Monthly Archives: May 2013

Quirindi Cricketer of the Year

Andrew Cohen was recently awarded the Cricketer of the Year award for his efforts during the last year’s season of cricket in Quirindi. Playing the game since he was seven, Andrew has been honing his skills for the past 18 years his talent made evident by receiving this coveted award. “I love playing cricket because every game is different as well as the thrill and...

King of the Ranges

Magnificent weather, a participating crowd and well patronised events ensured Murrurundi’s King of the Ranges four-day stockman’s challenge was a success. For the public the Saturday and Sunday’s program proved a winner including the Paws Up dog jump, egg throwing and sack races providing good entertainment. Using both rinks, the events were complimented with a ute muster (first time this year) on the adjoining Wilson Memorial...

Five hundred fitness fanatics

By Sally Alden Over 500 fitness fanatics converged in Quirindi on Sunday to take part in the second annual Quirindi Canter for charity. Swarms of red shirted volunteers gathered in the early morning sun, as runners, walkers, joggers and participants eagerly awaited the starters signal. Terry and Therese Barnett with son Phil Barnett completed the 5-kilometre walk with grins from ear to ear. ”It’s been an amazing...