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Roosters season off to a sensational start

The Cobar Roosters ruled the roost on their home turf on Saturday at Tom Knight Memorial Oval when they claimed the 2021 Christie and Hood Castlereagh League pre-season carnival shield. In front of an appreciative home crowd the large and mobile Roosters outfit put on three dominant displays in their […]

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Golfie bowlers smash Bourke

The Cobar Golfie Bowlers made the trip to Bourke on Sunday for the final round of the 2021 pennants competition. Despite the conditions being miserable, with light rain falling for most of the game, the Co-bar squad finally found their groove to finish the day with a win. Don Roberts, […]

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The Force was with Empire

  The force was definitely with the Empire on Saturday after they defeated Nymagee by two wickets in the 40 Overs senior cricket grand final at Ward Oval. After they won the toss and elected to bat first, Nymagee should have heeded the advice: “Don’t underestimate the Force” of the […]

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Golf’s best of the season

  Golfers enjoyed the annual Sportsmen’s Dinner at the Cobar Bowling and Golf Club on Saturday night, along with the bowlers and members of the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club. It was a small but enthusiastic crowd in attendance. Men’s Golf club captain Peter ‘China’ Brien gave a brief […]

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Yabbies bring home Western Districts trophy

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club returned home with the 2021 Western Districts AIF swimming trophy on Sunday after the club finished as the carnival’s point score winners. Hosted this year by the Forbes Diggers Club,  the 2021 Western Districts AIF Carnival had 120 swimmers competing from six clubs […]

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Cowboys disqualified

The Cobar Cowboys have been disqualified from contesting the grand final of the Macquarie Valley Cricket Council (MVCC) Brewery Shield competition this Sunday. An enquiry by the MVCC was carried out last week after it was suggested the Cowboys had breached the rules in their thrilling three runs win over […]

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Quality of sports award winners was high

The number of nominations for this year’s Australia Day sporting awards may have been down on previous years (due mainly to COVID restrictions), however the quality of this year’s winners was still very high. Simone Knight earned the Service to Sport award for her ongoing and exceptional work at Cobar […]