Joel Tilley surfs to victory at Evans Head Malibu Classic

CLASSIC MOVES: Joel Tilley (at right) took out the open nine foot division at the Evans Head Malibu Classic.

Gold Coast surfer wins over-30s men's final at popular event

New target for Coey family is $128k - Jed's top speed

Jed Coey and his wife Kellie on their wedding day.

The fundraiser now sits at $83,840.

Cricket: Ballina Bears win Rous tournament, pocket $6000

Pottsville batsman Nathan Wilson during the game against Norths at REC 9 in the Rous Hotel 16.8 cricket tournament. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Ballina Bears take out first Rous Hotel 16.8 cricket tournament

Grafton's Mike Hall only North Coaster on NSW Bowls board

Grafton's Mike Hall bowls at the Grafton District Services Club.

Tweed-Byron’s Ian Mc Knight not on the board for first time in years

Tweed-Byron bowls supreme at Rookies' championship final

Women's Classic Fours at Ballina Bowling Club, August 17, 2010. JERAD WILLIAMS

John Koning (Pottsville) who beat Adam McKenzie (Mullum) in decider

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Bigger is better for Redbacks in Matador Cup battle

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 11: Kane Richardson of the Redbacks celebrates after taking the wicket of Michael Neser of the Bulls during the Matador BBQs One Day Cup match between South Australia and Queensland at North Sydney Oval on October 11, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

The Redbacks are welcoming the chance to play at Blacktown Oval.

Roar aware they’re in deep against Mariners

Fabio Ferreira of the Mariners competes for possession with Antony Golec of the Glory during the round 1 A-League match. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts)

Brisbane plans to play keepings off star Ferreira.

Reigning champ perfectly placed for second Caulfield Cup

Jockey Opie Bosson gestures to the photographers after winning the BMW Australian derby on Mongolian Khan during day 1 of The Championships at Randwick racecourse in Sydney, Monday, April 6, 2015 (AAP Image/David Moir) NO ARCHIVING

Mongolian Khan is well placed to win back-to-back Caulfield Cups.

Clarke, Westwood to join Spieth at Australian Open

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 30: Jordan Spieth of the USA plays a bunker shot on the 9th hole during day four of the 2014 Australian Open at The Australian Golf Course on November 30, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Darren Clarke and Lee Westwood will contest the Australian Open.

Geelong gets its man as Dangerfield moves to Cats

Patrick Dangerfield shakes hands with Geelong coach Chris Scott after his trade to the Cats.

Geelong has set pace in the trade period getting Patrick Dangerfield

What next as we look to last-eight rugby World Cup battle

Israel Folau in action in Australia's group win over Wales.

With the preliminaries out of the way, the World Cup gets serious.

Veteran Corey Parker named top Bronco for third time

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 04: /Corey Parker of the Broncos shows his dejection after defeat during the 2015 NRL Grand Final match between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium on October 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

Corey Parker has won his third Broncos player of the year award.

Queensland finally rises to the top at club level

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 04: Johnathan Thurston of the Cowboys runs the ball during the 2015 NRL Grand Final match between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium on October 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

WAYNE HEMING completes his review of the 2015 NRL season.

Debut icing on cake for young Bronco

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 14: Kodi Nikorima of the Broncos runs with the ball during the round 23 NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the St George Illawarra Dragons at Suncorp Stadium on August 14, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

It’s been a dizzying 12 months for Broncos utility Kodi Nikorima

Middle men gave their all, but it wasn’t enough

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 12: Curtis Rona of the Bulldogs makes a break during the NRL Elimination Final match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the St George Illawarra Dragons at ANZ Stadium on September 12, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Renee McKay/Getty Images)

APN’s rugby league expert Wayne Heming continues his review of 2015

Time of upheaval for the league’s also-rans

MIXED FORTUNES: (Clockwise from left) Blake Austin, of the Canberra Raiders, Matt Moylan, of the Penrith Panthers; Daly Cherry- Evans, of the Manly Sea Eagles, and Chris Sandow, of the Parramatta Eels.

Time of upheaval for the league’s also-rans

YOUR SAY: Golden point a golden disgrace

TARNISHED: A season’s work should not come down to a golden point situation, says one reader.

RE: Wayne Heming’s piece this week regarding the golden point

Wanderers coach has to get results

Wanderers' coach Tony Popovic watches his team take to the field against the Roar during the round 1 A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and the Brisbane Roar at Pirtek Stadium in Sydney on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (AAP Image/Paul Miller) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Wanderers coach has to get results

Melbourne City set to take it up to Sky Blues

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22: Ivan Franjic of Melbourne City poses during the Melbourne City FC A-League team photo session at City Football Academy on September 22, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Melbourne City will back its chances against Sydney FC.

It’s not panic stations yet for Socceroos, says Postecoglou

AMMAN, JORDAN - OCTOBER 8: Australian players look dejected during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification match between Jordan and Australia Socceroos at Amman International Stadium on October 8, 2015 in Amman, Jordan. (Photo by Salah Malkawi/Getty Images)

Are the Socceroos still in a good position to make the World Cup?

More to have their say on FFA's Johnny Warren Medal

FFA has changed its voting process for the Johnny Warren Medal

Socceroo Valeri ready to take lead at Victory

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22: Carl Valeri of Victory and Osama Malik of Adelaide contest the ball during the FFA Cup Quarter Final match between the Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United at AAMI Park on September 22, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

Socceroo Carl Valeri will have big boots to fill.

New coach Aloisi puts heat on Brisbane Roar players

New Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi

Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi is putting the heat on his players.

Steketee taking out test cricketers in Matador Cup

KFC Big Bash practice match at Limestone Park Ipswich. Brisbane Heat versus T20 Challenge Allstars. Mark Steketee bowls for the Heat. Photo: Kate Czerny / The Queensland Times

Steketee has taken out Marcus Stoinis in the Matador Cup

Queensland batsman Chris Lynn shouldering injury burden

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 15: Chris Lynn of the Heat walks from the field and looks disappointed after being dismissed by Evan Gulbis of the Hurricanes during the Big Bash League match between the Brisbane Heat and Hobart Hurricanes at The Gabba on January 15, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Chris Lynn says season-ending shoulder surgery is still an option.

Starc difference between two sides in clash

Starc difference between two sides in clash

Holly Ferling says sponsor puts women's Heat team on the map

BRISBANE Heat pace bowler Holly Ferling says sponsor interest in the Women's Big Bash League team is putting women's cricket on the map.

HOLLY Ferling says women's cricket is on the rise.

This slam Dunk was not good for Bulls

TOP KNOCK: Ben Dunk celebrates scoring a century against Queensland this week.

This slam Dunk was not good for Bulls

Blues’ battle to contain Redback comes to a head

The NSW attack will need to fire if it wants to contain Travis Head