimed at honing their skills. All eight of the over 12s surfing at South Ballina compete at a regional, ...
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FFNC SCORES RECORD NUMBER OF PLAYERS IN 2016

Football Far North Coast has experienced one of its strongest years yet thanks to a record number of registered players. It hopes 20-17 will be just as strong, with recent funding boosts, a good incentive ...
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FITZROY WIN FUTSAL CUP

Visiting Victorian side Fitzroy have taken out the 2016 international futsal cup in Lismore. Leading 3-1 at half-time - the club went on to beat opponents the Sunshine Coast 5-2 and claim the title last ...
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INTERNATIONAL FUTSAL CUP ATTRACTS STRONG FIELD

Futsal teams from across Australia and the Pacific have met in Lismore, vying for the 2016 International Cup. 10 sides have spent the weekend on court, at the Goonellabah Sports and Aquatic Centre ...
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