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One death and 1,219 new COVID-19 cases in Northern Rivers

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$2m upgrade for Kyogle CBD

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One death and 1,219 new COVID-19 cases in Northern Rivers

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Photo ASP – Will Hayden-Smith.

Gold Coast surfer Bede Durbidge won his Round 2 heat at Teahupo’o  during the Billabong Pro Tahiti on Monday.

Durbidge suffered some heavy wipeouts today and yesterday, but still managed to pull through some heavy barrels to advance into Round 3.

The Billabong Pro Tahiti, stop No. 7 of 11 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour was called ON today for Round 1.

The event is is webcast LIVE via www.aspworldtour.com.


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