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NEWSOME AND RYAN PLAY FOR BERTH IN SUPER RUGBY DECIDER

Glen Innes’ Alex Newsome and Tamworth’s Paddy Ryan are just one game shy of reaching the 20-18 Super Rugby grand final. The duo will line-up for the New South Wales Waratahs later tonight in South Africa, where they’ll take on the mighty Lions for a spot in the decider. Newsome has retained his spot on the wing for the Tahs, having been promoted to the starting 15 for their quarter-final match last week. Ryan will come off the bench. PLEASE NOTE: AUDIO UNAVAILABLE.  

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ARMIDALE’S NATHAN CZINNER RETURNS HOME AFTER REPRESENTING AUSTRALIA

Armidale hockey star Nathan Czinner is back home after a two-week tour of South Africa, where he represented the Australian All Schools team. It all came down to the final match in the series, after two earlier draws. But in the end, the Aussies prevailed 6-3 to clinch the series over South Africa… And Czinner’s still young enough to regain selection in the team next year.  

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WOMEN’S THUNDERBOLTS RETURN AGAINST COMPETITION LEADERS COFFS HARBOUR SUNS

The Tamworth Thunderbolts women’s side will return to the court tomorrow afternoon, to face competition leaders, the Coffs Harbour Suns. The Bolts are coming-off a 20-point loss to the Shoalhaven Tigers in their last outing. It stands to be a massive afternoon for them at the Sports Dome, with the men’s side due to play afterwards, at 4pm. PLEASE NOTE: AUDIO UNAVAILABLE.  

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AROUND 700 RIDERS EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE AT THIS YEAR’S NORTH STAR TRAIL RIDE

Dirtbike riders of all ages and abilities will make tracks to North Star this weekend, for the town’s annual trail bike ride. Around 700 are expected to line up on their two-wheelers. Riders compete over a wide variety of distances and terrains, with course-lengths ranging from 20 through to 80-kilometres. Since its inaugural event in 2006, the competition has grown exponentially. This year, riders have come from as far away as Tasmania to take part. PLEASE NOTE: AUDIO UNAVAILABLE.  

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BRAYDEN BOONSTRA AND BEAU CAVALLARO SELECTED FOR NNSWF STATE TEAM

Two Northern Inland Academy of Sport players are gearing up to compete against the country’s best young footballers. Brayden Boonstra and Beau Cavallaro have gained selection in Northern New South Wales Football State teams. Boonstra will line-up in the under-13’s, while Cavallaro has been selected for the under-14’s. Both players have undergone gruelling trials in Newcastle, and will head to Coffs Harbour in September, to compete in the National Championships. PLEASE NOTE: AUDIO UNAVAILABLE  

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NEGS STUDENTS TO SPEND WEEKEND COMPETING AT MALAYSIAN NATIONAL HORSE SHOW

Seven students from the New England Girls School will spend this weekend competing at the Malaysian National Horse Show. It’s a watershed moment for the NEGS students, having become the first school equestrian team in Australia to compete on an international level. The girls will compete in dressage and showjumping, with the students facing an added challenge of riding borrowed horses. PLEASE NOTE: AUDIO UNAVAILABLE  

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