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Hamilton Hawks elect first female club president

The Hamilton Hawks Rugby Club has nominated a female president for the first time in the club's 55-year history.   Lesa Mason took over from Brett Sutherland, who had been in the role for 12 season, in early December. Under Sutherland’s...

Race to challenge adventurers in Lake Macquarie

Adventurers who love a challenge are jumping at the chance to race around Lake Macquarie. It’s all thanks to an event next Saturday 13 February that will push its 400 participants to their...

GALLERY: Future of croquet in good hands

The future of croquet is in good hands if the Toronto club’s junior program is anything to go by. More than 30 youngsters, aged nine and upwards, took part in the annual event...

Parkour finds a new space in the heart of the CBD

Jumping, vaulting, swinging and climbing aren’t usually synonymous with a city’s centre, but Newcastle is changing that. Following the transformation of a quiet corner of the CBD into a unique, creative space, Parkour...

GIVEAWAY: Shaun Brown Cricket Coaching clinic pass

Former Australian pace bowler Nathan Bracken will be inspiring the young cricketing talent of Newcastle this summer when he heads up the coaching panel for the Shaun Brown Cricket Coaching clinics. Bracken played...

Knights bolster forward stocks

The Newcastle Knights have continued to bolster their forward playing stocks following the re-signing of promising front-rower Josh King, as well as new acquisition Sauaso “Jesse” Sue, this week. King, a Singleton Greyhounds...

Paying tribute to Australia’s first Aboriginal cricket team

Aussie country singer Matt Scullion has livestreamed his new single today, just in time for NAIDOC Week. 1868 tells the story of the nation's first Aboriginal cricket team, which travelled to England...

Benn sets sights on Great North Walk record

A Newcastle-based elite runner will attempt to set a record and raise money for charity next month. Merewether's Benn Coubrough has set his sights on completing the 276-kilometre Great North Walk and beating...