Sport

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Community digs deep for hit-and-run victim's family

Community digs deep for hit-and-run victim's family

TRIBUTES are flying in for Tim Watkins and his family after the 22-year-old was killed in a hit and run

Mon 29 Apr 2019

Popular rugby referee dies after on-field heart attack

Popular rugby referee dies after on-field heart attack

THE Northern Rivers rugby community is in mourning after the shock death of "friend, mentor, coach and referee" Ian Hooper.

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Todd Carney signs up with Byron Bay rugby league club

Todd Carney signs up with Byron Bay rugby league club

ONE of the NRL's most controversial players has revealed his plans to move to the North Coast.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Funeral held for beloved surf life saver

Funeral held for beloved surf life saver

WITH "much sadness", the Surf Life Saving community farewelled one of its stalwarts, a man described as a "mentor and good friend".

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Shield wrap: Bulls batsmen fall in heap

Shield wrap: Bulls batsmen fall in heap

QUEENSLAND'S new-look top order has been exposed by Tasmania in their Sheffield Shield final rematch at the Gabba.

Sat 6 Oct 2018

'If we can't see you, we can't save you'

'If we can't see you, we can't save you'

A VITAL warning has been issued by surf life savers as patrols kick off on North Coast beaches.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

'You are my hero': Boy's heartfelt note to football star

'You are my hero': Boy's heartfelt note to football star

"WE wanted (Johnathan Thurston) to be able to see what a difference he's made to a seven year old. He has made an impact on such a young child."

Wed 5 Sep 2018

Seagulls soar into the final

Seagulls soar into the final

Ballina Seagulls confident in their preparation for this weekend's NRRRL grand final

Wed 29 Aug 2018

20 strong years for Ballina Bridge Club

20 strong years for Ballina Bridge Club

Ballina Bridge Club members have plenty to celebrate

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Tee up for charity

Tee up for charity

Take a swing at raising funds for vulnerable women

Plenty of fun and action

Plenty of fun and action

The inaugural Ballina Triathlon takes a running start this weekend

Wed 15 Aug 2018

'Each day is more golden': MOL's gift to embattled local

'Each day is more golden': MOL's gift to embattled local

Community bands together to help Tweed man after surfing accident

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.

Thu 26 Jul 2018

POW! Superheroes unite for special fundraiser

POW! Superheroes unite for special fundraiser

THE Lennox Head Trojans are encouraging kids (and big big kids) to get dressed up for this weekend's game.

Wed 27 Jun 2018

Colourful world of surfing nicknames

Colourful world of surfing nicknames

They have been synonymous with surfing culture since Hawaii’s Duke Kahanamoku arrived in Australia in 1915.

Thu 24 May 2018

'It was thiiiiis big...'

'It was thiiiiis big...'

"BEST fishing in years": A local fisherman has made a big call after his big catch.

Sat 19 May 2018

Driver charged after car hit cyclists

Driver charged after car hit cyclists

THE 34-year-old driver who stuck two men cycling on the Bruxner Hwy near Drake on Saturday morning has been charged with multiple drink and driving offences.

Wed 2 May 2018

Car rally opinions divide town

Car rally opinions divide town

A TOWN is split by those who love the revhead rush of a car rally and those who think it infringes on the environment and the town's image.

Sat 14 Apr 2018

How Pilley overcame shock loss for semi final

How Pilley overcame shock loss for semi final

"I really felt for Cusk. He pulled out all the stops, left no stone unturned to be ready for the doubles.”

Thu 12 Apr 2018

Pilley-Urquhart through in battle of Australia's best

Pilley-Urquhart through in battle of Australia's best

Four of the best players Squash Australia has ever produced stole the show in their mixed doubles match.

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