News

Aussie duo take titles at Surfest

It was an all-Aussie affair when the 2016 Surfest champions were crowned today, with Matt Wilkinson and Sally Fitzgibbons riding the wave of success at Merewether Beach.   READ MORE

28/02/2016

FFA Cup kicks off in Hunter

Football fans will be treated to a feast of FFA Cup action this weeked when round one of the Northern NSW Southern Pool kicks off.   READ MORE

19/02/2016

Surfers go back-to-back at Lake Mac

Heavy surf and a change in location failed to distract two surfing champions from defending their crowns in the opening event of Surfest for 2016.   READ MORE

08/02/2016

Hunter to play host to Meninga's national coaching debut

Mal Meninga will make his Kangaroos coaching debut in Newcastle, with Hunter Stadium today confirmed as the venue for a clash between Australia and New Zealand in May.   READ MORE

25/01/2016

Sponsorship delivers healthy future for junior surfing event

Surfest 2016 will now feature a World Surfing League junior event after the Hunter-based, nib health funds, signed on as its naming rights sponsor.   READ MORE

15/12/2015

Football clubs kick funding goals

Christmas has come early for a number of football clubs across Northern NSW.   READ MORE

15/12/2015

Academy stars shine bright at awards ceremony

Some of the Hunter’s top young athletes have been recognised at this year’s Hunter Academy of Sport Awards, held in Newcastle tonight.   READ MORE

03/12/2015

Jets fly in to make kids day at Nelson Bay

Newcastle Jets players shared some skills and drills with the next generation of football stars as part of a campaign to connect with the community.   READ MORE

23/11/2015

Newcastle players gain national selection

Three Newcastle Jets players have been selected in the Westfield Matildas Squad for an one-off international against Korea Republic.   READ MORE

23/11/2015

Knights delve deeper into industry partnership

The Knights are digging deep to support one of the region's most valuable resources, with the Newcastle club extending its partnership with NSW Mining for another three years.   READ MORE

18/11/2015

Brown to take the reins at Newcastle

The Newcastle Knights has put their faith in former St George coach Nathan Brown to lead them back to glory.   READ MORE

09/09/2015

Association joins fight to save historic club

Northern NSW Football has committed to trying to save one of the oldest football clubs in Northern NSW, the West Wallsend Bluebells.   READ MORE

28/02/2014

Knights don high-viz to show support for miners

The Newcastle Knights will run onto the field in a new fluro-orange ‘clash’ jersey, styled like a miner’s hi-viz uniform, for two matches this NRL season.   READ MORE

28/02/2014

State Cup ready for kick off

Northern NSW Football’s (NNSWF) state-wide knockout competition, the State Cup, will commence its Southern Pool rounds this weekend, raising funds for the region's Rescue Helicopter Service.   READ MORE

25/02/2014

Women jet into Matildas squad

Three Newcastle Jets Women squad members are amongst a 22-player Westfield Matildas side to participate in a four-day camp in Canberra starting today ahead of next week’s departure for the Cyprus Cup   READ MORE

20/02/2014

Mixed news for Knights

It was a mixed day of announcements for the Newcastle Knights as the NRL team were boosted by a re-signing before injury news put a dampener on their pre-season campaign.   READ MORE

19/02/2014

Van Egmond emerges in new role with Jets

Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) in conjunction with Football Federation Australia (FFA) and the Newcastle Jets has appointed Gary van Egmond as the Academy Director for the Emerging Jets program.   READ MORE

17/02/2014

Macaulay, Chapman take junior crowns at Surfest

West Australian Bronte Macaulay and North narrabeen's Cooper Chapman have won their respective competitions in the Hunter Business Boardriders Pro Junior event at Merewether beach.   READ MORE

17/02/2014

Italian maintains lead in pro junior event

Italian Leonardo Fioravanti again racked up the day's highest score and now holds the top three highest wave scores in the Hunter Business Boardriders Pro Junior at Merewether beach.   READ MORE

15/02/2014

Big scores defy small conditions in pro junior event

Both men's and women's competition got underway in clean waves at the Association of Surfing Professionals Hunter Business Boardriders Pro Junior 1-Star at Merewether beach today.   READ MORE

14/02/2014

International field set for pro junior event

The four finalists in last year's Surfing Australia under 18 surf titles will meet again at Merewether as the next event in the Surfest schedule takes to the waves.   READ MORE

13/02/2014

Molony wins ninth Wandiyali Indigenous Classic

Russell Molony's record ninth win at Wandiyali Indigenous Classic may never be beaten.   READ MORE

13/02/2014

National goal for Northern NSW Football

Clubs from Northern NSW (NNSW) will join eight of Football Federation Australia’s other member Federations to participate in the 2014 NPL season.   READ MORE

12/02/2014

Football fever hits Hunter

Almost 15,000 players have already signed on to lace up their football boots in 2014, just one week after Northern NSW Football opened registrations for the upcoming season.   READ MORE

11/02/2014

Multimillion dollar boost to home of the Pickers

Maitland Pickers players and fans were given 8.6 million reasons to celebrate today following news of a major upgrade to the facilities at Maitland Sportsground.   READ MORE

10/02/2014

Illness keeps Gill out of Matildas

Former Hunter Valley Grammar School student Katie Gill has been ruled out for the Matildas.   READ MORE

22/11/2013