COFFS HARBOUR SUNS SET FOR STATE LEAGUE FINALS

The Coffs Harbour Suns Women's basketball team are on the verge of something special. This weekend in Sydney, the Suns will compete in the State League Finals ...
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DOLPHINS TAKE ON THE RATZ THIS WEEKEND

The Forster-Tuncurry Dolphins take on the Manning River Ratz In Lower Mid North Coast Rugby this weekend. It's the pointy end of the season for the clubs as they prepare for the finals, with only ...
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PORT SHARKS AND WAUCHOPE BLUES WILL BATTLE FOR A GRAND FINAL SPOT

In Group 3 rugby league the Wauchope Blues will host the Port Macquarie Sharks in this weekend's semi-final. The winner of Sunday's game will secure a spot in the decider where they'll be up against ...
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TALEA FERNANCE COMING HOME WITH BRONZE

Chatham High's Talea Fernance has returned home from the School Sports Australian Swimming Championships in Hobart with some precious luggage. The 17-year-old won bronze in the medley relay and now has her sights on the ...
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HOPE ON THE HORIZON FOR GROUP TWO RUGBY LEAGUE

The Group 2 Rugby League competition is hanging by a thread, with even its administrators unsure what it will look like next year. But there could be hope on the horizon - the Canterbury Bulldogs ...
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COMETS COACH ON THE VERGE OF MAKING HISTORY

Meanwhile in Group Two Rugby League, the coach of Coffs Harbour has made a cameo appearance on the field to lead his team to the Grand Final. As we reported last night, the Comets upset ...
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PORT CITY BREAKERS BOOK FIRST SPOT IN GROUP 3 GRAND FINAL

The Port City Breakers are the first side to secure a spot in the Group 3 grand-final after downing Wauchope 36-18. The Blues will now play the Port Macquarie Sharks this weekend to determine who ...
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ORARA VALLEY GOES DOWN TO MACKSVILLE 20 TO 10

Macksville has come from behind again to beat Orara Valley in the Group 2 minor semi final 20-points-to-10. With the Axemen now out of the competition, Macksville will play the winner of today's major semi ...
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HASTINGS VIKINGS SUFFER HEARTBREAKING LOSS TO COFFS HARBOUR SNAPPERS

To Rugby Union, and it's the second time in two years the Hastings Valley Vikings have suffered a heartbreaking grand-final loss at the hands of a Coffs Harbour side. The Snappers have been crowned the ...
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MACKSVILLE COMES FROM BEHIND TO BEAT THE AXEMEN

Orara held the home ground advantage in today's minor semi against Macksville but couldn't capitalise, going down by 10. It was Orara that led at half time. But Macksville had other ideas, staging a late ...
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SAWTELL PANTHERS EXHILARATING COMEBACK AGAINST BELLINGEN MAGPIES

The Sawtell Panthers will move ahead in the ladies league tag finals after an exhilarating come-from-behind win. The Bellingen Magpies lost the lead in the last thirty seconds... a draw sending the game into extra ...
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WINGHAM TIGERS FOCUSED FOR THE SECOND ROUND OF FINALS

In Group 3 Rugby League, the Tigers are preparing for their showdown against the Sharks. Bouncing back from a loss last weekend, Wigham are predicting big things ahead of tomorrow's elimination round ...
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TOP OF THE TABLE CLASH FOR PREMIER LEAGUE THIS WEEKEND

In local premier league action, it's a top of the table clash this weekend with the undefeated Wallis Lake taking on Macleay Valley with the winner progressing to the finals. And for something different, Wallis ...
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BLUES AND BREAKERS VIE FOR A SPOT IN THE GRAND FINAL

In the Group 3 competition the Wauchope Blues hope to continue their winning streak when they face the Port City Breakers this weekend. The winner of Sunday's semi will book a ticket to the grand-final ...
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FINAL DAY OF THE WOMEN’S CENTRAL NORTH COAST OPEN TOURNAMENT

Kew's rising star Pyper Hollis has taken out this year's Women's Central North Coast Open Tournament. The 16-year-old was named overall champion with a score of 161 ...
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AUSTRALIA REMAIN UNDEFEATED AT WHEELCHAIR RUGBY WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian Steelers remain undefeated after thrashing Ireland by 33-points on day four of the Wheelchair Rugby World Championship. The win means the Steelers have already booked a spot in the finals, but Captain Ryley ...
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SYDNEY SIXERS VISIT PORT MACQUARIE AND ENCOURAGE KIDS TO PLAY CRICKET

Some of Australia's finest cricket players have come from regional New South Wales and today, they gave back. Students at Port Macquarie Public School have received a star visit from the Sydney Sixers ...
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CANTERBURY BULLDOGS LOOK TO PARTNER WITH MID NORTH COAST COMMUNITIES

With a number of N-R-L players starting their career in rural and regional areas Country Rugby League and Canterbury Bulldogs senior management are looking to grow grass roots support. Having visited a junior club yesterday ...
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GOLFERS TEE OFF FOR ANNUAL WOMEN’S CENTRAL NORTH COAST TOURNAMENT

Around 150 golfers teed off at Kew Country Club this morning, to begin the 78th annual Women's Central North Coast Open Tournament. The prestigious event is equal-parts competitive and a bit of fun ...
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COFFS COMETS THRASH ORARA VALLEY AXEMEN IN GROUP TWO SEMI FINAL

A send off before half-time virtually cost the Orara Valley Axemen any chance of beating Coffs in yesterday's semi final. The Comets took full advantage of their extra man, going on to win 46-14 ...
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MACKSVILLE UPSETS SAWTELL IN GROUP TWO ELIMINATION FINAL

Macksville has held rivals Sawtell scoreless in the second half, to win this weekend's Group Two Elimination final. The Panthers were leading the Sea Eagles 22-8 at halftime, before they made a spirited comeback ...
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COFFS HARBOUR SUNS BASKETBALL TEAM MAKES NATIONAL TITLES

In local basketball, the Coffs Harbour Suns under-14s have been selected to play at the national titles for the first time in seven years. It comes after the girls got a win in the Country ...
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THE WOMEN BEHIND THE GAME

This round, NRL teams will have a decidedly female feel, thanks to the annual women in league round. Kate Haberfield spent an afternoon with some of the women behind junior rugby league, who'll receive some ...
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WAUCHOPE BLUES TAME THE WINGHAM TIGERS IN SEMI-FINAL

In Group 3, the Wauchope Blues managed to tame the Wingham Tigers, narrowly claiming a 17-16 victory in extra-time. Wauchope will now play Port City Breakers this weekend ...
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MAITLAND’S CLAYTON SMALL TAKES OUT SEASIDE CLASSIC CHAMPIONSHIP

To golf and 18-year-old Clayton Small has taken out the 51st annual Seaside Classic Championship in Port Macquarie. The Maitland golfer finished three-over par. Just one shot behind was Ballina's young talent Jay Mackenzie. While ...
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PORT MACQUARIE SHARKS KEEP SEASON ALIVE WITH A WIN OVER OLD BAR

In Group 3 rugby league, the Port Macquarie Sharks have kept their season alive, claiming a 42 to 16 victory over Old Bar in the elimination semi-final. The Sharks piled on 32 unanswered points in ...
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SENIORS’ TENNIS TOURNAMENT IN FORSTER

A seniors Tennis Tournament is underway in Forster this weekend. It's attracted players up to the age of 87, showing their younger competitors they still have what it takes ...
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SAWTELL SEASIDE OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP DRAWS BIG NAMES TO THE REGION

One of the highest ranked tennis tournaments on the North Coast is on again in Sawtell. Now in its 41st year, the Seaside Open Tennis Championship continues to draw big names to the region ...
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JOSH HOOK… WORLD CHAMPION

Taree's Josh Hook has returned home a world champion after competing in the final round of the World Endurance Championship. The local rider will take a short break before he starts preparing for next season ...
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RACE THAT STOPS THE REGION DRAWS IMPRESSIVE NAMES AND FASHIONISTAS

Avid racegoers have made their way to the track in Coffs Harbour, for the race that stops the region. The 54th Coffs Cup has drawn fashionistas, and impressive names, including legendary jockey Hugh Bowman ...
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