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Trainers hit with fines

Tuesday, 20th November, 2012

The BH Greyhound Racing Club says recent fines would serve as a reminder to all trainers to behave properly at race meetings. The BH Greyhound Racing Club says recent fines would serve as a reminder to all trainers to behave properly at race meetings.

By Darrin Manuel

A fiery afternoon at the race track has proven costly for three local greyhound trainers.

Greyhound Racing NSW Stewards recently finalised an inquiry into a number of incidents that occurred at the Newmarket Raceway on October 6, and handed out $3600 in fines to Susan, Matthew and Teagan Gray.

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Tons of fun in a classic encounter

Monday, 19th November, 2012

Cameron Wells prepares to hammer the ball on his way to 104 as North keeper Tobias Hack waits in hope. Cameron Wells prepares to hammer the ball on his way to 104 as North keeper Tobias Hack waits in hope.

By Newcomer

It was a humdinger of a match at the Alma Oval on Saturday - 422 runs scored, two batsmen getting centuries and the winner only decided in the dying overs.

North walked away with the points in a highly entertaining game.

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Graduates to coaches

Thursday, 15th November, 2012

Heath Caldwell (left) and Ben Camilleri are returning to the Talented Player Program as coaches. Heath Caldwell (left) and Ben Camilleri are returning to the Talented Player Program as coaches.

By Ben Sheffield

Two graduates of the Talented Player Program are returning as coaches to help the next crop of young footballers work toward their goal of an AFL career.

Heath Caldwell and Ben Camilleri have been through the Talented Player Program as juniors and after recently spending time away from Broken Hill, will now join GWS Giants Development Coach, Dale Tonkin, in helping set the next generation up for a tilt at State football honours.

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Brent's push for AFL

Wednesday, 14th November, 2012

West’s Brent Rose will go to Perth as part of a leadership group from the Footy Means Business program. West’s Brent Rose will go to Perth as part of a leadership group from the Footy Means Business program.

By Ben Sheffield

West Football Club player, Brent Rose, is packing his bags for Perth after being selected for the second phase of Rio Tinto's Footy Means Business program.

Rose was part of the initial program held in Melbourne in May this year, which culminated in a football match at the MCG as a precursor to the annual Dreamtime at the 'G AFL game.

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West team to beat

Monday, 12th November, 2012

Callum Rosewarn connects with a cover drive in West’s 46 run victory over Central on Saturday. Callum Rosewarn connects with a cover drive in West’s 46 run victory over Central on Saturday.

By Newcomer

In the only game of local cricket for the weekend, West have cemented themselves at the top of the ladder, and have the minor premiership in their sights, after a comfortable 46 run victory over Central.

With West captain, Nic Christos, winning the toss and having no hesitation in batting, things started disastrously with both Handberg and McQuillan back in the pavilion with only 17 runs on the board.

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