SAMU KEREVI SET TO JOIN 900 OTHER PLAYERS AT BYRON BAY 7s

Back in Byron Bay another Wallabies player - Samu Kerevi - will be taking to the field tomorrow for the 29th annual Byron Bay 7s competition. 900 players and 54 teams are expected to go ...
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RODDA NAMED IN 31-MAN SQUAD FOR FINAL BLEDISLOE

North Coast rugby product Izack Rodda has been rewarded for his consistent form at an international level. Michael Cheika naming the second rower in his 31-man squad for next weekend's final Bledisloe Cup game. Despite ...
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ALMOST 20 SEASONS IN THE LISMORE SPEEDWAY UNDER ROBINSON’S BELT

With the first Lismore Speedway meeting just around the corner, local drivers are busily preparing for the season ahead. Lismore's Mark Robinson is fresh from a year off with a new set of wheels - ...
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TOUGH DRAW KNOCKS OUT ROBSON IN ROUND 2 OF MANDURAH PRO

A tough draw didn't help Callum Robson at the Mandurah Pro in Western Australia, knocking him out in Round 2. Up against local surfers Jacob Wilcox and Moses Le Grice, the natural footer struggled in ...
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NATHAN EYES OFF GOLD AT INVICTUS GAMES

Athletes are making their final preparations, with the Invictus Games fast approaching. Lismore's Nathan Parker has been squeezing in a few more gym sessions, before he hops on a plane tomorrow to compete in rowing ...
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STATE ROOKIES DOUBLES EVENT GOES AHEAD RAIN, HAIL OR SHINE

Rain, hail or shine... The rookie bowlers at Cherry Street Ballina weren't going to miss a chance to get out onto the green. Even in the tough conditions it was all smiles as the new ...
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CAN YOU HELP PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY SURF?

The Disabled Surfers Association aims to get everybody in the water and onto a wave no matter what their ability. The first gathering of the season is just over a week away but they need ...
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RODDA EYES OFF THIRD BLEDISLOE TEST MATCH

The Wallabies are taking a short break to regroup ahead of the third Bledisloe test match, giving Evans Head rugby prodigy Izack Rodda a chance for a breather at home. NBN News caught up with ...
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ALSTONVILLE WATERPOLO CLUB READY TO MAKE A SPLASH

Alstonville Waterpolo Club is looking to make a splash and come back in a big way this season. The transformation of two local pools into Olympic-grade facilities, helping their preparations ...
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BALLINA SHARK’S HUNTING THIRD PREMIERSHIP

The Ballina Sharks are hungry for home runs this season as they chase a third-straight premiership. The softball season gets underway this Saturday and although participation is up, Far North Coast Softball says it would ...
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ALBERT PARK GETS A THUMBS UP FROM NSW SPORTS MINISTER

Lismore Council's front foot approach to becoming a regional sporting hub is on-track. A $5-million dollar state government investment in the regions baseball facilities already putting runs on the board as construction near the final ...
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EVANS HEAD BOARDRIDER HAS GOT THE WORLD AT HIS FEET

To surfing and Evans Head boardrider Callum Robson has returned home after a month of surfing in his first international competitions. The 17-year-old delivered his best performance to date in the Philippines ...
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ROOKIE LAWN BOWLERS TRY THEIR HAND AT THE SPORT

After the best bowlers in the state played on Ballina's greens this week, the rookie's have tried their hand at the sport. The knock-out lawn bowls competition runs for one day a year, with the ...
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GAME ON FOR THE GIRLS IN BLUE & WHITE

After struggling to find teams to play against, the Byron Bay female union team is training hard ahead of the Rugby Sevens Competition later in the month. They intend to be a force to be ...
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$6 MILLION SPORTS HUB TO ATTRACT INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS

Lismore could soon become a sporting hub, with the announcement of another $4.5-million in funding for upgrades at Oakes and Crozier Ovals. It's hoped the move will attract national and international competitions to the region ...
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BALLINA TEEN HOPING TO REPRESENT AUSTRALIA IN ICE-HOCKEY

Training to be a professional ice hockey player in balmy Ballina is no easy task... But Samantha Brophy is determined to make a career of it. The 15-year-old just returned home from a four-day training ...
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ROBSON KNOCKED OUT OF QS 3000 EVENT IN ROUND 5

To surfing and North Coast board rider Callum Robson has narrowly missed out on a win in the Philippines. The Evans Head product was eliminated in Round 5 at the Q-S 3000 event at Cloud ...
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SWITCHING THONGS FOR GUMBOOTS, FERRIS SET TO RUN 1000KMS

The trip down the Hume from Sydney to Melbourne is long enough by car. Spare a though then for Byron Bay endurance runner Ben Ferris who's about to make the journey, in wait for it, ...
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ONE MORE DAY UNTIL AUTRALIA HOCKEY MASTERS FINALS

The Western Australia men's over-60s team has finished on top of the ladder after beating Queensland at the Australian Hockey Masters in Lismore. Queensland will now meet the A-C-T in a shootout tomorrow, to decide ...
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LONGBOARDING NEWCOMERS MAKING A SPLASH IN MALIBU CLASSIC

Surfers couldn't have asked for better conditions as they paddled out for the last day of competition in the 28th annual Evans Head Malibu Classic. Matthew Hall from Byron Bay taking out the Opens, however ...
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TASSIE GIRLS KICKING GOALS IN SIXTH ANNUAL OCEANIA CUP

Hundreds of female football players have arrived in Alstonville this weekend, to take part in the Oceania Cup. Some interstate teams have had to raise thousands of dollars to make the trip up north ...
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BALLINA INDOOR SPORTS CENTRE GETS THE GREEN LIGHT

A 25-year-old dream to transform Ballina into a premium sporting hub is one step closer to reality. Council has awarded an $8-million tender for two indoor courts to receive a major upgrade ...
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EVANS HEAD MALIBU CLASSIC PACKING A STAR-STUDDED LINE UP

Some of the world's most celebrated surfers will paddle out at Evans Head this weekend, eyeing the perfect wave at the Malibu Classic. Among them is defending champion Scotty Channon, who's sure to attract the ...
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BALLINA TURF ‘BOUNCED BACK’ AFTER BEING WASHED OUT

After a successful Lismore Cup, local trainer Ethan Ensby is hoping his 3-year-old thoroughbred Swoop will continue his winning streak at Sunday's race meeting. It's the first meeting held at Ballina Turf Club since the ...
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NO SLOWING DOWN FOR HOCKEY STAR PAUL LEADBEATER

For 20 years, Paul Leadbeater has travelled to all corners of the nation competing in the Australian Masters Hockey tournament. Now in his 60's, he's back for another year and for the first time, has ...
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LIFE-SAVING DOLLARS RAISED AT BOWLS CHARITY DAY

More than 100 keen bowlers from the Northern Rivers Green Keepers Association gathered in Lismore today, for the final game of the year. But it was more than just a social bowl, with thousands of ...
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COACH STEPS BACK FROM HER BELOVED A-GRADE HOCKEY TEAM

There's nothing like going out on a high, as hockey coach Rhonda Mathers knows all too well. After guiding Glee women's A-grade team to a grand final win last weekend, the club stalwart has announced ...
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RAMS SNATCH VICTORY FROM MINOR PREMIER’S, THE ROVERS

The Byron Bay Rams beat minor premiers, the Lismore Richmond Rovers, in yesterday's Football Far North Coast grand final. Jonathon Pierce scored the match-winner in extra time to be named Man of the Match ...
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BURRINGBAR’S SUNNY STEELE SHINES ON THE WORLD STAGE

Fresh from nabbing a few Australian junior snowboarding titles in Thredbo, Burringbar's Sunny Steele is back home. But the teenager won't be staying for long, his next stop is across the ditch to compete in ...
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ONE RACE AWAY FROM HAMMER ENDURANCE SERIES TITLE

It's a big weekend ahead for the Richmond River mountain bikers, as they host their first cross country competition. But they'll do so without their club president... As he heads down to Kempsey for the ...
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