Sport

Werris Creek “Magpies” Rugby League

The Magpies home game against Kootingal on Saturday August 9, will be a fundraising game in support of our local Werris Creek branch of Can Assist. Can Assist provide assistance and care to country cancer patients and their families. The magpies will play in a specially designed jersey for the game, with a number of jerseys being auctioned off after the game. All money raised will go...

Rotary takes DreamCricket to Quirindi

Jared Beaman A popular sporting program for children with disabilities was brought to Quirindi last week thanks to the Movement Disorder Foundation, Bradman Foundation and local Rotary Club. Quirindi Public School’s K-6S class participated in a DreamCricket session held at the school oval on Tuesday July 29 which saw local students with disabilities benefit from an exclusive sporting clinic. According to Tamworth Rotary Club Vice President Peter McCarthy,...

Heading sky high

Sally Alden He’s a long, lean sports machine; and standing at 6.1ft, Primary School student Nathan Clark is heading to the Nationals in his chosen sport of basketball. Nathan will be heading to Townsville as part of the NSW Primary Schools Boys Basketball Team in mid August. The 12 year-old from near Caroona enjoys the structure and the challenge of his sport and hopes to make it his...