Jetty on Coffs Creek burnt

Chris Horton inspects what's left of the timber jetty and looks in vain for missing gear.

Vandals lit fire, stole fishing gear

Nationals beckon for rising hockey star

Coffs Harbour hockey player Breah Fischer has been selected to play in the national championships at the end of the month.

Beaches junior chosen to play in nationals for NSW under-13 Stars.

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Molly Williams makes a big pass on the hockey field.

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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.

Women's AFL coming back in town

Women's AFL action returns to Coffs Harbour on Saturday.

Visiting Inverell team to meet at least two local teams at CHEC.

18 fun holes to help out local charities

Avid golfers from around the Coffs Coast ready to tee off at the Coffs City Rotary Charity Golf Day.

The time to swing a club for a number of good causes is nearly here.

Quinn declares he's up for ARC title fight

READY TO RUMBLE: Nathan Quinn on his way to a dominant victory in the Lightforce Rally SA.

Rally Australia spectators can cheer on local in the hunt for crown.

Geelong coach Scott playing Cat and mouse

Geelong coach Chris Scott is keeping his cards close to his chest in regards to just where Patrick Dangerfield will start against Adelaide.

Cameron plays down Steve Johnson concern

Steve Johnson and Brett Deledio walking laps during the GWS Giants' open training session.

Johnson playing cards close to his chest.

Who gives a toss over jumper clash? AFL legend does

The Adelaide Crows and Richmond clash in round six at the Adelaide Oval with the Tigers wearing their away jumpers.

Bartlett labelled the Crows a "Johnny-come-lately” side

Next stop Flemington for super mare Winx

Ridden by Hugh Bowman, Winx claims another win at Royal Randwick Racecourse  in Sydney on Saturday.

Winx is being set for an unprecedented third successive Cox Plate

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why Pies were wrong to extend Bucks' contract

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley (left) and club president Eddie McGuire.

The renewal of coach's deal is a call that is difficult to justify.

Departing Bulldogs skipper 'shocked' by Hasler axing

Hasler talks tactics with Graham during a Bulldogs training session. Photo: Getty

"I thought it was put to bed when the two-year extension was signed”

Martin's off-the-ball work paying off for Cowboys

Te Maire Martin of the Cowboys attempts to stop Parramatta's Kenny Edwards from offloading.

Five-eighth says "staying alive” has been his biggest lesson.

Change at the Bulldogs was 'absolutely necessary'

Axed ... Des Hasler's time at the Bulldogs is up.

First time Hasler failed to make the finals at the Bulldogs.

Axed: Dogs part ways with Hasler

Sacked Bulldogs coach Des Hasler during a press conference.

Coach has been under intense pressure for over 12 months.

Cowboys spring a Scott selection shock

Cowboys player Matt Scott during the round two clash with Brisbane.

Test prop named in side to face Roosters.

Des Hasler sacked by Bulldogs

Bulldogs coach Des Hasler speaks to the media during a press conference following his team's loss to the Sea Eagles in the Round 4 NRL match between the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at Lottoland in Sydney, Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

DES Hasler has been sacked by the Canterbury Bulldogs.

Hinkley relieved to extend Power deal

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley at a media conference.

But it's back to the drawing board for the Gold Coast.

'I'm staying': Hinkley says he'll see out contract

Power president David Koch with coach Ken Hinkley.

"There has been some interest from outside of Port Adelaide”

In-demand Kelly sticking with GWS Giants

Josh Kelly has spurned the Kangaroos advances.

North Melbourne had tabled a mega nine-year deal to lure Kelly back

Sky's the limit for giant-killing Matildas

Matildas players celebrate after Sam Kerr scored a goal during the second match  between the  Matildas and Brazil at McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle

'This is a warm up for the World Cup', says coach Stajcic

Surprise bolter in Socceroos squad for Syria playoffs

Australian midfielder Mile Jedinak during a World Cup 2018 qualifying match.

Ange Postecoglou has named a 30-man initial squad.

Matildas coach to change things up against Brazil

Claire Polkinghorne is one of three changes for Tuesday night's clash with Brazil.

Alen Stajcic will ring the changes for clash with Brazil

Mid North Coast and Wallsend win SAP championships

STANDOUT: Sophie McDonald scored 10 goals for Wallsend in the Telstra SAP Championships.

Champs crowned at Telstra State SAP Championships For Girls.

Lukaku ruins Rooney's return to Old Trafford

Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring his side's third goal in the 4-0 win over Everton.

Manchester United ruined Wayne Rooney's return to Old Trafford.

Veteran Redknapp gets the boot from Birmingham

Harry Redknapp has lost his job at Birmingham City.

Harry Redknapp has been axed as manager of Birmingham City.

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.

Sutherland leads tributes to Bob Holland

Bob Holland has died aged 70.

CRICKET Australia boss James Sutherland has paid tribute Bob Holland

Aussies rue missed chances after opening ODI defeat

Steve Smith trudges from the field after being dismissed.

Tourists come up short in run chase

Brathwaite journey worthwhile as West Indies win

West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite celebrates after taking the wicket of England's Liam Plunkett to win the T20 match in Durham.

Carlos Brathwaite's long trip worth it.

Aussies may go Head first in one-day opener

Australia's Travis Head during June's Champions Trophy in England.

Australia to meet India in five-match series starting this weekend.

Ashes profile - Beth Mooney

Beth Mooney batting for Australia during the ICC Women's World Cup. Photo: Harry Trump/Getty Images

Australian batter Beth Mooney tells us about herself.

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.

Winx brings up 20th consecutive win in style

Champion mare switched into overdrive and 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.

Winx in the box seat to continue winning streak

18 down ... Jockey Hugh Bowman, on Winx, is all smiles after winning the Bob Ingham Warwick Stakes in Sydney earlier this month.

Champion one of 12 horses to accept for the 1600m Group 2 feature

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.