Female Football

Woolgoolga’s Jada Johnson wins volunteer of the year

Woolgoolga’s Jada Johnson has just been named the Newcastle Permanent Volunteer of the Year for North Coast Football (NCF) – an honour which blindsided her. “I was quite surprised. It came from the blue. No one had said anything so

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Season of dreams for Yamba women – play on!

Yamba women have gone from zip to zippity-doo-dah in the 2nd Division North competition in the wink of an eye – and in the near-words of Oliver Twist, it’s now a case of please, Government, I want some more. Last

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United’s Lionesses yet to taste defeat

Success can be habit forming. and the Coffs United Lionesses women’s Over 30s are well and truly in that groove. So much so that they remain undefeated since day dot of the competition’s inception on the North Coast. To be

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Lionesses hunting the big game

Lionesses hunting the big game Andrew Mallett is a builder by trade, and he’s taken a master craftsmen approach to the Coffs United Lionesses who have secured the women’s 2nd Division South Premiership. The slick United team have gone through

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An army of dads leading the charge at Sawtell

How many dads does it take to coach an Under 10s girls’ team. When it comes to Sawtell Stars – the answer is four. One of the happy chappies at the helm is Joel Parkin, and he and three other

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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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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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President on the prowl to keep football going

When Coffs Coast Tigers president Mellesa Bennett dons the cape of ground duty officer/COVID enforcer, sit back and admire a superhero effort. But even Mellesa raised a brow when she realised she’d taken 22,000 steps on a recent Saturday. The

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Woolgoolga’s Jada Johnson rolls up the sleeves

The coin’s awful, okay, zilch – but the rewards of supporting your local football club are priceless, says Woolgoolga United champion Jada Johnson. Jada and family relocated to the area 11 years ago, and soon found themselves in the thick

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