Geoff Newling ARMIDALE Outlaws made their return to Tamworth first grade baseball a wet but winning one while Gunnedah Giants might have created a little bit of club history when they drew against defending premiers Warriors when the first round of Tamworth first grade baseball began at Tamworth’s Field Of Dreams last Saturday.
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.
Chris Bath WHILE no phone calls have been made yet, Wee Waa fullback Scott Spencer hopes that Jamie Lyon might return to the Panthers next season after announcing that this would be his last year playing NRL with Manly sea Eagles, and the Second Division club could use the extra depth after travelling to Kootingal on Saturday with only 13 players.