Deighton returned as the chair

Cobar Rugby League’s Chris Deighton was returned as Chairperson of the Castlereagh League Board of Directors at the group’s annual general meeting on Sunday. The Coolah Roos’ application to be re-admitted back in the 2024 Castlereagh League competition after not having played since 2017, was also accepted at the AGM. […]


Covid contingency for Castlereagh comp

With the 2021 Christie and Hood Castle-reagh League competition currently sus-pended due to NSW Health regulations, a meeting of the clubs on Monday night has produced a COVID contingency plan. Castlereagh League spokesperson Bryson Luff said three Local Government Areas were locked down last week which affected the last round […]


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 […]


Roosters celebrate one of their best seasons

Sitting out the 2020 rugby league season was never an option for the Cobar Roosters according to club president Chris Deighton. “2020 was a year that was written off all over the world except Western NSW,” Deighton said in his president’s speech at the club’s end of season presentations on […]


Bantam Roosters book grand final berth

The Cobar Bantam Roosters were in sensational form for Sunday’s Castlereagh Rugby League Youth league elimination semi final and easily discarded their Gilgandra opposition from the competition with a 50-4 win. Sunday’s semi final was the final hurdle for the young Roosters on their way to the 2020 grand final […]


Minor premiership firmly in Roosters’ sights

Jarrod Whitty’s four-try haul helped the Cobar Roosters First Grade team to a convincing 44-20 win over Coonamble on Saturday with the win also further enhancing Cobar’s chances of claiming the minor premiership. Cobar hosted the Bears for the second last round of the Christie and Hood Castlereagh Rugby League […]


Roosters win the Battle of the Birds

The Cobar Roosters sent out a strong message that they are well and truly in the hunt for premiership honours in the 2020 Christie and Hood Castlereagh Rugby League competition when they scored an emphatic 36-18 win over the Dunedoo Swans on Saturday. The win at Tom Knight Memorial Oval, […]

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Bush footy lives on

While most other NSW country rugby league competitions have decided to pull the pin on the Covid-19 affected 2020 rugby league season, the Christie and Hood Castlereagh League will be kicking off their competition next month. A Castlereagh League meeting conducted in Gilgandra on Sunday endorsed a competition which will […]

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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 […]