BRONZE GLORY FOR TAMWORTH GYMNAST

Two Tamworth gymnasts have returned from the National titles, one with a medal. Julia Hannaford took out bronze with her level 10 team, while Georgia Pryer experienced her first Australian Championships ...
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GUNNEDAH JOCKEY CLUB READY TO RACE

Buoyed by record nominations for Sunday's meeting, Gunnedah Jockey Club is expecting the Cup to be among the best quality races the track has seen. Some of country racing's top trainers are angling for the ...
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TAMWORTH FACES ANOTHER SYDNEY TRIP

For the second time in a month, Tamworth's men's State League basketball side will meet the Hills Hornets. This time, they travel to Sydney to take on the Hornets in their nest, where they'll be ...
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BURTON TOYOTA SURF REPORT

After an awesome week of waves the swell is abating to become very small, almost non existent on the morning high tide. Any decent sized sets that do roll in will glassy on the morning ...
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GAV’S WEATHER – WEEKEND PERFECTION

Another incredible Autumn day is on the way to kick start the weekend. Sunny with bright blue skies and light North-West to North-East winds. The nation is now dominated by a strengthening belt of high ...
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WEATHER: MORE MAY MAGIC TO COME

The nation is now dominated by a strengthening belt of high pressure, which will make for a fine, mild run until the next cold front passes on Sunday. Early next week will become the coldest ...
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DOMINANT HUNTER RUMBLE THROUGH UNDEFEATED

North West has finished eighth at the New South Wales Combined High Schools girls hockey championships in Tamworth. Hunter took home the title, after going through the three days undefeated ...
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NETBALLERS ON SHOW

The Northern Inland Academy of Sport's netballers will measure themselves up against the rest of the state in Sydney this weekend. Attending an Academy High Performance Camp, they'll be given an insight into what it ...
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WILY VETERANS READY FOR A WEEKEND OF TENNIS

West Tamworth Tennis Club's senior tennis tournament turns 16 this weekend. The sport is continuing to grow in popularity among veterans, with 75 already registered to play ...
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TOUGH TROT FOR NORTH WEST IN CHS HOCKEY

North West will play off for seventh place tomorrow, following a tough trot at this year's Combined High School's Hockey Competition. The side only managing to notch up one win in the pool competition ...
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SCALING THE WALLS ONE STEP AT A TIME

It's an extreme sport which is gaining worldwide traction, even being included in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Now bouldering has come to Tamworth, with a weekly competition already up-and-running ...
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TAMWORTH WATER POLO GUN IN ALL STARS SQUAD

A Tamworth water polo veteran has been named in the Australian Country All Stars Squad. Libby Magann was one of seven selected after a stellar campaign in Tasmania over the weekend ...
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GAV’S WEATHER – VERY WARM FOR THE END OF MAY

Very little cloud sits over the nation once again. A weak front is passing over the south-east set to trigger a couple of showers in the far north-west on Tuesday. Looking fine and very mild ...
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SERVICES DOUSE FLAMES

The eighth round of Tamworth Women's Hockey saw three Souths players record doubles in the side's win over Tudors on Saturday night. In Sunday's games, the defending premiers bounced back against Olympians, and Services upset ...
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WARRIORS GO DOWN IN BATTLE AGAINST BLUES

Narrabri kept its undefeated Group 4 season alive, with yesterday's big win over the Collegian Warriors in Tamworth. The club's dominance has the Blues believing they can break the club's 27 year premiership drought ...
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LOCAL WOMEN FINISH IN TOP THREE

Tamworth's Kylie Wright took out cycling's 100 kilometre Nemingha to Nundle today. Her handicap placing her in the large first group, doing enough to hold off the scratch riders. While Breanna Chillingworth finished third. "We ...
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MIXED RESULTS AT SPORTS DOME

The Tamworth Thunderbolts men are marching towards a maiden State League title, following the win at home against the Suns last night. While the local women came crashing back to earth in the first match ...
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NARRABRI CLIP MAGPIES WINGS

The Tamworth Magpies search for their first Central North Rugby win of 2017 will continue next week, after falling to Narrabri. After conceding three tries in the opening 25 minutes, the hosts never recovered ...
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TAMWORTH INTERNATIONAL EVENTING ATTRACTS TOP RIDERS

Tamworth's International Eventing Club has record entries this weekend, with over 400 competitors saddling up. Among them, Beijing Olympian Heath Ryan. "But it's fantastic to see they've added us on to their run. And I ...
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RECORD FOR GUNNEDAH AS WELCOME RAIN HITS OUR REGION

Some very welcome rain in the gauges for our gardens and farms overnight and this morning. Thick cloud over much of the state with a broad trough is bringing rain, showers and storms. The New ...
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KASEY CONE TAKING SHOT AT NSW SELECTION

A student from Peel High School is hoping to lead Zone 3 to August's New South Wales Junior Bowls title. West Tamworth's Kasey Cone will carry some impressive form in to the tournament ...
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LIONS SQUAD TAKING SHAPE

The University of New England's National Women's Rugby sevens side has been allocated its two Australian-contracted players. Olympic gold medallist Alicia Quirk and former Newcastle Jets goalkeeper Hannah Southwell will represent the Lions. Both are ...
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RAIN PLAYS HAVOC WITH LOCAL SPORT

With over 40 millimetres of rain falling across the region's sporting fields, many of the weekend's sports were called off. All three Northern Inland Premier League fixtures will be replayed at a later date. While ...
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TAMWORTH’S BEST TAKE ON VISITORS

Tamworth Sporting Car Club is strapping itself in for a busy weekend, with Lapdash entry numbers doubling. It's the north west's turn to host a Tri Series round, pitting local drivers against those from Kempsey ...
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TIGERS ROARING TO GO

Greater Northern's two rugby league representative sides open their Country Championships campaign tomorrow, against the Central Coast in Denman. Revenge on offer in Ladies League Tag, after being eliminated by the same team last year ...
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NEMINGHA TO NUNDLE EXPERIENCES SURGE IN POPULARITY

A new pre-registration system has the Tamworth Cycle Club targeting record entry numbers for Sunday's Nemingha to Nundle ride. The handicap system means anyone can win, with another tight finish expected. Inexperienced cyclists are looking ...
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BURTON TOYOTA SURF REPORT

It's been a pretty good week of surf and despite the weather I think there are going to be some nice waves on offer for most of the coast. There's plenty of swell and the ...
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GAV’S WEATHER – WET START TO THE WEEKEND

The low in the Bight is producing some welcome inland rain for NSW. Moisture content has increased with the cloud cover building over Queensland as the two troughs merge. The slow moving system will move ...
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CERVINIA COMES UP TRUMPS

The Damien Lane trained Cervinia won her second race in as many starts, claiming today's Somerton Cup in Gunnedah. The five year old surviving a late surge from the favourite. "Torquay is getting to it ...
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TRAINING PARTNERS REPRESENTING NSW

Two Tamworth gymnasts are preparing to take on some of the country's best. They'll head to Melbourne this weekend for the National Championships ...
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