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Get into rugby

Tuesday, 23rd April, 2013

Outback Rugby League’s Matt Kiddle is encouraging all kids to get down to the Rugby Holiday Clinic tomorrow. Outback Rugby League’s Matt Kiddle is encouraging all kids to get down to the Rugby Holiday Clinic tomorrow.

By Emily Roberts

Local children will have the chance have some fun at a Rugby League holiday clinic.

The Rugby League holiday clinic is scheduled right across the country and one is being held in the city tomorrow.

Outback Rugby League Development Officer Matt Kiddle said the clinic is supporting the Silver City Young Guns, which is the junior rugby league club.

Young talent rises

Friday, 22nd March, 2013

Tom Derham is lining up with the SA Country side tonight. Tom Derham is lining up with the SA Country side tonight.

By Peter Argent

Both South Broken Hill Roos exports Tom Derham and Marc "Nugget" Purcell have been selected in the South Australian Country side to take on their city counterparts in the seventh annual City verses Country match.

The pair won selection after being picked in the SA "team of the carnival" at the statewide country championships in Berri in late June and early July last year.

This game is a curtain raiser to the season opening Adelaide Crows - Essendon encounter tonight.

8 ball bonanza

Wednesday, 13th March, 2013

Former local Dax Wasley will be in the city over Easter to play an exhibition match. Former local Dax Wasley will be in the city over Easter to play an exhibition match.

By Emily Roberts

Former local Dax Wasely will represent Australia at the World Eight Ball Championship in England later this year, and he's returning to the Silver City to put his world-class skills on display.

Dax will return later this month to play an exhibition match, and he has also helped organise another local match involving world champion, Mick "The Machine" Hill.

Girls' comp faces cancellation

Tuesday, 12th March, 2013

North players Tegan Gray (left) and Yolanda Shamroze want more girls to turn up to training because the girls’ football competition now faces cancellation due to a lack of players at two clubs. North players Tegan Gray (left) and Yolanda Shamroze want more girls to turn up to training because the girls’ football competition now faces cancellation due to a lack of players at two clubs.

By Emily Roberts

The girls' football competition proved a great success when it began last year but now it faces cancellation season because of a lack of players at two clubs.

West and North are struggling while the other teams have almost 33 players each.

This year the structure of the games has been changed so the girls play four 15- minute quarters with five-minute breaks in between and 10 minutes for half time.

Businesses help pull off massive project

Thursday, 28th February, 2013

under 12 players trained on the newly-resurfaced courts this week. under 12 players trained on the newly-resurfaced courts this week.

By Darrin Manuel

The city's basketball courts now boast a world-class surface thanks to the generosity of local businesses.

All three courts at the Sanderson Stadium have been resurfaced to International Basketball Federation (FIBA) standards at a cost of around $20,000.

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