Sport

Tue 9 Feb 2021

Croquet clubs cock-a-hoop over hosting state championships

Premium Content Croquet clubs cock-a-hoop over hosting state championships

A significant NSW croquet championship has been confirmed to take place on the Northern Rivers.

Mon 8 Feb 2021

Roosters swoop into Mullumbimby for pre-season training

Premium Content Roosters swoop into Mullumbimby for pre-season training

The NRL heavyweights have ventured to the Northern Rivers as part of their pre-season.

‘POLARISING’: Boardriding club hits back over WSL debacle

Premium Content ‘POLARISING’: Boardriding club hits back over WSL debacle

The club says it was “extremely disappointed” to be targeted by sections of the Lennox Head community.

Sat 6 Feb 2021

Payne Haas breaks his silence

Premium Content Payne Haas breaks his silence

As he awaits punishment from the NRL and the Broncos, Payne Haas concedes he must change his ways and work to repair his tainted public image.

Fri 5 Feb 2021

Will another North Coast council say yes to WSL event?

Premium Content Will another North Coast council say yes to WSL event?

The proposed pro surfing tournament was this week knocked back by Ballina Shire Council.

Thu 4 Feb 2021

Barilaro: ‘NIMBY’ council made wrong decision over WSL

Premium Content Barilaro: ‘NIMBY’ council made wrong decision over WSL

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro said it was a “real shame” Ballina Shire Council rejected the WSL proposal.

How people power sent the World Surf League packing

Premium Content How people power sent the World Surf League packing

The Lennox Head community rallied to put a stop to the WSL’s plans to hold an event at the village over Easter.

Wed 3 Feb 2021

'UNACCEPTABLE': Shock decision on World Surf League plan

Premium Content 'UNACCEPTABLE': Shock decision on World Surf League plan

Ballina Shire councillors have sent a strong message to the World Surf League that they do not want the event to go ahead.

'Go somewhere else': Anger brews over World Surf League plan

Premium Content 'Go somewhere else': Anger brews over World Surf League plan

Concerns are growing about a proposal to bring more than 50 of the world’s best surfers to Lennox Head over Easter.

Will proposed World Surf League event divide Lennox Head?

Premium Content Will proposed World Surf League event divide Lennox Head?

An extraordinary meeting will be held at the council today, but it’s understood the government has already made up its mind.

Tue 2 Feb 2021

Extraordinary meeting to decide on World Surf League event

Premium Content Extraordinary meeting to decide on World Surf League event

Ballina Shire Council has called a last-minute meeting to discuss plans to bring a WSL event to Lennox Head, which bring $10 million into the region.

Teen ironman takes a hat trick of titles

Premium Content Teen ironman takes a hat trick of titles

Lennox Head surflifesaver Maalik Moston marked a line in the sand with three victories at the weekend.

Fri 29 Jan 2021

Herne kicks into in Trans AM and S5000 double act

Premium Content Herne kicks into in Trans AM and S5000 double act

The Lismore racing star had a great first racing weekend with Garry Rogers Motorsport.

Basketball all stars, council wants to see you dribbling

Premium Content Basketball all stars, council wants to see you dribbling

A state-of-the-art new basketball machine is coming to Ballina.

Holbrook’s Titans prepare to battle Warriors

Premium Content Holbrook’s Titans prepare to battle Warriors

Gold Coast Titans to go full-throttle against NZ Warriors in Lismore next month according to coach Justin Holbrook.

Wed 27 Jan 2021

Dual sports star takes out young sportsperson award

Premium Content Dual sports star takes out young sportsperson award

The award recognised the teen's determination in the sporting world.

Sat 23 Jan 2021

Demanding new role for passionate swim coach

Premium Content Demanding new role for passionate swim coach

A leading swimming club has appointed one of its former aqua athletes as their new stroke coach for the 2021 season.

Fri 22 Jan 2021

Track closure a ‘mark of respect’ after Olympian’s death

Premium Content Track closure a ‘mark of respect’ after Olympian’s death

A safety audit is being undertaken at the Cavanbah Centre Cycling track by Byron Shire Council following a fatal crash.

Could Cameron Smith be set to play in Lismore?

Premium Content Could Cameron Smith be set to play in Lismore?

There are some ifs, buts and maybes, but Lismore could welcome one of rugby league’s greatest ever players.

Thu 21 Jan 2021

Top 10 best bowlers of the LJ Hooker League

Premium Content Top 10 best bowlers of the LJ Hooker League

We reveal who has been the best with the ball in the LJ Hooker League.

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