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CENTRAL NORTH DUO EARN CORELLAS CALL UP

Despite not registering a win at yesterday’s New South Wales Country Women’s Rugby Championships in Forster, two Central North players earned higher honours. Hooker Ellie Fordyce retained her Corellas jersey, while Rhiannon Byers impressed at inside centre. A state junior sevens representative – she won New South Wales Country selection from her first attempt at 15-a-side matches. They’ll take on a Sydney side in Wagga in two weeks. Sarah Byrne and Shana Povey were also recognised for their performances, named as emergency reserves. (no audio)

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NEWSOME BREAKS SUPER RUGBY DUCK

Glen Innes product Alex Newsome scored his first Super Rugby try overnight, as part of the Western Force’s starting side in New Zealand. The 22 year old took an intercept, and ran 60 metres to touch down in the Perth team’s 45-17 loss to the Crusaders. He now hopes to hold his spot for the Force’s clash with the Blues in Auckland next Saturday. (no audio)

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