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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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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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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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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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New Youth Girls comp is kicking goals

Preparations for the new Youth Girls Under 14 (YG14) competition are powering ahead as girls flock to footy clubs to join in. A number of junior clubs were able to run come and try days before the rain set in,

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Women & girls benefit from Toyota gear grant

Northern NSW has had five clubs benefit from the 2022 Toyota Good for Footy Gear Grant program. For the third year running, Toyota is providing 100 female football teams around the country the funding required to supply new uniforms to

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Medal win earns Duryea a slice of history

THE win of Fraser Duryea in the 2021 Brian Saville Medal count has placed the Northern Beaches star in rare company. Duryea has become only the second player in the 40 year history of the AFL North Coast to win

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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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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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