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Cliff diving champion Rhiannan Iffland aiming to finish with perfect season

Rhiannan Iffland has the chance to crown a perfect Red Bull cliff-diving season in Bilbao, Spain later this week, after clinching the world series title with a massive 1,000 points in Bosnia and Herzegovina...

Seven rugby stars set to represent Country in Chikarovski Cup this October

Seven Hunter rugby stars have been named in the NSW Country squad to contest the ChikarovskiCup this October, including national Super W champions Cheech Barker and Maya Stewart. Alongside Barker and Stewart will be five more...

First-week NRLW team lists overflowing with Newcastle and Hunter talent

The first-week NRL Women's premiership team lists have been revealed, and there's a host of Newcastle and Hunter stars set to return and debut this weekend in the national competition's second full season. The Sydney...

Butcher Birds surge through to Blues Tag final with lockout against Wests – videos

Central have qualified for the Newcastle Rugby League Blues Tag grand final with an 18-0 victory over third-placed Wests at Harker Oval this weekend, while the defeated Rosellas drop into the preliminary final against...

Gosford bounce into first preliminary final; Souths win ‘very close’ semi-final – photos

Souths are heading straight to the grand final after winning their nail-biting semi-final match against the Oxfords 2-1 in extra time. Oxfords were first to open the scoring at the Newcastle International Hockey Centre, with...

Maitland set up do-or-die final against second-chance Hawks – photos, video

Maitland have stepped into the NHRU Women's final three after a 33-5 victory over Merewether Carlton at No.2 Sportsground on Sunday afternoon. Jorja Holden was the architect of the Blacks' five-try win, crossing twice in...

West Leagues clinch championship three-peat on the silver screen – photos, video

Two-time defending champions West Leagues Balance have completed the Greater Open Championship three-peat, building on their minor premiership from the regular season to claim a 45-27 victory over Souths in the Newcastle grand final. In...

Newcastle City cement legacy with third consecutive women’s title – photos, video

Newcastle City have cemented their legacy in the AFL Hunter Central Coast Women's competition, claiming their third consecutive title with a 54-18 victory over Maitland at the No.1 Sportsground on Saturday afternoon. The Saints were...

Emrah Manning looking to prove she’s ready for the big leagues with new skills

Emrah Manning has had a hefty taste of competitive netball this season, playing for Hunter Netball in the Netball NSW Metro League, and being involved in West Leagues Balance's Under 23 squad in Newcastle's...

West Leagues and Souths battling for slice of history in Greater Open grand final

Souths and West Leagues both come into the historic televised Greater Open Championship on Saturday afternoon with dynasties behind them. The two-time reigning Newcastle champions Wests are looking to make it three in 2019, while...