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SOUTHS MAKE IT TWO FROM TWO

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Josh Hazlewood’s sister, Casey Hillier top-scored with 23 to help Old Boys finish third in Tamworth’s Women’s Cricket League. South Tamworth secured its second title of the summer, with a seven-run win over City United in the final. Read More »

FORMER AUSTRALIAN CRICKETER STOPS OFF IN TAMWORTH

Dennis Lillee

On the same day as Australia’s big battle against against India at the SCG, a legend of the game stopped in at Tamworth to meet budding cricket stars. Dennis Lillee stopped by at Calrossy’s William Cowper campus to officially open the new cricket nets. “If you love cricket as much as I did and do, you should get a lot of pleasure out of these nets, but remember one thing. Work hard in the nets ok, use them well.” Students had the chance to ask the former international cricketer about his career, before he shared some secrets on the pitch. (VISION AND PARTS OF AUDIO ONLY) Read More »

MOUNTAIN BIKERS PREPARE FOR PINEY ENDURO RACE

Harris Piney

300 mountain bikers will be put to the test in Armidale this weekend for annual ‘Piney’ enduro race. 24-hour world champ Jason English will be back to defend his fourth men’s solo title, while local rider Holly Harris is also hoping to make her mark. Read More »

TAMWORTH KEEPS MAX TOMLINSON MEMORIAL TROPHY

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It’s the longest running veterans cricket game in the state, and many cricketers look forward to vying for the Max Tomlinson Memorial trophy each year. Today Tamworth defended its title in the friendly against Gunnedah.   Read More »

SOUTHS TO DEFEND TITLE AGAINST TAMWORTH CITY

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Following a successful few weeks in the second women’s cricket league competition, Tamworth City will match up against defending champions Souths in the grand final tomorrow afternoon. It’s hoped a two-term competition will be organised in line with the men’s, encouraging more teams to sign up. The final will get underway at the Riverside complex at 5pm. [VISION ONLY, NO AUDIO]   Read More »

CENTRAL NORTH REP SIDE PREPARE FOR 2015 SEASON

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The Central North Rugby Union Representative side is gearing up for a busy 2015. The side will contest the Richardson Shield, in a bid to qualify for the Caldwell Cup in 2016. Read More »

RUGBY LEAGUE NEEDS REFEREES

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With just over 50 referees on the books for the 2015 season, North West rugby league officials are concerned. They’re calling for new recruits with all levels of experience. Read More »

CALL FOR WOMENS RUGBY LEAGUE NOMINATIONS

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The North West Women’s Rugby Leagye competition has grown in strength ahead of the season. Moree has put together its first side, joining Armidale, Inverell, Tamworth, Gunnedah and Bendemeer. Rules have changed this year, with games to be played under nine-a-side conditions. A date hasn’t been set for round one, but competition organisers are still accepting new team nominations. (Vision not accompanied by audio.) For teams still wanting to enter, contact details are available on the competition’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/NWNSWWRL?fref=ts Read More »

NARRABRI HOPING TO GO BACK-TO-BACK

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The Narrabri Blue Boars are confident heading into the Central North Rugby Union season. The nucleus of last year’s premiership-winning squad has returned, but the addition of a local rugby league star has coaches excited. Read More »

SWANS CRYING OUT FOR PLAYERS

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The Tamworth Swans are struggling to put a team on the paddock for the 2015 Aussie Rules season. With only 15 weekly starters available a month out from the season, the club is getting desperate. Read More »

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