Girls produce hot streak all the way to indoor hockey final

TOP EFFORT: Grafton Under-15 Girls’ Indoor Hockey team (back, from left): Sarah Donnolley (coach), Ruby Hackett, Ellynie Cameron, Rebecca Hutchison, Phoebe Brown, Lissa Cameron (manager); (front) Macy Woods, Samira Lawson, Grace Clark and Amber Sinclair.PHOTO: CONTRIBUTED

The under-15 girls finished runners-up in Division Two on Monday.

Another triathlon top 10 for Elvery

KEEPING ON: Kim Elvery crosses the finish line during a Clarence Valley Triathlon Club race in 2011. Photo: JoJo Newby

Couple finish ninth and 18th in Ironman championships.

Local umpire to officiate World Cup

WHISTLE STOP: Umpire Dean Broomhall will officiate at next year’s Masters World Cup in Canberra. Photo: Matthew Elkerton

"It is good to be up there recognised with the best umpires"

Ominous signs from defending champions

ON THE ATTACK: Wanderers new signing Brandon Honeybrook drives the ball during a typically hard hitting innings against Harwood in round one of Lower Clarence First Grade at Harwood Oval on Saturday. PHOTO: TIM HOWARD

Wanderers new recruits both hit half-centuries

Young guns stand up for Cotten Shield

LOOKING THE GOODS: Luke Cox showed ominous early season form in his knock of 63 for Clarence River in the Cotten Shield match against Lower Clarence at McKittrick Park on Sunday. PHOTOS: BILL NORTH

Billy Kerr stepped up to join regular opener Matt Dougherty.

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Bigger is better for Redbacks in Matador Cup battle

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 11: Kane Richardson of the Redbacks celebrates after taking the wicket of Michael Neser of the Bulls during the Matador BBQs One Day Cup match between South Australia and Queensland at North Sydney Oval on October 11, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

The Redbacks are welcoming the chance to play at Blacktown Oval.

Roar aware they’re in deep against Mariners

Fabio Ferreira of the Mariners competes for possession with Antony Golec of the Glory during the round 1 A-League match. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts)

Brisbane plans to play keepings off star Ferreira.

Reigning champ perfectly placed for second Caulfield Cup

Jockey Opie Bosson gestures to the photographers after winning the BMW Australian derby on Mongolian Khan during day 1 of The Championships at Randwick racecourse in Sydney, Monday, April 6, 2015 (AAP Image/David Moir) NO ARCHIVING

Mongolian Khan is well placed to win back-to-back Caulfield Cups.

Clarke, Westwood to join Spieth at Australian Open

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 30: Jordan Spieth of the USA plays a bunker shot on the 9th hole during day four of the 2014 Australian Open at The Australian Golf Course on November 30, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Darren Clarke and Lee Westwood will contest the Australian Open.

Geelong gets its man as Dangerfield moves to Cats

Patrick Dangerfield shakes hands with Geelong coach Chris Scott after his trade to the Cats.

Geelong has set pace in the trade period getting Patrick Dangerfield

What next as we look to last-eight rugby World Cup battle

Israel Folau in action in Australia's group win over Wales.

With the preliminaries out of the way, the World Cup gets serious.

DEX Shield to kick off big week for Yamba Touch

TOUCH TIME: Maclean High and McAuley Catholic College during the 2014 DEX Shield High Schools Touch Competition. PHOTO: ADAM HOURIGAN

High Schools Touch Competition kicks off big week for Yamba Touch.

Veteran Corey Parker named top Bronco for third time

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 04: /Corey Parker of the Broncos shows his dejection after defeat during the 2015 NRL Grand Final match between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium on October 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

Corey Parker has won his third Broncos player of the year award.

Queensland finally rises to the top at club level

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 04: Johnathan Thurston of the Cowboys runs the ball during the 2015 NRL Grand Final match between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium on October 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

WAYNE HEMING completes his review of the 2015 NRL season.

Debut icing on cake for young Bronco

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 14: Kodi Nikorima of the Broncos runs with the ball during the round 23 NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the St George Illawarra Dragons at Suncorp Stadium on August 14, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

It’s been a dizzying 12 months for Broncos utility Kodi Nikorima

Middle men gave their all, but it wasn’t enough

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 12: Curtis Rona of the Bulldogs makes a break during the NRL Elimination Final match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the St George Illawarra Dragons at ANZ Stadium on September 12, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Renee McKay/Getty Images)

APN’s rugby league expert Wayne Heming continues his review of 2015

Wanderers coach has to get results

Wanderers' coach Tony Popovic watches his team take to the field against the Roar during the round 1 A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and the Brisbane Roar at Pirtek Stadium in Sydney on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (AAP Image/Paul Miller) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Wanderers coach has to get results

Melbourne City set to take it up to Sky Blues

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22: Ivan Franjic of Melbourne City poses during the Melbourne City FC A-League team photo session at City Football Academy on September 22, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Melbourne City will back its chances against Sydney FC.

It’s not panic stations yet for Socceroos, says Postecoglou

AMMAN, JORDAN - OCTOBER 8: Australian players look dejected during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification match between Jordan and Australia Socceroos at Amman International Stadium on October 8, 2015 in Amman, Jordan. (Photo by Salah Malkawi/Getty Images)

Are the Socceroos still in a good position to make the World Cup?

More to have their say on FFA's Johnny Warren Medal

FFA has changed its voting process for the Johnny Warren Medal

Socceroo Valeri ready to take lead at Victory

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22: Carl Valeri of Victory and Osama Malik of Adelaide contest the ball during the FFA Cup Quarter Final match between the Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United at AAMI Park on September 22, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

Socceroo Carl Valeri will have big boots to fill.

New coach Aloisi puts heat on Brisbane Roar players

New Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi

Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi is putting the heat on his players.

Teams battle for 3rd Grade

COUTTS CONUNDRUM: Coutts Crossing Maroon captain Ken Willis and former Coutts Crossing player-cum-umpire Paul Ensby watch on as Coutts Crossing Blue captain Matt McKee tosses the coin before the third grade clash. Photo Matthew Elkerton

Coutts Crossing had two sides battling for third grade supremacy

Tucabia grinds out competitive total

SO CLOSE: Tucabia’s Andrew Buchan inside edges a ball from left-arm spinner Brendan Palmer close to his stumps in the game against Easts at Ulmarra on Saturday.Photo Tim Howard

“Ben Shaw is going to have another good year for us.”

South Services finish day on top

A rare sign of agression late in the day as South Services captain Tom Kroehnert attempts to hammer home the advantage in the game against Brothers at Ellem Oval. Photo Tim Howard / Daily Examiner

Bowlers spring ambush on one of premier league's favourites

Skipper key says rival

FOUR BALL: Coutts Crossing opener Bill North about the launch the first ball he faced to the boundary in the game against Westlawn at McKittrick Park on Saturday.Photo Tim Howard

“Four of us got past 10 but no-one kicked on to get that big score.”

Steketee taking out test cricketers in Matador Cup

KFC Big Bash practice match at Limestone Park Ipswich. Brisbane Heat versus T20 Challenge Allstars. Mark Steketee bowls for the Heat. Photo: Kate Czerny / The Queensland Times

Steketee has taken out Marcus Stoinis in the Matador Cup

Queensland batsman Chris Lynn shouldering injury burden

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 15: Chris Lynn of the Heat walks from the field and looks disappointed after being dismissed by Evan Gulbis of the Hurricanes during the Big Bash League match between the Brisbane Heat and Hobart Hurricanes at The Gabba on January 15, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Chris Lynn says season-ending shoulder surgery is still an option.