Monday, 16th September, 2019

Surfing

WATCH: Anderson leads Merewether to Boardriders Battle glory

Phillipa Anderson, alongside club captain Jesse Adams, has guided Merewether Surfboard Club to first place in the 2019 nudie Australian Boardriders Battle in Stockton. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSBvSADGYL4] It's a massive result for Merewether, especially considering Ryan Callinan...

Clayton-Brown earns wildcard at Birubi Beach Surfest trials

Hunter teenager Elle Clayton-Brown has secured her spot in Surfest’s top women’s event, putting on a dominant show in front of her home crowd to claim a wildcard at the Port Stephens trials. The 17...

Anderson begins 2019 QS campaign with tricky win at Maroubra Beach

Merewether's Philippa Anderson has kicked her 2019 QS campaign off with a strong victory at the Carve Pro in a day of small waves at Maroubra Beach in Sydney. Anderson, who saw her tour aspirations...

Van Dijk sweeps aside Anderson, local hopefuls to claim Championship berth

For Newcastle's greatest hope at the Port Stephens Toyota Pro QS6000 - Merewether’s Philippa Anderson - the local tournament held only heartbreak, as she again fell just short of qualifying for the top tour...

Anderson searching for ‘big result’ as she hunts ‘dream’ tour qualification

Philippa Anderson will be among a host of the world's top female surfers descending on Port Stephens for the last stop on the World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series, and admits it would be...

Clayton-Brown, Sampson finish behind Japan’s Tsuzuki in Port Stephens

Port Stephen's Elle Clayton-Brown and Anna Bay's Jasmine Sampson may have been two of the best competitors on the waves at the Open Women’s Pro-AM last weekend, but they were no match for Japan's...

Anderson claims first at Mattara Surf Classic ahead of young talents

Merewether’s Philippa Anderson may have confirmed back-to-back titles at the Mattara Surf Classic titles at South Bar Beach last weekend, but the emergence of a class of young talents from across the region was...

Sampson scoops bronze at Newcastle leg of the national GromSearch series

Anna Bay's Jasmine Sampson was the best finisher from the Hunter at the Newcastle leg of the Rip Curl GromSearch National Series last weekend, placing third in the under-16 final behind Carly Shanahan and...

Fitzgibbon guides Anderson, Team Australia to silver at World Surfing Games

Team Australia have finished the UR ISA World Surfing Games with a silver medal after captain Sally Fitzgibbon's first place finish, and thanks to Phillipa Anderson's deep run in the repechage rounds. Fitzgibbons defeated Paige Hareb,...

Clayton-Brown beats out Merewether cohort to go one better at Queen of the Box

Port Stephens' Elle Clayton-Brown took top spot in the open women's shortboard division at the Queen of the Box tournament last weekend, keeping three Merewether starlets at bay to go one better than last...