Kurri Kurri Bulldogs slogged out a hard-fought 28-18 win against Central Newcastle to surge into the top five.
Michael Hartshorn Maitland's youngest netballers showed plenty of pluck to brave the cold blustery conditions on Saturday morning.
Michael Hartshorn Justin Peterkin's nickname "Bumper" encapsulates his tough, uncompromising approach in 299 games wearing the Kurri Kurri Bulldogs jersey.
The Wine Country Race Club will host its first race meeting of the season on Tuesday, August 2.
East Cessnock Ladies Bowls celebrated winning the Grade 3 pennants, with an unfurling ceremony held at East Cessnock Bowling Club last Wednesday.
Kurri Kurri junior lawn bowlers Tailor Appleby and Daniel Eyeington have been crowned state champions.
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Police are re-appealing for witnesses after a woman died in custody at Maitland Police Station last week.