Chris Bath WERRIS Creek finished on top of a tough match against Boggabri on Saturday in Second Division, while Dungowan remain unbeaten with a win over Kootingal and Wee Waa got their first points against Bundarra in the Shield. In the Plate, Walcha remain the only unbeaten side after thumping Bendemeer, while Quirindi beat Barraba and Manilla pipped Bingara.
Chris Bath Kootingal got their premiership defence off to the right start with a good win over Wee Waa, while Dungowan and Uralla have shot to the top of the table with a wins over Boggabri and Werris Creek respectively in the Shield. In the first week of the Plate Barraba beat Quirindi in an ugly win at home, while Walcha flogged Bendemeer and Manilla and Bingara had a draw. Full reports in the Leader.
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Oakburn Park is the venue for the King of the Ring speedway spectacular on Saturday night.
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Australian netball legend Liz Ellis made a special visit to Tamworth on Thursday.