NEWSOME SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED

Glen Innes rugby union junior Alex Newsome has signed for the Western Force for the 20-17 Super Rugby season. The outside back impressed and caught the coaches attention with his form for the New South ...
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CALLAGHAN’S DELIGHT AT WINNING GOLD NUGGET

Lake Macquarie harness racing trainer-driver Mark Callaghan has finally won Tamworth's Gold Nugget, on his third attempt. 'Culinary Delight' returning to where she broke the track record, just last month ...
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U18S WATER POLO SIDE TRYING THEIR HAND AT STATE CHAMPS

Tamworth's under 18s water polo team is heading down to Ashfield next week to try their luck at the 2017 State Championships. The boys are facing an uphill battle, coming up against some of the ...
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CRISP LOOKS TO IMPRESS IN FIRST SENIOR ABCRA NATIONAL FINALS

Tamworth's Anna Crisp will be looking to impress at the ABCRA National Rodeo finals next week. The 17-year-old will head into the competition as the number one ladies roper - she'll also contest the junior ...
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COOLER CHANGE FOLLOWING HOT NIGHT

We have just experienced an incredibly hot night followed by some extreme day time top temperatures. The change moved through Newcastle at 1pm dropping temperatures by 10 degrees instantly and that change will continue to ...
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WEATHER: RELIEF ON THE WAY

It's hot now, but relief is on the way. It is going to be another very hot night, with an extremely hot morning to kick start your Wednesday. As the change begins to move in, ...
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VARGA LOOKS FOR SECOND GOLDEN NUGGET

Tamworth harness racing driver Anthony Varga will be looking for his second Gold Nugget win in tomorrow night's $10, 000 race meet. 23 horses have been nominated - the winner also receiving a golden nugget ...
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GLEN INNES TRAINER BASKS IN SUCCESS

His horses finishing as the top three in Saturday's Glen Innes Cup still hasn't sunk in for trainer Paddy Cunningham. 2017 the third year in a row he's claimed the major prize at his home ...
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RUGBY PLAYERS FLOOD IN TO ARMIDALE

More than 250 young players took to the SportUNE fields today, for the 18th edition of Armidale's National Rugby Camp. One former participant returning as coach for the first time ...
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WOMENS RUGBY LEAGUE VENUES ANNOUNCED

The three locations for the inaugural North West Women's Rugby League Nines gala days have been announced, with Armidale, Tamworth and Tingha to host two each. Armidale will be the location of the first round ...
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WEATHER: 4 WEEKS, 4 HEAT WAVES

PHOTO: Heidi Lambert captured this shot at Old Bar Beach. We are now entering our 3rd heat wave in as many weeks. The next change comes through late Wednesday into Thursday across the region. We ...
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AUSSIE RULES COMPETITION RE-BRANDED

Local Aussie Rules clubs have voted to alter the name of the competition at an Extraordinary Meeting in Gunnedah this afternoon. From this year it'll be known as the Australian Football League North West, with ...
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DORING ELEVATED TO TOP POSITION

Mitch Doring has been named to coach the Manilla Tigers for the 2017 Group Four second division season. Despite being just 20 years old, he already has a first division premiership with West Tamworth to ...
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FORMER AUSTRALIAN CAPTAIN HELPING IN HIS HOME TOWN

Dual Olympian Nathan Thomas was home in Tamworth today, training the North West's next generation of water polo players. He says his junior association is one of the state's rising powers in the sport ...
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ROOSTERS PREPARING TO CROW

Planning for this year's Group 4 second division season has already begun for the Kootingal Roosters. With a more settled lineup this year, the men are hoping to re-join the Ladies League Tag side at ...
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CYCLE CLUB LOOKING TO CAPITALISE ON INCREASED FEMALE PARTICIPATION

Tamworth Cycle Club has appointed its first ever Women's Development Officer. Min McDonald is so confident in the ability of the ladies riding, that a local amateur team is being formed ...
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WARIALDA APPOINTS 2017 COACH

Mick Hodges has been appointed coach of Warialda, with the Wombats returning to Group 19 after a year off. The back rower played for Gwydir in 2013, when the Wombats merged with Bingara. More recently, ...
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SILVERWARE REMAINS IN TAMWORTH

Tamworth has won its own Under 14s Invitational Carnival for the first time in four years today, with a 68-run win over Hawkesbury in today's final. Jess Davidson's 38 critical to the hosts setting a ...
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SAUNDERS CLAIMS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Tamworth cyclist Olivia Saunders is a national champion, after the junior track series concluded in Adelaide last night. The teenager claimed the Under 15s women's title, finishing 62 points clear of her nearest rival. In ...
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SURF REPORT: FRIDAY JANUARY 13, 2017

The early morning will be the pick for hunting down some waves. Try to get in before the big high tide swallows the swell. There'll be morning off shore winds as well for most areas ...
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WEATHER: COOLING DOWN ACROSS THE WEEKEND

Tonight is going to be extremely hot as the change is too far away. During Saturday the southerly will begin to make its presence felt. As is moves in across northern NSW expect big storms ...
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WEATHER: EXTREME HEAT

PHOTO: Snapped by Luke Lamont. The heatwave is set to peak tomorrow with the scorching hot low 40 degree temperatures set to sweep back in across the Hunter and Central Coast. Temperatures will also soar ...
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MUSHIES RETAIN THE BULK OF PREMIERSHIP-WINNING SQUAD

Oxley Vale-Attunga is already working towards securing a 10th consecutive Northern Inland Premier League grand final appearance. The Mushies hope to build from their historic win last year, where they became the first to claim ...
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ARMIDALE ATHLETICS BUILDING AN ARMY

Armidale Athletics Club will send its biggest team ever to the New South Wales Country Championships in Dubbo later this month. 40 athletes have taken up the challenge - 11 more than 2016. It's hoped ...
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TAMWORTH PLAYERS RECEIVE TEST TUTELAGE

Over the past two days, the region's young cricketers have had the chance to learn from two former Australian Test stars. John Dyson is in Tamworth today, promoting a unique message ...
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JAMIE JUMPING ONWARDS AND UPWARDS

A young horse rider has been nominated for Gunnedah's junior sportsperson of the year for the Australia Day awards. Jaimie McElroy (MAC-ELL-ROY) is the only equestrian athlete up for the award ...
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GOLDEN GUITAR SERIES READY TO RACE

As the Country Music Festival approaches, so too does the Golden Guitar Harness Racing Series. The Carnival of Cups is fast becoming Tamworth's biggest race meet of the year ...
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COOL CHANGE ON THE WAY BUT ONLY FOR SOME

Tonight's southerly change will continue to move up the coast during tomorrow delivering relief east of the Divide but the change is not strong enough to clear the heat inland across the NW Plains which ...
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WEATHER: EXTREMELY HOT TOMORROW

PHOTO: Greg Lilly snapped this shot at Berkeley Vale. Some extraordinary summer temperatures are expected across the majority of the broadcast region tomorrow. The mercury will climb into the high 30s and low 40s across ...
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BULLDOGS STRAINING AT LEASH UNDER NEW LEADER

A new coach is taking the reigns of the Gunnedah Bulldogs group 4 rugby league team. Sean Hayne is returning to his home club, hopeful of a 20-17 finals campaign ...
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