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Only weekend matches played

Another ‘washed out Wednesday’ occurred last week with the Ladies Golf competition days reduced to the weekend matches only. Numbers were close to the 20 mark on both days with 18 players contesting the stroke game on Saturday. Fran Samios held off Jenny Stephenson and Fay Hardwick after countbacks in […]

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Beetson firms as Singles favourite

The men’s bowls championships competitions have resumed at the Golfie. In the Singles game played on Sunday Brad Beetson firmed up as the competition favourite after he defeated Shane Carter 31-28 in their match. In the Pairs game on Saturday, David Knight and Aaron Finn held on to win 22-20 […]

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Clark’s second hole in one this season

It’s that man again – Greg Clark, who continues to amaze the local golfing fraternity. Clark ruthlessly outclassed men’s golf captain Peter ‘China’ Brien on Saturday to advance to the semi-final stage of the Bill Bartlett Matchplay competition. Then on Sunday, not happy with a hole-in-one a couple of months […]

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Rotary cashes up community

The Rotary Club of Cobar handed out $6,000 worth of donations to local groups last week. The Macquarie Home Stay, Royal Flying Doctor Service, the Cobar Weekly Association, Cobar Preschool, Cobar Mobile Children’s Services and Kubby House Childcare Centre were the recipients of the club’s annual donation program. Club secretary […]

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Cobar to receive resources funds

Cobar Shire Council is set to benefit from $4.4million from the NSW Government’s revamped resources for Regions program. Deputy Premier and minister responsible for resources John Barilaro announced the changes last week. “Every year our vibrant mining towns contribute to the NSW economy, but this success can place extra pressure […]

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Camels won’t be pulling on the boots

The Cobar Camels don’t look like they will be pulling on their rugby boots this season with the Cobar club pulling out of the 2020 Western Plains Rugby Union competition. Club president Jarrod Marsden said feedback from the Camels’ coaches was that they had only received a firm commitment from […]