Build your fitness while having a blast

Coffs Coast Derby is recruiting members from the Woolgoolga, Moonee Beach and Northern Beaches.

Get fit while learning to roller derby.

Age no barrier for Dennis in Cycle Challenge

No.1: Dennis Meagher will be wearing the number one bib in the Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge on August 6.

Dennis to ride in 100km event in Cycle Challenge at 78 years of age.

Hard work pays off with state selection

Local hockey junior Aston Jackwitz has been selected to play for the NSW under-13s state team.

Hockey Coffs Coast junior chosen in under-13 state squad.

Merv Rose, star of the golden era, dies at 87

IN MEMORIAM: The late Merv Rose pictured in 2012 in Coffs Harbour.

Tributes flow for Coffs Harbour's own tennis great Merv Rose

Lions don't panic after early goal

GOAAALLL: Nick Mallett scores a great goal for the Coffs United Lions past the desperate dive of Coffs Coast Tigers goalkeeper Jake Tarrant.

Tigers open the scoring but Lions settle to take the three points.

Port scares the Saints

ON THE ATTACK: Ben Hooke gets a kick away for the Coffs Breakers against the Grafton Tigers.

Late charge by Magpies almost upsets undermanned Sawtell/Toormina.

Malleable ignores the odds to win the cup

Malleable edges ahead of Single Spirit to win the 2017 Aylwards Auctioneers Sawtell Cup over 1515 metres. Coffs Harbour Racing Club 23 July 2017

Withering burst from last to first in Sawtell Cup belied 80-1 odds.

Blues legend considers quitting Origin advisory role

Former NSW State of Origin NRL player Peter Sterling watches a training session in Sydney.

Peter Sterling could walk away from his role after just one series.

Woods fires back at Gould over criticism of Blues

Aaron Woods of the Blues during State of Origin game two.

More fuel has been poured on the State of Origin fire.

NSWRL hits back at claims of Blues Origin drama

New South Wales Blues players Blake Ferguson (left) and Josh Dugan.

Group has released a statement addressing a host of claims.

Mal's rebuke: 'They didn't come up when it mattered'

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga.

Australian coach's stinging criticism of NSW.

Hodges wants Blues' 'booze brothers' ban

NSW State of Origin players Blake Ferguson (left) and Josh Dugan at the Blues training camp.

Queensland great takes aim at NSW players

The Blues stars on the chopping block for 2018

NSW Blues coach Laurie Daley speaks to the media.

Heads will roll from within the player group.

FFA Cup wrap: A-League hopefuls leave it late

South Melbourne's Milos Lujic headed home the latest of winners.

Broncos lock in electrifying centre to long-term deal

James Roberts of the Broncos during a training session in Brisbane.

James Roberts' signing continues club's impressive retention spree.

Sergio Garcia to headline Australian PGA Championship

Sergio Garcia of Spain lines up a putt at the British Open at Royal Birkdale.

Reigning US Masters champion to play on the Gold Coast.

Emma McKeon adds two more silvers to growing haul

Italy's Federica Pellegrini is congratulated by Australia's Emma McKeon (right) after the women's 200m freestyle final.

Australian is still waiting for an elusive gold.

Spurs star 'gutted' to be missing Comm Games

NBA star Patty Mills is spreading the word for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

NBA commitments to keep Mills out of home Games

Hird auction tipped to draw crowd

Former Essendon Bomber James Hird in one of his iconic long-sleeved jerseys.

Essendon great to auction off prized memorabilia

Gilchrist shares insight into on-field sledging

South African batsman Neil McKenzie on the hop against against Australia in 2009.

Gilchrist reveals cheeky way Australia rattled South African rival

Pakistan women have come a long way from death threats

Pakistani cricketers celebrate the dismissal of India's Harmanpreet Kaur during the ICC Women's World Cup.

Two decades since debuting they come up against Australia again.

Anasta spills on the off-field dramas at Roosters, Tigers

Roosters player Braith Anasta questions referee Alan Shortall in 2012.

Retired star players 288 games across three clubs.

'I did not think this would ever happen in my wildest dreams'

Giants defender Bec Bulley. Photo: Getty Images

Bulley prepares for Super Netball premliminary final with Giants

Cathy Freeman finds her love for athletics again

Former track and field athlete Cathy Freeman is a 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games ambassador.

Golden girl is an ambassador for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

What's happened to the great Novak Djokovic?

Novak Djokovic of Serbia during his game against Nick Kyrgios of Australia at Indian Wells.

Former world No.1 has gone from being tennis's king to its joker.

Firebirds legend has no regrets about retirement

Former players Clare McMeniman (left) and Laura Geitz celebrate a Firebirds win.

Clare McMeniman is loving the new Super Netball competition.

Young playmakers give a glimpse of possible future Origins

Nathan Cleary of the Panthers beats the tackle of Roger Tuivasa-Sheck of the Warriors.

Nathan Cleary and Ash Taylor are able to handle the big stage.

Rocket can't take a trick with Gold Coast Suns

Rodney Eade may only have six games left in charge of the Suns.

Does veteran coach deserve one last chance to make Suns a success

Origin victory answers an NRL premiership question

Cameron Munster proved his worth for the Maroons during State of Origin game three.

Can any team seriously pose a threat to Melbourne?

Blues need to discover Maroons' killer attitude

Jarryd Hayne  is tackled by Josh McGuire.

It was a good old-fashioned rugby league ambush.

Michael Ennis: Blues must learn from loss

UNDER PRESSURE: Jarryd Hayne (pictured right with Nathan Peats) must step up for NSW at Suncorp Stadium.

NSW can feel confident for series-decider, writes ex-Origin star.

Justin Hodges: Maroons inspired to win for JT

Ben Hunt makes a break during a Maroons State of Origin training session at Langlands Park in Brisbane.

Players want to honour a Maroons legend in Johnathan Thurston.

Parramatta great tackles cancer battle

Former Parramatta playmaker Brett Kenny has been diagnosed with cancer.

Kenny to undergo chemotherapy after cancer diagnosis

Send it to the bunker: Slater shot sparks call for change

Raiders forward Sia Soliola consoles Storm rival Billy Slater as he is transported off the field after being knocked out in a tackle.

Johns backs bunker officials to have say in send-off decisions

Hasler has say on Bulldogs board talk

Bulldogs coach Des Hasler says his players are determined to finish the year strong.

Des denies coaching future featured at Canterbury board meeting

Soliola loses five weeks, Slater loses two

Raiders forward Sia Soliola aattends an NRL judiciary hearing after his late tackle on Storm fullback Billy Slater.

Raider hit with hefty suspension after late tackle on Storm star

Darius Boyd to be a Brisbane Bronco for life

Boyd in his first season with the Broncos in 2006.

Broncos plan to announce new deal in the next two to three weeks.

Boyd gives thumbs up for possible return

POSSIBLE RETURN: Darius Boyd puts his thumb through its paces during a Broncos training session. The Broncos captain is set for a possible return against the Parramatta Eels this Friday.

Darius Boyd set for return

Tom Harley to step in as Swans chief executive

Sydney Swans general manager of football and soon-to-be chief executive Tom Harley addresses the media.

Former Cats premiership captain part of club's succession plan.

Crows veteran to call it quits at season's end

Scott Thompson of the Crows (left) battles for the ball with Toby McLean of the Bulldogs.

Scott Thompson has announced his retirement from AFL football.

AFL legend takes aim at Collingwood's 'sad state of affairs'

Collingwood CEO Gary Pert (left) announces his resignation at a press conference beside club president Eddie McGuire.

You can see why Pies fans might be pessimistic.

Heavy schedule for the Tigers

EYE OF THE TIGER: The Coffs Coast Tigers have begun an extremely busy and challenging part of their season.

Five matches in the space of 15 days is a tough task for anybody.

Socceroos kick off hunt for new coach

JOB CANDIDATE: Former Albanian national team coach Gianni De Biasi (pictured during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group A match between Albania and Switzerland) has been interviewed for the Socceroos head coaching position.

Socceroos begin search for new coach

Lions late roar enough

HAPPY FEET: Coffs United's Joel Digney looks to get past Sam Crampton's defensive efforts.

Coffs United scores three late goals to overcome gutsy Boambee.

Wanderers bring back hometown favourite

Western Sydney Wanderers signing Mark Bridge.

Mark Bridge has signed a deal to rejoin Tony Popovic's squad.

Talented teens join Matildas squad

TOP STRIKE: Australia's Ellie Carpenter celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal in her side's Algarve Cup game with China earlier this year.

Matildas add teenage rookie to side

Wide Bay's credentials questioned as NPL fallout continues

The logo for Wide Bay Buccaneers, Football Queensland Wide Bay's proposed Queensland Premier League team.

Some clubs aren't happy Wide Bay was granted a NPL licence.

Fact from fiction: the truth behind cricket's great sledges

West Indies great Viv Richards.

Some cricket yarns are so good they'll never die.

Aussie cricketers chasing big target at World Cup

Opener Nicole Bolton has been among the stars for Australia with the bat at the Women's World Cup in England.

Allrounder says Aussies batters aiming up at Women's World Cup

England first through to cricket World Cup final

England's Anya Shrubsole celebrates with teammate Jenny Gunn after hitting the winning runs in the Women's World Cup semi-final against South Africa.

England edges out South Africa in semi-final thriller

Sri Lankan cricket veteran has Shane Warne in his sights

Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath celebrates taking the wicket of Zimbabwe's Hamilton Masakadza.

Rangana Herath has forged a career any bowler would be proud of.

Joe Root's England falls apart handing Test to South Africa

GOODBYE JOE: South Africa's Chris Morris celebrates bowling England captain Joe Root for eight in the Second Test at Trent Bridge

Joe Root has problems after his England's second Test collapse

National netball team to be called Samsung Diamonds

THE national netball team will be named the Samsung Diamonds as part of a naming rights deal announced by the electronics giant.

Champion outfit will have time on its side next time around

FORCEFUL: Geva Mentor of the Lightning competes for the ball during a Super Netball match against the Swifts at the University of the Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Captain was a stifling presence as goal keeper

Geitz 'missed being part of the Firebirds family'

Laura Geitz celebrates with Firebirds team mates after winning the grand final match of the 2016 ANZ Championship

Australian great will return to action next Super Netball season.

Laura Geitz to return to netball for 2018

Laura Geitz will make her comeback for the Queensland Firebirds in next year’s Suncorp Super Netball season.

Laura Geitz is returning to netball to give back to the sport

Lightning star struck out of Commonwealth Games team

Laura Langman in action for the Sunshine Coast Lightning during the Super Netball grand final.

Alexander disappointed Langman ruled out of Commonwealth Games team

Title-winning Lightning stars will be back to defend crown

Lightning players celebrate their win in the Suncorp Super Netball grand final.

All 10 players will be returning for 2018.

Goal attack looks forward to another season at Lightning

GOAL ATTACK: Lightning's Stephanie Wood will play for the side again in 2018.

'It is (now) about looking forward to 2018.'

Sawtell star's winning spirit

SINGLE Spirit is out to continue his dominance of the Aylwards Auctioneers Sawtell Cup.

Zaim win still giving bookies chills

BIG WIN: Chilli Zaim flashed late at huge odds to win his last start at Grafton.

Little chance of long odds again for last start winner.

No surprise if Kilner lands a winner with his lone raider

Trainer Hunter Kilner with Steve's Surprise.

Grafton trainer has only one starter tomorrow but he's a live chance

Top Sydney stable primed for raid on Queensland Cup

HARD TO BEAT: Soviet Courage, centre, looms as a danger runner in the Queensland Cup.

He's got a two-pronged assault on the Queensland Cup.

Trainer predicts bright future for Meteorologist

Jockey Paul Hammersley (right) has been booked for six rides at Grafton.

Grafton Cup forecast looks good for Meteorologist says Wilson

Shadow tipped to grab spotlight

Tim Clark will ride Hostwin Shadow at Hawkesbury.

Jockey gives Moore good vibes for Hostwin Shadow at Hawkesbury

Trainer chases winning double at Taree

Top jockey Matthew Paget will return to ride Superlight at Taree today.

MacDonald to make late call on Kailenny as he eyes winning double

Aussie golfer faces third cancer battle

Victorian back in hospital for specialist medical care

Spieth's Open win has him in rarefied company

AMAZING COMEBACK: Jordan Spieth hoists the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open at Royal Birkdale.

Jordan Spieth wins British Open to land in golden company

Day fires back after ice cream and movie

Australia's Jason Day prepares to putt on the 4th green  at Royal Birkdale

Aussie back in contention at British Open

Aussies blown away in second round of British Open

Australia's Adam Scott watches his shot off the ninth tee during the second round of the British Open.

American Jordan Spieth is now the outright leader at six-under.