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Vic Park clubhouse gets an extra shot in arm

A new clubhouse for cricket and union teams at Victoria Park No.2 and 3 ovals is one step closer today with the announcement by Dubbo City Council that it is providing an $85,000 interest-free advance for the project.

I’ve been everywhere man

HE’S been to Cunnamulla, Charleville, Broken Hill, Bourke, Louth, Enngonia, Brewarrina, Goodooga, Walgett, Lightning Ridge, Wee Waa, Collarenebri...

Melting moments

BLAKE RYAN was a picture of health out at Geurie on Saturday. The little bloke rode a double, both on horses carrying saddlecloth number 3.

Whacko, Jacko’s back!

WHO in their right mind travels more than 10,000km a year to satisfy his unquenchable thirst for sport? Darren Jackson, that’s who – the Bourke-based “sparkie” who electrified Group XI supporters in a brilliant career that ended prematurely.

From Bourke to the big smoke

STILL on rugby league, Troy Hayman Jnr was planning to join Jacko at Macquarie this year but work commitments have taken him to Sydney.

Century of league in the west

SEASON 2013 kicks off in spectacular fashion on Saturday night when the Indigenous All Stars and NRL All Stars go head to head at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.

Bowled him!

South Dubbo tailender Scott Tucker hears the dreaded “death rattle”, playing against Macquarie at Victoria Park No.2 on Saturday, February 2. He was victim number five for Macquarie quick, Mark Reichelt, who finished the day with 5/44.

Fardell and Jeffrey among worthy Australia Day winners

THE achievements of two of our finest sportspeople were recognised on Australia Day.Jane Fardell and Marty Jeffrey were both given a glowing endorsement by Mayor Mathew Dickerson when he announced them as Dubbo’s Sportspersons of the Year for 2013.