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EAGLES READY TO LAND IN TAMWORTH NEXT WEEK

Country Eagles

The Central North season may have finished, but local rugby fans still have a match to look forward to next Saturday. The New South Wales Country Eagles are bringing a National Rugby Championship match to Tamworth, with local juniors expected to feature. Read More »

SHOT AT THE SCG UP FOR GRABS

T20 North Inland

The best local cricketers will display their skills to the state,¬†through the development of a Regional Bash Twenty 20 tournament. The Northern Inland Bolters will draft in the top 12 players, alongside three marquee signings, with Bendemeer’s Australian representative Josh Hazlewood a possibility to play. The competition will take on a knockout format, with the Bolters’ first match to be on October 18 against the Macquarie Coast Stingers in Tamworth. The finals will be held at the Sydney Cricket Ground in December. (Vision not accompanied by audio.) Read More »

INCREASED PLAYING NUMBERS FORCE UPGRADES

Oztag Lights

In two decades of playing in Tamworth, winter Oztag numbers have grown considerably, from 13 teams to nearly 90. To cater for the increase, the local association is hoping to raise money to upgrade the lighting at the Plain Street fields. Read More »

SETBACK FOR HAMILTON AHEAD OF NPL DECIDER AGAINST EDGEWORTH

NPL

Hamilton has suffered a setback ahead of Sunday’s NPL grand final, with Matt Swan moving to Western Australia for work. Minor premiers Edgeworth meanwhile are full strength, and looking to cap off a great season. Read More »

FORSYTHES LOOK TO KNOCK OFF UNDEFEATED SOUTHS

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It’s grand final time in Newcastle Netball with minor premiers Souths facing Forsythes on Saturday. “We’ve been together now for 3 seasons, won the grand final last year. We’ve got a lot of experience.” Forsythes are looking to bounce back after losing to Souths in the semis two weeks ago. “We kept with them for most of the game so we just try a bit extra and hopefully get the win.” Read More »

  • WEATHER: ECL TO MOVE AWAY QUICKLY

    WEATHER: ECL TO MOVE AWAY QUICKLY

    A fast moving low has been making it’s way across NSW today. An early morning line of storms cleared and this afternoon the core of the system fired up patchy rain periods across the region with more storms across the NW Plains. Tonight the centre of the low will move offshore. Gale force winds and some heavy down pours will hit the Central Coast, Newcastle to Port Macquarie. Large, dangerous seas and swell will develop. Condition will ease quickly on Saturday as the low gets driven away from the coast. Some isolated, coastal, shower activity will linger over the weekend, more so on Sunday. Read More »
  • KIDS CAR WASH FOR TAHLIA SMITH

    KIDS CAR WASH FOR TAHLIA SMITH

    After witnessing 21-year-old Tahlia Smith’s struggle with Lyme Disease on NBN News, a group of generous youngsters decided to spend their time in a very special way. Mackenzie and Georgia Chenhall know all too well the devastating effect Lyme disease can have on a family- it’s something they’ve lived through. In a recent NBN News series, the girls’ mother, Coreena spoke of her battle against both the illness and the Australian health system in an attempt to reclaim her life. But it was the story of Tahlia Smith the sisters found particularly confronting. So- they decided to do something about it. Enlisting the help of friends, they created a car washing service to help raise money for the 21 year-old’s treatment. After door knocking across the neighbourhood- the group managed to drum up business – so much – it was ... Read More »
  • CYCLIST FINISHES RIDE FOR LYME DISEASE SUFFERER TAHLIA

    CYCLIST FINISHES RIDE FOR LYME DISEASE SUFFERER TAHLIA

  • UNCOVERING LYME DISEASE: TREATMENT

    UNCOVERING LYME DISEASE: TREATMENT

  • UNCOVERING LYME DISEASE: THE GOVERNMENT’S RESPONSE

    UNCOVERING LYME DISEASE: THE GOVERNMENT’S RESPONSE

  • UNCOVERING LYME DISEASE: THE HUNTER LINK

    UNCOVERING LYME DISEASE: THE HUNTER LINK

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