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Junior players get back on the paddock

Cobar junior league teams will next month be back on the paddock playing in a modified Dubbo & District Junior Rugby League competition. Cobar Junior Rugby League president Simone Knight reports a 2020 competition will go ahead despite the Dubbo City and Wellington clubs both pulling out this season. The […]

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Welcome rain

The Cobar district has recorded another welcome drop of rain over the weekend, with potential for more this week. A total of 12mm was officially recorded at the Cobar Meteorological Office from a storm overnight Saturday. To the east of Cobar the Gepperts at Restdown measured 13mm which they report […]

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Local couple named Rotarians of the Year

  Cobar’s Gordon and Therese Hill have been named the Australasian Rotarians of the Year. Rotary District 9670 Governor Graeme Hooper presented the prestigious award to the Hills on Saturday. The award recognises continuous club and district activity reflecting Rotary’s motto, “Service Above Self”. Gordon and Therese are both devoted […]

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Popular festival gets a second start

Following the huge success of Cobar’s Running on Empty Festival (ROEF) in 2018, all who attended (plus others who missed it) have been asking: When are we going to do it again? Festival coordinator John de Bruin announced on Friday that another ROEF festival would take place in 2022, from […]

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Castlereagh keen to kick off

A 2020 Castlereagh Rugby League competition is one step closer to becoming a reality with seven clubs indicating they are eager for some on-field action this year. The plans that were put into place to play a shortened Castlereagh League competition this year were however dealt with another blow on […]