The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from January 16, 2017

Australia Picks Spin Bolter for India Tour
Byline: RUSSELL GOULD HERALD SUN GLENN Maxwell is back in the Test fold and uncapped leg-spinner Mitchell Swepson is also on the way to India after both were named in a 16-man squad for the upcoming tour. Shaun Marsh and Mitchell Marsh have been...
Blazing Hot as Riders Saddle Up for Rodeo
Byline: Alina Rylko alina.rylko@northernstar.com.au SEVEN years ago Joe Medway lost a stellar 84kg on The Biggest Loser, opening himself up to the exciting world of rodeo after wanting to join the sport ever since he was a kid. On Saturday, the...
Car-Owners' Passion Shines Right Through
Byline: Graham Broadhead IT'S all about style for Damien Veness from Boat Harbour. That's why the keen car-tinkerer spent six months tracking down a 1955 DeSoto Fireflite Sportsman to restore. He's had the car now for five years, ending his...
Crashing the Party; Martin Survives the Carnage to Upset Favourites in 100-Lap Marathon
Byline: Dennis Newlyn Speedway correspondent TRENT Martin took out a crash- marred Wingless Sprintcar Australian Grand Prix at the Castrol Edge Lismore Speedway. Martin was followed to the chequered flag on Saturday night by Daniel Flood and...
Daly's Cherry Is Back on Top of Sea Eagles' Cake
RUGBY LEAGUE: In June of 2015, when Daly Cherry-Evans announced he was re-signing with the Sea Eagles for the remainder of his career, few players in the modern game were harangued as much for simply playing by the rules. As most fans would recall,...
Hooker League Cricket Scoreboard
LENNOX HEAD v CASINO CAVALIERS (at Megan Crescent Oval, Lennox Head) Casino Cavaliers won the toss LENNOX HEAD 1st innings: A Callan, run out14 B Young, b Sweeney10 A Lindsay, c R Mison b Carlton66 A Gordon, c Nowlan b Ensby5 ...
No Costa, No Problem for Leaders Chelsea
SOCCER: Chelsea boss Antonio Conte insists Diego Costa was injured and not dropped for the Blues' 3-0 win at English Premier League champion Leicester. It was suggested this week the Spaniard was left out of the team against the Foxes because of...
Nowlan Turns Back the Clock for Cavaliers
Byline: Mitchell Craig Mitchell.Craig@northernstar.com.au CASINO veteran Al Nowlan took three wickets in one over to help the Cavaliers to first innings points against Lennox Head in Far North Coast LJ Hooker League cricket. Nowlan, now well...
Posts Promote Tourism; Social Media on Show at G'Day USA
Byline: Robyn Ironside, News Corp Australia A BABY wombat called George and a photo bombing butterfly have proven more effective than a bare-chested Thor in promoting Australia to the world. The social media posts from the Australian Reptile...
Recalled Marsh in Bid to Find Freedom
MITCH Marsh could play in India as a frontline paceman, but the former Aussie No.6 says he now knows how to get the runs that never came before he was dumped from the Test team. The West Australian will go to India as a bowling all-rounder likely...
Rescuers Lose Battle to Save Sick Turtle
THE critically endangered turtle that was found covered in barnacles last week has been put down. Australian Seabird Rescue general manager Kathrina Southwell said the hawksbill turtle was incredibly weak, hungry and unable to see. She said he...
Slow and Steady Winning Race in Big Bash
MANY wondered how much of a role spinners would play in Twenty20 cricket when the newest format took the world by storm a decade or so ago. Their slow and steady style just didn't suit the fast and furious way the game is played. But the tweakers...
Story Relives Bushfire Fight; Book Describes Battle by Pioneers to Save Homes without the Help of a Fire Brigade
RECENT news reports tell us that we are now in the bushfire season. Without our brave firefighters, modern communications, and aerial water tankers many lives and more homes and properties would be lost. But what happened in the days before organized...
Stosur Not Worried by Form; Australian No 1 Is Winless So Far This Year
AUSSIES IN ACTION TODAY Anna Tatishvili (USA) v Jaimee Fourlis (AUS) James Duckworth (AUS) v Paolo Lorenzi (ITA) Sam Groth (AUS) v Steve Darcis (BEL) Alex De Minaur (AUS) v Gerald Melzer (AUT) Mona Barthel (GER) v Destanee Aiava (AUS)...
Suburban Street Becomes a Rocky Road
REPAIRS are desperately needed at one of Lismore's busiest roads, says a long-term resident who holds fears the street's deteriorating condition may risk the safety of drivers and other residents. Mark Thompson has watched the section of Wyrallah...
Thanks 'Means the World'; Would You Be Grateful to Be Saved?
Byline: Claudia Jambor Claudia.Jambor@northernstar.com.au LIFESAVERS patrolling Ballina Shire beaches have enjoyed a pretty good summer so far with no major incidents or drownings along our coastline. Lennox Head and Ballina Surf Life-Saving...
Ups and Downs in Quest to Connect Us All; Regional Australia to Reap Benefits of the NBN's Fast Internet If It Stops Young People Flocking to the Cities
Rae Wilson Rae.Wilson@apn.com.au BETWEEN the political football game and the horror stories surrounding the National Broadband Network roll-out, it's been difficult to see the fibre for the copper. But there are positive stories emerging as...
Veteran Jockey Secures Emotional Magic Millions Win
HOUTZEN has rocketed to the top of Golden Slipper betting charts after the locally trained filly made a mess of her rivals in Saturday's $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic. No Magic Millions winner had ever made a later start to its career, with...
Video a Must for Referees
OFFSIDE PHIL DILLON @philjoy52 soccer: The A-League will trial a video referee, who will look at decisions on a monitor near the touchline, in round 25. For me it cannot come soon enough after another weekend of exciting football was almost...
Who's Waited the Longest Now? Terry Mallinder Looks at Sport's Title Droughts
LAST year was one for the drought-breakers in world sport. The Western Bulldogs in the AFL, Cronulla Sharks (NRL), Leicester City (English Premier League), Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA), Chicago Cubs (baseball) and Hurricanes (Super Rugby) all finally...
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