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Inconsistency costs the Camels

After a very promising start in Round 2 of the Western Plains Rugby Union competi-tion at Ailsa Fitzsimmons Memorial Oval on Saturday, the Camels were eventually beat-en 38-25 by the Coonamble Rams. In a post match interview, Camels coach, Robert ‘Bot’ Neale said it was inconsistent play over the 80 […]

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Jaxon was a marked man

out of the 2022 Dubbo & District Junior Rugby League competition at Tom Knight Memorial Oval on Saturday. The Roosters hosted six St John’s teams for plenty of great rugby league action with the visitors finishing as victors of four of the five scored matches. Cobar’s Under 12s finished with […]

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CPS team contests the final

Two Cobar Public School teams competed in the Netball Schools Cup at Ward Oval last week. Both teams showed a big improvement and displayed great sportsmanship. Team A was very successful on the day winning their three matches to advance to the final. Unfortunately, they were beaten 6-2 by Nyngan. […]

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Catholic Schools Week celebrations

Parents, grandparents, carers and community members were invited into St John’s School classrooms on Friday as part of Catholic Schools Week celebrations. Pictured are Simonne Mackay, Saxon Walsh, Bianca Walsh, Leanne Mackay and Grace Mackay.

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Farewell for a friend

Long time resident Margaret Potter was given a farewell by friends at the Empire Hotel on Saturday. After calling Cobar home for the past 55 years where she and husband Ernie raised their four children, Margaret is now retiring to Toowoomba where she will be closer to her children and […]

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Cobar represents at state

CWA Cobar Branch president Colleen Boucher attended the CWA’s State Conference last week at Royal Randwick in Sydney which celebrated 100 years of CWA. Among the guest speakers at the conference were former pro surfer Lane Beachley and Shane Fitzsimmons, the Commissioner of Resilience NSW and Deputy Secretary Emergency Management. […]

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Health inquiry makes 44 recommendations

The long-awaited Parliamentary Inquiry into regional health was hand down last week with the committee making 44 recom-mendations to address the challenges facing the provision of health services in rural, regional and remote areas. The inquiry process has taken 21 months, which included 15 hearings involving 220 individual witnesses (one […]