WESTS TAKE DOWN SOUTHS AT TOWNSON OVAL

In Newcastle league, Lakes were too good for Kurri, winning by 10. While Wests showed why they lead the ladder, beating South Newcastle at Townson Oval ...
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EAGLES REASSERT THEMSELVES WITH WIN OVER MAGIC

In the Hunter's NPL competition, Lake Macquarie scored twice in the second half to beat Weston, while Edgeworth reclaimed top spot by beating Broadmeadow ...
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SAGE HOPES DASHED IN DRAMATIC CRASH

Disappointment for Sage Murdoch in the Australian Formula Four series, with the Newcastle driver involved in a dramatic crash at Phillip Island. Murdoch had worked his way into eighth in the early stages of race ...
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DODT LEADS THE FIELD INTO FINAL ROUND OF BMW PGA

Newcastle golfer Andrew Dodt will take a one shot lead into the final day of the $7-million BMW PGA Championship in England. Having carded back-to-back 70s, Dodt fired a 68 in the third round to climb ...
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POOLMAN AND THE GIANTS FALL JUST SHORT IN FRONT OF 12,000 FANS

The Giants will host the Magpies in Super Netball's minor semi final next Saturday, after the New South Wales side suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Sunshine Coast in the final round. Playing in front ...
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PHILLIPA ON THE VERGE IN JAPAN

Merewether surfer Phillipa Anderson is on the verge of a huge result in Japan, now into the semi-finals at the Chiba Open. In the best conditions the event has seen so far, Anderson was clinical, ...
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MARYVILLE OUT OF TOP 4 AFTER LOSS

Wests' march in Newcastle Netball continues, 41-point winners today. Forsythes won by a point, while Souths Lions have held onto second. They flew out of the blocks against Maryville Tavern, and from there, never looked back, ...
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SWANS NEAFL TEAM TOO STRONG FOR SUNS

Hunter product Isaac Heeney had another big game for the Swans last night, today, his clubmates took to Number 1 Sportsground for their NEAFL match against the Gold Coast. A good crowd turned out for the ...
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JAFFAS TOO GOOD FOR OLYMPIC

It's the NPL's worst-kept secret, Ryan Griffiths has officially joined Lambton. His new side didn't need his help today, while Jets Youth posted another win. So too did Valentine ...
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TWO BLUES COAST TO VICTORY OVER BEACHES

Around the grounds in local rugby now, Hamilton hammered Lake Mac. The Students got up, so too did Maitland. Waratahs won, and the Two Blues did it easy. It was actually the Beaches who had the ...
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NEWCASTLE THROUGH TO COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS FINAL

Newcastle is into the final of the Country Championships. Just as they've done throughout the campaign, Newcastle used their left-edge with effect, Jacob Gagai scoring the opener. Jarrod Smith again played a big role for ...
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CHANGES SLATED AS ERNIE TAKES THE REIGNS

Ernie Merrick has touched down in Newcastle, beginning his tenure as Jets coach. He already has a clear vision on how to turn the club's fortunes around, but remained tight-lipped on who he'll bring in ...
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MATT HALL STILL LEARNING NEW PLANE AHEAD OF JAPAN RACE

Merewether pilot Matt Hall is used to being near the top of the Air Race leaderboard, but he admits he's got a fight on his hands in 2017. He's 13th after two rounds, and is ...
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HUNTER CLIMBERS REACHING NEW HEIGHTS

A handful of young Hunter rock climbers are scaling new heights in the sport. They've just enjoyed a successful campaign at the national titles but that's only the start ...
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PHILIPPA ANDERSON INTO QUARTER FINALS IN JAPAN

Merewether's Philippa Anderson has scraped into the quarter finals of the 3,000-point Qualifying Series event in Japan. Anderson survived a tense finish to grab second in round three, after winning round two with her last ...
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KATIE RAE EBZERY SELECTED FOR OPALS CAMP IN ARIZONA

Hunter basketballer Katie Rae Ebzery has taken her first step towards representing Australia at the 2018 World Cup, today selected for an Opals camp, to be held in Arizona at the end of June. The ...
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MURDOCH TURNS DOWN INDY DRIVE TO FOCUS ON AUSSIE FORMULA FOUR

Newcastle's Sage Murdoch has been forced to turn down an offer to drive a Formula Four at Indianapolis, in order to concentrate on his debut season in Australia. The 15-year-old heads to Phillip Island tonight ...
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GREAT START FOR BAKER AT QS 6000 IN JAPAN

Merewether surfer Jackson Baker is off to a great start at the 6000-point Qualifying Series event in Japan. The 20-year-old managed a 6.93 on his opening wave, then waited more than 10 minutes to add ...
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NO HARD FEELINGS FROM KNIGHTS AS GAGAI SIGNS WITH SOUTHS

Knights players say they won't hold a grudge against Dane Gagai, following confirmation he'll join the Rabbitohs next season. "We're all happy for him and what's best for his family so we just want to ...
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DUNCAN DETERMINED TO KEEP JETS ROLE AFTER SIGNING NEW DEAL

Despite the signing of veteran New Zealand shot-stopper Glen Moss, Jack Duncan believes the goalkeeping role at the Jets is his to lose. The 24-year-old today signed a contract extension that will keep him in ...
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NORTHSTARS FACING TOUGH ROAD TRIP AFTER TWO HOME LOSSES

Newcastle has dropped to second last on the Australian Ice Hockey League ladder, following two losses at home over the weekend. Making matters worse, the defending champions now face a tough road to trip to ...
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GAGAI TO LEAVE KNIGHTS, NAMED IN QUEENSLAND ORIGIN TEAM

Dane Gagai has informed Knights officials he'll leave the club at the end of the season to join the Rabbitohs. Gagai told his teammates before joining the Maroons camp ...
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OLYMPIC TRIUMPH OVER RIVAL MAGIC

In the Hunter's NPL competition, Edgeworth has taken top spot after a come from behind win over Lake Macquarie. Adamstown upset Maitland, while Hamilton won its battle with rivals Broadmeadow ...
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BUTCHER BOYS UNDEFEATED RUN COMES TO AN END

In local league, and in the Newcastle competition, Kurri upset defending champions Souths by one, while Wests turned the tables on the previously unbeaten Central ...
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HORROR FINAL ROUND FOR McKECHNIE AT WA PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

The Hunter's Leigh McKechnie produced his worst round of the tournament, to finish in a tie for 19th at the WA PGA Championship at Kalgoorlie. McKechnie started the day in a share of the lead, ...
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KNIGHTS LOSE AFTER LEADING 14-0 AT HALF-TIME

The Knights have produced another Jekyll and Hyde performance, surrendering a 14-point halftime lead against the Panthers to lose by 10. In today's other games, the Storm and the Bunnies are underway in Perth, the ...
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JETS YOUTH TURN THE TABLES ON JAFFAS

A huge upset in the NPL this afternoon, last-place Jets Youth beating the ladder-leading Jaffas. Valentine also beat Weston. Kristian Brymora was the hero for the Jets, bagging a double. When Jobe Wheelhouse pegged one back ...
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BNC CAN’T HOLD OFF FORSYTHES IN NEWCASTLE NETBALL

Another win for Wests in Newcastle Netball. Maryville got up, Souths Lions won the derby, and Forsythes edged out BNC. But they did it the hard way - trailing BNC at the first change, they clawed ...
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HAMILTON’S DEFENCE THE DIFFERENCE AGAINST UNI

Wanderers remain on top of the local rugby ladder, big winners today. Southern Beaches edged out Waratahs, Maitland hammered Singleton in the Valley. Nelson Bay beat Merewether while Hamilton held out University. Surprisingly it was the ...
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NEWCASTLE INTO COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI FINALS

Macquarie's run in local league continues, beating Cessnock at home. Elsewhere Maitland hammered Lakes. Meanwhile Newcastle's representative side is into the semi-final of the Country Championships. But the ladies league-tag team have been eliminated ...
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