Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Great prizes on offer at Easterfish
The region’s keen anglers will find favourite spots at Copeton Dam, the Gwydir River to the junction of the Horton River and also the Horton River over Easter to take part in the annual Bingara Easterfish competition. Bingara Anglers Club President, Stuart Lanagan, told The Gwydir News that fish are...
Huge day planned for Warialda races
Get your backside trackside for this year’s annual Coolatai Anipro Rural Warialda Race Cup on this Saturday April 13. Come along and enjoy the spectacle of a country racing tradition that began in Warialda in 1853. Gates are open from 11:30am with the thrilling first race, the Maiden Plate, running...
Bingara Bowls Carnival
The Bingara Sporting Club is gearing up for an action packed weekend of lawn bowls at the inaugural Light Horse Regiment Bowls Carnival on the 18th and 19th May 2019. The two day event which is set to attract around 120 bowlers from across NSW and beyond will see groups...
Gwydir River Rats deliver new playing uniforms and training equipment to Bingara Central School
At the conclusion of the 2018 season, Gwydir Rugby Club set about raising funds through the auction of a special one-off combined Gwydir/Barraba jersey as a concept and a celebration of the success of the merger agreement between the two rugby clubs. It was decided that the funds raised...
Strong turnout for Bingara races
The hard work of the Bingara Jockey Club’s committee in preparing for this year’s Bingara Cup, held on Saturday, certainly paid off. Racegoers were met with green lawn around the main grandstand area and under the red sails, thanks to a three-month watering program by volunteers. ...
Erica moves into the school swimming history book
Erica Dixon had an historic showing at the 2019 Bingara Central School Twilight Swimming carnival recently, breaking 5 records on her way to claiming the Open Girls Age Champion. Erica had an outstanding evening, breaking the Bingara Central School records for the 33m Freestyle, Breaststroke, and Backstroke, as well as...
Sporting stars shine at Annual Bingara Sports Awards
Jacqueline Coombes was named the 2018 Bingara Sportsperson of the year at Friday Nights Presentation at the Bingara Sporting Club. Jacqueline was not only the winner of the Junior Sport Girl at the 2018 awards but she was also judged the most outstanding athlete of the Year. Jacqueline received...
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...