LONG TIME RUNNING FOR LISMORE FUNDRAISER

Hundreds of feet will pound the pavement tomorrow for the annual Darrel Chapman fun run. Celebrating it's 21st birthday - organisers hope to raise a record amount for Lismore-based charity Our Kids ...
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RUGBY GRAND FINAL TO BE CLOSE CLASH

In Far North Coast Rugby, the Pioneers say a week's rest has given their side the strength to recover from injury - and reclaim their place in grand final glory. Meanwhile, Ballina are confident the ...
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COUNTDOWN TO NRRRL GRAND FINAL

The NRRRL  is gearing up for its biggest game of the year An estimated 6,000 people will turn out to watch the Ballina Seagulls take on the Cudgen Hornets ...
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SUPER SATURDAY OF SPORT ACROSS THE HUNTER

They're calling it "Super Saturday" - a huge day of grand finals across the Hunter. The most high profile - the Hunter's NPL, this year being played between Edgeworth and Lambton on the big stage ...
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WOODLAWN SCORES GIO TROPHY

St John's College Woodlawn has taken out the state's GIO schoolboys Trophy for the first time. Costly mistakes found the team down 10- nil in the first six minutes. But it didn't last - Woodlawn ...
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RIVALS TO CLASH IN FNCRU PRELIMINARY FINAL

The pressure is on for Far North Coast rugby rivals Byron Bay and Ballina, who have one last shot at grand final glory. The two teams will go head to head in the preliminary finals ...
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PROUD MOMENT FOR RODDA’S BIGGEST FAN

There's no shortage of proud supporters who tuned in to watch North Coast rugby star Izack Rodda make his international debut on Saturday night. Today his mum, Donna Watts, gave an emotional recount of what ...
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VIRAL VIDEO EARNS ARCHIE THOMPSON VISIT

Socceroos legend Archie Thompson has shared a fun-filled afternoon with Alstonville F-C's juniors. Villa was chosen to host the visit, thanks to one player's incredible video that went viral ...
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POWELL SPEARHEADS GOONELLABAH SEMIS VICTORY

Bangalow's premier league side faces a daunting task next weekend, Byron at Byron, after downing the Richmond Rovers 2-zip in yesterday's qualifying final. Meanwhile, Rovers face Goonellabah after they ended Thistles' season in a high ...
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SEAGULLS STRONG FOR MAJOR SEMI

The top two NRRRL teams will battle it out tomorrow in the major semi final. Both Ballina and Cudgen will be fighting for the chance to go straight through to the grand final, and gain ...
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CANNABIS AND HYDROPONIC EQUIPMENT SEIZED

Police have allegedly uncovered an amount of cannabis and hydroponic growing equipment while executing search warrants at a number of properties in the Northern Rivers. Police raided six properties in Goonellabah, Lismore and Casino yesterday ...
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MURWILLUMBAH CUP ON TRACK FOR SUCCESS

It's the biggest event on the Tweed River Jockey Club calendar- and it almost didn't happen. After being devastated by the March floods, the club is now back on its feet and ready to host ...
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PIONEERS TAKE OUT MINOR PREMIERSHIP

Ballina may have been the favourites going in to the final round of Far North Coast Rugby, but it was Wollongbar-Alstonville who emerged triumphant. The defending champions, claiming this year's minor premiership ...
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FNCRU MINOR PREMIER DECIDER

Far North Coast Rugby Union's minor premiers will be decided in tomorrow's final round clash. Defending premiers Wollongbar-Alstonville will take on an in-form Ballina side - who currently lead the points table ...
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COMPETITORS PREPARE FOR NEW MASTERS GAMES CHALLENGE

If the Lismore Masters Games weren't challenging enough, this year entrants will face a brand new feature. The Fitness Challenge promises to put the over-30s competitors through their paces, with burpees, squats and push-ups ...
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TRINITY-V-TRINITY IN CATHOLIC CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWDOWN

Sydneysiders Trinity Auburn have sent Trinity Lismore packing 2-nil, during the quarter finals of the New South Wales Combined Catholic Colleges Championship. After going down a goal early, the Lismore side was unable to equalise, ...
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CHAMPION FERRIS CONSIDERING NEXT MOVE

Kyogle motocross rider Dean Ferris is weighing up his options, after winning a second consecutive national championship over the weekend. The 27 year old says while the prospect of riding overseas interests him, he's yet ...
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WOLLONGBAR-ALSTONVILLE STILL MINOR PREMIERSHIP CONTENDERS

It's still neck-and-neck in the race for the Far North Coast Rugby minor premiership, with contenders Ballina and Wollongbar-Alstonville both winning yesterday afternoon. The Pioneers raced away from Lennox Head after halftime, rapidly piling on ...
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VETERAN ON TRACK FOR INVICTUS VICTORY

He's fought on the front-line in numerous overseas conflicts. Now, Lismore veteran Jamie Tanner, will be putting on a different uniform, as he gets ready to represent Australia in the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto ...
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NORTH COAST GYMNASTS HIGH-FLYERS

An excited bunch of North Coast gymnasts are putting in their last minute training ahead of the Queensland State Championships this weekend. It won't be easy... they're competing against 8-hundred others over a number of ...
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NRRRL FINALS RACE HEATING UP

One round away from finals, and some NRRRL outfits are feeling the pressure. Just two competition points separate Tweed Coast and neighbouring Murwillumbah - making their respective clashes must wins ...
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RODDA CHOSEN TO MAKE WALLABIES DEBUT

North Coast rugby prodigy Izack Rodda will run-on against New Zealand, during the Bledisloe Cup series opener. Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says, despite his age, the debutante has proven himself worthy of selection ...
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BYRON RUGBY CLUB REMEMBERS TEAM MATE

In Far North Coast Rugby, tomorrow's match is set to be an emotional one for Byron Bay, who will take on Lennox Head in honour of former team mate Paul Mitchell. Players from both grades ...
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LISMORE TO HOST ULYSSES AGM

Thousands of motorcycles from across the country are set to roll into Lismore for 2020. The event is part of the over 40's Ulysses Club Annual General Meeting - something the council hopes will be ...
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MELLING SCORES BIG AT VANS

Lennox Head's Adam Melling has dominated in his first round of the Vans U-S Open in California. The pro surfer says he's keen to get back on the championship tour, after failing to re-qualify last ...
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LISMORE SUFFER ANOTHER LOSS

Nothing separates reigning premiers Wollongbar-Alstonville and competition powerhouse Ballina - currently tied atop the Far North Coast Rugby ladder. Lismore, meanwhile, remain cellar dwellers - an unenviable title they came painfully close to shedding yesterday ...
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BYRON TAKE ON CASINO IN FNCRU

In Far North Coast Rugby, tomorrow's round 15 clash between Byron Bay and Casino will go a long way to deciding who's in the preliminary finals. Byron won the last game, but Casino will have ...
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PUBLICAN SCOTCHES ACCUSATIONS OF DUGAN-FERGUSON BENDER

Accusations of a pre-game bender at Lennox Head have been levelled against Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson, in the wake of the Blues' Origin loss. But the publican of the hotel where they spent their ...
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IBELLI SENDS KENNEDY PACKING

Lennox Head boardrider Stu Kennedy was among those eliminated at J-Bay overnight... The 27 year old narrowly losing to Brazillian Caio Ibelli ...
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BALLINA BETTERS MARIST ONCE AGAIN

Cudgen have continued their strong surge up the congested NRRRL table, overcoming close rivals Murwillumbah yesterday during round 14. Elsewhere - Casino were far too good for Evans Head. Mullumbimby picked up some easy points ...
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