Sport

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Albanese: 'the Coalition should be advancing this project'

Albanese: 'the Coalition should be advancing this project'

EXCLUSIVE: If there's no bypass funds in the forward estimates of the next federal budget on May 8, Labor will be putting our local politicians under the pump.

FULL FLIGHT: Magpies return to the nest with momentum

FULL FLIGHT: Magpies return to the nest with momentum

AFTER letting a half time lead slip through their fingers last weekend, Dan Randall says the Magpies are determined not to let it happen again at home.

FORTRESS FIGHT: Rebels amped for Goliath battle

FORTRESS FIGHT: Rebels amped for Goliath battle

SOUTH Grafton Rebels coach Ron Gordon is taking nothing for granted as the side prepares to host Coffs Harbour Comets.

MIND GAMES: Tigers restructured, ready to launch into season

MIND GAMES: Tigers restructured, ready to launch into season

GRAFTON Tigers captain-coach Chris Curthoys has one simple answer when you ask about his side ahead of this weekend's season opener against Coffs Breakers.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

BLINKERS OFF: Local trainers come to the fore

BLINKERS OFF: Local trainers come to the fore

HOME track trainers have their way, as four of the eight races went to Clarence River Jockey Club trainers.

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: The fall of Israel

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: The fall of Israel

VIDEO: Should Israel Folau have been kicked out of rugby for his anti-gay slur on social media?

Finals finish for Wooli surf star Shanahan

Finals finish for Wooli surf star Shanahan

WOOLI surfing queen Carly Shanahan kicked back into competitive gear this week with a finals finish at the Billabong Oz Grom Cup at Coffs Harbour.

Bobcats tighten screws ahead of tough challenge

Bobcats tighten screws ahead of tough challenge

THE Bobcats will host a hungry Boambee Bombers, fresh off a 7-1 mauling of a strong Grafton United outfit, at Barry Watts Oval tomorrow.

ABOVE THE PACK: Robertson notches Redmen milestone

ABOVE THE PACK: Robertson notches Redmen milestone

HE started his rugby career with the Grafton Redmen in 1999. Now, 19 years down the track he's about to notch up his 100th game for the club.

BLOCK WARS: Woodchop titles up for grabs at Grafton Show

BLOCK WARS: Woodchop titles up for grabs at Grafton Show

TWO world champion wood choppers will be on our doorstep this weekend as they aim to earn vital points in the Woodchop Australia Champion of Champions series.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Local anglers show knowledge is power

Local anglers show knowledge is power

TWO encouraging items have appeared on the fishing scene during the past week - big bream are on the bite and more blackfish are making their appearance.

Government boost on the way for Clarence sports grounds

Government boost on the way for Clarence sports grounds

SPORTING clubs across the community will rejoice as Clarence Valley Council appears set to upgrade grounds and facilities across the region.

Funding boost delivers grand slam courts

Funding boost delivers grand slam courts

AFTER more than three decades as a coach at the Grafton City Tennis Club, Phil Beckman has never seen the Prince St courts look as good as they do now.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Free football coaching master class for Grafton

Free football coaching master class for Grafton

Football coaches from across the North Coast will be given a free football coaching master class

Home games hit the mark for Pilley

Home games hit the mark for Pilley

Cameron's third Games provide a time for family and friends and to showcase the game

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Helgas show spirit in tough tussle with premiers

Helgas show spirit in tough tussle with premiers

BARBS Helgas coach Kyran Robertson was full of praise for his women's first grade side after narrowly losing to McAuley White.

Summers heroics help Royals in last-gasp win

Summers heroics help Royals in last-gasp win

IT WAS a mighty effort from Clocktower Hotel Royals to maintain their undefeated start to 2018.

Skeen helps Rebels get back to winning ways

Skeen helps Rebels get back to winning ways

SOUTH Grafton Rebels were quick to shake off the effects of their first-round loss, with a tough 36-14 display against the Nambucca Heads Roosters.

OUT OF PETROL: Distance concern over Camillo

OUT OF PETROL: Distance concern over Camillo

IN an all-the-way finish Latitude holds out rising star Camillo. Successful day for local trainers.

Buccaneers get chance to shake off the rust

Buccaneers get chance to shake off the rust

IT WAS a scrappy contest at Kane Douglas Rugby Field as the Buccaneers ran the sword through a depleted Murwillumbah outfit with a 43-7 win.

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