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Nick Hornby-Howell is a reporter with NBN News in Tamworth. After finishing high school in Newcastle, Nick studied Sports Media at the University of Canberra.

UMPIRE STOCKS RECEIVE TRAINING

A rapidly developing juniors program has Tamworth Softball training more match officials. International umpire Leanne Gearside at the Webb Diamond today, delivering a one-day course. Those in attendance were taught that the key to a good umpire is clear communication and correct positioning. (no audio)

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TEENS PUT THEMSELVES IN NATIONAL SHOP WINDOW

A pair of up-and-coming Tamworth rugby stars have made the cut, for this weekend’s National Youth Sevens Championships in Brisbane. Miah O’Sullivan and Phoebe McLoughlin were both named in the New South Wales White side. It represents a rapid rise for the McCarthy Catholic College students, who only started playing the sport this year. The duo’s first match is against Queensland Red tomorrow. (no audio)

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SWANS FLYING BACK

The Sydney Swans have re-affirmed their commitment to developing Aussie Rules in the North West, announcing plans to visit the region next year. Players will be sent to Tamworth and Armidale for Community Camps on February 5th and 6th. Young fans will be able to meet and train under the stars. The AFL North West is hoping the pre-season sessions will boost junior player participation even further. The club will confirm who’ll be in attendance, closer to the date. (no audio)

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TAMWORTH TOPPLED AT ARMIDALE SPORTSGROUND

Narrabri got off the mark at home in its War Veterans Cup cricket campaign, with a 42-run win over Gunnedah. While Armidale took advantage of an understrength Tamworth side, scoring a win believed to be the team’s first over the Blues in a decade. Kyle Taylor was a rock in the middle, smashing 83 of his team’s total of 185. Skipper Todd Francis also provided some nuisance value with the bat, but truly shone with the ball, sending four batsmen back to the pavilion. Tamworth all out for 105 in response. (no audio)

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