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Tigers and Saints produce wet Indigenous Round show

INDIGENOUS Round was celebrated in style at Richardson Park on Saturday. As the AFL community celebrated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and players, and their incredible contribution to Australian football, Sawtell/Toormina provided a spectacular show of Indigenous dancing, acknowledgement

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Angus picked in Allies squad

SAWTELL/Toormina player Angus Anderson has earned himself a wonderful football honour. Angus, who turns 19 this week, has been selected in the Allies squad to play in the NAB AFL National Championships. Every match of the championships will be closely

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Lions and Blues kids get a run

THE E.J Biffin Playing Fields were an oasis of football activity on Sunday surrounded by a sea of closed grounds across the North Coast. In further evidence of what can be achieved when clubs work together, the junior matches between

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Blues bounce back with first half blitz

HAVING kicked just two goals in 200 minutes, Northern Beaches found form in front of the big sticks to record its first win of the season over Sawtell/Toormina. The Blues battle to kick goals became a thing of the past

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Signs of success for Saints

SAWTELL/TOORMINA is taking nothing but the positives from last week’s loss in the opening round. The Saints were comfortably beaten by the Coffs Breakers but they’ll be taking good vibes with them against Port Macquarie according to senior coach Nic

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No singing the Blues at Northern Beaches

CONCERNS that approximately half of last year’s team will be missing for Northern Beaches in 2022 appear to be unfounded. The Blues started their season in hot fashion with a convincing victory over Grafton. The Grafton side was light on

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Breakers win clash of local rivals

THE Coffs Breakers flexed their muscle in the season opening local derby against Sawtell/Toormina. The venue of the match was changed little more than 24 hours prior to the start of the match and the Breakers relished playing the Anzac

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The long wait for footy is almost over

THE opening matches of the AFL North Coast season on Saturday will mark the end of a 252-day wait since a COVID shutdown prematurely ended last year’s campaign. The Anzac Round will see once again see Sawtell/Toormina clash with local

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Lismore gets love from legends

TWO of the AFL’s all-time greats visited Lismore’s footy community on Thursday to deliver equipment and apparel donations. Four-time premiership coach Alastair Clarkson, accompanied by Sydney Swans’ Norm Smith Medallist Ryan O’Keefe, also met the local club, the Lismore Swans

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AFL stands by clubs in flood affected North Coast

CLUBS in the AFL North Coast have received immediate financial assistance from the AFL in the wake of the devastating floods and further rain events that have hit the region. The AFL has granted a total of $32,500 to local

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