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Cobar Blues club looks set to fold

Three years after the local AFL team disbanded the Cobar Blues Football & Netball Club now looks set to fold. In 2015 the Blues were struggling to field an AFL side and were thrown out of the Northern Riverina League competition. The club’s three senior representative netball teams (who had […]

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Yabbies bring home the 10 Man Trophy again

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club once again took out the prestigious 10 Man Relay title at the Five Ways Swim at Nelson Bay over the weekend. The Cobar contingent of nine swimmers were joined at the annual event by satellite swimmers (former club members) Wayne Rice and Rob […]

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Crowing Roosters inspire history book

The sport of rugby league in Cobar has a history dating back to 1921 and local  author John Collins has collated all 96 years of ups and downs of the Cobar Roosters in his latest book, The Crowing of The Roosters. Hot off the presses and due to be released next […]

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Mookhey visits Cobar on western listening tour

Labor’s spokesperson for Barwon Daniel Mookhey MLC was in Cobar yesterday as part of his week-long “listening tour” of Western NSW. In addition to speaking with Mayor Lilliane Brady yesterday Mr Mookhey also met with Broken Hill mayor Darriea Turley. During his tour Mr Mookhey was keen to speak to […]

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Rugby star to bring important message

It’s not often you can get a man to talk about his feelings, but if a 120kg Super Rugby prop can get up in front of a crowd and talk about mental health, then surely that’s a very powerful message for others. Waratahs Super Rugby player and Batyr ambassador Paddy […]