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BLUES AND BAA BAAS TO BATTLE IT OUT FOR REMAINING GRAND FINAL BERTH

It's crunch time in New England rugby, with the Armidale Blues and Barbarians set to battle it out tomorrow for the remaining spot in the grand final. Robb College has already booked its berth and ...
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DRIVERS MAKE TRACKS TO TAMWORTH FOR NSW HILLCLIMB CHAMPIONSHIPS

Drivers keen for a test of skill are mapping-out a route to Tamworth. Come Sunday, the adrenaline will be fully charged, when they contest the latest round of the New South Wales Hillclimb Championship ...
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WORLD LEADING RIDERS TO SADDLE-UP AT TAMWORTH INTERNATIONAL EVENTING

Some of the world's leading eventing riders are expected to feature in the region over the next three days as the Tamworth International Eventing begins. The likes of Olympian Heath Ryan will be arriving in ...
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WINTER WARRIOR CHALLENGE ROPES IN 300 STUDENTS FROM ACROSS NSW

It continues to grow year-on-year, so it's no surprise the 2018 Winter Warrior challenge was the best yet. The event bringing secondary school students from across the state to Lake Keepit today, with an over-arching ...
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JACK DAVIS HEADS TO ADELAIDE FOR ROUND FIVE OF NATIONAL BMX SERIES

An injury in training forced BMX star Jack Davis to momentarily step away from his passion. A hiatus that earned the 16-year-old titles in weightlifting, though this weekend it's a return to the bike in ...
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ZANE TAPP CLAIMS NSW CRITERIUM VICTORY

Zane Tapp can comfortably call himself one of the fastest teenage cyclists in the state. He's just taken out top honours in his age group for the criterium race at the New South Wales Junior ...
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BLANCH TO TAKE ON A SECOND YEAR AS BEARS COACH

Scott Blanch has committed to coach the North Tamworth Bears again in 2019. The side's captain-coach says he wanted to get the decision out of the way, before the team heads into the Group 4 final ...
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FARRER KNOCKED OUT OF THE RUNNING FOR ELITE SCHOOLS UNIVERSITY SHIELD

Farrer High School has been knocked out of the running for the Elite Schools University Shield, after an eight-point loss in the quarter final. But they didn't go down to Endeavour Sports High without a ...
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RECORD NUMBERS AT 5TH ANNUAL INDOOR SPORTS DAY

More than 100 people have packed the Tamworth Sports Dome for the annual Indoor Sports Day. Now in its fifth year, the event is adding more and more fun activities to its line up. This ...
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NEW RECORD FOR TAS AFTER CITY2SURF

For students at The Armidale School, the City2Surf is more than just a single event - it's a prelude to the school's own Triple Crown competition. A determined group has just returned, many having achieved ...
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BOLTS WITHOUT MCGANN FOR FINALS AS HE RETURNS TO THE US

The Tamworth Thunderbolts will be without Scott McGann for this year's finals series. NBN News caught up with the 19-year-old before his flight to the United States today - he's heading back to play college ...
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LACHLAN BRYCE HOPING TO CARVE OUT WOODCHOPPING TITLE AT BRISBANE EKKA

And Murrurundi lumberjack Lachlan Bryce will look to continue his meteoric rise this week, when he features at the Brisbane Ekka show. The young axeman is striving towards the under-21 standing block championship, having already ...
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MAGPIES ELIMINATE BOARS FROM FINALS WITH SOLID 26-POINT WIN

The Glen Innes Magpies have carried their regular season form into the first week of the finals, with a 26-point win over the Moree Boars yesterday. The Magpies' defence being the cornerstone of their game, ...
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TAMWORTH FC DEFEAT DEMON KNIGHTS TO MAKE IT 15 WINS ON THE TROT

They occupy first and second spot on the ladder, however there's still 17 competition points between them. The weekend's top of the table clash in local premier league, showing why there's daylight between Tamworth FC ...
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TAMWORTH THUNDERBOLTS SURVIVE DO-OR-DIE CLASH AGAINST LITHGOW

The Tamworth Thunderbolts' season remains alive, after a one-point win over Lithgow. The match was played in front of a jam-packed stadium, and no one was more thrilled over the win than Bolts coach John ...
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NEGS HOST NEW ZEALAND COUNTERPARTS IN FIRST INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

It started as an invitation sent across the Tasman, with that now developing into NEGS hosting their first international competition. A proposal that's landed New Zealand girls school Nga Tawa in Armidale, where students go ...
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DART PLAYERS CONVERGE ON TAMWORTH FOR TWO-DAY TOURNAMENT

From a stones throw down the road to north of the border, like-minded dart players are in Tamworth this weekend, all vying for a slice of the hefty prize pool. The two-day tournament began this ...
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TAMWORTH FC HOST DEMON KNIGHT’S IN TOP OF THE TABLE CLASH

While Tamworth FC might have wrapped-up the minor premiership before the end of the regular season, tomorrow could well preview who ends-up with the major silverware. A top of the table clash where the undefeated ...
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TAMWORTH THUNDERBOLTS SEASON GOES ON THE LINE AGAINST LITHGOW LAZERS

They were hoping their last home match of 2018 was behind them. But a loss against Sutherland last week in the opening round of the finals, has now brought the Tamworth Thunderbolts back to town ...
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UNE LIONS READY TO LET LOOSE AT AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITY SEVENS SERIES

It has the potential to open doors to the Commonwealth and Olympic Games. Now in its second year, the Australian University Sevens Series is just weeks away from kick-off, with the UNE Lions ready to ...
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ARMIDALE BLUES HOPING TO ADD MAJOR SILVERWARE TO MINOR TITLE

They've already ticked one title off the list this season, with the Armidale Blues hoping there's more to come. This Saturday they face off against Robb College in the New England competition, as the semi-finals kick-off ...
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ARMIDALE GOLF PRODIGY ISAAC RICHES FINISHES 3RD AT WORLD CHAMPS

His ability and his mental toughness are characteristics his coach Andrew Walkley hasn't seen before. Armidale golf prodigy Isaac Riches has just returned from the World Championships, and he's only in Kindergarten ...
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SIXERS TOUR REGION TO GET MORE KIDS INTO CRICKET

The Sydney Sixers have wrapped their tour of the North West - promoting cricket to up-and-comers across the region. While the three-day visit was all about getting more people into the sport, there was also ...
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NEW TRAIL RUNNING EVENT COMING TO ARMIDALE

The region's bush runners will have a chance to trek through Australia's highest city. Next month, competitors will run around Armidale's Dumaresq Dam and up Mount Duval, as part of a one-of-a-kind trail run. (VISION ...
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TAS PREPARES FOR THIS WEEKEND’S CITY 2 SURF

The Armidale School is preparing to its largest-ever school group to this weekend's City to Surf. More than 250-students and staff will be taking part and one student is determined to crack the one-hour mark ...
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NSW COUNTRY JUNIOR RUGBY TEAMS DOMINATED BY CITY COUNTERPARTS

The New South Wales Country boys have been dominate by their City counterparts, on the field yesterday in Tamworth. The annual City versus Country carnival saw the under-14's, 15's and under-16's boys sides, all suffer ...
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TAMWORTH TRI COLOURS RUGBY CARNIVAL WELCOMES IN OVER 500 JUNIOR PLAYERS

More than 500 junior rugby players from across the North West put on their club colours yesterday for the Tamworth Tri Colours Rugby carnival. From the tiny-tots in the under-6s through to the under-12's, the ...
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KANGAROOS TOWELLED UP BY NOMADS AS EAGLES UPSET SWANS

The Narrabri Eagles recorded an upset win over the Tamworth Swans on the weekend, in North West AFL. While the New England Nomads won comfortably over the Tamworth Kangaroos. The Nomads led 75 to 21 ...
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A FIVE TRY HAUL FROM AARON DONNELLY HELPS BULLDOGS BEAT ROOSTERS

It wasn't so much a case of one team dominating, but rather one particular player. Gunnedah's Aaron Donnelly enjoying a second-half free-for-all on the weekend, in the side's 10-point win over competition leaders, the Roosters ...
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TAMWORTH RUNNING FESTIVAL WELCOMES MASSIVE NUMBER OF ENTRANTS

From the recreational runner through to the elite, this year's Tamworth Running Festival has attracted all types, from all places. Around 570 participants took part this morning all in the name of health and wellbeing ...
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