Sport

Foster back again for the Corey New Cup

Craig Foster in action for Goonellabah in the Corey New Cup last year.
Craig Foster in action for Goonellabah in the Corey New Cup last year.

By ADAM HICKS IT is more than 20 years since Craig Foster played competitive soccer on the Far North Coast.

But the former Goonellabah player, who went on the represent the Socceroos, is returning to play in a trial match today.

As he did last year, Foster will be in Lismore for the game between Goonellabah and Workers to help raise funds for the Southern Cross LADS charity.

The game is a mark of respect to Corey New, one of four Kadina High School students killed in a car crash in 2006.

Corey played for both clubs and was a well-liked character in local soccer.

Foster will be playing for his former club Goonellabah. The premier division match starts at 5pm at Weston Park, Goonellabah. The reserves will play from 3pm.




Join the Community.

Get your local news, your way.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Liam Hemsworth could be joining his brother in Byron

No Caption

BYRON could be home to two Hemsworth brothers

Maudeville is back, brighter and shinier than ever

DIVA: Maude Boat as MC of the Cabaret Show at a previous Tropical Fruit’s New Year Eve Party in Lismore.

IN A city full of divas, only one reigns supreme: Maude Boate.

Faster, higher, stronger for this music festival

Sariah Xu of the Armilla Quartet performs at the launch of the 2016 Bangalow Music Festival.

Musical achievements inspired over the last 400 years

Latest deals and offers

Bong throwing at MardiGrass 2016

The Nimbin MardiGrass Hemp Olympix wrap

British family bashed in Thailand

Family beaten and kicked unconscious by gang in Thailand.

Family beaten and kicked unconscious by gang in Thailand.

Ben Hunt wary of Sharks Halfback

Ben Hunt of the Broncos looks to pass during the round 23 NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the St George Illawarra Dragons at Suncorp Stadium.

Ben Hunt talks about Cronulla's Chad Townsend.

How a sacked real estate agent made $725k in four months

Agent is now under investigation by the industry watchdog

10 ‘must-see’ open homes on the Northern Rivers this weekend

McGrath Ballina have listed this home at 19 Stonehenge Place, Lennox Head.

Looking for a new home? Then check out this list.

VIDEO: Art Deco fan pays $835,000 for Imperial Hotel

No Caption

Iconic "Impy" sold at a bargan price to bidder who loves Art Deco.