Sport

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Communication key as Moss relishes big game atmosphere

premium_icon Communication key as Moss relishes big game atmosphere

HE IS the loudest man on the field, and Joel Moss is not afraid to take the fight to Macksville in the preliminary final.

ONE LAST STAND: Iluka has it all to play for

premium_icon ONE LAST STAND: Iluka has it all to play for

'A LOCAL derby on the final round of the season with it all on the line, it doesn't get any better than that.'

Fri 17 Aug 2018

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Who would want to be a coach?

premium_icon BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Who would want to be a coach?

THE back pages have been flooded with NRL coaching movements rather than the football, is it time we stopped allowing them to switch mid-year?

Fields ablaze as junior footballers step up for finals

premium_icon Fields ablaze as junior footballers step up for finals

EVERY club in the Group 1 junior rugby league competition will be represented as the minor and major semi-finals take place tomorrow in Lismore.

Grafton rowing master takes down the Thames

Grafton rowing master takes down the Thames

WHILE he might be more at home paddling along the Clarence River, it did not stop Grafton Rowing Club member Earl Cruickshank from mastering the Thames.

DREAM CHANCE: Piper earns Australian academy nod

premium_icon DREAM CHANCE: Piper earns Australian academy nod

FROM the moment he turned 10 years old, Townsend footballer Ethan Piper has only had one dream; to become a professional footballer.

CRICKET: Clubs handed deadline for joint league choice

premium_icon CRICKET: Clubs handed deadline for joint league choice

NORTH Coast Cricket Council wants commitment for clubs as they aim to introduce East Coast Premier League.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Potter plays his part in World Cup wonder

premium_icon Potter plays his part in World Cup wonder

IN Back of the Net this week, JENNA THOMPSON catches up with Maclean Bobcats premier league star Sean Potter who recently returned from the trip of a lifetime.

FINE NINE: Swift team gearing up for world challenge

premium_icon FINE NINE: Swift team gearing up for world challenge

IT HAS been a long road to the ITU World Triathlon Championships for the team at SwiftMultisport Yamba - for some, it has been thousands of kilometres.

NEED FOR SPEED: Could a major shift be coming to the Rebels?

premium_icon NEED FOR SPEED: Could a major shift be coming to the Rebels?

RUMOURS have been running hot in local league circles that South Grafton are in talks with a former three-time premiership-winning coach.

Westlawn ready to rattle the cage of rivals

premium_icon Westlawn ready to rattle the cage of rivals

IT'S boom or bust for the Maclean Bobcats this weekend, and Westlawn will be more than happy to send them packing.

Community support helps Tigers lift up life member

premium_icon Community support helps Tigers lift up life member

THE Tigers have more than 13,000 reasons to celebrate the community, after the people came together to help out Bags.

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Toby top schoolboy umpire in nationals final

premium_icon Toby top schoolboy umpire in nationals final

"Umpires get a rank as we go through the week and our top two umpire the final and I was one of them, which was good.”

EUROPE BOUND: Gaddes, Lambeth step up for their country

premium_icon EUROPE BOUND: Gaddes, Lambeth step up for their country

AFTER representing NSW at the School Sport Australia Boys 16 and Under Championships, the Grafton pair are set to tour Europe

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

AUSTRALIANS will finally be able to tune into next-generation television broadcasts later this year.

Magpies focus turns to their Under-18s finals push

premium_icon Magpies focus turns to their Under-18s finals push

WHILE the curtain has come down on the rest of the club, the Under-18s continue to give Magpies fans something to cheer about.

BOBCAT BARRAGE: Green Machine powers through depleted United

premium_icon BOBCAT BARRAGE: Green Machine powers through depleted United

MACLEAN Bobcats coach Dennis Mavridis was caught in two minds after his side inflicted the worst punishment of the season on local rivals Grafton United.

A tale of the two Bears in premier league

premium_icon A tale of the two Bears in premier league

THE depleted Bears, who were missing almost half their squad through other commitments, were outclassed in all facets by the Northern Star.

Alford, Cropper earn Australian Country selection

Alford, Cropper earn Australian Country selection

BEARS midifelder Justin Alford has capped his sixth-straight gold medal effort with NSW Country, with selection for Australia.

Redmen dusted as Vikings slay fifth second grade title

Redmen dusted as Vikings slay fifth second grade title

GRAFTON looked in control for the first 20-minutes before a dangerous Vikings came to life after the break.

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