GARY ELLA INSPIRES NEXT GENERATION OF INDIGENOUS RUGBY PLAYERS IN ARMIDALE

He's one-third of the famous Ella brothers, a rugby trio that played the game off-the-cuff, leaving onlookers amazed and the opposition bewildered. Gary Ella brought his experience and wisdom to Armidale today, imparting that onto ...
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OVER 400 PLAYERS HELP KICK-OFF INAUGURAL TAMWORTH SUMMER FOOTBALL COMPETITION

It's a competition in its inaugural year, and one that's been launched by Northern Inland Football. While the concept isn't new, it's certainly new to the region, as the Tamworth Summer Football competition kicked-off last ...
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GUNNEDAH BULLDOGS APPOINT JOHN HICKEY AS HEAD COACH OF FOR 2019

He's coached New South Wales and Australian triathlon teams, not too mention overseen athletic squads and junior rugby league teams. John Hickey has the credentials, and the respected mentor has just been appointed as the ...
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UNE LIONS TRAVEL TO ADELAIDE FOR FINAL ROUND OF AON SEVENS SERIES

The UNE Lions will travel to Adelaide this weekend, where they'll play in the final round of the Australian University Sevens Series. The Lions hoping to carry their impressive form from last round on the ...
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TAMWORTH SUMMER 7s GETS UNDERWAY AS NUMBERS SOAR IN 2018

While the numbers on-field might be fewer, there's certainly been no decline in the popularity of the Tamworth Summer 7s. The competition getting underway last night at Rugby Park ...
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JACK DAVIS HEADS TO HOBART FOR FINAL ROUND OF BMXA NATIONAL SERIES

Tamworth's Jack Davis will travel to Hobart this weekend to compete in the final round of the BMXA National Series. The Launceston event will be his last major race, before flying to America in late ...
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RECORD NUMBERS EXPECTED TO TURNOUT FOR NIAS AFL TRIALS IN INVERELL

Players from the Northern Inland Academy of Sport are about to receive an opportunity like no other. This Saturday, the 2019 AFL trials will be held, where the selected athletes will receive state-level coaching and ...
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QUEENSLAND REDS SIGN FORMER GUNNEDAH RUGBY PLAYER HARRY WILSON

Former Gunnedah junior Harry Wilson is the newest kid on the Super Rugby block. This week, the rugby prodigy penned a deal with the Queensland Reds, joining a long list of elite players from the ...
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TAMWORTH JUNIORS HEAD TO OZTAG CHAMPIONSHIPS

Tamworth's largest ever contingent of oztag players is heading to the state's east coast this weekend to contest the National Junior Championships. And for some of the younger teams, this will be their first time ...
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ARMIDALE ATHLETICS SUMMER SEASON LAUNCHED

Armidale Athletics has been known to dominate the track, but this year, the club is honing in on its field event athletes. Wednesday night marked the official launch of the summer season ...
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COULD BO ABRA BE TAMWORTH’S NEXT RUGBY STAR?

Teenage rugby sensation Bo Abra says he's "over the moon" to be named in the under 20s Rugby World Cup development squad. He says he's been rubbing shoulders and getting some tips from star of ...
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INTER-SCHOOLS HORSE EXTRAVAGANZA WRAPS UP FOR ANOTHER YEAR

Hundreds of students from around the country took to the saddle for four days, competing in the 2018 Inter-Schools Horse Extravaganza. Monday was the final day, and campdrafting was centre stage ...
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WORLD-CHAMPION MUAY THAI FIGHTER ORGANISING TAMWORTH FIGHT NIGHT

Tamworth's world-champion Muay Thai fighter Ben Burrage will bring a taste of Thailand to the Country Music Capital. He's planning to host a fight in the North West early next year - but before that ...
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NSW COUNTRY EAGLES OUT OF THE NATIONAL RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP

It's been a tough year for the New South Wales Country Eagles, and now, their campaign in the National Rugby Championship has come to a disappointing end. They battled it out against Queensland Country at ...
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TAMWORTH’S CRITERIUM RACING SEASON UNDERWAY

Tamworth's Criterium Racing season kicked off today, and while the turnout was down in comparison to previous years, the competition was tough to beat. Under 19s rider Luke Deasey began his season with a win ...
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JUNIORS THE FOCUS FOR PEEL VALLEY MOTORCYCLE CLUB

They formed the club just over twelve months ago and membership is booming. The Peel Valley Motorcyle Club took it back to basics on Saturday, putting the next batch of juniors through their paces ...
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CALL PUT OUT FOR LOCALS WANTING TO SIGN UP FOR WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL

It's a little known sport in the New England but it's hoped wheelchair basketball will soon take off. Today's Northern Shootout saw players from Newcastle combine with those from our region to make up full ...
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NSW COUNTRY EAGLES TOUCH-DOWN IN TAMWORTH AHEAD OF NRC MATCH

It'll be a fitting finale for the New South Wales Country Eagles tomorrow, as they wrap-up their National Rugby Championship in Tamworth. The Eagles flew into Tamworth this afternoon ahead of tomorrow's match, a side ...
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SUMMER CRITERIUM SEASON SET TO START FOR TAMWORTH CYCLE CLUB

They're a club that comprises of exceptional initiative and foresight; qualities that will unearth a new junior program this Sunday. A weekend that launches the Tamworth Cycle Club criterium season, and it's not just for ...
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NSW COUNTRY EAGLES TO HOLD OPEN TRAINING SESSION AT TAMWORTH’S SCULLY PARK

The New South Wales Country Eagles will touch down in Tamworth tomorrow, ahead of Saturday's National Rugby Championship match against Queensland Country. The lads will hit the paddock tomorrow afternoon at Tamworth's Scully Park for ...
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PEEL VALLEY MOTORCYCLE CLUB TO HOST FIRST EVER ‘COME AND TRY DAY’

It's an opportunity for kids who are considering motorbike racing to take the next step. This Saturday, the Peel Valley Motorcycle Club will put on its 'Come and Try Day,' where novice riders are also ...
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FORMER AUSSIE DIAMOND NETBALLER SUSAN PETTITT BRINGS COACHING CLINICS TO NORTH WEST

She's represented her country on 71 occasions, and Susan Pettitt is now advising the next generation of netballers. The former Aussie star held clinics this morning in Armidale, before heading to Tamworth this afternoon ...
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TAMWORTH’S SUMMER 7’S COMP SEES HIKE IN NUMBERS

The rugby season might be over, but Tamworth's keen players will soon be able to play in the Summer Sevens comp. Registration kicks off on Thursday, and organisers say they've had to add an extra ...
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BOWLERS COME FROM FAR AND WIDE TO PLAY IN MEMORY OF JOHN PAUL VELLA

Tamworth's keen bowlers came together on Wednesday - paying tribute to one of their own. West Tamworth Bowling Club hosted a comp, in memory of a bowler who tragically lost his life. "Today's the day ...
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GOLFERS TO HIT THE GREEN FOR CHARITY

Tamworth's golfing community will take out their clubs this Friday, raising money for cancer research. The event is being held in memory of a friend who lost his life to the disease, David Clemson. More ...
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TAMWORTH TENNIS STAR WINS BIG IN STATE TOURNAMENT

Tamworth's Zach Adams is fast becoming one of the North West's top tennis stars. He's just come back from the 2018 Newcastle Top-spin Tennis Bronze Tournament, where he has just added another two titles to ...
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TAMWORTH GYMNASTICS CLUB CROWNED VAULT NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Tamworth Gymnastics Club has won big - taking out the top spot in level-seven vault at the National Club Championships. Weeks of training have paid off, with the girls also placing 6th overall ...
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UNE LIONS PRODUCE THEIR BEST PERFORMANCE OF AON 7s SERIES ON THE GOLD COAST

The UNE Lions showed their full capability on the weekend, in round four of the Australian University Sevens Series on the Gold Coast. The Lions dropping only one match across six games - their opening ...
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NSW COUNTRY EAGLES SUFFER HEART-BREAKING ONE-POINT LOSS TO BRISBANE CITY

The New South Wales Country Eagles suffered a heart-breaking one-point loss to Brisbane City yesterday, at Camden Rugby Park. The Eagles trailed 14-nill at the break, before going on to score 27 second-half points. The ...
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NORTHERN INLAND BOLTERS EXIT REGIONAL TWENTY20 BASH

It was the opening round of the Regional Bash, a Twenty20 campaign that's now over for the Northern Inland Bolters. Recording two wins from their three matches, the Bolters loss on Saturday, coming back to ...
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