TAMWORTH KANGAROOS GROUND EAGLES TO REMAIN ON TRACK FOR SEMI-FINALS

To North West AFL and the Inverell Saints marched over the top of the Gunnedah Bulldogs on Saturday, while the Tamworth Kangaroos had a field-day over the Narrabri Eagles. The Roos led 53 to 16 ...
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TAMWORTH CYCLE CLUB GRANTED $10,000 FOR SEPTEMBER FESTIVAL

A win for cycling in the region today with the New South Wales Government handing over $10,000 to the Tamworth Cycling Club. The grant will fund the club's first Festival of Cycling, which was launched ...
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SAM HILL CLAIMS 2018 GUNNEDAH TO TAMWORTH SCRATCH RACE

It was 106-kilometres of hard-yakka, with an early race incident even seeing a hold up in proceedings. The Gunnedah to Tamworth scratch cycling race eventually run and won by Newcastle's Sam Hill, in conditions that ...
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ROBB COLLEGE DEFEATS ARMIDALE BLUES IN SECOND-HALF FIGHTBACK

They're the top two teams in the New England competition, with yesterday's match showing exactly why. A spectacle on ground between the Armidale Blues and Robb College, a game that's now evolved into the club's ...
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NORTH TAMWORTH BEARS OUTCLASS COWBOYS ON OLD BOYS DAY

Werris Creek got the better of the Kangaroos yesterday in Group 4 rugby league, as the Roosters demolished the Narrabri Blues. The reigning premiers proved too slick for the Cowboys overnight, wanting to prove themselves ...
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2018 COUNTRY CAPITAL CUP ATTRACTS ALMOST 700 GYMNASTS TO TAMWORTH

It's a competition that's come on in leaps and bounds for the Tamworth Gymnastics Club. A two-day event that's seen an increase of 200 competitors on last year's carnival, with 2018 even drawing interest internationally ...
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COUNTRY NSW WELL REPRESENTED IN JAPAN AT RUGBY FESTIVAL

Country New South Wales will be well represented in Japan over the weekend, with Glen Innes' Alex Newsome, Tamworth's Paddy Ryan and Quirindi's Sam Carter all suiting-up for their respective Super Rugby teams. With the ...
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MOUNTAIN BIKERS TO HIT MOUNT BORAH FOR TRIAL-STAR ENDURO SERIES

Mountain bikers from across the region will make tracks to Mount Borah this weekend, for round five of the Trial-star Enduro Series. Starting tomorrow, the two-day event will consist of four stages, and is considered ...
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NEW ENGLAND NOMADS TRAVELLING STRONG DESPITE OFF-FIELD CHALLENGES

There's the contest on-field, then there's other challenges that confront the New England Nomads. With two forfeits already this season, the university holidays continue to present problems for the Nomads ...
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ARMIDALE BLUES AND ROBB COLLEGE MEET IN TOP OF THE TABLE CLASH

It's been a transformation that now has the Armidale Blues leading the pack in the New England. A position they'll endeavour to maintain, when they host Robb College at the club's annual 'Soldier On' charity ...
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TAMWORTH KANGAROOS OUT TO CONSOLIDATE TOP FOUR SPOT

The Tamworth Kangaroos currently sit in fourth spot in the North West AFL comp. The side is hoping to jump up the ladder this weekend, as they take on the Narrabri Eagles on home turf ...
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INDIGENOUS MALES REWARDED AT SCHOOL THROUGH THE ENTICEMENT OF SPORT

It's an initiative launched by the Clontarf Foundation, where Indigenous males are rewarded through the enticement of sport. A holistic approach that's been headed-up by a former Australian Kangaroos hardman ...
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PLAYER INTEREST SKY HIGH FOR A SPOT IN UNE SEVENS SQUAD

The University of New England is hoping to improve on last year's bottom of the ladder result in the Uni Rugby Sevens Series. Coach Tom Bower says he's excited with the number of players who ...
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CYCLISTS PREPARE FOR WEEKEND’S DOUBLE HEADER

It will be a big weekend of cycling in the North West, with hundreds expected to compete in two major road races. The Keegan Downes Memorial will kick off on Saturday in Coonabarabran, followed by ...
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SCHMUDE NAMED AUSSIE TEAM MANAGER FOR UNI WORLD GAMES

The University of New England's David Schmude is set to play a major role at next year's Word University Games in Italy. The Director of UNE Life was recently elected as the chair of Uni ...
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LOCAL BULL RIDER HELPS AUSSIE TEAM TO SILVER AT PBR GLOBAL CUP

Upper Horton bull rider Troy Wilkinson has helped the Australian team to second place in the second leg of the inaugural Professional Bull Riders Global Cup in Sydney. Wilkinson claimed 82-points in round one - ...
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ROBB BEATS ALBIES IN NAIL BITING CLASH

Robb College has fought back from a 17-point half-time deficit to beat rivals St Alberts in the New England Rugby Union. It came down to the wire...a converted try in the final minute saw Robb ...
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LOCAL JOCKEY SHOWS PROMISE

A local jockey is sweeping the stakes on the racetrack with 12-wins in seven months. Regional trainers are taking a punt on Wendy Peel - who is fast making a name for herself as a ...
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OPEN FUTURITY FINALS

Excitement was at its peak last night for a nail biting finish to the Open Futurity Finals. Lynda MacCallum just pipped at the post - but it was still a dream run for the Scone ...
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TAMWORTH FC DEFEAT SOUTH ARMIDALE

In the Northern Inland Premier League's only match this weekend, Tamworth FC have continued their winning streak, downing South Armidale 4-2. Tamworth remain at the top of the ladder ...
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‘KEEPIT KOOL’ SAILING REGATTA

The 'Keepit Kool' sailing regatta unfurled its biggest event yet...celebrating 50 years on the water. With a record number of boats making the voyage to be part of the historic moment ...
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ST ALBERT’S TAKE ON ROBB COLLEGE

Local sport fans can still get their footy fix this long weekend with a highly anticipated Armidale college match on Monday. St Albert's and Robb College will clash for the tenth round of New England ...
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WENDY PEEL CONTINUES WINNING STREAK

Local jockey Wendy Peel has taken out the Maiden Handicap, coincidentally on Ladies Day at Tamworth Jockey Club. Peel rode 'More Than Magico' to victory - a testament to another local, trainer Sue Grills. The ...
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JUNE CARNIVAL’S 50TH BIRTHDAY

Hundreds of baseball players have reunited in Tamworth for an annual long weekend carnival. While pink tutus aren't the usual uniform, this weekend players say anything goes ...
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JUNIOR AFL TEAMS PREPARE FOR SELECTORS

Junior AFL is making waves in the north west with its first representative carnival in Tamworth. Four teams from around the region today took on the North Coast, preparing for selectors in July ...
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OVER 60 TAMWORTH OZTAG PLAYERS TO REPRESENT NSW COUNTRY AGAINST CITY

A strong contingent of Tamworth OzTag players will turnout for New South Wales Country this weekend, as they face arch-rivals City. Just over 60 junior and senior players will represent the region, with a father ...
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WEST TAMWORTH BOWLING CLUB ROLLS-OUT WINTER TRIPLES TOURNAMENT

It's a time-honoured lawn bowls event that's now been running for over 50-years. A two-day tournament held at the West Tamworth Bowling Club, with competitors both young and old rolling-up to roll down the green ...
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FAMILY FUN AT FUTURITY

When it comes to family rivalry, the Yates know how to handle the heat. They've brought their pride and joy of cutting horses from Central Queensland to Tamworth, to contest the National Cutting Horse Futurity ...
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KEEPIT KOOL SAILING REGATTA CELEBRATES 50 YEARS THIS LONG WEEKEND

It's predicted to be the biggest in history...as a landmark moment lies ahead for the 'Keepit Kool' Sailing Regatta. The three-day event has attracted sailors from as far as Perth ...
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CALROSSY NAMED CHAMPION SCHOOL FOR SIXTH YEAR STRAIGHT

Calrossy Anglican School has been named the Champion School for a record sixth consecutive year at the North West Equestrian Expo in Coonabarabran. The record-breaking victory the the longest winning streak for any school at the ...
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