Weekly Sport Round Up!

Weekly Sport Round Up!

The Central West has a great week in sport! Find all the details in this weeks Sport Round Up!

National Rugby League games in the Central West

With Orange having missed out on the chance to host any National Rugby League games next season, the Country Rugby League states it was left out of negotiations too.

Bathurst and Mudgee are the two central west towns to host games next season, while Orange and Dubbo missed out

The Penrith Panthers have a long term agreement with Bathurst Regional Council to play one NRL game per season at Carrington Park, while Mudgee has signed a deal for the Saint George Illawarra Dragons to play 4 games over the next 2 years, at the Glen Willow stadium.

The announcement has again sparked debate about Orange currently not having a 21st century sporting facility and what is the best option.

Orange council said it will continue to look at proposals.

CRL has called on the NRL and it’s clubs to be more inclusive when planning games in country areas as it would like to have a say where those games are played


Netball- N.S.W Swifts visit Orange

The N.S.W Swifts have announced they will be heading to Orange for pre-season training as part of a partnership with Orange City Council.

The N.S.W Swifts will visit Orange on November 9th and will not only train in Orange but also hold development clinics for the area’s up and comers.

NSW Swifts captain, Abbey McCulloch, said it’s vital the swifts maintain a connection with rural areas

“We are the team that represents all of this great state and it is vital that we maintain our connection with rural areas”- NSW Swifts Head Coach, Briony Akle.

Meanwhile Orange City Mayor Reg Kidd supported McCulloch’s comments, “it is a wonderful opportunity for our young sport people”.


Group 10 Rugby League

The Cowra Magpies  hosted their 2nd annual meeting on Wednesday, after the president and secretary roles were failed to be filled at the previous meeting.

The team is also struggling to find a coach for their 2018 group 10 Rugby League premier league side.

The clubs Vice President, Wayne Browne said, “although people are showing up to the meetings no one is interested in filling the big roles”.


Feature picture from: http://www.penrithpanthers.com.au/news/2016/05/01/nyc_panthers_earn_na.html
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