Around the Clubs

Lessons for life hold Lynn Rudder in good stead

The local community sees and admires the public face of Grafton United’s Lynn Rudder – while those closer see a private life mirrored in a professional capacity. Lynn’s “original degree” was a Bachelor of Economics, before she retrained as a

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It’s a flash flush one at Iluka

The local football community is one of the beneficiaries of a renovated and expanded amenities block at Iluka. The new-look facility at Ken Leeson Oval has been all cisterns go since opening a few weeks back – and will be

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Feather in the cap for Boambee women

The Eagle has landed – and safe in the nest is the 1st Division Women’s premiership for the top team across the regular season. It caps what has been a year-long ding-dong battle between the traditional competition heavyweights in Boambee

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Thank you, Fiona Clancy, on a big job well done

Even the best things in life have a shelf life, and Boambee FC president Fiona Clancy has decided the time is right to pass the mantle. After eight years in the leadership group, and the past three as president, Fiona

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Alex Nolan: He’s not the Messi-ah, he’s just a very busy boy

Alex Nolan has hit the ground running in his new role as North Coast Football’s Coach & Player Development Manager – and he’s aiming high. He returned to his home town of Coffs Harbour earlier this season after eight years

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Scratching beneath the surface on a marvellous season

In the controlled frenzy of day to day life through the North Coast Football season, it is easy to lose sight of the big picture view. While we are task-oriented by necessity – whether that’s processing player registrations, setting up

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Majos FC smelling the roses

For Majos FC, 2021 has been one humdinger of a season, and the show ain’t run yet. Club president Matt Green said surging junior numbers, the special performance of two teams, and the strong chance they’ll be able to field

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Clarence 13s is gunner be interesting

In one of the more intriguing battles of the Clarence competition, it could just be Gunners at 20 paces in the decider. In the 13s division, South Services have two teams going around – and they are currently running first

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Mighty Maclean take all in their stride

Effect and cause, yang and yin – it’s been that kind of a season for Maclean FC. There’s been a number of notable highs for one of the powerhouse clubs of the Clarence, and a few pinch-points too which Maclean

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Maclean’s Rock on a roll

Maclean’s Under 7s coach Rock Bailey shares a first name with a superstar wrestler who went on to become a larger than life action movie star. And that other Rock, in Dwayne Johnson, is known for his trademark rised eyebrow.

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