North West's rugby union team finished on the podium

Ellen Dunger
Updated May 9 2023 - 12:04pm, first published 11:30am
The bronze medal-winning North West team. Picture by Deann McCumstie
The bronze medal-winning North West team. Picture by Deann McCumstie

A late defensive play by winger Dion Kennedy ensured the North West High Schools' rugby union side would walk away with a podium finish at the NSW Championships last week.

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Ellen Dunger

Ellen Dunger

Sport journalist

Originally from the Blue Mountains, I spent my teenage years in the Riverina at boarding school before moving to Bathurst in 2012 to complete Bachelor of Sport Studies/ Bachelor of Communications (journalism) at Charles Sturt University. I started my career at The Blayney Chronicle in May 2015 and worked casually, one day a week at the Central Western Daily later that year. I moved to Armidale in March 2016 to take on the role as the Northern Tablelands' sports journalist. Played a variety of sports in my lifetime including touch football, league tag, gymnastics, dance, cross country running and equestrian. Am currently involved in endurance horse riding and racing. Always happy to hear news and tips. Contact me via email: or phone/ text 0438 259 985

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