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Kriz takes two golf titles in a week

  A group of 12 Cobar Lady Golfers were part of the field of 54 players for the Trangie Ladies Open event last Tuesday. The Cobar players did well with Narelle Kriz taking out the A Grade Scratch title after a countback from Jenny Stephenson when both came in with […]


Waltraud weaves her way around country on a wellness tour

Well-known Melbourne-based milliner, Waltraud Reiner, was back in Cobar on the weekend with her Hatmobile, this time to conduct a Weaving for Wellness workshop. A regular visitor to Cobar, Mrs Reiner’s Weaving for Wellness workshop this year was coordinated and funded by Outback Arts. Outback Arts’ president Kylie Harvey was […]


Ladies golf club champions decided after 54 holes

Frosty chilly mornings greeted the 26 golfers in last weekend’s Ladies Club Championships with 54 holes of competition played over the two days. The 2019 Scratch winners were: A Grade—Jenny Stephenson (with a score of 234) and  runner-up Chrissy Gilligan (253); B Grade—Brenda Fugar (304) and runner-up Serena Fraser (310); […]


Local staff trained to recognise signs of domestic violence

Staff from a number of local agencies, services and schools recently attended a Domestic Violence (DV) alert workshop in Cobar. The ‘Dv–alert’ is a key initiative funded by the Department of Social Services under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022. CatholicCare, Barnardos, Birrang, Cobar […]


President’s Day bowls

The Cobar Bowling & Golf Club hosted a field of 42 bowlers for the President’s Day bowls tournament on Sunday with local teams up against players from Hay, Hillston and Tongala in Victoria. Played in a Triples team format of two games of 16 ends, the all Cobar team of […]


Gilbert racks up another Cobar Open title

Chris Gilbert won his third Cobar Men’s Open golf title on Sunday after finishing two shots ahead of another previous Open winner, Greg Read. Gilbert was ahead after 18 holes in the Epiroc 2019 Men’s Golf Open but was certain the more experienced Read would catch him on the back […]