SOME of the best quotes from your week of sport in the Clarence Valley:

"I didn't expect that result at all." - South Grafton Rebels coach Dallas Waters on defeating Coffs Harbour Comets 54-4 in the Group 2 major semi-final.

"We have really worked on that culture where we play as a family and we keep turning up for each other." - Waters again.

"I have learnt a hell of a lot this season. Not just football but also personal wise and I am proud of what I have done and what we have achieved." - Grafton Ghosts captain-coach Ben McLennan.

"We never thought we'd be in it this far at the start of the season. But if we're in the big one, I am sure we will give it a fair rattle." - Nambucca Heads Roosters lock Cameron Blair.

"The boys have come together with pride and heart and playing for brotherhood." - Roosters centre Jay Melrose.

"I haven't made a decision whether I will be here next year, but this club will go forward." - Lower Clarence coach Nathan Pettit.

"It was always a dream but I never thought it would be a reality." - Sam Young on being named in the Australian All-Schools Under-16 Hockey team.

 



Eatonsville properties under threat from out-of-control fire

Eatonsville properties under threat from out-of-control fire

Gwydir Highway has been closed in both directions due to blaze

Rescue helicopter dispatched to man burnt in bushfire

Rescue helicopter dispatched to man burnt in bushfire

Man burnt trying to drive through fire at Carnham

Heartbreak of farmer working for $2.46 an hour

Heartbreak of farmer working for $2.46 an hour

Somehow this man is earning just a fraction of the minimum wage.

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