TIMMIS COMPLETES CROSS COUNTRY RIDE

Cyclist Emma Timmis has successfully traversed Australia, raising money for underprivileged women on the other side of the world. Supporters today cheered her along toward Cape Byron - our easternmost point ...
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ALSTONVILLE CHASING ROUND 3 SUCCESS

Alstonville is hoping to claim its first win this Far North Coast Cricket season, when round three concludes this coming Saturday. The reigning premiers need only need 61 runs to topple Marist Brothers, following some ...
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SCU TEAM TO BEAT IN FNC WATERPOLO

The teams from Southern Cross University will be the ones to beat, when Far North Coast Waterpolo hits the pool on Monday for round three. The club is only recently resurrected, but it hasn't stopped ...
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LISMORE SPEEDWAY RETURNS

Speedway returns to Lismore this weekend, the V8 Dirt Modified Lord Mayor's Cup, kicking off the season. Close to 30 drivers will get behind the wheel, including Casino debutant Mark Connolly ...
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BOWLS CLASSIC DRAWS IMPRESSIVE FIELD

A Kelvin Kerkow-led foursome from the Gold Coast, has this afternoon taken out the 2nd annual Great Northern Classic Fours competition, held at Ocean Shores. The side was among several contenders, heading into the final ...
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CURTIS CROWNED OBSTACLE COURSE WORLD CHAMPION

It's been a triumphant return home for Lismore's Tony Curtis, who took out gold in the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships. But there'll be no rest for the seasoned athlete, who's working hard to create ...
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TENNIS TRIO LAND GOOLAGONG MENTORSHIP

A trio of promising North Coast juniors has landed a spot in the coveted Evonne Goolagong National Development Camp. The week-long mentorship program will take 30 young indigenous players to Melbourne for the first week ...
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JONES’ BARBARIANS TO PLAY ‘ENTERTAINING’ RUGBY

Barbarians coach Alan Jones says he wants his squad to play an entertaining brand of rugby, when it meets the Classic Wallabies in Lismore tomorrow night. The radio personality wanting to send the fans home ...
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TERRA TORRA CLAIMS CUP BERTH

Yorklea's Newstead family is in with a real chance of winning the 2017 Lismore Cup after greyhound Terra Torra qualified overnight. But the experienced trainers say the prestigious race is wide open ...
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DUNOON WINS CLUB OF THE YEAR

Against all odds Dunoon United FC has beaten out much larger organisations, to be named Northern New South Wales Football club of the year. The award caps off an impressive year for the up-and-coming community ...
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WET START TO FNC CRICKET SEASON

It was a rain-affected start to the Northern Rivers cricket season, Ballina the only side to claim an outright win, over Murwillumbah. The other three games of the round were all declared draws, with wet-weather ...
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BYRON RUGBY IN SEVENS HEAVEN

More than 40 international and local teams have turned out to contest the 28th Byron Bay Rugby Sevens tournament. With defending champions Melville out of the picture, this year's trophy is wide open ...
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LEGENDS PUT AN END TO ALL STARS REIGN

The African All Stars reign has come to an end after a surprise 4-1 loss to the Lismore Legends in last night's annual football friendly. The All Stars were joined by refugee advocate and Australian ...
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ASPIRING AFL STARS IN BYRON

Byron Bay is playing host to the country's top aspiring women's AFL players. The week-long National Female Diversity Championships gives indigenous and mutlicultural girls a pathway onto representative teams ...
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REDMAYNE EARNS NATIONAL CALLUP

Former Alstonville cricketer Georgia Redmayne has been chosen to play for Australia. The 23-year-old wicketkeeper was named among an 11 woman squad, chosen to play two 50-over tour matches against England in Brisbane next week ...
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POOL CLOSURES FORCE WATERPOLO SEASON CHANGES

Far North Coast waterpolo season is going ahead, despite several pools across the region being out of action. Organisers hope to play matches at Southern Cross University, until major upgrades elsewhere are completed ...
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GOLFING LEGENDS TURN OUT FOR OCEAN SHORES PGA

Some of the country's top pro golfers have teed off at the Ocean Shores Country Club today. It's the first time in over a decade the club has hosted a PGA Pro-Am event ...
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YOUTH LEAGUE FOOTBALL BEGINS THIS WEEKEND

Off-season football action begins this coming weekend, with the 10th annual Football Far North Coast summer youth league getting underway. Regular season champions Byron Bay and Lismore Thistles, remain the teams to beat in their ...
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SANDFLIES CELEBRATE 30TH ANNIVERSARY

Known Australia wide, Ballina's iconic Sandflies today marked a major milestone - their 30th anniversary. Sunday morning stalwarts... the social lawn bowls group is going stronger than ever ...
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ALL STARS SCORE HIGH-PROFILE PLAYER

After three consecutive losses, the Lismore Legends are hoping 2017 will see the tables turn in the annual football friendly. But the African All Stars have an ace up their sleeve - with a high ...
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MEAD TO LEAD IN WORLD CUP

A humble country boy from Lismore has climbed the rugby league ranks, to captain for the country of his birth. David Mead will lead the Papua New Guinea team in the upcoming Rugby League World ...
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ENDURO PUTS JUNIOR LIFESAVERS TO THE TEST

Junior surf lifesavers will put their stamina to the test when they take on the Lennox Head Enduro this weekend. The annual race is considered a must for the region's budding iron men and women ...
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BATTLE RECHARGE LURES CYCLING ELITE

Elite road cycling returned to the Tweed Valley over the weekend, following a longer than usual break. Hundreds of Australia's best racers contested 'Battle Recharge' - replacing this year's cancelled Battle on the Border ...
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DRAG RACING SEASON CONCLUDES

The Northern Rivers Drag Racing association has ended its 2017 season the same way it began - loud and proud. The deafening roar of high powered engines hung in the air at Casino today, as ...
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NEW CHALLENGE FOR MASTERS GAMES DRESSAGE

From touch football, to dressage - the long-awaited Lismore Masters games got underway today. Mature riders had the chance to take on a brand new challenge this year, with the introduction of working equitation ...
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3-DAY SOFTBALL CARNIVAL WRAPS UP

The girls at Sydney West have taken out the three-day primary school softball carnival in Lismore. North Coast came an equal seventh against tough competition from across the state ...
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CABBAGE TREE ISLAND WIN ABORIGINAL KNOCKOUT

Cabbage Tree Island is hoping lightning will strike twice, when it contests the New South Wales Aboriginal Knockout later this month. The side overcame a record number of teams, to win the Lismore Aboriginal Knockout ...
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BYRON BAY WIN F.F.N.C DECIDER

The Lismore Thistles have this afternoon defeated Bangalow, to win Football Far North Coast's women's premier division grand final. It's been a tough 24 hours for the Bluedogs, who also lost the mens decider 2-1 ...
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HOCKEY CLUB CELEBRATES 90 YEARS

Grand finals are always a big day for any club. But today marked a particularly momentous occasion for Northern Star - whose club celebrated its 90th anniversary ...
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FIRST ALL-FEMALE TEAMS FOR RUGBY KNOCKOUT

Eight all-female teams will take to the field this weekend - for the first time in Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout Carnival history. Records crowds are expected to turn out for the annual Lismore comp at ...
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