Friday, 24th May, 2019

Union

Merewether Carlton score ‘late heart-breaker’ to knock over Easts-University | photos

Merewether Carlton have collected their third straight win the NHRU Women's competition, after a late try to the Greens put a dagger through the home side's hopes late on in the close contest. The travelling...

Hamilton chalk up ton against Marauders in bounce back victory | photos

After falling in their opening outing of the season, the Hamilton Hawks have bounced back with a massive ton against the Marauders on Saturday. The Hawks rolled over a depleted Medowie sideĀ at Passmore Oval to...

Waratahs get title defence off to ‘flying start’ with 33-5 win over Hawks |...

The Waratahs know they're going to "have a target on their backs" in 2019, after heading into the expanded Newcastle & Hunter Rugby Union Women's competition as defending champions. It's a place the team "loves...

New season looms for NHRU Womens, complete with a host of new franchises

The Newcastle and Hunter Rugby Union Women's premiership returns this weekend, boasting an expanded six-team competition and a merger between regional heavyweight Easts and the University of Newcastle. The Waratahs will begin the season looking...

Hunter trio named in extended 47-player Wallaroos squad

Three Hunter stars have been included in the bulky Wallaroos squad named by coach Dwayne Nestor ahead of preparations for the 2021 Women's World Cup, including Waratahs champions Maya Stewart and Cheech Barker. Maitland's Sarah...

Barker produces moment of magic to inspire Waratahs comeback in Super W decider

Just days out from the 2019 Super W decider, Newcastle superstar Cheech Barker touched on her desire to score a try this season, telling the Women's Chronicle she "wanted to grab a a meatpie"...

‘I just want to play now’: Barker admits she’s chomping at the bit ahead...

The NSW Waratahs women's team hasn't tasted defeat in two years in the Super W, but Hunter star Cheech Barker admits she's still "feeling a little nervous" ahead of the decider on Sunday afternoon. It's...

Hunter duo earn chance to defend the Super W crown with NSW Waratahs

Katrina 'Cheech' Barker and Maya Stewart have earned a place in the Super W grand final with the Waratahs, after a massive 66-12 victory over the Melbourne Rebels kept the NSW Womens side undefeated...

Barker to make halves shift for Waratahs ahead of massive Central West clash

Newcastle star Katrina "Cheech" Barker is set to make a shift to the halves for NSW Women when they face Melbourne Rebels in Bathurst this Sunday. Barker played the first three games of the Super...

Barker, Stewart named in starting XV to face Western Australia in third round

After two straight wins on the bounce, NSW Waratahs head coach Matt Evrard has made just two changes ahead of Sunday's west-coast Super W showdown against the Rugby WA Women. Noella Green has been promoted...