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Yabbies share the trophies

Bill Fugar and Cameron van Breugel (first and second from left) shared the limelight and the bulk of the trophies at the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club presentations at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club on Friday night. Fugar won the 50metres title and van Breugel was the winner […]

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Yabbies win blue ribbon event at Nationals

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club relay team won the blue ribbon event at this year’s National AIF Swimming Carnival at Noble Park in Melbourne on Saturday. Matt Harland, Murray Harland, Cameron van Breugel, Ben Plush, Stuart Small and Owen Small put in an impressive performance to win the […]

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Teachers school Yabbies in the pool

It was the teachers who went to the top of the class in the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club competition last Tuesday night. All four of the events contested at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool were won by teachers and three of those wins were with spot on times. […]

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Yabbies hold on to Setts’ trophy

The Nyngan Splashers may have been talking the talk last week, but it seems they couldn’t walk the walk (or technically, swim the swim) when they arrived in Cobar on Sunday morning. The Nyngan team last week vowed they had a team good enough to take the Setts Memorial Trophy […]

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Yabbies retain their 10 Man title

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club took a quality contingent of swimmers to the annual Australian Infantry Forces (AIF) Western Districts Swimming Carnival on the weekend and returned with plenty of silverware. Hosted this year by Dubbo, the Cobar team came home with four major trophies including the 10 […]

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Yabbies bring home the 10 Man Trophy again

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club once again took out the prestigious 10 Man Relay title at the Five Ways Swim at Nelson Bay over the weekend. The Cobar contingent of nine swimmers were joined at the annual event by satellite swimmers (former club members) Wayne Rice and Rob […]

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Yabbies competition starts with a tie

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club competition last Tuesday night began with a tie in the 30 metres handicapped freestyle event. Both Chris Deighton and Paul Swainston finished within 0.03 seconds of their nominated times to share first place honours. Doug Rorke was second on 0.25 and Bob Clark […]

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Yabbies win national swimming title

Cobar Yabby Trevor Menadue made history on Saturday as the first Cobar Senior Men’s Club swimmer to ever win an AIF Nationals swimming title. Menadue, who started the 2016/2017 season with the Yabbies before relocating to Melbourne at the beginning of the year, re-joined his Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming […]

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Yabbies bring home Western Districts trophies

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club were represented by nine swimmers and their social director, Peter ‘China’ Brien, at the Western Districts Swimming Carnival in Wellington on Sunday. The carnival attracted a field of 85 swimmers from clubs around the western region. The Cobar team won the prestigious 10 […]