NEGS STUDENTS EMBARK ON STUDY TOUR

A group of students from the New England Girls School in Armidale is heading to New Zealand on the trip of a lifetime. The tour is part of their equestrian studies - and is aimed ...
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TAMWORTH GYMNAST RETIRES FROM COMPETITION

Ever since her humble beginnings, 16 year old Julia Hannaford has devoted herself to gymnastics. But now, the NSW Country Champion has decided to stop competing, shifting her focus to school ...
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NICK KAY TO PLAY FIRST BOOMERS MATCH ON HOME SOIL

He's represented his country before, though never on Australian soil. But next week, Tamworth basketballer Nick Kay will be provided with that very opportunity, following his selection in the Australian Boomers squad. The Illawarra Hawks ...
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GAV’S WEATHER – MORE SHOWERS FOR NORTHERN COASTAL REGIONS

The high over the south-east will remain stalled producing continuous onshore easterly winds, with more showers for the northern NSW and south-east Queensland coasts. More showers ramping up for the Mid North Coast especially. The ...
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HAZLEWOOD READY TO RIP IN FIRST ASHES TEST THIS WEEK

Bendemeer's Josh Hazlewood says he's ready to rip on Thursday when the first Ashes Test gets underway at the GABBA in Brisbane. "I've probably played the least out of all the quicks, everyone's different of ...
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CONNOLLY CUP GETS UNDERWAY

The first round of the MA Connolly Cup got underway on the weekend, and while rain put a dampener on some games, others still went ahead. Gwydir opener Luke Smith scored 52 against Walcha's bowling ...
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OVER 200 SWIMMERS HIT THE WATER FOR REGIONAL CARNIVAL

Swimmers got a chance to warm up for the state titles over the weekend, with Tamworth's 360 Scully Park club hosting its annual carnival. More than 200 competitors from across the region hit the water ...
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RACE ENDS FOR TAMWORTH SPORTING CAR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

The checkered flag has fallen on the Tamworth Sporting Car Club championship, with the season's last lapdash at Oakburn Park. Drivers hit the track on Sunday, with Kees van der Horst claiming the coveted crown ...
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GAV’S WEATHER – SHOWERS EASING FOR NORTHERN NSW COAST

The high over the south-east and associated trough will remain stalled, producing continuous onshore easterly winds with a few showers for the northern NSW and south-east Queensland coasts. The shower activity along the northern NSW ...
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ROUND 2: GROUP 4 WOMEN’S 9’s

North Tamworth has made the most of dire conditions in the Group 4 Women's 9's. The home side won both their matches at Tamworth's Rugby Park yesterday, as torrential rain fell during the entire round ...
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JUNIOR CRICKETERS CHOSEN TO REPRESENT CENTRAL NORTH

Some of the country's up and coming cricketers were in Tamworth today, following the recent announcement of three Central North representative teams. Former area great John Kilborn was also on hand, as he presented the ...
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LAST CHANCE FOR SHOW HORSE COMPETITORS

There's just one day left of competition at the Country Show Horse Championships at the AELEC.. Riders are vying for qualification ahead of the Grand National Show Horse Championships early next year ...
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TAMWORTH GYMNASTS IMPRESS IN SINGAPORE

The Tamworth Gymnastics Club has returned from the Prime Invitational in Singapore, with a swag of medals to show off. All up, the 15-girl squad claimed 10 gold medals, 10 silver and 21 bronze ...
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SWIMMERS TO MEET IN TAMWORTH FOR REGIONAL CARNIVAL

North West swimmers will be looking to clock their best times this weekend at the annual 360 Scully Park carnival.. More than 200 competitors will hit the pool, with many using it as a final ...
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BURTON TOYOTA SURF REPORT

Not looking great for board riders this weekend. Onshore winds and a lack of punchy swell will make it tough to find quality waves this weekend. The only positive is that the swell will increase ...
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GAV’S WEATHER – BIG INLAND RAIN

The cut off low is still stuck, slowly spiralling over the south-east. The associated trough will remain stalled producing continuous rain inland. NSW will see most of the rain as this system sits across the ...
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OFF SEASON GAMES PROVIDE INSIGHT FOR 2018

The Tamworth Thunderbolts are hitting the hard wood in Maitland this weekend, with their State League training squad hoping to impress the coach. Just four of the regular team are making the trip, meaning the ...
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ETHERIDGE HAS SPEED TO BURN

Quirindi High School's Caitlyn Etheridge is taking her talents overseas, after being selected in the Sport Travel Australia athletics team. She'll be going to Canada next year, after picking up a new event in 2017 ...
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GAV’S WEATHER: RAIN IS MOVING IN

The latest tropical moisture feed has surged in over south east NSW, producing rain. This is the first of many rain bands that will move through in the coming days. The low over the south ...
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GAV’S WEATHER: WARM WITH RAIN ON THE WAY

Warm and humid with more isolated shower and storm development. The latest tropical moisture feed has surged in over western NSW this is set to produce some rain for the weekend. It is mostly clear ...
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GROUP EXPECTING GROWTH FOR 2018

Group 4 is pushing ahead with its plans to change the competition's structure next year, following a positive Annual General Meeting. Some clubs even indicating they may end up with more than two teams ...
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TESTING THAI WATERS

Former Calrossy Anglican School student, Emily Grellman, has been joined by Tamworth's Libby Magann, on an international water polo tour. The duo is representing Australian Country in Thailand, at the Princess Chulabhorn Water Polo Cup ...
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CHICK STARRING AS A DUAL SPORT STATE REPRESENTATIVE

Tamworth's Ben Chick is developing a stellar sporting reputation, after being selected for the New South Wales Primary Schools touch football side. It'll be the second sport he's represented his state in this year ...
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TRI-COLOURS GOING INTERNATIONAL

Two of Tamworth's brightest young rugby union players will tour Singapore next month, with an international development side. They were hand-picked following standout performances throughout the year ...
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BOGGABILLA SPORTSGROUND BECOMING MORE HOMELY

The Macintyre Warriors' home ground in Boggabilla is set for an upgrade, thanks to $29,000 in State Government funding. Coming from the Public Reserves Management Fund, the money will allow for the addition of a ...
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SHIFT FOR 12 HOURS IN THE PINEY

Armidale's popular mountain bike race, '12 Hours in the Piney' will be held a little later next year. Having run in March since its 20-11 inception, the 2018 event will be held in October. The ...
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FLAG RAISED TO WEST TAMWORTH’S SUCCESS

West Tamworth Sports and Bowling Club finally raised a state pennants flag today, won by the ladies team in August. The ceremony comes as the club was announced a finalist in the race for the ...
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GAV’S WEATHER: VERY WARM WITH RAIN LATER IN WEEK

The latest tropical moisture feed has surged in over Central Australia this is set to produce some rain for the interior. It is mostly clear in the east over the broadcast region. Just some small ...
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LOCAL GOLFERS CLAIM ARMIDALE JUG

In golf and the Armidale Jug has stayed in local hands, after club captain Greg Campbell and Wally Schumacher took out yesterday's competition. The pair finished one shot clear of their nearest rivals on plus ...
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TAMWORTH GYMNASTICS CLUB SHINES IN SINGAPORE

The Prime Gymnastics Invitational in Singapore has wrapped up and Tamworth gymnasts will return with a swag of medals. In her last ever competition, Julia Hannaford was named overall winner of Division ten, after claiming ...
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