Winter must be a favourite for our sports journalists. There’s footy (of all descriptions), soccer, netball, horse racing and much more for our sports fans to sink their teeth into.
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Central North under-13s’ attacking mentality served them well in Armidale on the weekend, almost delivering them a NSW Country title. The Chris Fowler and Ken Campbell-coached side finished runners-up after being outmuscled by Illawarra 34-25 in Sunday’s final.
After a little bit of a slow start to the season Narrabri coach Dylan Duncan believes the Blue Boars are in a good place.
Tamworth Swans’ run came to a shuddering halt at the hands of a clinical Gunnedah Bulldogs at Wolseley Park on Saturday.
It’s called Jack Woolaston Oval or Bear Park. But there is another name that would be apt for North Tamworth’s home ground given the side's winning streak there: The Graveyard.
When OVA won the grand final replay 2-1 at Marius Street on Saturday, it is perhaps understandable that Coates quickly referenced the ball controversy.