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WILKO DOWNS FEBRUARY TO MARCH ON

Meanwhile, Copacabana’s Matt Wilkinson is through to Round Three at J-Bay, but not before some nervous moments against Michael February. An opening 6.17 was bettered by the local wildcard, before the World ratings leader posted a 6.93 to secure a narrow victory. While he’s keen to be the first goofy footer since 1984 to win the event, he¬†believes Mick Fanning is the man to beat. Avoca’s Ace Buchan is due to surf against Joan Duru when the contest resumes. (Image Courtesy of WSL Kelly Cestari)    

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FAR NORTH COAST SURFERS TO HIT J-BAY

Stop number six on surfing’s world tour, the J-Bay Open in South Africa, gets underway tomorrow. Byron Bay resident and tour leader, Matt Wilkinson will face-off against Davey Cathels and Steven Sawyer in his round one heat. Adam Melling will meet Jordy Smith and Wiggolly Dantas, while Stu Kennedy is up against Sebastian Zietz and Michel Bourez. (NO AUDIO)

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