Civeo Cricket Club first XI, Narrabri District Cricket Association representative first XI and Specialised Civil Services T20 franchise key player Nick Smart had a sensational 2019-20 campaign. The 25-year-old opened the batting with great effectiveness for all three of his local teams this season and was also handy with the ball while setting a high standard in the field. Smart excelled in all formats of the game and at the NDCA presentation on Saturday, March 14, was recognised for his efforts when he was named the NDCA cricketer of the year and the NDCA’s district player of the season, and […]
The 2019-20 swimming season was another successful one for the Wee Waa Swimming Club. Club president Anthony Gray did a wonderful job leading the club and he thanked the hard-working, dedicated committee members and everyone else who helped the club This year the club welcomed an abundance of new swimmers from Narrabri who travelled to join members from Wee Waa and surrounding areas. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic and the strict social gathering rules that have accompanied it meant that the club’s end of season carnival and presentation could not be held. However, the club has since announced its 2019-20 season […]
The 2019-20 Narrabri District Cricket Association first and second grade competition grand final day was held on Saturday, March 14, just before the COVID-19 pandemic forced mass cancellations of sport in the shire. The first grade contest was played at Collins Park between minor premiers and defending champions Tatts and third-placed Western Imperial Razorbacks. In that game Tatts skipper Tom Craig won the toss and he decided that his team would bat first. It scored 108 runs before losing its final wicket in the 42nd over. Number three batsman Craig Gleeson led the way for Tatts with a game-best 28 […]
Former Narrabri District Cricket Association representative first XI vice-captain and 2017-18 War Veterans Cup champion Coby Cornish has had another standout year in the sport. After the NDCA’s War Veterans Cup grand final win back in February 2018, Coby, the son of Steve and Bec Cornish, relocated to the Barossa Valley with his family. The wicketkeeper batsman joined South Australian Cricket Association Premier Cricket side East Torrens District Cricket Club and has since established himself as the first grade gloveman. During his successful time at the club, the 20-year-old has won two first grade grand finals. The first was in […]
Gwabegar greyhound racing trainer Eric Butler had a successful night on Sunday when the Gunnedah Greyhound Racing Club hosted a 10-race TAB meeting. Butler had five dogs in action at that meeting and one of those was a winner...