Sport

Fri 19 Oct 2018

HONOURING 'NOE': Veterans line up for inaugural shield

premium_icon HONOURING 'NOE': Veterans line up for inaugural shield

WHEN the veterans of the Grafton Basketball Association step onto the court tonight, they will do it with heavy hearts.

Thu 18 Oct 2018

Yamba junior gets shock call-up for Wallabies

premium_icon Yamba junior gets shock call-up for Wallabies

BUCCANEERS junior Jed Holloway will make the step up to the Australian Wallabies squad for Bledisloe Cup test in Japan.

'It's do or die': Titterton returns to exorcise demons

premium_icon 'It's do or die': Titterton returns to exorcise demons

WAVESKI veteran Brett Titterton is ready to exorcise his demons on the same break where his national title dreams were crushed just 12 months ago.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

GBomb defused due to inclement weather

premium_icon GBomb defused due to inclement weather

FOR the second time this year the annual six-hour GBomb Enduro has fallen victim to the inclement weather.

Pilley back to his clinical best on world tour

premium_icon Pilley back to his clinical best on world tour

PILLEY'S display in England has caught the attention of the squash world, with World No. 1 Mohammed Elshorbagy aiming to avoid the heavy hitting Australian.

BIG RACE: Never underestimate the Clarence

premium_icon BIG RACE: Never underestimate the Clarence

Sixty-plus paddlers to tackle three-day Clarence 100

Tue 16 Oct 2018

BASKETBALL: Bumper schedule for Jacaranda carnival

premium_icon BASKETBALL: Bumper schedule for Jacaranda carnival

IT WILL be a new-look Tyrepower Grafton A Grade competition this year with Grafton Vikings not represented, but a long-awaited return for the Yamba Trawlers.

Morris stars for FNC at State rugby sevens titles

premium_icon Morris stars for FNC at State rugby sevens titles

MORRIS, who plays scrumhalf for the Buccaneers juniors, was instrumental in the Dolphins' surge to the plate, scoring a solo effort in the final.

Belflyer win best since Kensei's Cup triumph

premium_icon Belflyer win best since Kensei's Cup triumph

THE John Shelton-trained gelding delivered the local veteran his greatest thrill in a 40-year training career when he won by half a length.

Grafton kids come out on top in Tassie

Grafton kids come out on top in Tassie

WHILE the gold medals might have been shared by New South Wales and Western Australia, it was Grafton that came out on top at the Under-13 National Carnival.

CALL OF DUTY: Yamba veteran steps up for his country

premium_icon CALL OF DUTY: Yamba veteran steps up for his country

YAMBA hockey veteran Terry Daly is on the verge of making his representative debut for Australia and he has only had to wait 75 years to do it.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

French star hangs up the boots, instantly slams WC heroes

French star hangs up the boots, instantly slams WC heroes

LAURENT Koscielny has announced his retirement from international football and he’s taken the time to publicly blast some of his former colleagues.

Wet track helps local trainer John Shelton to share of $1.3m

premium_icon Wet track helps local trainer John Shelton to share of $1.3m

He wasn't a favourite, but the omens and the weather were good for local sprinter Belflyer in Saturday's $1.3 mil Kosciusko.

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Hyeronimus, the bush's King of the Mountain

premium_icon Hyeronimus, the bush's King of the Mountain

FORMER Grafton apprentice salutes for his mentor to earn a place in Australian bush racing history.

Shelton's hero scales the heights of The Kosciuszko

premium_icon Shelton's hero scales the heights of The Kosciuszko

BELFLYER has written a new chapter in Grafton racing folklore with a fairytale win in the $1.3 million The Kosciuszko.

Rain puts brakes on cricket season openers

Rain puts brakes on cricket season openers

FINAL call from Clarence River Cricket Association to come in the morning after heavy rain falls across the Valley.

WAITING ROOM: Bird keen to extract runs for Harwood

premium_icon WAITING ROOM: Bird keen to extract runs for Harwood

"IT HAS been a great opportunity, just hitting the ball and being around blokes speaking that familiar language has been great.”

Elisaia ready to ignite the heart of the Magpies

premium_icon Elisaia ready to ignite the heart of the Magpies

ELECTED president ready to improve on foundations laid by outgoing executive.

Former apprentice, long time friend aim for summit

premium_icon Former apprentice, long time friend aim for summit

HYERONIMUS confident a horse he knows "back to front” can scale the heights of The Kosciuszko.

Commerford and his Hero break their droughts

premium_icon Commerford and his Hero break their droughts

VETERAN Grafton trainer praises his team after returning to winner's circle for the first time in a year.

Newer Older