What you read in The Leader sport 2017: October | Photos

Check out what was making news in the sporting world around Tamworth in October, 2017.


“My body’s taken a fair hit over the years playing footy, and I think you never lose that competitive edge … It’s [cricket] a different challenge for me physically. Mentally, I’m certainly enjoying it.”

“I’m pretty confident. I’ve been training hard. I’m a big believer in you get out what you put in.”

“I understand what they're trying to create – a culture at the club.”

“It’ll be important to kick off in the First Division with the right frame of mind. We’re not planning to just make up numbers. We want to be competitive but we’ll need more players and a good pre-season.”

“I reckon there might be a couple of blokes out there huffing and puffing.”

“He never regretted that [retiring].”

“At the end of the day if it provides good football for those clubs for Group 19, then that's great.”

“It’s absolutely excellent. It saves me so many dramas with it being basically around the corner.”

“It’s a great opportunity for our community and rugby league fans from across the region to share in the excitement of an NRL round.”

“Both me and Mark wanted to use some experience that we’ve gained over the years and give it back to the kids.”


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