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SEAGULLS HOPING TO CEMENT THEIR SECOND SPOT ON THE NRRRL LADDER

They glided to an easy victory over Northern United last weekend, but the Ballina Seagulls aren't sitting safe in second spot on the NRRRL ladder. They'll face a tougher task against the third-placed Cudgen Hornets ...
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BYRON BAY REACHES NEW HEIGHTS IN BILL TURNER CUP

In local football, Byron Bay High and Coffs Harbour's St Johns Paul College have battled it out in Round 16 of the Bill Turner Cup. Tensions ran high as the game went into a penalty ...
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300 GIRLS STEP ONTO THE NETBALL COURT

Hundreds of young netball stars have converged on Ballina, for the all-ages carnival. Organisers say this is their biggest event to date ...
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FAR NORTH COAST TIPPED TO PRODUCE SOME CHAMPIONS AT THE AUSTRALIAN SURFING TITLES

Queenslander's are putting on the pressure at day one of the Australian Surf Titles. Noosa's Emily Lethbridge won the junior girls division but the Far North Coast is tipped to produce some Aussie champions ...
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GOLF PRODIGY KYLE UNDERWOOD HEADED FOR THE BIG SMOKE

We've watched him dominate the greens nationally, and now Ballina's Kyle Underwood is heading to the States after landing a prestigious golf scholarship. He'll be playing alongside some American's greats, and has his sights set ...
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NEW FACILITIES DRAW TOP-TIER COMPETITIONS TO THE REGION

Far North Coast Hockey is gearing up to host its first national tournament in September. They say securing the event wouldn't have been possible without recent upgrades ...
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KYOGLE MOTOCROSS CHAMP PROVES TO BE UNBEATABLE

Kyogle motocross champion Dean Ferris has won his third straight MX Nationals title. The 28-year-old was a force to be reckoned with at Gladstone over the weekend ...
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SEAGULLS SOAR TOWARDS NRRRL SEMI FINALS

The Ballina Seagulls are soaring towards the semi finals in the Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League competition. After winning their 10th straight game, beating the Marist Brothers' Rams at Crozier Field on Sunday ...
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PIONEERS WIN THE ZEFFA CUP WITH A LANDSLIDE VICTORY

In the Far North Coast Rugby competition, the Pioneers have received a huge confidence boost ahead of the semi-finals. Their win over the Gold Rats this afternoon was hard to argue with, posting 90 unanswered ...
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PIONEERS AND RATS SET TO CLASH FOR RHYS

Two teams at opposite ends of the Far North Coast Rugby Union ladder will go head-to-head on Saturday. The Pioneers and the Gold Rats will hit the field for a charity match, raising awareness and ...
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LENNOX LOCAL TO DEFEND HIS TITLE AT LONGBOARD CLASSIC

Lennox local Scotty Channon will be back to defend his title ahead of the Longboard Classic this weekend. But he'll be up against some tough competition with close to 100 surfers expected to hit the ...
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BYRON BAY HIGH DEFEATS ARMIDALE’S DUVAL HIGH IN A LANDSLIDE VICTORY

Byron Bay High School is through to the round of 16 of the Bill Turner Cup after defeating Armidale's Duval High 3-0. In its 40th year, the knockout competition has attracted close to 900 teams ...
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TROJANS BEAT BARBARIANS CHARGING TOWARDS SEMI FINALS

In the Far North Coast Rugby competition, the Trojans have continued their charge towards the semi finals at William Reserve this weekend. The side thrashed the Barbarians by 33 points ...
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BALLINA BOWLERS BOUND FOR DUBBO

Proving success can come from the most unexpected places, the Ballina Grade 3 pennants team, will soon pack their bags for the New South Wales bowls playoffs. The men secured their spot, after narrowly winning ...
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GOONELLABAH THANKS LOYAL VOLUNTEER

Goonellabah FC has paid tribute to its unofficial matriarch Ena Pearce. The canteen boss-turned-spectator has now been associated with the club for over 50 years ...
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CASINO COUGARS KNOCKED OUT OF NRRRL FINALS

A crushing blow for the Casino Cougars, after they were knocked out of this year's Northern Rivers rugby league finals series at the weekend. The side was outclassed by an unstoppable Raiders outfit at Queen ...
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CONTINGENT OF THE FAR NORTH COASTS BEST SURFERS HEAD SOUTH FOR THE STATE TITLES

30 of the Far North Coast's best young surfers are heading south to compete at the state titles. Among them, Lennox Head's own rising star Nyxie Ryan, who's still on a high after a big ...
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NICK MEANEY THANKS NRRRL FOR RISE TO THE NRL

He's signed for the Bulldogs next year, but Nick Meaney is relishing every opportunity he gets to wear the red and blue of the Newcastle Knights. It's been a long journey to first grade for ...
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SURPRISE KNOCKOUT ON DAY 5

There was no shortage of success or surprises on day 5 of the Oz Grom Junior Surfing Tournament. Hot favourite Mikey McDonagh crashed out, while others booked a place in tomorrow's decider ...
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MARIST SCORES VALUABLE WIN

Marist Brothers narrowly remains a finals chance, with four rounds of the 2018 NRRRL season remaining. Yesterday afternoon's victory over Casino at Crozier Field was helpful - the Cougars nipping at their heels ...
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BALLINA BLASTS BARBARIANS IN ROUND 14

Massive margins split winners from losers, during Far North Coast Rugby's fourteenth round. While Casino held its own against Lennox - only losing by 26 points - every other match was a blowout... Wollongbar Alstonville, ...
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JUNIORS MAKING WAVES AT THIS YEARS OZ GROM

The next wave of surfing stars made a splash at Lennox Head, as Day Two of the Oz Grom competition got underway. The under 14's featured surfers small in stature, but big in talent ...
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KYOGLE’S MOST CONTROVERSIAL RALLY KICKS OFF TOMORROW

Despite conservationist concerns, Kyogle's controversial rally starts tomorrow. Four-time Australian Rally Car Champion Neal Bates is in town to contest the Border Rangers Rally, on a track he describes as 'amazing' ...
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HUNDREDS HOPING FOR A HOME RUN AT THE TIMBERJACK’S BASEBALL CARNIVAL

Hundreds of keen baseballers will be looking for a home run when they take part in the annual Timberjacks Carnival in Lismore. It's exciting times for the sport on the Far North Coast, as Albert ...
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JUNIOR’S DIG DEEP AT THE EVANS HEAD FISHING CLASSIC

With only 2 days of the Evans Head Fishing Classic to go, only the best anglers are left. Geoffrey McGrath's currently topping the scoreboard, reeling in a 144 centimetre Mulloway ...
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FISHER HEADING TO WORLDS ONCE MORE

Byron Bay's favourite octogenerian athlete has begun training for the upcoming Seniors Tennis World Championships. This year, Margaret Fisher hopes to win the ladies singles title - an accolade that so far has eluded her ...
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NORTHERN COME CLOSE TO DOWNING MULLUM

Northern United once again came within a few points of winning its first match this NRRRL season, over the weekend. Despite giving Mullumbimby a 30 point headstart - the Dirawongs almost chased their opponents down ...
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AUSSIE-FIRST EXERCISE PARK OPENS

An Australian-first exercise park is promising Far North Coast residents a workout unlike any they've experienced before. The equipment was unveiled to much community fanfare earlier today ...
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LISMORE SWANS WIN BY A LANDSLIDE AT THEIR FIRST GAME ON OAKS OVAL

The Lismore Swan today reminded us why they were the 20-17 premiers, as they glided to a landslide victory against the Tweed Tigers. The team admits they could've had a home-game edge, playing at the ...
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JUNIOR FEMALE FOOTBALLERS COMING UP THE RANKS ON THE FAR NORTH COAST

More and more female footballers are stepping onto the field on the Far North Coast. More than a quarter of participants in the region's junior ranks are female and officials say the success of the ...
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