Weekly Sport Round Up!

Weekly Sport Round Up!

It was another action packed week of sport in the Central West!


Orange saw the return of the New South Wales Country Eagles National Rugby Championship team going head to head with Brisbane City, finishing the game on a thrilling last minute draw.

The draw means both sides finish the 2017 season with 20 competition points, however the Eagles held better points differential ending Brisbane City’s season.

In Cricket, City Colts took their first win with 4 wickets against Bathurst’s Rugby Union Cricket side over the weekend.

Bathurst pushed the colts, with the colts taking over the Bathurst total with just under three overs to go.

Colts Dan Casey, says it was a win the club desperately needed after loosing their opening game.

The colts will next up go against defending champions Bathurst City.

Kristina Rosengren presented our sport bulletin for today.

The International Sport Karate Association World Cup which is held in late October, has seen more than 1,000 competitors from Australia and aboard. However, Precision Martial Arts Bathurst more than held their own.

Bathurst took home six wins, 10 runner-up finishes, and 12 third placing’s, which lead them to be placed 7th out of the 90 teams which attended the three-day event at Liverpool.

In other news, Bathurst triathlete Nick North will contest the Asia-Pacific Championship at the end of November.

A week after North won the season-opening Bathurst Wallabies Triathlon Club long course race, he dominated the course at the Nepean Triathlon coming second in his 25-29 years male age group, and ranked 21st outright.

North completed the one kilometre swim, 30km cycle, and 10km run in a time of one hour 37 minutes and 23 seconds.


Challenge Bathurst has become a sell-out event.

426 entries have been accepted for the event, illustrating the iconic Mount Panorama circuit and how keen competitors are to be a part of the event.

Entry numbers outline a 32 per cent increase on the 2016 total of 322 entries.

In other local sport, Ultimate Frisbee in the state’s west has showcased excellent performances.

Division 2 of the Australian Mixed Ultimate Championships, a 3 day tournament held at Nelson Bay earlier this month, saw the Western NSW Wanderers continue their successful progress by exceeding expectations significantly.

The title was claimed by Newcastle-based side Apple and Rhubarb.

On Friday, Kristina Rosengren presented our sports bulletin.

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