Clarence Rugby League

Thu 23 Aug 2018

Speed makes final decision on coaching future

premium_icon Speed makes final decision on coaching future

SPEED was in talks with several clubs, including the Woolgoolga Seahorses, with the Rebels understood to have gone as far as tabling an offer to the coach.

Tue 21 Aug 2018

Spirit of the Magpies continues to fire in finals

premium_icon Spirit of the Magpies continues to fire in finals

LOWER Clarence Magpies under-18s leader Bengallah Wright was left humbled at the weekend after his black and white brigade secured a semi-final victory.

Mon 20 Aug 2018

GHOSTS GUTTED: 'It could not have ended any worse'

premium_icon GHOSTS GUTTED: 'It could not have ended any worse'

THE LOSS to Macksville was the Ghosts' second in as many weeks, the same as they had all season, and crashed the minor premiers out of the Group 2 finals.

Sun 19 Aug 2018

BOIL OVER: Ghosts out as Sea Eagles swoop on decider

BOIL OVER: Ghosts out as Sea Eagles swoop on decider

MINOR premiers dumped from the finals after they were caught off guard by willing Macksville.

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Wright leads from the front into finals

premium_icon Wright leads from the front into finals

WHEN Bengallah Wright leads the Lower Clarence Under-18s on to the field today, he will do it with the pride of his side, his club and his community behind him.

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.

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?

Thu 16 Aug 2018

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.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

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.

Mon 13 Aug 2018

'Own worst enemy': Ghosts aim to bounce back from shock loss

premium_icon 'Own worst enemy': Ghosts aim to bounce back from shock loss

'IF YOU shoot yourself in the foot that many times you are bound to lose a few toes', were the words from Danny Wicks after his side's tough semi-final loss.

Rebels brick wall defence sets up grand final berth

premium_icon Rebels brick wall defence sets up grand final berth

A ruthless defensive effort from the South Grafton Rebels ladies' league tag side has earned the minor premiers straight passage into the Group 2 grand final.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

SHELLSHOCKED: Comets overpower Ghosts to earn grand final

SHELLSHOCKED: Comets overpower Ghosts to earn grand final

FOR the first time in five years, the Group 2 grand final will return to Coffs Harbour after a dominating Comets performance.

Sat 11 Aug 2018

PART OF THE FAMILY: Lethal Curnow aims for maiden decider

premium_icon PART OF THE FAMILY: Lethal Curnow aims for maiden decider

HE'S the Group 2 Toohey's New Trophy leading try-scorer, an accolade Mike Curnow belongs to 12 other men on the field.

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Smoothy, Grace ready to step up for semi-finals

premium_icon Smoothy, Grace ready to step up for semi-finals

REFEREES boss hopes for fast-flowing finals football, but admitted it is in the hands of the group's best whistle blowers.

Tue 7 Aug 2018

Ghosts tough out win to set up derby semi final

premium_icon Ghosts tough out win to set up derby semi final

GRAFTON Ghosts have set up a mouthwatering Battle of the River local derby major semi-final against South Grafton Rebels this weekend.

Merged league a pipe dream according to Group 2

premium_icon Merged league a pipe dream according to Group 2

GROUP 2 chief administrative officer Jim Anderson has downplayed the possibility of a joint league with Group 3.

Sat 4 Aug 2018

Ghosts in for tough finals challenge

premium_icon Ghosts in for tough finals challenge

GHOSTS expecting semi-final showdown with Sawtell to be a tough grind.

EXCLUSIVE: Rebels legend Xavier Sullivan hangs up the boots

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: Rebels legend Xavier Sullivan hangs up the boots

IT'S the sport that gave him family and friends, and helped him through some of the darkest times in his life, but the Rebels front-rower has called it a day

Tue 31 Jul 2018

Injuries add to Lower Clarence Magpies woes

premium_icon Injuries add to Lower Clarence Magpies woes

A TOUGH 2018 for the Magpies only got worse on Sunday when three players suffered season ending injuries on their Zane Purcell memorial day

Mon 30 Jul 2018

DONE AND DUSTED: Sullivan calls time on rugby league career

premium_icon DONE AND DUSTED: Sullivan calls time on rugby league career

"You can't plan these things but the time was right. I'm just getting too old and it's too hard to back up playing footy week in week out."

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