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KOOKABURRA CUP TO GO WEST IN 2018

Still on cricket, and the Kookaburra Cup wrapped-up today in Armidale, with Western claiming the 20-18 title in the first past the post format. Despite an unbeaten run in the 40-over games, host zone Central North couldn’t match that form in the Twenty20 format, finishing the carnival in second place. PLEASE NOTE: SOME AUDIO AND VISION WILL BE UNAVAILABLE.

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TOP STATE PLAYERS ROLL INTO ARMIDALE FOR KOOKABURRA CUP

It’s one of the biggest junior tournaments in New South Wales, with the state’s best young cricketers padding-up in Armidale today for the start of the under-14 Kookabuura Cup. The Central West and New England regions have become an epicentre for representative cricket carnivals in recent times, keeping ground curators busy at the crease. The Kookaburra Cup will be contested by all eight regional zones, with the final to be played on Thursday. PLEASE NOTE: SOME VISION AND AUDIO WILL BE UNAVAILABLE.

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SUE GRILLS CLAIMS THIRD PLACE WITH FICKLE FOLLY AT RANDWICK

It was an intense final 400-metres for Tamworth horse trainer Sue Grills yesterday with her four-year-old mare, Fickle Folly relinquishing the lead over the dying stages at Randwick. With just over $53,000 at stake for the winner, jockey Robert Thompson couldn’t hold off the stiff competition as the mare crossed the line in third. PLEASE NOTE: SOME AUDIO AND VISION WILL BE UNAVAILABLE.

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