And now it’s on with the show!

Cobar Shire Council’s new multipurpose hall at Ward Oval is expected to be finished in time for the 2024 Cobar Show next week. The multipurpose hall, which includes a new kitchen, canteen, bar, toilets, dining area and stage, is expected to be completed in time for use by the Cobar […]


Old grandstand demolished

Demolition work on the old grandstand at Ward Oval began last week as part of Council’s redevelopment plans for the oval. The decision to demolish the grandstand was made after discussion took place and it was found the structure was noncompliant and also under used. Temporary staging and portable grandstand […]


Ward Oval set for complete transformation

A big windfall for Cobar Shire Council last week has ensured that an $11.7million Community Hub can now be built at Ward Oval. Council was awarded $6.7million last week from Round 4 of the Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) for the construction of an Early Learning Precinct as […]


A win for CSA earns them T20’s second place

CSA and Wyatt’s Whackers improved their current standings in the Twenty20 cricket competition with both recording wins on the weekend. CSA defeated Tilpa by seven wickets on Friday night at Ward Oval while Whackers beat Hombres by 33 runs in their match under lights on Saturday night. Tilpa batted first […]

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Two high scoring Twenty20 games

There were two high scoring games of Twenty20 cricket played over the weekend with CSA and Bushies finishing as victors of their respective matches. Firstly, on Friday night CSA were too strong for Tilpa chasing down their total with four overs remaining. Batting first, Tilpa were bowled out for 122 […]

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Big plans for Ward Oval after windfall

The Ward Oval sporting precinct is about to get $4million-plus makeover thanks to a government grant windfall for Cobar Shire Council. A presentation outlining the proposed upgrade for the sporting facility was made to councillors at a workshop last Thursday prior to the Ordinary Council Meeting. Sporting and community groups […]

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A big weekend of cricket in Cobar

It was a big weekend of cricket in Cobar with Twenty20, 40 Overs and rep games played at Ward Oval. The Cobar Cowboys representative senior cricket team hosted Dubbo in their first Brewery Shield match of the season on Sunday, Nymagee defeated Empire in their 40 Overs game on Saturday […]