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Fantastic turnout at Mermaids’ swim

There was a fantastic turnout of 17 swimmers for the Mermaids Women’s Swimming Club event on Sunday morning. Tanya Gilbert, who helped to re-form the  Mermaids two seasons ago, said it was great to see so many new faces joining the competition. “We had seven new first timers and they […]

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Two new Mermaids welcomed to pool

The Cobar Mermaids Women’s Swimming Club welcomed two new faces to their handicapped event on Sunday night at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. It was however one of the club’s founders, Tanya Gilbert, who was the star of the night. Gilbert finished the night with a hat trick having won […]

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This mermaid is hard to catch

Tanya Gilbert is one Mermaid that is going to be hard to catch in the hunt for championship points in this season’s women’s swimming club competition. Gilbert recorded two wins and a second place at last Sunday night’s competition swim which earned her another 17 points to add to her […]

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Baker and Gilbert lead the Mermaids

After seven weeks of competition Mermaids’ regular swimmers Steph Baker (67 points) and Tanya Gilbert (57) are leading the group’s point score competition. The pair were in the water on Sunday night at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool with Baker and Gilbert both finishing on the winner’s podium again this […]

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Mitchell makes Mermaid history

  Jennifer Mitchell will go down in the Cobar Mermaids women’s swimming club history books as being the first Mermaid to swim spot on her nominated time for the 2015/2016 season. Mitchell swam exactly to her nominated time to win the 30 metres event on 0.00 at Sunday’s night’s competition […]