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TAMWORTH’S SPORTING FIELDS TO RECEIVE LIGHTING UPGRADE

Tamworth’s sporting infrastructure is set to receive a significant upgrade, thanks to a state government grant. Just over $558,000 has been allocated to ensure the region’s sporting fields have adequate lighting. 20 new light poles will be installed at six full-size sporting fields, to encourage more night-time matches and training sessions. It’s hoped the lighting will also help to attract new events to Tamworth and increase festival camping security. PLEASE NOTE: AUDIO UNAVAILABLE.  

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SENIOR PLAYERS SET TO HIT FAIRWAYS FOR INVERELL’S SAPPHIRE CITY WEEK OF GOLF

Inverell’s golf course will be a hive of activity come Monday, as senior players hit the fairways for the 2018 Sapphire City Week of Golf. Organised by the Inverell Veterans Golf Committee, the four-day tournament is expected to feature around 90 men and women – players travelling from far and wide to take part. Competition is stableford based, with the New South Wales Veteran Golf Association Shield contested on Tuesday and Thursday. PLEASE NOTE: AUDIO UNAVAILABLE.  

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COMPETITORS EYE-OFF BIG REWARDS AT GUNNEDAH SPORTING CLAYS CLUB

Around 300 competitors will have the shot at some big prizes this long-weekend, when the Gunnedah Sporting Clays club hosts its 52nd Gumtree Championships. On offer is almost $30,000 in prizes, with a $12,000 shotgun up for grabs to anyone who can shoot a perfect score at the Gumtree Championships. The action gets underway early on Saturday morning. PLEASE NOTE: AUDIO UNAVAILABLE.  

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