Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

BINGARA PONY CLUB REMEMBERS
Bingara Pony Club held its Mini-Camp and Ian Hart Commemorative Ribbon Day over four days last month. During the event riders observed a minute’s silence in honour of the late Jill Brown, who was widely regarded for her part in the Club.   The Club offered a huge...
$178,552 COURTS UPGRADE AN ACE FOR BINGARA JUNIOR TENNIS
PLAYERS doing battle in one of the State’s longest-running bush tennis tournaments will have to adapt to dfferent playing surfaces this year, with Northern Tablelands MP, Adam Marshall announcing a $178,522 State Government grant to install two new synthetic tennis courts at the Bingara Sporting Club. Mr Marshall said for...
2021 Bingara Races POSTPONED!
Unfortunately due to the uncertainty of COVID-19 and what may arise within the next few weeks, the 2021 Bingara Races scheduled for Saturday the 28th of August have been POSTPONED! However in 2022 they are looking to host not 1 but 2 Race Meets! The 1st Race Meet is looking to...
AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S 7S RUGBY UNION VISIT
The Australian’s Women’s 7’s Rugby Union side is wrapping up a week spent in the north west. The team stayed at The Living Classroom, Bingara, also visiting Warialda and Moree as part of their training leading up to the Tokyo Olympics, set to start this July. Despite forecasts of substantial...
Amenities take centre stage
Bingara’s Gwydir Oval now has a first-class amenities building ready for use across all sports coming up in 2021. The grounds which are used to play football on, for the school’s athletics carnivals, cricket, women’s league tag and oz-tag now have changeroom facilities that are both safe and inviting. A...
Locals win Copeton Cod Classic
Two young Gravesend fishermen have taken out the Daiwa Copeton Cod Classic held at Copeton Dam over the weekend coming out on top of 95 registered teams. Brayden Robinson and Mason Daley, as team ‘Rise N Grind', were crowned the winners of the Australia Yellowbelly Championships event with 1110mm...
Juniors rally to learn tennis skills at Bingara
Bingara school holiday tennis camp was held this week with a strong group of players taking to the court to learn new skills and gain confidence on the court. Over two days children from years one to six took advantage of the knowledge of Tennis Australia qualified coach, Ken Wray,...
Yard Dog trials coming up
Two local groups are soon to hold Yard Dog Trials after a year of disruption and delay. Delungra and Bingara Yard Dog Trials are both coming up this August and September. They are sure to well attended as some of the first yard dog events since COVID 19 lockdown...
Lily Marshall jumping with joy at Gurley results
Bingara’s Lily Marshall had a fantastic weekend at Gurley Pony Club’s Show Jumping event. It was one of In one of the few local horse events that have been able to run in recent times, due to COVID-19 restrictions. Lily’s consistent effort over the day saw her come away...
Ball Machine a boost for Tennis Club
Bingara Tennis Club is the proud new owner of a ball-machine set to benefit its members. The Club has taken receipt of the much-wanted machine in recent weeks after their wish was granted by Bingara Lions. Lions Club president Scot Crispin & Club members presenting the...