The Camels might be down but they are not out!

The Cobar Camels Rugby Union club took a strong side to Bourke on Saturday but at fulltime, it was their opposition, the combined Bourke/Brewarrina side, who ran out winners, 41-17. In no way was the final score an indication of the spectacle provided. The game was tough and uncompromising but […]


Camels make a promising start to season

It was a game of contrasting halves. The first half saw the Camels trying to settle into a rhythm as many of the players had trained together but never played together. Gular took advantage of their early indecision and within mere minutes of the kick off, Gular had an early […]


Aumua to take on Camels head coaching role

After a disappointing 2023 when the Cobar and District Rugby Union Club (“the Camels”) forfeited almost the entire second half of the Western Plains Zone competition, the club’s prospects in 2024 have received a massive boost by the appointment of Mark Aumua as coach. Aumua is no stranger to the […]


Camels put up a very good fight

Despite starting with a player short for their Round 5 Western Plains Rugby Union match against the Nyngan Bogan Bulls on Friday night, the Cobar Camels were however competitive up until the late stages of the game. The Bulls did eventually finish with a 47-22 win, and Cobar finished the […]


Cobar Camels thump Gulargambone to win 36-7

Cobar Rugby Union Camels travelled to Gilgandra on Saturday to take on Gulargambone (Gular) in Round 2 of the Western Plains Rugby Union competition and, after an indifferent start, Cobar ran away with the game winning 36 to 7. Fullback Marika Tuilau (Marika) displayed a touch of class with a […]


Camels welcome some Fijian firepower

The Cobar Camels have started their new rugby season off on the right foot recording a comprehensive 31-14 win over visitors, Parkes Boars. The preseason friendly game was played at Ailsa Fitzsimmons Memorial Oval on Saturday afternoon in very hot conditions with the match modified and played in three thirds. […]


Camels and Roosters combine for Hot 9s

The Cobar Camels (with the inclusion of a few Cobar Roosters players) contested the Bourke Hot 9’s competition on Saturday finishing the day with a win and two draws. The annual rugby league 9’s competition is held each year in Bourke in an effort to keep ‘bush footy’ alive. Mark […]