New cricket captains will be keen to make their mark

MAIN MAN: New captain Andrew Lindsay batting for Lennox Headin the LJ Hooker League.

The one-day game will be played at Megan Crescent Oval, Lennox Head

Far North Coast cricketers are Queensland's big hitters

RIGHT: Max Bryant, left, and Jacob Wood following their success with Queensland at the Under-17 national cricket carnival.

Casino Cavaliers’ Jacob Wood excelled throughout the carnival

New radio qualification for marine radio operators

New business means there is no excuse to getting out on the water

AMCA launches new marine radio qualification

Halco tackle expands with purchase of Madeye Lures

More than 5 million Australians go fishing each year. Photo: Department of Primary Industries

Halco Tackle Company has purchased of Madeye Lures

Meeting to discuss regulation of Aboriginal cultural fishing

Fishing at sunset. Photo: Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

Meeting to be held at Ballina next week

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Watch: Second horror crash at Bathurst

Damien Flack will be airlifted to hospital following a horror crash

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.

Wales wary of Foley in Cup battle

Wallabies fly-half Bernard Foley is the dangerman tomorrow morning.

Father's illness takes its toll on Carlton's Bell

Carlton's Tom Bell (left) passes the ball as Giants' Ryan Griffen looks on during the AFL round 22 match between GWS Giants and Carlton Blues at Spotless Stadium in Sydney. Saturday, Aug 29, 2015. (AAP Image/David Moir) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Tom Bell officially requested a trade to the Lions yesterday.

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.

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

Thurston's grand final medal win last minute decision

Was Anthony Milford robbed of Clive Churchill medal on Sunday night?

What NRL's cellar-dwellers need to do for 2016

Newcastle Knights' Nathan Brown

Time for our report cards on the performances of the 16 NRL clubs

Hawks, Cowboys prove to be king of the kids

Victorious North Queensland Cowboys co-captain Johnathan Thurston with daughter Frankie.

SEASON 2015 ended up being one for the family man.

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.

Alzheimer’s strikes German superstar

Gerd Mueller is suffering from Alzheimer’s

Federici playing for keeps with the Socceroos

Federici keen to go in World Cup qualifier in Amman.

New coach Aloisi puts heat on Roar

Coach blames lack of fitness for last years flop

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

North Coast cricketers perform strongly in nat championships

A 2014 file photo of Max Bryant playing a front foot shot on the Sydney Cricket Grounds.

Jacob Wood, Max Bryant, Lewin Maladay perform in U17 and U19 comps

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