Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

BINGARA SNAGS $63,985 OF FINANCIAL FAT FOR LOCAL FITNESS FUN
FITNESS fans in Bingara will get a blast of cold air and a shower hit with news of a major funding boost delivered by Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall today. Mr Marshall announced a $63,985 State Government grant for the Bingara Sporting Club so its gymnasium and fitness centre can...
Marquee at the Bingara Races
An innovation to make a day at the races even more enjoyable will be tried at this year’s Bingara Races, on Saturday, March 9. This year, the Jockey Club decided to add something a little different and will be having a Marquee. The Club has arranged for renowned local...
Delungra gets a Wazz-a-cow
“Delungra Sports Association will receive $7,368 to buy a Wazza- cow; a portable mechanical cow used in cutting horse instruction, as well as improvements to the sports ground’s water storage capabilities,” Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said when announcing funding under the latest round of Stronger Communities Program...
Upper Horton Campdraft & Rodeo cancelled
For only the second time since its inception, there will be no New Year rodeo at Upper Horton this year. The rodeo which was to be held on Monday, December 31, has been postponed due to a lack of entries, largely due to the on-going tough drought conditions. The only...
Bingara sporting oval set for major upgrades
Bingara's major sporting oval is set to undergo a major upgrade after almost $450,000 of State Government funding was secured, Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall announced. Mr Marshall said Gwydir Shire Council would use $447,538 from the NSW Stronger Country Communities Fund to undertake two major projects at Gwydir Oval to ensure...
Bingara Sports Awards nominations open
The Bingara Sports Awards for 2018 are open for nominations with categories for Sub Junior, Junior, Senior, Sporting Team, Senior Sportsperson of the Year and Veteran Sportsperson. The Sub-Junior awards are for children who attended a primary school during 2018. The Junior section is generally for older Children (18...
Bingara’s Veteran Week of Golf Champions
The 2018 Bingara Veterans Week of Golf played last week was an outstanding success with 82 individual competitors taking to the course throughout the week. The winners left to right: Gerry Amer, R/U, Bingara; Suzanne Mason, winner, Kandos; Rosemary Rampling, R/U, Bingara; Ken Bullock, winner, Sydney; Wayne...
Pony Club week
Four of the five Pony Clubs in the Gwydir Shire; Gravesend, Warialda, Bingara and Upper Horton are holding their annual Pony Camp this week, ahead of the Zone 8 Jamboree, to be held at Upper Horton next week. Gravesend Pony Camp started on Saturday, with 69 riders this year, numbers...
Date change for 2019 Bingara Race meeting
The date for the 2019 Bingara Jockey Club race meeting has been changed from the original date allocated by Racing NSW, Saturday January 26 (Australia Day) to another date, also allocated by Racing NSW. The new allocated date is Saturday, March 9, 2019. “Hopefully this date will be more kind...
Adam bats for an upgrade at Bingara’s Gwydir Oval
MP chasing down $450,000 for upgrade works Bingara’s Gwydir Oval has been the town’s bustling sporting hub for decades, playing host to cricket, rugby league, oz tag, rugby union, league tag and Bingara Central School’s sports days, and now there’s an exciting plan to upgrade the ageing amenities block and...