LINKING DISABILITY WITH HORSE RIDING

People living with a disability are taking the reigns and learning how to ride a horse, thanks to a new equine therapy program. Today, members of Horse Talk showcased what they've achieved at a Christmas ...
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EDUCATION STUDENT’S GLOBAL GOLFING DREAM

It's been a busy year for talented golfer Eleka Moore, balancing competitive tournaments and her studies. Something the 20-year-old says would not be possible without the support of Southern Cross University and Australian Ladies Professional ...
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BYRON BAY RAMS FINISH 2018 ON A HIGH

The Byron Bay Rams have finished off an impressive 2018 season with their second consecutive win in the Summer Youth League. The under 20s competition aims to provide a clear pathway into senior teams for ...
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FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR BAILEY, WILDCARD ENTRY INTO FINAL CT EVENT

Fresh from securing a spot on next year's Surfing World Tour, Suffolk Park's Soli Bailey will head into the Pipe Masters full of confidence. The 23-year-old followed up a quarter final finish at the Hawaiian ...
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WINNERS CROWNED IN LEGENDS TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP AT BYRON BAY

Victorian golfer Mike Harwood has claimed victory in the Australian Legends Tour Championship at Byron Bay. Defending champion Brad Burns couldn't quite get the edge he needed today, and is now facing a challenge from ...
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ROUGH CONDITIONS AT DISABLED SURFING EVENT

Big swell didn't stop the fun at this year's Byron Bay Disabled Surfing Association event. Volunteers numbers were up, which meant everybody got the chance to catch a wave, despite the treacherous conditions ...
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SOLI BAILEY SECURES SPOT ON THE 2019 WORLD TOUR

It seemed as if Soli Bailey's hopes of a world tour card had washed away, barrelled out in the semi-finals at the Vans World Cup in Hawaii. But by the time other results unfolded, the ...
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NORTHERN RIVERS KARATE KIDS WIN BIG AT NATIONALS

Karate students from Northern Rivers Shukokai Karate cleaned up at the National All Styles Titles on the Gold Coast. Three Kadina High students were among 350 of the nation's best martial arts fighters, battling it ...
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PROS TEE OFF IN LISMORE FOR LEGEND PRO-AM TOUR

Lismore Workers Golf Course has attracted a host of Australia's best elder statesmen for the latest stop on the Legends Pro-Am tour. Leading competitors Brad Burns, Tim Elliott and Mike Harwood have been joined by ...
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LISMORE SWIMMERS SHINE IN NORTH COAST CHAMPS

Far North Coast swimmers already have plenty to celebrate, taking home 150 medals at the Long Course Championships in Coffs Harbour last month. But there's no rest for these superstars - they're getting in some ...
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NEW COACH TO LEAD DEFENDING PREMIERS INTO SIXTH CONSECUTIVE WIN

Former Byron Bay coach Paul Jeffery is set to return to Far North Coast rugby union next season. But there's a twist - he'll be coaching his former nemesis on the field, Wollongbar-Alstonville ...
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CALLUM OFF TO A FLYING START AT WORLD JUNIORS

North Coast boardrider Callum Robson is off to a flying start at the World Juniors in Taiwan. Finding a decent score was difficult in the small conditions for the Evans Head product...but he rode two ...
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YOUNG BYRON BAY SURFER MAKES A SPLASH AT VANS TRIPLE CROWN

Byron Bay's Kyuss King is giving the seasoned professionals a run for their money at the Vans Triple Crown, riding the waves through to Round 4. Meanwhile, Lennox Head teenagers are ripping it in the ...
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SUFFOLK PARK SURFER PROGRESSES ROUND 4 IN VANS TRIPLE CROWN

He left his run late, but Suffolk Park board rider Soli Bailey has progressed to round four of the Vans World Cup. With only the one strong score to his name, the natural footer's hopes ...
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NSW SPEEDWAY CHAMPION CLAIMS VICTORY IN “THE DREAM” MAIN EVENT

It was a big night at the Lismore Showground on Saturday night as hundreds flocked to the Speedway course for the annual Christmas meet. New South Wales champion Steve Jordan driving away with the win ...
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CASINO TEENAGER CLAIMS AUSSIE SPEEDWAY TITLE

Casino-based speedway driver, Josh Boyd has won himself a new title, taking out the Australian Junior Sedan Championships last weekend. His victory run saw him defeat friends and fellow competitors, Brock Youngberry and Connor Reeves, ...
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DUNOON FOOTBALL CLUB UNITING FOR CANCER COUNCIL

One Football Far North Coast club is taking a novel approach to the off season, not only raising heart rates, but also funds for medical research. Players from Dunoon rallying behind Lauren Humphries, who lost ...
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NORTH COAST SURFERS THROUGH TO ROUND 3 VANS WORLD CUP

To surfing, and Suffolk Park's Soli Bailey had a dream run in round-two of the Vans World Cup at the world-famous Sunset Beach. The 23-year-old blitzed the competition - snatching two of the heat's highest ...
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BYRON BAY TRIATHLETE SET TO SHINE IN KINGSCLIFF RACE

Byron Bay triathlete Matt Slee is one of three professionals confirmed for the Kingscliff Triathlon this Sunday. The 25-year-old is hoping for a podium finish after a big year of competing in the pro field ...
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LADIES TEE OFF IN CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT

As the year draws to a close, the ladies from the Lismore Workers Golf Club are suiting up for their final competition. 15 teams will tee off for nine holes of golf, each player gifted ...
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NORTH COAST HOME TO SOME OF THE BEST GREENKEEPERS

The Northern Rivers bowling greens are world-class, and local keepers are leaders in their craft - none more so than the late Bob Ware. In his memory, Yamba bowling club will be hosting its third ...
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TWO NORTH COAST SURFERS SET TO HIT THE WAVES IN QS 10,000 EVENT

Far North Coast surfers Soli Bailey and Stu Kennedy are set to hit the water tomorrow in the Vans World Cup at the world famous Sunset Beach. While they would need a huge result to ...
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CUDGEN HORNETS CONFIRM ONE OF THEIR OWN AS NEW HEAD COACH

The Cudgen Hornets have confirmed their new first grade coach for the 2019 season, is player Mark O'Grady. The halfback steps into the coach's shoes with a wealth of experience, having steered the Hornets to ...
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FAR NORTH COAST REVAMP OPENS SURF CARNIVAL

As participation numbers in surf sports dwindle on the Far North Coast, local clubs have hatched a new plan to increase interest in branch competitions. A knockout series, shorter courses and even a dash for ...
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LOGAN CAMPBELL’S PUNCHING HIGH

In the boxing ring, Logan Campbell has managed to shed a quarter of his weight in a matter of months. But the 23-year-old isn't your typical boxer, he has a mild form of cerebral palsy ...
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NORTH COAST CRICKETERS BAT AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Two Ballina cricket clubs are gearing up to take part in a special Twenty20 match at Fripp Oval tomorrow night, raising funds in the fight against domestic violence. The Ballina Bears will host Tintenbar-East Ballina ...
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EVANS HEAD SURFER EYES OFF WORLD PRO JUNIOR TITLE

After a couple of rocky performances at Port Stephens and in Western Australia, Evans Head surfer Callum Robson is preparing for the World Pro Juniors in Taiwan. The 18-year-old will push for a strong result ...
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NEVER TOO OLD TO WIN GOLD

Ballina man Dashwood Daniels is living proof that you're never too old to accomplish your goals, after claiming two Gold Medals at the Pan Pacific Games. After overcoming life-threatening medical conditions, the 82-year-old is now ...
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A NEW PLAYER POINTS CAP ENFORCED ON NRRRL CLUBS

A new player points system will be enforced on NRRRL clubs next season to encourage loyalty over money. The decision comes after a number of North Coast clubs have imported NRL players into the league ...
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HIGH-PROFILE CLUB CHAMPIONING THE NEXT GENERATION OF SURFERS

Teenage Le Ba boardriders continue to heavily represent the region in prestigious competitions. While some are winding down for the year, others are packing their bags to head to South Australia to compete in the ...
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