The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from May 28, 2012

Are These Tigers Set to Roar?
WHEN Damien Hardwick C[pounds sterling]wonC[yen] the head coaching job at Richmond at the end of 2009, he was effectively handed the poisoned chalice. He became the club's 13th man in charge since 1982 Co a period in which it had contested just...
Beefing It Up on a Toy Horse
PAUL APPELKAMP paul.appelkamp@northernstar.com.au THE CONTENDERS DAN NICHOLSON GEORGE CLARK HARLEY RICHARDS RUSSELL MARCHMANT CHRIS SKINNER CHRIS DEVINE AT FIRST, Casino local Daniel Nicholson wasn't sure if he had the looks...
Beware of Scratchie Scam
Peter Caton peter.caton@northernstar.com.au Gambling Australians spent around $19 billion on Australian gambling products in 2008-09 according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. By comparison Australians spent...
Byron Toy Business Goes Global
Rodney Stevens rodney.stevens@northernstar.com.au TOY STORY O.B Designs toys and gifts are on sale locally at Paper Aeroplane in Jonson St, Byron Bay, The ABC Centre in River St Ballina, Cino Bambino in Brunswick Heads, Baby Sesame at Lennox...
New Cash Move in Fun Run
PAUL ATTEWELL paul.attewell@northernstar.com.au ORGANISERS of the seventh annual Ballina Lions Club Fun-Run-Walk next month have taken a lead from the Sydney City to Surf by allowing competitors to raise money for a cause of their own choosing....
NSW Govt Must Match Hwy Spend
IMAGINE loading the kids into the car in Brisbane, heading south to Melbourne to visit the grandparents, knowing that you will not face a single car, bus or truck coming the other way. There'll be no overtaking risk with oncoming traffic, no fear...
Ref Gets Nod
GREG DANVERS Sports Editor BALLINA coach Craig Beare paid tribute to the referee in his side's 29-26 win over Southern Cross University in the Far North Coast rugby union premiership at Quays Reserve on Saturday. Beare said the match was decided...
Remote Control a Godsend for Armchair Sportsmen
A SAD, sad day last week and I am not talking about the demise of New South Wales in State of Origin I... again. No, this is far more serious as my dismay relates to a person who has had a profound impact on my entire life, from my formative years...
Rovers Tempo Undoes Blues
MARK ROBINSON Football correspondent RICHMOND Rovers' uncanny ability to go up a gear when they have to was on display in their 4-1 away win over Lismore Thistles in Football FNC premier league on Saturday. The game was in the balance at 1-all...
SEAGULLS SOAR; Big Brother Brought Down as Ballina Boys Get Better of Byron Bay
SCOREBOARD Ballina Seagulls 22 ( A Grant, F Pitt, N Roberts, T Kelly tries; A Battese 3 goals) def Byron Bay Red Devils 10 (D Cahill, C Kelly tries; C King goal). Grafton Ghosts 30 d Evans Head 4. Murwillumbah 20 d Marist Brothers 6. Northern...
Star Spring Upset as Coraki Caught Short
CLINT MALLETT Hockey correspondent NORTHERN Star upset Coraki in JH Williams Shield men's hockey on Saturday. In other games, Waratahs and Kingscliff drew 1-all at Murwillumbah and East Lismore defeated Ballina 3-2 yesterday. Coraki was...
Well Done for Beef Week
PAUL ATTEWELL paul.attewell@northernstar.com.au BEEF Week, the region's biggest and most enduring major festival, continued to pull the crowds at the weekend as Casino locked down to kick up its heels. Favourites such as the cattle competitions,...

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