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Yabbies retain their 10 Man title

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club took a quality contingent of swimmers to the annual Australian Infantry Forces (AIF) Western Districts Swimming Carnival on the weekend and returned with plenty of silverware. Hosted this year by Dubbo, the Cobar team came home with four major trophies including the 10 […]

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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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Yabbies competition starts with a tie

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club competition last Tuesday night began with a tie in the 30 metres handicapped freestyle event. Both Chris Deighton and Paul Swainston finished within 0.03 seconds of their nominated times to share first place honours. Doug Rorke was second on 0.25 and Bob Clark […]

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Yabbies win national swimming title

Cobar Yabby Trevor Menadue made history on Saturday as the first Cobar Senior Men’s Club swimmer to ever win an AIF Nationals swimming title. Menadue, who started the 2016/2017 season with the Yabbies before relocating to Melbourne at the beginning of the year, re-joined his Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming […]

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Yabbies bring home Western Districts trophies

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club were represented by nine swimmers and their social director, Peter ‘China’ Brien, at the Western Districts Swimming Carnival in Wellington on Sunday. The carnival attracted a field of 85 swimmers from clubs around the western region. The Cobar team won the prestigious 10 […]

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Favourite yet to emerge in Yabbies

As of midway through the Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club 2016/2017 season, a clear favourite for this year’s championships title is still yet to emerge. Due to work commitments, last year’s point score winner Jarred ‘Jacko’ Davey, who won the bulk of last season’s trophies, hasn’t been a regular attender […]

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2017

Yabbies’ weekly swims continue

While many local sports are currently taking a break, the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club weekly swims have been continuing. The championships points have been shared around over the past few weeks with no one swimmer dominating the competition. In the first swim of the year on January 3, […]

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Jarrod Davey takes out Yabbies’ top trophies

Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club newcomer Jarred ‘Jacko’ Davey cleaned up this season, winning all but two of the club’s perpetual trophies. At the club’s 2015/2016 season presentations on Friday night at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club Davey claimed the club’s Overall Club Championship Point Score ‘Curly Solomon […]

2016

Yabbies’ 10-man triumph

Cobar Yabbies senior men’s swimming squad had a successful weekend at the Nationals Swimming Carnival in Southport, Queensland over the weekend, winning the 10 man relay event. The team of Stuart & Owen Small, Grant McDonald Jarred ‘Jacko’ Davey, Ben Plush and Jason Toomey finished second in the six man […]

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2016

Jacko Davey’s perfectly brilliant night

Jarred ‘Jacko’ Davey is a man that is almost perfect, well when it comes to swimming spot on to your nominated time that is! At last Tuesday night’s Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club competition Davey won all four handicapped events with near perfect times. He recorded a time of […]