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2016

The Cobar Weekly celebrates 30 years

The Cobar Weekly, Cobar’s own independent community newspaper, will celebrate its 30th anniversary this week. The first edition of The Cobar Weekly was produced on February 6, 1986 and 30 years later “the little paper” is still providing locals with all the latest news, sport and photos of local happenings. […]

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Bushies send Tilpa back into bat

In an act of fair play, the Bushies senior cricket team sent a young Tilpa side back in to bat after they were bowled out early in Saturday’s Twenty/20 cricket match at Ward Oval. The game had only reached the 7th over before the Tilpa side was dismissed for a […]

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There was no beating Rorke

There was no beating Doug Rorke at the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club handicapped event last Tuesday night at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. Rorke pulled off an incredible feat by swimming spot on his nominated time to take out the 50 metres event. Back in second place was […]

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Australia Day got off to a quick start

  Cobar’s Australia Day activities yesterday got off to a quick start with the senior and junior triathlon events first off the mark on this year’s Australia Day program. Both were well attended with 33 tackling the senior course organised by the Cobar Athletics & Triathlon Squad (CATS) while there […]

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Yabbies not long out of the water

Competition in the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club barely missed a beat over the Christmas/New Year period with members only missing out on one week of competition. At last week’s event at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool Jesci Clark won the 30 metres event after swimming to within 0.04 […]

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Local triathlons gaining in popularity

The Cobar Athletics & Triathlon Squad’s (CATS) monthly triathlon events are gaining in popularity with a record number of 33 competitors lining up on Sunday morning for the January event at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. Club president Zoë Harland said they were very pleased with the big turn out […]

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Competition heats up in the pool

As the weather gets hotter, so too is the competition at the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club weekly events. John Carswell was in sizzling form at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool last Tuesday night winning two of the four events contested. In the 30 metres freestyle handicap swim, Carswell […]