NORTHS TO CELEBRATE 70TH ANNIVERSARY

Far North Coast baseball's oldest club 'Norths' marks a milestone this year - its 70th birthday. Founded in 1947 by local cricketers, the Lismore outfit has grown significantly. It now fields teams in every junior ...
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20 TEAMS SIGN UP FOR FIRST EVER WOMEN’S STATE CUP

20 teams from across Northern New South Wales have signed up for the first ever Women's State Cup, to be held at the Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility on September 23 and 24. 15 sides ...
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McDONAGH CLAIMS OZ GROM VICTORY

Lennox Head's Mikey McDonagh has dominated on his home break, taking out the under 16 boys at Oz Grom. It was the last time McDonagh could qualify for the event due to age, despite having ...
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BYRON BAY GETTING ‘READY TO RUMBLE’

Promising young fighters throughout the region are gearing up for a hometown fight night this weekend. The Byron 'Night of Fights' promises a mix of traditional and mixed martial arts bouts ...
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FAR NORTH COAST CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL TIMBERJACKS SERIES

Far North Coast baseball's under 14's have capped off an impressive weekend for the association - winning their Timberjacks Friendship Series division this afternoon ...
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NYXIE GETS BIRTHDAY WISH WITH OZ GROM WIN

Lennox Head surfer Nyxie Ryan has pulled off an incredible win in the dying moments of her Round One heat at Skullcandy Oz Grom. The near-perfect score was the icing on the cake for the ...
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MUSTANGS PLAYER FINDS LIGHTER SIDE OF ILL-FATED KICK

It's been quite a week for a humble bush footy player, who's become an internet star. Zac Mitchell's ill fated kick for touch in the dying seconds of a game meant his team snatched a ...
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TOP TWO TEAMS GO HEAD TO HEAD

The stage is set for an intense clash between Far North Coast Rugby Union's top two teams this Saturday. Both Ballina and Lennox Head will be looking to clinch victory after their last game resulted ...
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FERRIS WINS SIX STRAIGHT

Kyogle motocross rider Dean Ferris has established a formidable championship lead, following his sixth consecutive MX Nationals win at Nowra over the weekend. The 27 year old avoided a massive pileup near the start - ...
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TOP GROMS LINE UP FOR SKULLCANDY

Some of the world's top junior surfers are getting ready to battle it out at Lennox Head for the Oz Grom Open. Now in it's sixth year - the event is regarded as a stepping ...
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CASINO SNATCH VICTORY IN NRRRL

In NRRRL, and Murwillumbah has learnt the hard way it's never over, until it's over. A mistake in the dying moments delivering them a draw ...
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EAST LISMORE HOCKEY CLUB CELEBRATES 70 YEARS

There'll be no shortage of champagne and cake tonight, as the East Lismore Hockey Club celebrates 70 years. Formed in 1948 - the club has grown to around 170 members, making it the third largest ...
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TONY CURTIS TOPS TOWNSVILLE SPARTAN

Lismore athlete Tony Curtis has his sights set on this year's World Championships in Obstacle Course Racing in Canada. The seasoned competitor is in good shape, after taking out gold in the inaugural Townsville Spartan ...
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PARKER, TANNER, CHOSEN FOR INVICTUS TEAM

Two Lismore-born former servicemen are preparing to head overseas - selected as part of Australia's 2017 Invictus Games team. Nathan Parker and Jamie Tanner will represent the nation in Canada, this September ...
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BALLINA KEEP MARIST BROTHERS ON NOTICE

Marist Brothers remain on top of the NRRRL table, despite losing to Evans Head yesterday afternoon. Ballina, however, is nipping at their heels, after a convincing win against Murwillumbah ...
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CROWDFUNDING GETS MARGARET OVER THE NET

Octogenarian tennis champ Margaret Fisher is off to the World Super Seniors Championships, thanks to a successful crowd-funding campaign. Her family says it was an anonymous donation from a Byron Bay supporter, that saw her ...
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BALLINA BEAT CASINO IN CLOSE NRRRL CLASH

Last night's round 10 win against Casino has put Ballina back in premiership contention. The Seagulls were the N-Triple-R-L's reigning champions for three consecutive years, before being knocked off their perch, last season. Ballina narrowly ...
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BYRON ADAPTIVE SURFERS EYE OFF WORLD TITLES

Byron Bay adaptive surfers, Mark 'Mono' Stewart and David Munk, are gunning for return spots on this year's World Titles team. They'll be pitted against the country's best for selection at the Australian Adaptive Surfing ...
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CURTIS BROTHERS TAKE ON TOWNSVILLE

No strangers to feats of strength and endurance, the Curtis brothers are ready to tackle their next challenge. This weekend they'll compete in the gruelling 21-kilometre Spartan obstacle race in Townsville ...
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MURWILLUMBAH AMONG ROUND 10 WINNERS

NRRRL cellar dwellers Byron Bay suffered another defeat over the weekend. Despite scores being tied at halftime - Murwillumbah banished the Red Devils by 22 points ...
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CASINO BOXER PACKS A PUNCH

Casino boxer Karlee McPherson has her sights set on representing Australia in next year's Commonwealth Games. The 26-year-old flyweight is set to take on the top-ranked boxer in her division, ahead of the Commonwealth Games ...
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PARKO ELIMINATES KENNEDY IN ROUND 5

Stu Kennedy was knocked out during a nail-biting round five heat. The Lennox surfer eliminated by fellow Aussie Joel Parkinson ...
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LITTLE LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS POSTPONED

Wet weather has forced Baseball Australia to postpone its Little League Championships. The quarter, semi and grand finals were to due finish on Monday, but are now being re-scheduled for July. Organisers say it's unlikely ...
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KENNEDY ON CUSP OF FIJI PRO QUARTER FINALS

After a slow start to the year, Lennox Head surfer Stu Kennedy has scraped through to Round 5 of the Fiji Pro. The 27-year-old will now take on fellow Aussie Joel Parkinson for a spot ...
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OWN GOAL SENDS BYRON PACKING

Byron Bay FC is heading home from this weekend's FFA Cup regional finals heartbroken. The side lost to Maitland FC by a single goal, scored mistakenly deep into extra time ...
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BYRON CLIMB TO THIRD ON LADDER

In Far North Coast Rugby Union, Byron Bay have emerged as serious premiership contenders. The team is now third on the ladder, following a solid win over Southern Cross University ...
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WEEKEND SPORT WASHOUT

Torrential rain has washed out a number of sporting events on the North Coast including the Australian Baseball Little League championship quarterfinals. The four matches are now scheduled to go ahead tomorrow at Lismore's Albert ...
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NEWSTEAD TESTING NEW ENGINE

Veteran AMCA driver Shane Newstead will devote this year's final Lismore Speedway fixture to fine-tuning a more powerful engine. He's among several early adopters who've already upgraded their cars ...
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DARREL CHAMPMAN RUN TURNING 21

Runners are being urged to brave the cold mornings and begin training for Lismore's most iconic fun run. The 21st annual Darryl Chapman is just eight weeks away ...
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LITTLE LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS BEGIN THIS WEEK

A shot at starring on the world stage is on the line for young baseballers in Lismore this week. The national little league championships are about to begin - a 20-team tournament with a lucrative ...
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