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Magpies mangle North

Monday, 9th November, 2015

Central’s Jon Carrett looks to chalk up a few more runs while North’s Anthony Tidball watches on as wicketkeeper. Carrett top scored in the Magpies’ demolition of the Bulldogs on Saturday. PICTURE: Patrick Reincke Central’s Jon Carrett looks to chalk up a few more runs while North’s Anthony Tidball watches on as wicketkeeper. Carrett top scored in the Magpies’ demolition of the Bulldogs on Saturday. PICTURE: Patrick Reincke

Central had no problem dispatching an undermanned North on the weekend to the tune of 158 runs.

Jon Carrett led the Central batting innings with his 75 to set a very tough target for North.

But things didn’t start well for Central with Cam Wells dismissed by Tom Davey for three in the second over.

Matt claims ANZAC medal

Thursday, 29th May, 2014

West’s Matt Nelson was awarded with the 2014 ANZAC Day medal.  PICTURE: Ethan James West’s Matt Nelson was awarded with the 2014 ANZAC Day medal. PICTURE: Ethan James

By Ethan James


What do the three AFL ANZAC Day medallists have in common?


It’s a question that may stump even the most ardent Broken Hill trivia buffs.

Young Pies singing in the rain

Friday, 24th May, 2013

By Smashy Nashy

It was Central who were singing the club song with gusto at 7.30 on Wednesday night after playing a superb four quarters of wet weather football to defeat North in the Under 18s.

The final score of 10-10 (70) to 3-8 (26) actually flattered North because at half time North trailed 7-6 to 0-4.

The game started under constant rain, making the game a battle of the bravest, and the Magpies’ coaching staff of Matt Sowden and Jarred

PINK BRIGADE

Friday, 24th May, 2013

(Back, from left) South’s Phoebe Norton-Knight, Sarah Gillespie, Sophie Nutt, Shenae Austin with (front) Lyndsay Kubiak, Tiffany Gray, Kacee Milnes and Frankee Baldwin. (Back, from left) South’s Phoebe Norton-Knight, Sarah Gillespie, Sophie Nutt, Shenae Austin with (front) Lyndsay Kubiak, Tiffany Gray, Kacee Milnes and Frankee Baldwin.

By Emily Roberts

Spectators at tomorrow’s football games will be seeing pink.

That’s because it is the pink round of football for Breast Cancer and collection tins will be available at the Jubilee and Alma ovals.

The South Football Club women’s team has even bought pink guernseys especially for the day.

League back with a bang

Tuesday, 14th May, 2013

The Outback Rugby League season started in the district last weekend and was deemed a success by its president, Dave Gallagher.
“I think the popularity is rising, it showed through a fairly good crowd at every location,” Mr Gallagher said.
The Geebungs went up against the Saints only to draw 24 points each.
Kerry King, Jeffrey Webster, Rickie Whyman and Clint Squire each scored a try for the Geebungs. Willy Webster scored three goals and Robert Young scored one goal.
For the Saints, Mitch McKenny and Matt Kiddle had two tries a piece.
Matt Kiddle then followed up with another two goals with Ash Tucker also scoring two goals.
The Menindee Wedge-Tail Eagles proved too good for the Parntu Warriors winning 56 to 28.
Menindee tries went to Daryl Morris (2), Colin Clark (2), Clint Ferguson, Jason Johnson, Shaun Kemp, Lawrence Philp, Ricky Waters and Cameron Philp.
Curtis Smith went above and beyond with seven goals and one goal went to Daryl Morris.
Colin Whyman, Moe Hokai, Brady Hall, Darren Whyman and Barry Hunter scored tries for the Parntu Warriors and Colin Whyman scored four goals.
The last game was the Wilcannia Boomerangs against the Menindee Yabbies. Wilcannia Boomerangs came away with the win, scoring 54 to 18.
“I think it is excellent, every part of the Broken Hill region, including Menindee and Wilcannia offered a game of rugby,” Mr Gallagher said.
“It goes back to the days when they had it regularly.”
Mr Gallagher said he was impressed by the number of players.
“There were enough to field six sides, it was also good for the juniors,” he said.
“We could tell the crowd enjoyed the greatest game of all.”
Mr Gallagher said he hoped the support would continue into the season.

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