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Supplier support to grow

17/05/2019 // by admin

CITRUS Australia has welcomed the appointment by Coles supermarkets of an independent arbiter, saying it promises to benefit Sunrayasia produce suppliers.
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SWEET DEAL: Jeff Kennett (INSET) has been appointed by Coles to mediate between the supermarket chain and citrus growers and ensure the relationship continues to prosper.

Jeff Kennett will oversee a new charter with suppliers, and to help resolve commercial disputes.

Citrus Australia chair Tania Chapman said Australia citrus growers had experienced some problems with the supermarket duopoly of Coles and Woolworths, particularly during the industry downturn several years ago when the collapse of the industry’s premium North American market had left the domestic market glutted with citrus.

She said even though supermarkets had jumped in and paid low prices for the glut, they had done growers a service by buying fruit for which there was no other market.

Ms Chapman said despite some problems, most citrus growers were happy with their relationship with the big supermarkets.

For more of this story, purchase your copy of Friday’s Sunraysia Daily 08/08/2014.

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Letters to the EditorLevee Bank and Cenotaph

17/05/2019 // by admin

Dear Editor,
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The levee bank proposal for Narromine raises worrying questions regarding adverse impact on the town and also the official decision making processes which promote such schemes.

Despite a technical report, clear information is minimal and does not give the residents an accurate picture of the levee structure and its immediate and future impact on Narromine.

The affected areas, particularly Warren Road, lack understandable information. Depth indicators were few and hard to identify, and soon vanished.

Houses in Warren Road are occupied by long residents and are approved by Council.

Construction of the levee as proposed would have an extremely adverse impact on lifestyle, amenity and property values.

Council has a clear obligation to respect this area and safeguard its future.

Several other issues are central to future discussion:

1. It is the firm belief of many, having studied local flood history in all Macquarie River towns and also the influence of Burrendong Dam, that the levee is NOT NECESSARY.

2. It is clear that a far simpler and less expensive solution is available. This utilises the existing irrigation channel infrastructure and provides adequate protection for the Aerodrome and Sky Park in any imagined flood. It avoids any need for major levee structures along Warren Road.

Both the design details and the real cost of the levee are not available and must be provided.

Apart from construction there will be large ongoing costs to be borne by the residents.

Council must provide more and clearer details. It must fully consider realistic options.

If existing housing protection and future building construction and development in Narromine cannot be assured, Council must accept that the present system is adequate and DITCH THE LEVEE.

Ben Hall.


How ironic, about three days after Cr Mack has a letter in the Narromine News defending council’s decision to move the Cenotaph, some clown has, by the look of the tyre marks, dragged a tri-axle trailer over part of the fence.

Don’t get too “cock a hoop” council and try to ram down our throats that your decision is right.

Look at this as negligence on your behalf. Negligent in the fact that there is and has been no distinct signage in place to show drivers how to go past the monument and negligence on your behalf that there are lots more trucks coming past the monument due to the closure of the Manildra street rail crossing.

Unless you are in cahoots with the RMS to change the intersection near the monument I’m sure you could have possibly applied for permits to send the trucks other ways, apart from “crowding” the monument and more than likely saving you spending a lot of time on your knees praying for something like this to happen.

Enjoy your retirement Cr Mack, I’m sure there are many intelligent, able-bodied members of the Narromine community who would be able to do the job and they won’t have had to serve an apprenticeship with the Wool Board.

They just need the confidence to put their hand up to have a go. Maybe your decision not to contest the next election might be contagious and some of the others may decide to follow your lead and let some new blood have a go.

It’s time the old guard stepped aside and maybe then some new people would stand up and try. Stale thinking brings about stale ideas.; and while we’re on the subject of change, how about a new mayor, too many years in the one position breeds contempt, so maybe 2014 would be a good time for change, remember a new broom sweeps clean.

Narromine needs a strong mayor to guide the council and keep the executive staff in line. Remember the “pecking order” citizens, councillors, general manager, staff.

As to another part of Cr Mack’s letter, a Cenotaph is the only “spiritual” home for some people to share with their loved ones who fought and maybe died for our country.

Please explain Cr Mack, the difference between some people looking at the marble and cement of the Cenotaph as the “spiritual” home of their lost loved ones and you believing your father’s “spiritual” home is along the riverbanks of ‘Weemabah’.

Not everybody has a ‘Weemabah’, they have to focus on what they have.

Cr Mack, you are very fortunate to have been able to go to Berlin to visit your father’s grave (may he rest in peace), and spend some time there, not everyone has the same good fortune, or the “where with all” to do so.

In my family’s case, my great uncle Alexander Stuart was killed in 1918, I believe in Belgium. He was my grandfather’s brother and while Pop was still with us I can’t remember him ever speaking of Uncle Alex. Maybe he thought we were too young or perhaps he thought we wouldn’t be interested or perhaps he didn’t want to talk too much about it.

Years ago Mum said that Pop told her that his brother had been hit by a shell and I quote “that put a bloody great hole in him” and his remains were never found. My mother’s siblings have long passed and Mum is slipping away from us mentally, so there is not much discussion about such things.

So unlike Cr Mack, and possibly like many other people, I have nowhere to visit. I have no ‘Weemabah’ so the Cenotaph in whatever town I’m living in becomes the “spiritual” home of Alexander Stuart who joined the Australian Imperial Force on November 2, 1915 and died for King and country, somewhere in Belgum in 1918.

Rest in peace, a grateful nation remembers you all for your sacrifice. Lest we forget.

Dawn Brydon

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Strikers push for finals

17/05/2019 // by admin

THE Royal Hotel Singleton Strikers were back at Howe Park for the last home games for season 2014 last Sunday.
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The three fixtures against Thornton were shaping as very important games with both the Viatek U19s and the Concept Controls First Grade teams needing wins to keep their semi final hopes alive.

The Viatek U19s had the chance to cement third spot on the competition table if they were able to secure all three points against Thornton, but unfortunately they were not at their best and went down 2-0.

For not the first time this season, the Youth Team were let down by the late withdrawal of goal keeper Harry Green, forcing a very late reshuffle for coach Brett Taylor’s boys. Maybe it was this disruption that caused the strong U19 line up to look flat for much of the game.

Thornton played well enough without being overly impressive, and did enough to win with a goal in each half of the game.

The win leaves the Viatek U19s needing to win at least two, and probably all, of their last three games to ensure semifinal football.

The ATC Williams U23 are not in a position to push for the semis in 2014, but they can certainly have an impact on who does play in the semi finals, and they went into the clash with Thornton relishing the opportunity to upset one of the teams above them.

But in the end Thornton proved too strong, and ran out 2-0 winners. The Strikers held their own for long periods of the game without really threatening the opposition’s goal, but just like in Youth Grade, Thornton were not overly impressive but did enough to run out comfortable winners.

The Concept Controls First Grade team took to the field knowing a win would move them above Cessnock on the ladder, and to just a point behind Thornton with winnable games in hand, and they looked the better side from the outset.

Even though the scores were still level at 0-0 at the break, the first half of the game was a clear point’s victory to the home teams as the Strikers dominated the game.

The second half continued in much the same vein with Singleton looking the stronger. Twice they were denied goals by the wood work with Jackson Cox and Josh Gilmore both hitting the frame of the goal.

When the Strikers were awarded a penalty for a blatant foul on Lloyd Wakewood, it appeared that Singleton would make the break through, but Singleton’s Albanian striker Klaudon Ahmataj’s well struck penalty was equally well saved by the Thornton goal keeper.

This would prove to be a pivotal moment in the match, as Thornton’s confidence grew after the miss, and Singleton’s belief appeared to waiver.

With just minutes left in the match, a defensive mix up saw a single Thornton attacker manage to win the ball despite the presence of three Singleton players, and he coolly slotted the ball into the unguarded net.

There was barely enough time for the restart, and Thornton won the close contest 1-0.

The loss effectively ends any hope the Concept Controls sponsored First Grade team had of playing semi finals this year. It is still a mathematical possibility, but the permutations of wins required and dependence on other teams losing is too problematic to be a genuine chance.

The Royal Hotel Singleton Strikers are on the road this Sunday against Belmont Swansea.

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Lights, camera, oranges in Bulga

17/05/2019 // by admin

ON LOCATION: Sue Harris and father-in-law Harold Harris hosting a film shoot on their Bulga property. Picture by LOUISE NICHOLSThe beautiful Hillsdale Orchard at Bulga was chosen as the setting of a new Australian feature film Love is Now.
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With the Wollemi National Park as the backdrop, the 4000-tree orange orchard owned by the Harris family could well be Australia’s ­most-photographed.

The 700-acre property has been in Vogue, Hunter Lifestyle and now this film, which is expected to be released in December.

With nearly 100 people involved in the production of Love is Now, the Bulga ­district orchard was a hive of activity that included some pretty famous fruit ­pickers.

The film stars Eamon Farren, best known for his role as Dave in the film Red Dog, and Claire van der Boom, aLogie-winning actress who starred in the remake of Hawaii Five-O.

They were joined by veteran Australian actor Chris Hayward and McLeod’s Daughters’ Dustin Clare.

A coming-of-age film about an itinerant worker, Love Is Now is written by director Jim Lounsbury and produced by his business partner Behren Schulz.

Their company Eponine Film is based in Sydney and the Hunter Valley, with funding for the film coming from local investors.

Mr Schulz, originally from Maitland and a trained mining engineer, spent a good deal of time in the Broke district as it was home to one of his good friends.

“I knew the district pretty well and we thought it would be an ideal place to make the film, we just needed to find the right property,” he said.

Once they saw Hillsdale they knew it would make the ideal location forthe film, in particular the property’sold homestead.

It was selected by the director for the film due to its scenery, its homestead and orchard and the fact it had lots of character.

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: The film shoot of Love Is Now at Bulga. Picture by LOUISE NICHOLS

The crew spent 10 days in the Hunter Valley in July, mostly at Hillsdale but also at Tocal Homestead near Paterson where the final end-of-harvest party scene will be shot.

During the filming at Hillsdale, one of the Harris family’s old cattle dogs enjoyed all the commotion, but the ­highlight for the canine was wandering around the catering van to pick up a few scraps.

Sue Harris said the family had been on the 700-acre property for three ­generations.

“Last year we had a 16-page fashion shoot for Vogue Australia in the orchard,” she said.

According to her father-in-law, Harold Harris, watching models wearing $5000 dresses and $1200 shoes picking fruit was a real eye opener.

“They looked pretty fancy up a ladder picking fruit in those outfits,” he said with a chuckle.

The family sell much of their fruit at the Newcastle Farmers Markets, where people see the name Bulga and ask how the mine is going, Sue said.

Fruit pickers are only used during the Valencia season when the fruit is sent for juicing, otherwise the fruit is picked and packaged for the fresh market by ­members of the Harris family.

With excellent underground water the trees thrive on the Milbrodale Creek flats, on land protected from the strong westerly winds that sweep through most of the Hunter.

In addition to the oranges the Harris family runs a steer-fattening operation on the farm at Bulga and also on their Carrabolla district property.

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Wake up, Wimmera: August 8

16/04/2019 // by admin

PIC OF THE DAY. Send your photos of the Wimmera to [email protected]南京夜网.au or tag us on Instagram @wimmeramailtimes and use the hashtag #wakeupwimmera to have your pic included! Photo: @berrekabb, via Instagram
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The forecast for today is similar to yesterday’s.It will be partly cloudy withlightwindsin the middle of the day. The wind should die down in the afternoon and we’re tipped to reach a maximum of 15 degrees.

Good news forthose of us playing sport or planning toenjoythe great outdoors tomorrow – there is only a slight chance of showers and they’re not predicted until the evening.


Wimmera hospitals will share in nearly $80,000 of State Government funding as part of the record 2009-10 budget. The $79.3 million will be shared among West Wimmera, East Grampians and Wimmera health services and is an increase of $2.13 million from last financial year.


“It was a very emotional day and just to know that I have a whole community behind me gives me strength and determination to fight this a lot harder.” -Former Stawell resident Belinda Scott after a family fun day to raise money andsupport for her battle with cancer.


A formerDimboola resident has made an 11th hour bid to save the Dimboola Hotel as excavators demolish what is left of the fire-gutted building.

STOP: Demolition of the Dimboola Hotel will be paused for two days to give former Dimboola resident Graeme Schneider time to rally support to save it. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Edenhopefootballer Oscar McDonald is one step closer to his dream of playing in the AFL after he was invited to attend the Victorian draft combine in October.

Edenhope footballer Oscar McDonald has been invited to the AFL state draft combine in October.

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Jobs go to Skilled

16/04/2019 // by admin

Competing labour hire firms appear to be the big winners following the demise of ResCo Services this week.
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National company Skilled has confirmed they will be taking the majority of the production workers formerly hired by ResCo.

The final number of former ResCo production workers re-employed with labour hire company Skilled will ultimately depend on the needs of our customers says general manager NSW and QLD, Todd Pavlou.

Mr Pavlou estimates they could be taking on between 230 and 250 production workers and confirmed Skilled has contracts with Rio Tinto’s Mount Thorley Warkworth and Hunter Valley Operations.

“We have already processed the vast majority of them, it has been a frantic 48 hours but like any employer we have to go through the correct processes to see if the candidates are suitable,” he said.

“This has included conducting interviews and inductions but some are already back on shift.”

We hope to complete this process by the end of the week, Mr Pavlou said.

The ResCo Group of Companies, wholly owned subsidiaries of Bluestone Global Limited ceased trading on Monday August, 4.

Liquidators KordaMentha stated the following day they would be transitioning 220 truck operators and trainees to Skilled, 35 light vehicle trades to Skilled or Workpac and a further 80 staff to new employment by Wednesday.

In an email The Argus received on Thursday afternoon Stephen Sasse, Chief Executive Officer of Bluestone Global Limited wrote in reply to questions that a number of trainees have not been offered positions.

He suggests this would be because the new employer will not get the training subsidy for the candidate (a trainee can only have one traineeship).

Mr Sasse added a number of people have rejected offers of employment, particularly from Workpac because the rate of pay is lower than ResCo would pay.

Others have rejected offers of casual employment and are holding out for permanent appointments.

A representative from KordaMentha said there have been some issues that will take a little time to settle, but we repeat we are confident that 95% will have the opportunity to transition.

Of interest out of the fallout over the collapse of Bluestone is the fact that Skilled bought out Tesa which like ResCo Services was founded by Craig Ransely (see adjoining timeline).

Mr Ransley achieved notoriety at last year’s ICAC hearings investigating his involvement in the allocation of the exploration licence to Doyles Creek Mining.

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Lions snatch vital points

16/04/2019 // by admin

CLASH…Lions’ Tom Harmer battles for the ball against Solomontown players Ashley Johnson and Zac Siemer.
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A barnstorming five-goal final quarter blitz saw Lions snatch vital points in the battle for third spot and keep their hopes of a top-two finish alive by defeating Solomontown by 20 points.

Despite the result, it was Sollies who got off to the better start and led for most of the day.

They shot out the blocks kicking three opening quarter goals to Lions’s one. Micheal O’Brien, who enjoyed a day out in the two teams last encounter, picked up right where he left off booting two first quarter majors.

Fellow forward Mudge was the other contributor and together, were causing the Lions defenders some early headaches.

A prickly Ash Dunkley questioned some of his players hardness at the contest and whether or not they were actually up to challenge they faced at the quarter time huddle and his firm words seemed to have the desired affect as his team responded in the best possible fashion by kicking the first two goals of the second term through Fuller and Giles.

The renaissance was shortlived however as Sollies banged on the next three unanswered.

The battle between O’Brien and Ley was weighing heavily in Sollies favour and he was letting Ley know all about it with the robust forward kicking another two goals taking his tally to four before half time.

This brought about a switch mid term which saw Ley go forward and swingman Tom Harmer sent back to have a crack at curtailing the forwards influence on proceedings.

In other key match ups Sollies Schutte was getting the better of Marsland at center half forward, playing in front of his man and leading him to the ball on a number of occasions and the Cats mosquito fleet of Redman, Caputo and Trent Hoare were gathering important touches throughout the midfield.

Both teams were throwing caution to the wind and attacking hard off of half back, with Eckert and Siemer proving vital cogs in the majority of their respective teams forays forward.

Sollies took a 11 point lead into the long break and were looking to build on this in the second half.

Lions needed a spark early in the third quarter and they got what they were after with Slattery snapping the first for the term off the back of some hard run and carry from Giles who’s influence on the game had been steadily building all day.

From there, Lions enjoyed the majority of the attacking play for the next 10 minutes but were unable to translate bulk of possession into goals.

The Cats however had no such troubles and when it was their turn to attack, piled on goals to Head, Caputo and Redman in the blink of an eye.

Lions quickly regained control and maintained it for the remainder of the quarter but took until just before the three quarter time siren for Marsland to add Lions second for the quarter after a raft of behinds to go into the final term down by 12 points.

Sollies had made the most of their opportunities kicking an incredibly accurate 9.2. to this point and coach Chris Pollard implored his troops to do all they could to win the last quarter and maintain their hard fought scoreboard advantage through to the final siren.

The last quarter however belonged to the Gold and Blues.

An early injury to Shutte forced a rejig of the Sollies backline, which seemed to upset their balance.

The run and drive off half back had dried up and it had turned into a pure containment mission trying to deal with the heavy number of Lions forward entries.

Unlike the third term though, Lions were getting value out of their attacks, with Patterson drawing first blood with a trademark goal on the run and Bradley bringing scores level soon after.

Sollies, with a rare final quarter push forward, thought they had found O’Brien and a chance to kick a steadier after a good attempted pack mark, but (much to the disdain of the Solly faithful) the umpire waved play on when the ball managed to spill from the big forwards grasp on the way down and to rub salt in the wounds, Lions were able to goal and snatch the lead from the resulting rebound forward through Fuller.

From there the floodgates had opened and Slattery and Horsnell goaled to close out the match as Lions kicked 5.3. in the final term to Sollies solitary behind to run out victors by 20 points..

Lions Anthony Slattery finished the game with three goals rotating through the middle and showed his potency when not being used in a negating role.

The experience of Giles shone through with his surety around the packs and ability run and carry leading the way for youngsters Patterson and Fuller follow.

Moving Harmer to O’Brien also paid dividends with the Cats forward held goaless in the second half.

Sollies workhorse Graham Cooke battled tirelessly in the ruck for the majority of the day, with Shutte and Siemer keeping a lid on things and rebounding well from defence until the former succumbed to injury.

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Havealeta has Emus on the front foot as race for minor premiership hots up – Video

16/04/2019 // by admin

I’M SO NASTY: Orange Emus Tongan prop Nas Havealeta. Photo: NICK McGRATH 0807nmnas1WHEN you witness the sheer size of Manase Havealeta, there’s plenty of obvious rugby qualities the ginormous Tongan dubbed ‘Nasty’ brings to Orange Emus in this year’s Blowes Clothing Cup.
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But, physical attributes aside, what most probably don’t see is the big prop’s influence on Emus off the field.

“Sometimes when we train hard, everyone is tired and I make a joke … and then we focus back on training and nothing is going to be hard for us,” the 24-year-old said with a smile, a welcome addition to Emus First XV ahead of Saturday’s clash with Narromine at Endeavour Oval.

“We’re doing really well in the tournament right now, we’re just trying to win the comp.”

And, if Emus are to do just as Havealeta says and win the 2014 Blowes Clothing Cup, coach Andrew Logan is adamant it’ll have plenty to do with his import’s infectious enthusiasm.

“More than anything, Nas is a guy who enjoys his rugby,” Logan said.

“The boys enjoy having him around and the vibe he adds to the squad is fantastic.

“He doesn’t say much but when he does speak the boys listen … he’s a big man with a strong opinion.”


Havealeta played rugby league in Wollongong last winter before making the move back to rugby union in 2014, landing at Endeavour Oval and smashing the club from wooden spooners to within an inch of top spot on this year’s ladder.

Both Emus and Roos are locked on 66 points atop of the Blowes Clothing Cup.

But, tellingly with Roos to face Cowra and Mudgee in the final two weeks, the Dubbo club enjoys top billing courtesy of one extra win overall.

Not satisfied with second place, Havealeta knows his side’s clash with cross-town rivals Orange City in a week’s time will prove pivotal in Emus’ quest for a minor premiership.

“Next week, against Orange City, they’re a good team. They’re last year’s champion and we just going to try our best, work hard, and look forward to that game. It’s going to be a good game,” he said, desperate to make an impact up front for Emus.

“That’s my mission for the team, scrum better, run hard and defend hard.


“Narromine’s a good team, too. We’ve got to win this game … that’s all we’ve got to do now, just win. Keep on winning,”

Brent Braithwaite is being rested this weekend, while inside centre Simon Badgery is also being given the week off.

No.8 Rob Thorburn suffered a ear laceration, requiring 12 stitches, against Mudgee and will miss tomorrow’s clash with the Gorillas.

Havealeta, Shane Udy and Tim Alison replace the missing trio.

“We’re a good squad. The boys are doing good. I just came back from injury and hopefully we’re going to make it (to the grand final), that’s our goal for the rest of this season,” Havealeta said.

Emus face the Gorillas from 3.15pm on Saturday.

ORANGE EMUS: 1 Nas Havealeta, 2 Tom Goolagong, 3 Matt Findlay, 4 Nick Hughes-Clapp, 5 Sam McLean, 6 Andrew Cosgrove, 7 Alo Finau, 8 Shane Udy , 9 TJ Cunynghame, 10 Adam Perri, 11 Carter Hirini, 12 Tim Alison, 13 Nigel Staniforth (c), 14 Tom Green, 15 Sam Ryan.

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Victory again for Bulldogs

16/04/2019 // by admin

Following a torrid start to the season, winning just one game from their first 11 matches, the Bulldogs followed up last round’s win over West with a seven-point victory at Memorial Oval on Saturday.
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The loss by Central now makes it hard for the Bloods to make the finals.

The green-and-whites started the game well with a nice goal by young Tyler Athanasos, who is adapting well to the pressure of senior football, but soon after Matt Turner replied with a goal to the bloods.

Port, who have struggled to find a key forward, were able to play gun recruit Brad Inglis who was retuning from injury playing in the full forward position and he goaled for the Green and Whites.

At the fifteen minute mark of the term Luke Button, who was high in Centrals best players, kicked two successive goals as to give his team a six point lead.

Shannon Snook, who was again the Green and Whites best player, levelled the scores just before the quarter time siren.

Central had plenty of the football in their forward area for the first ten minutes of the second term but could only manage two minor scores, while the Green and Whites went forward and Inglis kicked his second goal.

Taylor Bradley, who played very well all day was giving the Bloods plenty of drive from the wing, delivered the ball to Ryan Morris who kicked truly, then Turner followed with a soccer goal and Central now held a six point lead.

Greg Phillips, playing at half back for the Green and Whites, snuck forward and levelled the score, but the latter part of that term Centrals Daniel Baker’, who played well around the ground, delivered the ball to Morris who was able to kick another two goals giving him three goals in the second term.

At the long break the Bloods held a thirteen point lead which was to be the biggest margin between the two teams on the day.

The third term started with a goal from tough Bulldog Terry Hall who burst through a pack with a goal, but then with a good tap from Mark Fuller young Sean Kuerschner kicked the replying goal for Central.

Port, with Mitchell Collins who played well all day giving the Green and Whites good running drive from a wing, was able to deliver the ball to Inglis to kick his third goal.

At the twenty minute mark Ethan Conner who played well in and under, goaled for Port and they were now were within one point.

The Bloods had opportunities late in the term but were put under pressure by Tim Byerlee, was playing well in defence, and assisted by Sam Clarke, who put in a useful performance for Port.

Turner, giving the Bloods a forward option, kicked his third goal right on the three quarter time siren, the Bloods hanging on to a seven point lead at the final change.

The match was theirs for the taking and the Green and Whites got off to the start that they wanted with a quick centre clearance and Terry Hall kicked his second goal of the match and the Bulldogs were again within one point.

Central went forward and Aaron Parsons, who played a useful game for the Bloods, kicked truly but Inglis quickly replied for the Green and Whites with his fourth goal.

Central not giving in without a fight and Morris kicked his fourth goal of the game, but the Bulldogs kept battling away in the clinches and managed to get the ball forward where Inglis again kicked truly and his team were now within one point.

The Bulldogs hunger remained and they forced the ball forward and following two minor scores, which gave the Green and Whites a one point lead, the ball was again in the hands of Inglis who kicked his sixth goal for the game giving his team a seven-point victory.

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‘Little things’ prove powerful

16/03/2019 // by admin

GEORGIA Wallace throws herself into a tackle against a bigger Wagga City opponent last weekend.SIRU women’s sevens
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THE Dianas have a tentative grip on the Southern Inland minor premiership after a strong 27-5 win over potential contender Wagga City at No. 1 Oval last Saturday.

Leeton was too strong across the park, scoring five tries to one.

Captain Emma Tyrrell said it was a good result in a physical game against a fit opposition.

“We knew they were going to be tough, they’d be one of the best in the competition,” Tyrrell said.

“But the opportunities we created, we took. I couldn’t fault our performance and we came up with a good result.”

However, she did say the game was closer than the final result indicated.

“Because we took our opportunities, we ended up scoring,” Tyrrell said.

“A couple of times they didn’t execute well. We did the little things right.”

AIMEE Spowart prepares for impact with a Wagga City player.

Remi Wilton and Lou Strachan played their usual strong games, making breaks through the City line, while Nisi Tabakei proved strong in the forwards. Jess Murphy showed some great cover defence and made try-saving tackles.

This week is the final round against an improving Deniliquin and coach Bart Challacombe said his side could not be complacent with Leeton ahead of Griffith on the ladder by just one point.

“To stay on top we still have to win,” he said.

“If we play as well as we have in the last couple of rounds we should win, but we don’t want to take anyone lightly.”

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