Two Soccer games conclude in exciting draws

Four Cobar Junior Soccer Minis teams enthusiastically chased the ball around the field on Saturday morning at Ward Oval. Callum Bennett and Jake McKervey were big scorers for Wanderers, while Indie Burke and Hayden Griffiths netted Rangers’ goals. Oliver Neate and Indie Burke took home the Cobar Hotbake donut awards. […]


‘Red letter day’ for the Roosterettes

The Cobar Roosters Club had plenty to crow about on Saturday afternoon after a mammoth win in First Grade and another victory in the Ladies League Tag game. It was almost a triple celebration for the Co-bar club who hosted three Baradine sides for Round 11 of the Christie & […]


Roosters roll the Magpies in a mammoth 70-0 victory

It was all one-way traffic at Tom Knight Memorial Oval on Saturday afternoon as the Cobar Roosters demolished the visiting Baradine Magpies 70-0 in Round 11 of the Christie & Hood Castlereagh Rugby League competition. The Magpies had few answers to the rampaging Roosters attack and were soundly beaten by […]


Polyfabrications golf day attracts a field of 18

The wet conditions on the golf course were evident in the lady golfer’s scores over the weekend and avoiding the mud and puddles of water were additional hazards players had to face. The Polyfabrications sponsored three lady Ambrose was played on Saturday with 18 golfers taking part. The smallest of […]


Bantam Roosters stage a fightback

A few more minutes on the clock was all the Cobar Roosters Under 18s needed in their Castlereagh Youth League match against Baradine on Saturday at Tom Knight Memorial Oval. After being down 14-4 at half time, after Ben Griffiths sensationally scored for the young Roosters just before the break, […]


War Memorial preserved

Council to take on children’s hostel Cobar Shire Councillors voted at last Thursday’s Ordinary Council Meeting to purchase the Cobar War Memorial Chil-dren’s Hostel. The hostel’s current committee invited Council to purchase the hostel for $1. The large complex on the corner of Barton and Blakey streets, which was completed […]


A very warm welcome

Visitors entering Cobar from the north (and locals returning to town) will be greeted with a new ‘Welcome to Cobar’ sign erected by Cobar Shire Council last week. The new sign pays homage to Cobar’s rural heritage and portrays windmills, working dogs and a crop in a field. The sign […]


Cobar Rotarians honoured with prestigious award

Cobar Rotarians Gordon and Therese Hill have recently been awarded the pres-tigious Paul Harris Fellow award in recog-nition of their ongoing work with the Cobar Drought Appeal. Gordon said while the drought may be “officially” broken, a good number of local landholders are still in the drought recovery phase. “Some […]