Best young talent in the land to kick off in Coffs

National Youth Championships for boys ,football at Coffs C.ex stadium. 14 yrs Northern NSW Country pair Joel Guy and Aaron Searle playing in the (R) for NNSW..03 October 2016.

FFA National Youth Championships for Boys starts on Monday.

Dodgers and Blue Sox in baseball deciders

BASEBALL FRENEMIES: Tye Gould (Dodgers) and Ben McCall (BlueSox) will face off in today's A grade grand final.

Black and blue grand final day for Coffs Harbour Baseball.

Ashes profile - Ellyse Perry

Southern Stars bowler Ellyse Perry in action during the recent ICC Women's World Cup.

Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry tells us about herself.

Mette's a bronzed Aussie

Sawtell SLSC's Mette Klinkers (orange cap) at the start of one of her races representing the Netherlands during the European Life Saving Championships in Belgium.

Teen Sawtell surf lifesaver wins bronze at European Championships.

Perfect waves for the school holidays

Darryn Quigley gives us the low down on surf conditions.

Darryn Quigley gives us the low down on surf conditions.

Collaborative effort to win second straight Lismore Cup

Larry Cassidy rides Collaboration to a 10 lengths victory in the 2016 Lismore Cup.

Collaboration aims to win a second straight Lismore Cup today.

Week long ride for Westpac wraps up

THEY'RE OFF: Riders set off for a week to raise funds for Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

After an incredible seven days, riders have completed their journey.

League chiefs make crucial call on State of Origin coach

Blues' decision leaves door ajar for Maguire, Hasler to replace Daley

Former trainer pleads guilty after Twitter outburst

Former horse racing trainer Peter Moody has been fined $3000 after an outburst on Twitter.

Former trainer Peter Moody fined $3000 for Twitter outburst

Cahill hints he will keep going for City

Socceroos veteran Tim Cahill is primed for a big season with Melbourne City.

Socceroos veteran reveals he's keen to play on in A-League

Saints march on with player signings

Shane Savage (right) is congratulated by St Kilda teammates Blake Acres and Sebastian Ross.

Savage, Lonie sign new deals as St Kilda looks to complete roster

AFL coach pushing for US flavour

Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin has suggested dividing the AFL teams in conferences.

Melbourne mentor has called for conference-styles fixture

Aussie skipper says rot must stop

Australian batsmen Glenn Maxwell is stumped by India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the one-day clash in Kolkata.

Smith lays blame on batsmen after another collapse against India

Cheika settles on squad ahead of Boks clash

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika looks on during a Captain's Run training session, at Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Friday, June 24, 2016. The Wallabies play England tomorrow in the third Test of the 2016 England Series. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING

Coach keeps changes to a minimum as Wallabies look for win

Cameron Smith still shouldering the load

Melbourne Storm veteran Cameron Smith will play his 356th NRL game this weekend.

Phil Rothfield chats with the NRL's soon-to-be games record holder.

Hodkinson opens up on year tinged with tragedy

Trent Hodkinson of the Newcastle Knights in action.

He takes a breath and shakes his head. "It's been a tough year.”

Why Cameron Smith snubbed the Broncos' big bucks

Cameron Smith of the Storm runs with the ball.

In 2014 the Storm legend had the bags already packed in his mind.

Bear necessity: Alastair Lynch's sliding door moment

LION KING: Alastair Lynch in action for the Lions

Lions great recalls the time he left Fitzroy

Pearson completes remarkable comeback at world titles

Australia's Sally Pearson celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 100m hurdles final during the World Athletics Championships in London

Victory puts Pearson on the pedestal of Australia's sporting greats

Lockyer admits to feeling pressure as Maroons selector

Former Broncos player and current Queensland State of Origin coach Kevin Walters (left) chats with former Broncos teammate and current Maroons selector Darren Lockyer.

It's a job that comes with a high level of scrutiny.

Ranting players as bad as whingeing coaches

Referee Ashley Klein sends James Maloney of the Sharks to the sin bin during the NRL elimination final against the Cowboys.

Players charging towards referees has become a disgraceful look.

Cronulla and Manly undone by their errors, not the referees'

Sharks coach Shane Flanagan (left) and captain Paul Gallen.

Coaches let themselves down on the weekend.

Storm is rolling on, but history warrants caution

Storm players and officials pose with the J.J. Giltinan Shield, awarded to the NRL premiers, after the round 26 NRL match against the Canberra Raiders.

Past seasons say the Storm are most vulnerable on grand final day.

What started Panthers' Moylan crisis

Matt Moylan of the Penrith Panthers in action.

Player has concerned Penrith for some time, reveals Paul Kent.

Time for Suns to let Ablett leave

Geelong's Patrick Dangerfield (left) competes with Suns player Gary Ablett.

Superstar inquired about a trade back to Cats at the end of 2016.

Thanks James - we respect you too

James Maloney of the Sharks spills the ball under the tackle of Ryley Jacks and Felise Kaufusi of the Storm in round 14.

Sharks star under fire for "accessories” comment.

League great rates Cowboys real shot

North Queensland Cowboys players go through their paces at training in Townsville ahead of their preliminary final against the Sydney Roosters.

Lewis warns Roosters will need to be wary of fired-up Cowboys

Cowboys 'wouldn't waste energy' playing Scott mind games

Matt Scott of the North Queensland Cowboys training at 1300 SMILES Stadium in Townsville.

Todd Payten admits there's a concern prop could re-injure himself.

Wally Lewis reveals how Brisbane can win finals showdown

Wally Lewis at Suncorp Stadium with his Kangaroos and Maroons jerseys.

"The Broncos are certainly capable of knocking over the Storm.”

Bellamy tells Storm to seize the moment

Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy (left) talks with captain Cameron Smith.

"You don't get these opportunities too often.”

'There has never been any pressure on any player to play'

Corey Oates during the Brisbane Broncos' captain's run.

Wayne Bennett has hit back over the Corey Oates concussion saga.

Racists remarks against refs leads to season bans

Referee called a 'cheat' after match

Hot Ayres rises as Suns candidate

Former Adelaide Crows coach Gary Ayres has emerged as a candidate for the Gold Coast Suns' coaching role.

Gary Ayres eyes return to AFL coaching ranks after impressing in VFL

Coaching choice could sway Ablett, says Ling

Suns player Gary Ablett during the round 15 match against the Kangaroos at Metricon Stadium.

Ex-teammate unsure of the two-time Brownlow Medallist's future.

Ex-Lions teammate not surprised by Cats coach's success

Cats coach Chis Scott (left) speaks to runner Nigel Lappin.

Scott brothers had unrivalled determination, says Nigel Lappin.

United's Lukaku wants 'racist' chant to end

Fans have been singing songs about Romelu Lukaku's penis.

ROMELU Lukaku has spoken out over the "racist” song row.

Matildas star says best is yet to come

Chloe Logarzo during a Matildas training session in Sydney.

Australian women's football team has captured nation's attention.

Popovic praise for Wanderers' tenacity in win

Wanderers striker Oriol Riera (centre) celebrates scoring one of his two goals against Blacktown City in the FFA Cup quarter-final.

WANDERERS boss Tony Popovic has hailed his side's character.

Bosnich backing second-tier Aussie football league

Western Sydney Wanderers celebrate victory in the penalty shoot out against Blacktown City.

Mark Bosnich says Australia must have a second division.

Rashford at the double as United eases through in Cup

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford (centre) scored twice in the 4-1 win over Burton Albion.

Rashford double helps United to Cup success.

Lack of respect not good from Brazil, says Sam Kerr

Sam Kerr (centre) wanted more respect from Brazil.

Sam Kerr has slammed Brazil for not respecting Australia.

Khawaja says he's learnt from past mistakes

Queensland Bulls captain Usman Khawaja has his sights on winning this season's domestic one-day cup.

"The more you harp on it the worse it gets.”

Haynes set to captain Australia in Ashes

Rachael Haynes batting for Australia during the ICC Women's World Cup. Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

Rachael Haynes to stand-in for Meg Lanning as Southern Stars captain

Spinner Zampa says Aussies have bowlers to turn to

Australia's Adam Zampa is looking forward to game two of the ODI series with India.

No doom and gloom in camp, says Zampa.

Bairstow brilliance leads England to big win

England's Jonny Bairstow celebrates after reaching a century against the West Indies.

JONNY Bairstow century leads England to victory.

Ashes profile - Heather Knight

England batter Heather Knight hits out during the ICC Women's World Cup semi-final.

English offie Heather Knight tells us about herself.

Injury-prone paceman daring to dream again

Australia cricket player Nathan Coulter-Nile (second from left) celebrates after Ajinkya Rahane's wicket during their first one-day international.

Nathan Coulter-Nile has set his sights on a Test debut.

Netball deciders bring hard fough victories

EACH Coffs Harbour Netball Association club was represented in the junior competition's grand finals.

Diamonds coach rings changes for Constellation Cup

Caitlyn Nevins has been called into the Diamonds squad.

Diamonds coach makes changes for New Zealand tests.

Coffs Harbour Netball - Division 1 Grand Final

Division 1 grand final Coffs Harbour Netball Association 9 September 2017

Division 1 grand final Coffs Harbour Netball Association Photos: Brad...

Netball's big day for little players

BIG DAY: Junior netball competitions draw to an end.

Grand finals being played at Murray Dr Netball Courts on Saturday.

New Swifts coach aiming to take team back to the top

New NSW Swifts netball coach Briony Akle.

Briony Akle takes over from Rob Wright.

Diamonds loss 'simply unacceptable', says coach

Courtney Bruce (right) of Australia defends Te Paea Selby-Rickit of New Zealand.

Captain and coach not happy with defeat to Kiwis.

Kiwis cut Diamonds down to size

TOO GOOD: Courtney Bruce tries to defend against Te Paea Selby-Rickit in Invercargill.

NZ produced its biggest win over the world No.1 since 2015.

Next stop Flemington for super mare Winx

Winx is being set for an unprecedented third successive Cox Plate

Winx brings up 20th consecutive win in style

Winx, ridden by Hugh Bowman, wins the George Main Stakes.

Champion mare swept home in the George Main Stakes.

Winx impresses in training ahead of shot at win No.20

Winx, ridden by Hugh Bowman, runs past the finish line during a training session at Rosehill.

Mighty mare preparing for Group 1 $500,000 George Main Stakes.

Jump to it for great fun

The Coffs Coast Jump Club is holding a training day at the Coffs Showground on Sunday.

Coffs Coast Jump Club is holding a club training day on Sunday.

Bellamy goes for Bowman factor in Highway Handicap

Coffs Harbour trainer Brett Bellamy will be racing his unbeaten gelding Northern Knight in Sydney on Saturday.

Northern Knight racing in Highway Handicap at Rosehill on Saturday.

Is Winx losing her aura?

STREAK INTACT: Hugh Bowman rides Winx to victory in the Chelmsford Stakes for her 19th straight win.

That picket fence is still intact but eyebrows are being raised.

Winx workout pleases trainer and jockey

Winx, ridden by Hugh Bowman, wins the Warwick Stakes race last month.

Mighty mare preparing for Chelmsford Stakes at Royal Randwick.

Katherine Kirk comes up just short in major championship

KATHERINE Kirk said she was happy despite missing out once more at a major championship.

Aussie Leishman takes out BMW Championship in style

Marc Leishman reacts after winning the BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club.

AUSTRALIAN Marc Leishman has scored a superb wire-to-wire victory.

Leishman determined not to make same mistakes

Marc Leishman leads the BMW Championship at Conway Farms, Chicago.

AUSTRALIAN Marc Leishman searches for third win.

WATCH: Day's hole-in-one overshadows fellow Aussie's blitz

Jason Day leaves the 18th hole after the second round of the BMW Championship.

Marc Leishman is leading the BMW Championship after two rounds.