Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Articles from August 13, 2012

Clarence Up for Country V City
Byline: JENNA CAIRNEY jenna.cairney@dailyexaminer.com.au THE Clarence Valley is still holding onto hope the 2013 AAMI Country versus City Origin match will be held here. Mayor Richie Williamson said he understood the region was still ain the...
Climate Change, We're onto It, Survey Shows
Byline: MEL MCMILLAN newsroom@dailyexaminer.com.au AUSTRALIANS accept human impact on climate change and are taking action to reduce it, according to new research. A research project by Griffith University and Cardiff University in Wales surveyed...
Consistency Seals Evers' Success
CONSISTENT and sometimes brilliant riding ensured Craig Evers amassed enough points to win the Grafton Cycle Club's Mini Tour at the weekend. The three-stage event was held in the Coutts Crossing region in blustery south-west breezes. The first...
Defence Gets Gulls Up; Ballina Beats Brothers in Sudden-Death Showdown
Byline: BARRY CHEADLE sport@dailyexaminer.com.au SCOREBOARD Ballina 20 def Marist Bros.12 Ballina 20 (Andrew Battese, Luke Simpson, Alex Grant tries; Andrew Battese 4 goals) defeated Marist Brothers 12 (Mitchell Krause, Dylan Coleman tries;...
GHOSTS THREAT; Premiers Demolish Devils in Ominous Warning to Finals Rivals
Byline: Jordan Fisher sport@dailyexaminer.com.au THE Grafton Ghosts gave minor premiers Murwillumbah a warning of what awaits them next week with a resounding 24-8 victory against the Byron Bay Red Devils in the qualifying final at Frank McGuren...
Job Fears If Power Network Privatised; Gulaptis Claims Government Has ,Cyno Mandate'
Byline: JENNA CAIRNEY jenna.cairney@dailyexaminer.com.au THE battle over poles and wires has ignited with the release of the State Government's Audit Report recommending full electricity privatisation. The Commission of Audit, released earlier...
Leaving Cancer in Their Wake; Dragons Abreast Group Celebrates Seven Years of Paddling on the Clarence River
Byline: Terry Deefholts terry.deefholts@dailyexaminer.com.au SEVEN years on from it's formation as a support and social outlet for survivors of breast cancer, and Clarence Valley Dragons Abreast is still going strong. The group changed its base...
Redmen in Finals Hunt; Gutsy Win Ensures Grafton Still Chance for Finals Berth
Byline: Jordan Fisher sport@dailyexaminer.com.au THE Grafton Redmen gave their Far North Coast Rugby Union first-grade finals hopes a boost on Saturday with a hard-fought 27-19 victory over Ballina at Grafton Rugby Park. The Redmen scored four...
Starting Fightback from Adversity; Community Forum to Kickstart Clarence Valley Resurgence after Closure of Jail
Byline: JENNA CAIRNEY jenna.cairney@dailyexaminer.com.au DESPITE the ongoing pain from the Grafton Jail downsizing, Valley residents are being encouraged to look to the future. Clarence Valley Community Unions has organised a forum this Wednesday,...