Priag Marketing has taken the lead at the top of the Narrabri District Cricket Association’s 2020-21 Namoi Super Slog T20 competition ladder following a 21-run win against Specialised Civil Services last night. A Lachlan Cameron-inspired victory saw the side finish as outright leaders with just one match left to play. The Priag Marketing skipper won the toss and elected to bat, then scored 54 runs from 34 deliveries. He smashed four sixes and a four in that innings and combined with fellow opener Bernard O’Connor for a 73-run opening-wicket partnership. Cameron was finally dismissed in the 13th over, caught behind […]
Thumbs up to Cr Ron Campey for recommending that the shire council recognise our servicemen and women at the opening of each monthly council meeting (The Courier, January 12). I hope this is adopted. The Australian community owes an incalculable debt to our servicepeople and this is an important gesture.
Administrators of the Narrabri Bowling Club, ‘Sporties’, are moving ahead with plans to sell the club’s motel, the Club Motor Inn. A spokesman for the administrators, Alan Hayes, told The Courier in a statement that efforts to secure an amalgamation with another club had not been successful. However, following the sale of the Motor Inn, ‘retention of bowls and the club is being considered.’ “We have tried valiantly for a merger/amalgamation to assist the bowlers,” Mr Hayes said. “We are trying to preserve the facility of bowling, for Narrabri and its bowlers, present and future.” The board of Narrabri Bowling […]
NSW will not close its border to Queensland following the state government’s announcement that Greater Brisbane will enter a three-day lockdown from 6pm on Friday, January 8. But, arrivals from the Brisbane area are expected to abide by isolation rules. Addressing media during a NSW COVID-19 update, Acting Premier John Barilaro said the government will be applying the same level of restrictions to those who are coming or those who are in NSW who have come from the Greater Brisbane area. “At no point during this pandemic have we ever had a knee-jerk reaction or treated the border like a […]
The fourth round of Narrabri District Cricket Association’s 2020-21 Namoi Super Slog T20 competition was scheduled to be contested on Friday evening, however both games were washed out and declared draws following the late afternoon rain which left puddles on the Collins Park and Hogan Oval pitches. WTC Earthmoving was scheduled to take on Specialised Civil Services in the Hogan Oval match, while Collins Park was scheduled to host Priag Marketing and Rose Pest Control. All sides received four competition points which meant that their ladder positions remained unchanged. WTC Earthmoving, Specialised Civil Services and Priag Marketing are ranked first […]
Interested observers have wondered at former US President Donald Trump’s extraordinary efforts to stay in power. The Economist newspaper believes it has the answer. “As of noon on January 20, Mr Trump’s legal shield to stave off lawsuits will vanish, exposing him to an abundance of civil and criminal legal peril.The most serious trouble he faces may be in his former home town, where the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus Vance, has been investigating alleged crimes, including alleged hush-money pay-offs to an adult-film star and a Playboy model on the eve of the 2016 election.”
The second stage of the Maitland Street upgrade is proceeding apace – more quickly that the first stage, local business owners report. The first section presented unexpected issues to be dealt with as contractors dug into the old road and its sub surface mysteries of pipes and bits and pieces dating back decades.