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Indigenous culture centre stage at North Coast footy

Dozens of football clubs in NSW and the ACT are throwing their support behind the AFL’s annual Sir Doug Nicholls Round which kicks off this weekend. More commonly known as Indigenous Round, this week of footy celebrates Aboriginal and Torres

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Off field teamwork is the key to 2022 season

We’re three rounds into the Senior Competition and two rounds into the Juniors, and it’s great to see club footy back on the North Coast. It’s been made possible by the outstanding efforts of volunteer club administrators who haven’t let

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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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Roar into Tigers girls come and try

  Calling all girls in the Clarence Valley – are you looking for a new sporting challenge? Then come on down to Ellem Oval on Thursday 24 March (4:00pm to 5:00pm) for the Grafton Tigers Girls Only come and try afternoon. The

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Tiger cubs roar to life

AFTER losing two of their first three games in 2021, Grafton’s under-17s team hit a purple patch of form that saw the Tigers undefeated for the rest of the season. Their strong seven goals to two second half in the

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Gina caps off a debut season to remember

TWELVE months ago Gina Cardillo had never pulled on a football boot. Now the super fit midfielder is the toast of the AFL North Coast women’s competition after winning the League Best & Fairest award. Cardillo’s ability to get from

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Grand Final devastation for AFL North Coast

Today’s announcement by the NSW Government that the lockdown for the North Coast and Mid North Coast will be lifted at 12:01a.m. on Saturday is great news for our communities, but the ongoing restrictions on community sport means that we

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Plan announced for resuming Juniors & Seniors Finals

AFL North Coast and competing clubs have met tonight and agreed on a roadmap for the re-scheduling of the Junior Grand Finals and Senior Finals Series. The plan will be dependent upon the restrictions in place under the NSW Government’s

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Silver lining in weekend’s disappointments

The positive aspect to come out of the weekend that saw local footy postponed due to the state-wide lockdown was that three Semi Finals were able to be completed in the Senior Competition. This means that both the Under 17

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Contrasting day of Junior Semi Final action

The Junior Semi Finals had it all – sun, rain, a close result, skillful play, great team work, and plenty of excitement. The first of the Under 11 matches saw Coffs Harbour Breakers claim the local derby against Sawtell Toormina Saints. The

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