MEREWETHER WOMEN HOLD ON TO WIN SURFTAG

Mixed news for Merewether at today's National Surftag qualifying event. The men's team cruised into the final, where they faced three teams from Sydney, including defending champions, North Narrabeen. Merewether made a solid start through ...
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PELERIN WINS RELOCATED COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP

In racing and the Country Championship wildcard race at Muswellbrook, was transferred to Scone today because of the recent wet weather and it proved a lucky move for Tamworth trainer, Cody Morgan. The Robert Thompson ...
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BLUES AND ROOSTERS SPLIT THE POINTS

In the Hunter's NPL competition, Broadmeadow is on top thanks to a 3-2 win over Valentine, while Edgeworth flogged Rosebud 6-0. Joel Griffiths scored his first goal for the Jaffas in their 2-2 draw with Weston, ...
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TEAM EFFORT GETS HUNTERS WOMEN THE WIN

In the Waratah Basketball League and the Newcastle men suffered a 13-point loss to the Hawks this afternoon. Maitland beat Hills last night, while Newcastle's women won their first game this year. While still missing WNBL ...
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HAMWICKS CLAIM FIRST TITLE SINCE 2004

Hamilton-Wickham has outclassed Belmont to win Newcastle Cricket's two-day grand final for the first time since 2004. With Rhys Hanlon and Matt Webber at the crease this morning, Hamwicks were 4 for 195, a lead ...
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MOVE TO THE HARBOUR FOR HUNTER HURRICANES

It had its set-backs, but today the Hunter Hurricanes moved from the pool, to Newcastle Harbour - and the event was an overwhelming success. A large crowd turned out for the spectacle and the standard of ...
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HAMWICKS POISED FOR WIN AFTER DAY 1 OF GRAND FINAL

Hamilton-Wickham is in a commanding position after day one of Newcastle cricket's decider, largely thanks to Mark Dries, who claimed an incredible 5/16 with the ball, before posting 43 with the bat. Sent in after losing ...
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BROWN SAYS KNIGHTS ATTITUDE BEHIND 40-0 DRUBBING

In the NRL although it was the Knight's biggest ever loss against Penrith, coach Nathan Brown says it isn't a step backwards for the developing side. He believes it was their attitude that let them ...
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MEREWETHER LOOKING STRONG IN SURFTAG SERIES

Merewether is into the final of the national Surftag series qualification event on its home beach, with the men's side producing a strong all-round team performance in the preliminary rounds today. The team narrowly lost its ...
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RACE FAVOURITE STORMS TO GOLD CUP VICTORY

There were no surprises in Maitland Greyhound's Gold Cup overnight with race favourite Aussie Infrared claiming the $40,000 prize. Richmond Vale trainer Jason Mackay's Ando Mac was the best of the locals in fifth ...
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NEWCASTLE CRICKET HOPEFUL GRAND FINAL WILL GO AHEAD

Rain may have washed out last weekend's semi-finals, but Newcastle Cricket is confident tomorrow's grand-final will go ahead. Hamilton will face Belmont, who swept the floor at today's grand final lunch awards ...
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JETS HUNTING GOALS AGAINST PHOENIX

In the A-League, there are reports the Newcastle Jets have signed Mariners front-man Roy O'Donovan. Today the side travelled to New Zealand, Coach Mark Jones again ready to re-jig his front-third, in the hunt for ...
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IACONNI HAS SIGHTS ON TOP SPOT IN 2017

He was a regular on the podium across the Australian summer - now Lake Macquarie wakeboarder Tony Iacconi is hoping to take that form back to the US. The 20-year-old finished second in the world ...
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STAR REFLECTION JUST FALLS SHORT IN PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIP

In racing, and today's Provincial Championship qualifier at Kembla Grange was transferred to Goulburn because of torrential rain, but that didn't help Newcastle trainer Kris Lees. Heading into the final straight, his mare Star Reflection ...
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KNIGHTS SHOWCASE STRIP FOR MARK HUGHES FOUNDATION

He's shown improvement since suffering a concussion against the Rabbitohs, but the Knights medical team has still decided to rule Brendan Elliot out of tomorrow's clash with Penrith. Either Josh King or Joe Wardle will ...
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NEW TRACKS REVEALED AT PORT TO PORT LAUNCH

Organisers of the Port to Port mountain bike event today revealed the fourth installment will feature new tracks, from Nelson Bay to the Valley, then through Lake Macquarie and Newcastle. Registrations are now open for ...
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JETS LOOKING TO KEEP FINALS HOPES ALIVE

Wellington will be missing SEVEN players to international duty this weekend, but the Jets won't be taking the Phoenix lightly, as they look to keep their finals hopes alive. "No game's easy in the A-League ...
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MEREWETHER TO UNVEIL A WOMEN’S SQUAD

Its men's team is one of Australia's best - now Merewether Surfboard Club is about to unveil a women's squad. Philippa Anderson will captain the team when the national Surftag series hits Newcastle this weekend ...
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LIVERPOOL LEGENDS TO VISIT THE HUNTER

Liverpool's 2005 Champions League win over AC Milan is one of the greatest comebacks in football history. Next month, Hunter fans will get the chance to meet four of the triumphant Reds, when they head ...
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15 YEAR OLD NEWCASTLE SCHOOL BOY WITH FORMULA ONE DREAMS

A teenager from Newcastle is about to take a huge step in his bid to become an F1 driver. The Formula 4 Championship is aiming to unearth the next generation of Aussie racers - and ...
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HURRICANES HOPEFUL OF HARBOUR RETURN

The Hunter Hurricanes say they've been overwhelmed by the positive response to their plans to play a game in Newcastle Harbour. The inaugural contest was supposed to take place over the weekend, but unfavourable weather ...
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REED HOLDS ONTO TOP 10 SPOT

Kurri's Chad Reed remains in the top 10 in the American Supercross Series, following the latest round in Indianapolis. Just a few days after his 35th birthday, the two-time champion managed to outclass series leader Ryan ...
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OWEN WRIGHT WINS INCREDIBLE FAIRYTALE FINAL IN WORLD SURF LEAGUE COMEBACK

One year ago, Australia's Owen Wright didn't know if he'd ever surf again, after suffering a serious brain injury. Today, he completed a fairytale return - winning his first event back on the world tour, ...
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STOPPAGE TIME STRIKE SEALS THE WIN FOR MAGIC

Round two of the Women's Premier League was washed out this weekend, while just one game went ahead in the NPL, with Broadmeadow beating Weston 2-0. Scott Pettit, Lawrence Foteff and Shane Paul combined to open ...
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JETS MUST REGROUP TO SAVE SEASON AFTER LOSS TO CITY

The Jets could be six points behind the sixth-placed Wanderers after tonight, if Western Sydney beats Wellington. Newcastle must now regroup and prepare for a trip across the Tasman ...
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KNIGHTS SHOW PLENTY OF FIGHT BUT FALL SHORT AGAINST RABBITOHS

Souths and the Knights literally fought it out in Newcastle this afternoon. It was Robbie Farah's 250th first grade match and he'll celebrate a winner with the Rabbitohs coming away 24 - 18 winners ...
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GREATS GRACE HOCKEY PREMIER LEAGUE

Newcastle Hockey's Premier League returned today, with one of the biggest spectacles the competition has ever seen. Two of the sport's biggest names were at Broadmeadow - and out on the field - for a ...
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WEATHER COULD PLAY A PART IN SOUTH SYDNEY CLASH

Newcastle's poor weather will play a big role in the Knights-Rabbitoh's game. The backs will certainly be tested under the ball, while the forwards are looking to avoid a grind with the big South Sydney ...
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CRITICAL CLASH LOOMS FOR JETS

The Jets have arrived in Melbourne ahead of tomorrow night's must-win clash against City. If they lose, they risk falling six points behind sixth place, a gap that may well be too big to bridge ...
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HUNTER RACING HALL OF FAME WELCOMES ORIGINAL EIGHT

They've played a huge role in the sport of kings - and last night eight nominees were inducted into the Newcastle and Hunter Racing Hall of Fame. Among them, two history-making jockeys, whose records still ...
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