We will be back next season: Ensbey

Harwood take a wicket during day 1 of the CRCA Premier League cricket grad final between Harwood and Brothers at Ellem Oval on Saturday, 25th March, 2017.

"I am proud of my boys for the way they played this season.”

Vikings box out to break Ballina at home

BREAKAWAY: Grafton Vikings' Dan Boorman makes a fast break up court as the Vikings put Ballina Breakers to the sword at the weekend.

Grafton returns to form with a crushing 65-36 win over Breakers.

Bear attack delivers three-peat for Wanderers

WINNING TEAM: Lower Clarence Cricket Association first grade premiers Wanderers.

"(Honeybrook) was a bit of a man on a mission on Saturday.”

Match review committee to investigate post-match incident

NOT NEEDED : Group 2 official Lenny Duroux (pink, centre) attempts to separate the crowd during a post-match altercation at Frank McGuren Field.

Group 2 officials call for witnesses to incident after game.

Coutts register thrilling finish to third grade season

MATCH-TURNER: Coutts Blue captain Matt McKee was instrumental in the grand final victory.

Coutts derby goes down to the wire in third grade grand final.

Stoic Kerr digs deep to deliver premiership to Brothers

HERO OF THE FINAL: Brothers' Billy Kerr is chaired off the field after the side clinched the Premier League trophy. INSET: Kerr walks off after batting a full day.

Brothers' wicket-keeper notches determined century to clinch title.

Rebels pushed but prove too strong for Comets

South Grafton Rebels halfback Kayan Davis scored a hat-trick in the opening game of the 2017 Group 2 season against the Coffs Harbour Comets at Geoff King Motors Park. 26 March 2017 Photo: Brad Greenshields/Coffs Coast Advocate

South Grafton scores two late tries to win 40-22 against Coffs.

Cooper in the right mindset for season start

FOR the first time since he started in the senior ranks, South Grafton Rebels beast Austin Cooper is playing football for himself.

Renewed fire rages in Ghosts enforcer

BACK IN THE GRAVEYARD: Grafton Ghosts' senior playing group including Dylan Collett, Ben McLennan and captain-coach Danny Wicks are ready for the Nambucca Heads Roosters.

"As soon as Wicksy came here, it changed my whole perspective.”

DREAM START: Graham on track for first grade debut

DREAM HOMECOMING: Mason Graham is set to make his first grade debut for junior club South Grafton Rebels' this weekend.

Rebels junior ready to step into a big pair of boots at dummy-half.

Referees ready for 2017 season

Referree Nathan Grace will return to the middle this weekend to referee the first grade clash between Coffs Harbour and South Grafton.

Fresh faces join refereeing ranks in Group 2

Electrifying winger flying under the radar at new club

LIVEWIRE: Grafton Ghosts' new recruit Anthony Seeto is set to electrify the Group 2 rugby league fields in 2017.

Ghosts sign Brisbane Rugby League speedster ahead of 2017 season.

Magpies swoop on first game at new home

NEW BRIGADE: Lower Clarence Magpies 2017 recruits Alex McMillan, captain-coach Dan Randall and bulldozing prop Jirra Breckenridge are steaming into today's first trial match.

Lower Clarence a-buzz for first Magpies hit-out of 2017.

Ghosts kick off 2017 with Mustangs demolition job

DOMINANT DEFENCE: Danny Wicks, Ben McLennan and Brett Wicks combine in the middle to drive a Murwillumbah attacker back toward his goal line.

Danny Wicks makes first appearance for Grafton since NRL retirement

Victoria takes upper hand despite Sayers' heroics

Bushrangers posted 487 over two days of 40-degree heat in Alice Springs.

Battling Aussies on verge of defeat

Australia's captain Steven Smith leaves the ground after being dismissed by India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

Australia on verge of Test and series defeat.

No change for Ange as bid for qualification heats up

Tomi Juric looks set to keep his place for the Socceroos agains the UAE tonight.

Ange Postecoglou says he will stick to his guns with his plans.

Thaiday ready for battle with Bulldogs

Sam Thaiday will take it up to the Bulldogs forwards this week.

Broncos veteran Sam Thaiday will not change his aggressive style.

'20 minutes as good as any' - Beams on that Lions opening

Brisbane Lions players celebrate scoring a goal

The Lions jumped from the blocks at Metricon Stadium

Reynolds relishing battle with Thurston

Adam Reynolds is ready to take on Johnathan Thurston.

Adam Reynolds is relishing taking on Johnathan Thurston.

Hess in the frame for Maroons jersey

Cowboys Coen Hess is being tipped to make his Origin debut this season.

Hess in line for Queensland Origin jersey.

'Pest' Laura Clemesha hitting new heights with Firebirds

Laura Clemesha (right) of the Firebirds attempts to block Caitlin Thwaites of the Magpies.

It has been a baptism by fire for the six-foot-three Laura Clemesha.

Was Barca's comeback the best in history?

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard (left) holds the trophy after Liverpool's victory in the the 2005 UEFA Champions League final.

We run through some of sport's most memorable fightbacks.

Who's the strongest in the NRL?

Raiders forward Shannon Boyd.

These are the crowd-pleasers who can stop a whole gym.

Former Supercars champs gunning for title

Garth Tander is back at Garry Rogers Motorsport.

These title winners have lost none of their drive for success.

Laura Enever giving her all for surfing

Laura Enever is loving being able to give back to her sport.

Sydney girl has always been a generous soul.

The NRL's unlucky 16 for round one

Penrith recruit Tim Browne in action for the Bulldogs.

These are the players on the cusp of selection at your NRL club.

Careless whispers expose Cat tensions

Geelong coach Chris Scott.

Jimmy Bartel has finally let his feelings be known publicly.

Titans are the real NRL superheroes

Gold Coast Titans players celebrate a try during their round three NRL match against the Parramatta Eels at Cbus Super Stadium.

When under the pump the Gold Coast has produced some heroic wins.

Why Kohli is the Trump of world sport

India's captain Virat Kohli gestures towards Australia's Matt Renshaw as he runs to celebrate the dismissal of David Warner during the fourth day of the third Test in Ranchi.

The Indian captain is a law unto himself.

Thurston despised today but loved tomorrow

Cowboys skipper Johnathan Thurston is swamped by teammates after kicking a field goal to down the Brisbane Broncos in extra time on Friday night.

Cowboys great tests appeal with extra-time thrillers

Seeing is believing ... Barcelona completes impossible dream

Barcelona's Sergi Roberto celebrates after scoring the sixth goal during the Champions League round of 16, second leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday March 8, 2017. Barcelona won 6-1. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Just when you thought you had seen everything ...

Memo to NRL: Don't bring back the biff

James Graham and Will Chambers after the Round 1 NRL match between the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and the Melbourne Storm at Belmore Sports Ground in Sydney, Saturday, March 3rd, 2017. (AAP Image/Craig Golding) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

In round one three players were reprimanded for punching.

Stosur through to round four in Miami

SAMANTHA Stosur has claimed her maiden fourth-round WTA berth of the year thanks to a tough three-set victory over Shuai Peng at the Miami Open.

Barty stuns Bouchard to extend winning streak

Ashleigh Barty of Australia in action against Eugenie Bouchard of Canada at the Miami Open.

Barty will climb to a projected career-high ranking of No.84.

Kyrgios back for another tough ride

Nick Kyrgios will be back in action in Miami.

NICK Kyrgios has been cleared of illness.

Federer continues remarkable renaissance

Roger Federer of Switzerland holds the trophy after winning the final against Stan Wawrinka of the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Federer beats Wawrinka in Indian Wells.

Federer fires at Indian Wells to set up all-Swiss final

Roger Federer reaches for a forehand during his semi-final win over Jack Sock at the ATP Tour tournament in California.

Swiss ace sets up showdown with Wawrinka

Federer impressed by Kyrgios performances

Nick Kyrgios plays a "tweener” against Novak Djokovic.

ROGER Federer offered Nick Kyrgios a stunning compliment.

Federer next after Kyrgios defeats Djokovic - again

Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, on his way to beating Novak Djokovic.

Kyrgios defeats Djokovic for second tournament running.

McQueen's great escape to Wests Tigers

Chris McQueen (left) is leaving the Gold Coast Titans for the Tigers.

THE Titans have been rocked by another player departure.

Group 2 - Comets v Rebels

South Grafton Rebels halfback Kayan Davis scored a hat-trick in the opening game of the 2017 Group 2 season against the Coffs Harbour Comets at Geoff King Motors Park. 26 March 2017 Photo: Brad Greenshields/Coffs Coast Advocate

Reigning Group 2 premier South Grafton won its opening match of the 2017 season...

Group 2 2017: Grafton Ghosts v Nambucca Heads Roosters

Ghosts Danny Wicks with the ball during the 1st round of Group 2 premier rugby league match between the Grafton Ghosts and Nambucca Heads Roosters at Frank McGuren Field, Grafton, 25th March, 2017.

Action from the 2017 Group 2 first round clash between Grafton Ghosts and Nambucca...

Smith class the difference for Storm in victory

STAR MAN: Cameron Smith.

Cameron Smith class the difference for Storm.

Thurston sees big things ahead for Taylor and Elgey

GREAT POTENTIAL: Johnathan Thurston tells Titans fans to be patient with young Ash Taylor

Thurston: Have patience with young Titan playmakers Taylor and Elgey

Ghosts open season with untidy shellacking at home

STRONG ARM: Grafton Ghosts' captain-coach Danny Wicks pushes past Nambucca fullback Brogan Melrose as he heads to the try line on his return to Frank McGuren Field as the Ghosts notched a nine-try fiesta.

"To be honest, a win is a win, but it was very sloppy.”

Cloke and daggers: Magpie fans slammed for boos

New Bulldog Travis Cloke embraces former teammate Tyson Goldsack after his first game against the Magpies.

"The bogan element of the Collingwood supporter group”

Hanley brothers fly home for urgent family matter

AFL pair recently spent time in Ireland with terminally ill brother.

Emotional win for returning Bombers

DRAMA OVER: Essendon's Michael Hurley says the Bombers' supplements saga is finally over.

Michael Hurley says Essendon's troubles are finally behind the club.

Socceroos stars defend new playing system

Tomi Juric in action against Iraq.

Tomi Juric says players will stick with the new-look system.

Sydney team the greatest, says Glory coach Lowe

Sydney FC players can celebrate winning the Premiers' Plate.

SYDNEY FC have secured the Premiers' Plate with three rounds left.

Drought over as Andorra earns a draw

Andorra has broken a streak of 58 losing games with a draw against the Faroe Islands.

Andorra has finally broken its sequence of 58 consecutive defeats.

Aloisi hits back at Roar's critics

Jamie MacLaren celebrates his goal against Melbourne Victory.

BRISBANE coach John Aloisi slammed the club's detractors.

Roar striker's stunner clinches win over Victory

Jamie MacLaren of Brisbane Roar celebrates scoring against the Victory.

VIDEO: Jamie Maclaren rammed home his 15th goal of the season.

Hodge questions Kohli's motives

Sport

Brad Hodge questions Virat Kohli for missing the fourth Test.

Warne's good turn helps debutant rout Aussies

FINE DEBUT: India's Kuldeep Yadav thanked Shane Warne for coaching tips.

Warne's instructions helped Indian spinner Kuldeep Yadav

Hodge says Smith can score 50 Test tons

Brad Hodge predicts that Australian Test captain Steve Smith will score up to 50 Test centuries.

Brad Hodge predicts Steve Smith will score "40 or 50” Test centuries

Rookie skittles Aussies after Smith notches ton

Australian captain Steve Smith.

Australia was pegged back by a debutant spinner on the opening day.

'You've got to convince him'

India's Virat Kohli during the practice session ahead of the fourth Test against Australia in Dharmsala.

Indian great slams absence of Virat Kohli for deciding Test.

Star shooter to return for Queensland derby

But the reigning champions will be without the services of savvy South African centre Erin Burger

Plenty to learn for Magpies in tight win, says coach

Caitlin Thwaites scored the match-winning goal for the Magpies.

Magpies get last-gasp win over Swifts.

Magpies swoop to take last-gasp win

Caitlin Thwaites of the Magpies scored the winning goal in a tight finish against the Swifts.

Caitlin Thwaites has sealed a dramatic 55-54 win for Collingwood.

Vixens continue winning ways against GWS

Mwai Kumwenda of the Melbourne Vixens.

Melbourne side chalked up a third straight win.

Wood and Bassett spark Lightning to dominant win in Perth

NETBALL: Sunshine Coast Lighting v Melbourne Vixens at Caloundra Indoor Stadium. Lighting's GA player Stephanie Wood takes aim.

Sunshine Coast confirms its title credentials.

Aiken to miss first game since 2008

Romelda Aiken of the Firebirds in action.

Firebirds shooter has a minor knee niggle.

Former Diamond in line for shock Thunderbirds call-up

Renae Ingles could be set for a Thunderbirds return.

Renae Ingles has not played netball since October 2015.

Jockey brought back to earth after first-up win

Truly a day of highs and lows for apprentice Matthew Poon

Sign up for your area to be part of the Melbourne Cup

Emirates Melbourne Cup

See racing history in person with the Cup Tour

Tragedy mars Godolphin's moment of glory

Jockey Craig Williams was kocked out after a fall in the Mornington Cup.

Tally's victory was overshadowed by what happened to The Gold Trail.

Weir drought ends in Sydney, now for the flood

Leading trainer Darren Weir.

Trainer has the talented Humidor among the favourites for The BMW.

Graham holds on Billy call after deluge

SPEED TO BURN: Backhouse Billy (centre) flies ahead of the pack to win his last start at Grafton in a Class 3 Handicap in February.

Heavy rating has Port Macquarie trainer in two minds.

RACING: Take a punt on Mr Snowman

READY TO RACE: Spirited gelding Mr Snowman bonds with his trainer Gordon Yorke at the Grafton stables.

New horse on the block has all the right moves to pull off a win

Johnson confirms No.1 status with third-straight win

Dustin Johnson has become the first player to win all four legs of the World Golf Championship, winning the Dell Technologies Match Play over Spain's Jon Rahm.

Jason Day's mother undergoes surgery

Jason Day of Australia watches a tee shot at Austin County Club.

Dening was diagnosed with lung cancer at the beginning of 2017.

Jason Day forced out of tournament as mum fights cancer

Jason Day hugs his mum Dening.

"It’s really hard to comprehend being on the golf course right now."

Leishman win earns spot at the Masters

Marc Leishman, of Australia, poses with his family, while holding the championship trophy after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, March 19, 2017. With Leishman are sons, Harvey, 5, left, and Oliver, 3, and wife, Audrey. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

MARC Leishman has stretched the Aussie Masters contingent to five.