Superb Knights lend a Voice to Mining Day

Thousands of miners, mining suppliers and their families joined rugby league fans today in hi-vis as they cheered on two great Hunter teams; the Newcastle Knights and our region’s miners. The 6th annual Voice for...

Butcher boys hold high hopes

Central Newcastle ‘Butcher Boys’ have slipped to sixth spot on the Newcastle Rugby League ladder but they still hold high hopes of making the finals in 2018. The Butcher Boys may have dropped valuable points...

Storming into Black Top final

‘Set To Storm’ is the nominal favourite for the prestigious Ladbrokes The Gardens Sires on Ice Black Top final at Newcastle Greyhounds next Friday night. The Jodie Lagogiane trained stayer jumped quickly from Box 4...

Swan Bay trainer leads in four winners

The Hunters’ premiership leading greyhound trainer, Allan Ivers, has hit a purple patch of form, with his kennel stars winning flour races at Ladbrokes The Gardens on Saturday evening. This outstanding effort, a rare feat...

Weekend action from ‘The Gardens’

In Form Sprinter “Stelly Girl” made it win number 4 from her last 6 starts and is pictured here with Trainer Ian Smyth, Wife Debbie and Grandson Valentine

The Phillip Hughes Bridge

Roads, Maritime and Freight Minister Melinda Pavey has announced the new Pacific Highway bridge over the Nambucca River will be named after the late cricketer Phillip Hughes. Phillip Hughes, who grew up in Macksville, died in November...

Under 11 lad hits rare century

Kahibah Public School student and Newcastle under 11 cricket representative, Thomas Cover notched up his first century on Sunday against the visiting Penrith side at Broadmeadow in the final round of the Colin Cooper...

The smile tells it all!

Kailani Craine’s gorgeous smile made the whole of Australia smile in the Olympic Figure Skating event in Pyeongchang on Wednesday evening. Even better still, the young lady who trains out of the Hunter Ice Skating...

First grade cricket final

Stage set for epic contest It was a battle of attrition at No 1 Sportsground on Sunday in the final between minor premiers Wests Cricket Club and Merewether in the Newcastle District cricket first grade...

Goal shooters on song

On a cold, blustery Saturday afternoon not conducive to goal shooting, Heat’s two hotshots, Claire Kowald and Lena Cartwright shot the lights out in round five of Charlestown A Grade Netball. Brilliantly supported by slick...
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