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Short-handed Shinglebacks face SA

Saturday, 9th June, 2012

The Shinglebacks tackle a South Australian representative team tomorrow at the Jube in Masters AFL, with the big clash set down for 12.30pm start.

South Australia will be bringing a selection of players from the 15 teams from across the State and the locals are hoping they are not too slick.  

The Shinglebacks have been rocked with unavailability with several dads required in Mildura to cheer on their kids at footy and basketball. 

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Ready to roll

Saturday, 9th June, 2012

Anne Bennetts calls the shots at the final training session before the SA Regional Championships in Adelaide. Anne Bennetts calls the shots at the final training session before the SA Regional Championships in Adelaide.

A 26-strong contingent of indoor bowlers from Broken Hill will today begin their tilt at Regional Championship glory in Adelaide.

The bowlers are taking part in the South Australian Regional Indoor Bowls Championships today and tomorrow.

Broken Hill’s bowlers will be taking on representative teams from Adelaide Metro, Para Districts, Golden Grove, Mid South East and Mount Gambier, who are making their debut at the competition.

The BH team is considered to fall within South Australian competition boundaries to eradicate the need to travel to Sydney to compete.

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Long road to the top

Friday, 8th June, 2012

Ian Callinan was king of the kids during his Broken Hill visit this week. Ian Callinan was king of the kids during his Broken Hill visit this week.

Ian Callinan’s football story is out of place in the modern AFL landscape.

It began the same way as many other AFL players; a promising junior career which led on to selection as part of the under 18 All-Australian team in 2000.

The next part of the script was for him to be picked up by an AFL club in the 2000 draft, but that never happened.

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Pies confirm premiership credentials

Friday, 8th June, 2012

Central 12-14 (86) def, West 3-5 (23)

South 16.10 (106) def, North 8.8 (56)

Central have stamped their authority on the Under 18 competition with a comprehensive 63-point win over second placed West on Wednesday night.

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Hockey competition back on track

Thursday, 7th June, 2012

Hockey is back and the new season starts next month. Hockey is back and the new season starts next month.

After a doubtful beginning to the season, the Broken Hill Hockey Association has announced the formation of a hockey league to be played in 2012. 

Because of strong demand, the games will be played on Saturday afternoons, with the primary and intermediate junior grades starting at 1:30pm and the senior grade at 2:30pm.

At this stage, the Association is still unsure of numbers and will not know until after registration the exact format of the competition. 

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