Sport

Stephanie Gilmore through to semi-finals of Roxy Pro

Stephanie Gilmore does a lap of Kirra after her 9.8 out of 10 tube ride this morning. Photo: Aaron Abraham
Stephanie Gilmore does a lap of Kirra after her 9.8 out of 10 tube ride this morning. Photo: Aaron Abraham

TWEED Heads surfer Stephanie Gilmore has made it through to the semi-final round of the Roxy Pro this morning.

Gilmore and the final seven surfers were out at Kirra this morning after event organisers decided to move the event from Snapper Rocks.

Gilmore with a score of 12.97, easily dispatch Hawaiian Alana Blanchard in their quarter final.

The ride of the day also went to Gilmore with a score of 9.8 after having breakfast in a barrel on the famous break.

NSW surfer Sally Fitzgibbons also advanced after defeating South African Bianca Buitendag, 14.20 to 1.50.

Gilmore will go head to head with Tyler Wright in the semi finals.

The competition was postponed after the girls completed the quarter finals and Round 2 of the Quiksilver Pro is scheduled for 1.30pm today.

Topics:  asp world tour, roxy pro, stephanie gilmore, surfing




BREAKING: Alleged Reef Hotel attacker hands himself in to Gladstone police

CHARGED: Man hands himself in after CCTV footage released.

Man charged with one count of grievous bodily harm.

Coles projections 'incorrect': Fallout over rejection of multi-million dollar centre

Potential sites for future developments in New Auckland.

COLES "incorrectly identified" impact on other Gladstone stores.

Only 5 days left to get a free Samsung tablet

Want one of these? We're giving them away free... but only for five more days!

WE'RE giving away Samsung tablets totally FREE!

Latest deals and offers

Kerri-Anne Kennerley to Sonia Kruger: "Stay brave"

She said her television peer should "stay brave"

Swimwear designer looking for love on The Bachelor

Noni Janur on her first day of filming.

The 25-year-old is one of 22 women vying for Richie Strahan’s heart

Three reasons your mind will be blown this week

Alan Dale and Jacki Weaver in a scene from the TV series Secret City.

THREE shows on Foxtel to make your mind boggle.

Elena wins MasterChef: “I’m ecstatic and eager to celebrate"

MasterChef Australia 2016 winner Elena Duggan, from Noosa.

NOOSA chefs survive marathon grand final dish by Heston Blumenthal.

Shannen Doherty shaves hair during cancer battle

Shannen Doherty has completely shaved off her hair

You can own this Queensland town for just $1

Yelarbon

Unprecedented auction of town's business centre with no reserve

Work starts on $15M Caloundra apartment building

Turning the first sod at the Aqua View Apartments site in Kings Beach are (from left) husband-and-wife developers Alex Yuan and Stella Sun with construction company Tomkins director Mike Tomkins and Councillor Tim Dwyer.

Developers excited about addition to Kings Beach skyline

72-year-old Coast developer set to start new project

GREEN LIGHT: The Cosmopolitan has been approved for development at Cotton Tree.

Meet the Canberran set to deliver another chapter for Coast suburb

Plans revealed for 1500-lot 'master-planned community'

Precinct will be bounded by Boundary St and Shoesmith Rd

Ecco Ripley sales run sparks prime release

MOVING IN: Sekisui House has announced the release of more residential blocks at Ecco Ripley.

Sekisui House is preparing to unveil more land at Ecco Ripley

The climb is slow but property on the way up

Michael Matusik, director of Matusik Property Insights.Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin

The improvement would be mild when compared to past cycles