GROUP 2 WOMEN PREPARED FOR INAUGURAL REPRESENTATIVE CLASH

The first ever Group 2 women's representative squad has spent the last fortnight training ahead of tomorrow's inaugural game against Group 3. Following the match, the North Coast Bulldogs side will be selected ...
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FORSTER TENNIS CLUB LIGHT OUTAGE

Last week's wild weather has thrown a tough serve to Forster Tennis Club over the past few days Only four of 14 courts remain open, due to storm damage. Two lighting poles collapsed, leaving debris ...
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HALL OF FAME FOR MANNING VALLEY RUGBY LEAGUE STAR

He's coached, played, and supported local rugby league for years. Now, Taree's own Gary Bridge is being recognised for his contributions. The talented sportsman is one of four candidates to be inducted into Group Three's ...
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FORSTER TENNIS PLAYER OFF TO NATIONALS

A 16-year-old tennis sensation from Forster is preparing to compete in the national championships for a fourth time. Laia Pasini, hopes to pick up an American college scholarship next year ...
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PORT MACQUARIE SHARKS APPOINT NEW FIRST GRADE COACH

He's experienced, knowledgeable and focused on giving young players the opportunity to compete in a first grade side. With those attributes, it's no wonder Jamie Dowse was awarded the position of the Port Macquarie Sharks' ...
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ANOTHER WRAP OF THE TOUCH FOOTY STATE CUP

Doyalson has claimed the Men's Open trophy at this year's touch football State Cup in Port Macquarie, while the Canterbury Bulldogs dominated the women's event. The East Sydney Roosters narrowly defeated Murwillumbah to claim the ...
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INTERBRANCH CHAMPIONSHIPS STARTING THE SURF SEASON IN BLACK HEAD

More than 2000 elite surf lifesavers converged on Black Head Beach today, for the first major event of the season. Competitors made the best of less than ideal conditions, as they competed for individual glory ...
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CREWS BATTLE EACH OTHER AND CONDITIONS AT SCOTTS HEAD

A sea of people, surf boats and tents lined Forsters Beach at Scotts Head today, for day one of the Combined Surf Boat Series. The prestigious event is the biggest carnival of the year for ...
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COMPETITION FIERCE AT NATIONAL OZ TAG CHAMPIONSHIPS

Thousands of players are vying for a spots on Australia's representative Oz Tag teams this weekend, during the the 2018 National Senior Championships. Earlier today - the Central Coast maintained its commanding lead in the ...
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TOUCH FOOTY STATE CUP KICKING OFF TODAY

The touch football state cup kicked off today, with Port Macquarie playing host to more than 6000 players. It's early days when it comes to picking the winners, however some teams definitely stood out ...
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YOUNG GOLFERS RISE TO THE CHALLENGE AT BONVILLE

Two Sydney golfers have claimed the prestigious Champions Trophies as part of the Jack Newton Junior Golf programs. The aspirational end of year event wrapping up today at Bonville International Golf Course ...
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JOSH HOOK FINISHING HIS SUCCESSFUL YEAR ON A HIGH

Endurance Racer Josh Hook has claimed a gold medal at the F-I-M Motorbike Federation in Spain this week. He was crowned world champion in September, and now the Old Bar local is looking to compete ...
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SURF BOAT SERIES MOVES TO SCOTTS HEAD

Surf boat action moves to Scotts Head this weekend, for the next two rounds of the north coast surf boat series. In the men's and women's competition, just one-point separates the four leading contenders ...
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TENNIS NSW VISITING FORSTER

Representatives from Tennis New South Wales visited Forster today, and they brought with them past trophies from the Sydney International. The 20-19 tournament will begin early next year, ahead of the Australian Open. And Forster ...
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MEET THE 2019 NAMBUCCA ROOSTERS COACHES

The Nambucca Roosters are going to have 100 reasons to celebrate next season, as the club marks an historic milestone. And the future looks bright for the red, white and blue, with the appointment of ...
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BANTING STRIKES FORM IN HAWAII

Surfer Matt Banting has made it into the fourth round of the Vans World Cup in Hawaii. The Port Macquarie product has 13 heat wins to his name, and is shaping up as a fierce ...
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MAGPIES BACK IN GROUP 2

After failing to field a first-grade side in the group two competition this year, Bellingen's Magpies are set to make a return in 20-19. Newly appointed coach, Dan Tempest, who played for the club as ...
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POINTS SYSTEM FOR GROUP 2 RUGBY LEAGUE

In a new development for Group 2 Rugby League, the 2019 season will see the a new points system introduced designed to level the playing field for smaller clubs. It is also hoped to encourage ...
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NEW ZEALAND ATHLETES DOMINATE AUSTRALIAN OUTRIGGER TITLES

Athletes from New Zealand have dominated the top step of the podium at the Australian Outrigger Titles on the mid north coast. The host club of Port Macquarie has received plenty of praise for its ...
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MATT BANTING PROGRESSES IN HAWAII

Port Macquarie's Matt Banting has dominated his round three heat, at the season ending, 10,000 point qualifying series event in Hawaii. He backed up an early seven point five with a six point eight. Banting ...
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WHEELCHAIR TENNIS TOURNAMENT FOR COFFS HARBOUR

Coffs Harbour's Westside Tennis Club played host this weekend to the Northern New South Wales Wheelchair Tennis Championships. Among the field, two former soldiers who took part in Sydney's Invictus Games ...
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MANNING VALLEY KART CLUB HOSTING THEIR ANNUAL DAVE HAMNETT MEMORIAL DAY

The Manning Valley Kart Club have hosted their annual memorial competition. The meet was in memory of a former member who tragically lost his life in a motorbike accident at Old Bar ...
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LOCAL RETURNS TO TRIATHLON RACING AFTER HORROR ACCIDENT

Almost three years after being involved in an accident while riding his bike, a brave Taree triathlete has begun racing again. The 47-year-old man says despite some initial fear, he's happy to be back doing ...
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SAWTELL CYCLIST CLOCKS UP 100,000 VIRTUAL KILOMETRES

A Sawtell man has become the first cyclist in the world to clock up 100,000 kilometres, indoors, using a popular virtual reality app. Tim Searle, was leading a group of athletes on a wild ride ...
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TAREE UNITED PREPARING FOR THEIR GAME THIS WEEKEND

In premier league cricket Taree United are preparing to take on Kempsey Nulla this weekend. The team is confident they can pull off two on the trot, after downing Kempsey Rovers last Saturday ...
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SURFER MATT BANTING ADVANCES TO NEXT ROUND IN HAWAII

Port Macquarie surfer Matt Banting has advanced to the third round of the Vans World Cup in Hawaii. The 24-year-old impressed the judges with his first two waves, scoring a total of 13-point-1-6, less than ...
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A BIG WIN FOR CAMDEN HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL FUTSAL PLAYERS

It's been one win after another for Camden Haven High School's under 14 girls futsal team - recently crowned Australasian Champions. Three female players, along with three of the under 12 boys, have gained national ...
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PORT MACQUARIE TO HOST ITS FIRST NATIONAL OUTRIGGER TITLES

Port Macquarie's Maroro Outrigger Club is preparing to hosts its first ever National Title, this weekend. Some of the biggest names in the sport will be contesting races in the OC1 and 2 and V1 ...
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MORE UPGRADES TO KENDALL’S TENNIS CLUB

It's one of the most successful sporting organisations in the region, but as it continues to expand, the cost of running Kendall Tennis Club is rising. Today the federal government provided some relief, with $6,000 ...
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GOLFERS CONVERGE ON TAREE FOR LEGENDS PRO AM

Golfers played for their share in tens of thousands of dollars today at the annual Legends Pro Am. They came in droves to Club Taree for the tournament - now in its second year ...
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