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Magpies start to hone in on signatures for 2017

Cowra Magpies gun Warren Williams has put pen to paper for 2017, as the club looks to establish its roster ahead of the Group 10 season.

http://www.cowraguardian.com.au/story/4411584/magpies-start-to-hone-in-on-signatures-for-2017/?cs=594more

Panthers warm-up ahead of pre-season knockout

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4405768/panthers-start-to-warm-up/?cs=116more

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Mudgee Dragons get their preseason underway

NEW SEASON: The Dragons started their pre-season yesterday, and are looking forward to the new challenge it will bring as defending premiers.

http://www.mudgeeguardian.com.au/story/4386205/premiers-begin-prep/?cs=1611more

Bathurst Panthers to train at multi-million dollar league academy

VISIT PLANNED: The Bathurst Panthers will visit the multi-million dollar Panthers Rugby League Academy next month for a pre-season training session

http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/4388099/panthers-pre-season-boosted-by-trip-to-world-class-facility/?cs=104more

Luke Branighan excited to take reins at Oberon Tigers

DETERMINED: Former NRL player Luke Branighan is excited to take on the Oberon Tigers player-coach role for 2017. Photo: YOUNG WITNESS

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4386243/new-tiger-tutor/?cs=116more

Daniel Finn to help premier league Saints in 2017

NEW ADDITION: The St Pat's Group 10 premier league outfit in 2017 will be guided by three coaches - Daniel Finn, Brady Cheshire and Kurt Hancock.

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4384157/a-premier-move/?cs=116more

Memorable finishes, premiership miracles and absolute tragedy, no one will forget season 2016

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4378970/the-2016-group-10-season-one-to-remember-photos-poll/?cs=116more

Bathurst Panthers to play in West Wyalong Knockout

TEST: Bathurst Panthers will play in the West Wyalong Knockout

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4377528/panthers-ready-to-take-on-knockout/?cs=116more

Mick Sullivan and CYMS not contesting West Wylong Knockout in 2017

NOT THIS TIME: CYMS captain-coach Mick Sullivan confirmed his side won't go to West Wyalong in 2017, preferring to schedule stand-alone trials instead. Photo: JUDE KEOGH

http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/4370483/west-wyalong-not-on-cyms-trial-calendar/?cs=104more

Monique Christie-Johnston named captain-coach for Bathurst Panthers for 2017 Group 10 League Tag sea

SKIPPER:Canobolas teacher Monique Christie-Johnston will captain-coach Bathurst Panthers in the upcoming Group 10 league tag season. Photo: BRADLEY JURD

http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/4369562/panthers-name-new-coach-for-2017-season/?cs=104more

Derby redemption: two blues lock in date to bounce back

READY TO ROCK: Hawks and CYMS will meet on May 6 after the Group 10 draw was released this week. Photo: JUDE KEOGH

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4366276/derby-redemption-two-blues-lock-in-date-for-cyms-clash-poll/?cs=3778more

Panthers' premiership hopes given huge boost as Hewitt returns to Bathurst

HE'S BACK: Doug Hewitt will be a welcome addition to the Bathurst Panthers Group 10 premier league stocks in 2017. Photo: ALEXANDER GRANT

http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/4366356/panthers-receive-boost-as-hewitt-returns-to-bathurst/?cs=104more

Best player not playing in the NRL ... maybe not, but he's close

HAPPY AS LARRY: New Orange Hawks captain-coach Willie Heta was in the colour city over the weekend as he prepares to return the two blues to the finals. Photo: NICK McGRATH

http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/4362764/simply-the-test-heta-right-man-to-launch-hawks-revival/?cs=104more

And the survey says: Western’s taking it to the streets

CHANGE IS COMING: Orange CYMS fullback Ben McAlpine could be playing in a new-look Western competition in 2018.

http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/4365838/and-the-survey-says-westerns-taking-it-to-the-streets/?cs=104more

Kurt Hancock wants to change the Country Championships' knockout format

NOT ELIGIBLE: Western front rower Simon Obsorne will not be eligible to contest the Country Championships in 2017. Photo: PHIL BLATCH

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4349562/one-off-change/?cs=116more

Wham, slam here comes Bam: CYMS sign kiwi enforcer

BAM BAM: Orange CYMS' new prop, Chris Bamford, finds space during his time with the Canterbury Bulls during last season's New Zealand provincial premiership. Photo: THE PRESS, Christchurch

http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/4343870/wham-slam-here-comes-bam-cyms-sign-kiwi-enforcer/?cs=104more

Donato wants to see NRL club play in Orange

http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/4340843/donato-targets-nrl-clubs-for-orange-poll/?cs=103more

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Daniel Finn and Brady Cheshire join Kurt Hancock at the helm for St Pat's

DOUBLE DUTIES: Brady Cheshire will not only line up in the front row for St Pat's next season, but will act as co-coach as well.

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4338215/a-trio-of-coaches/?cs=116more

New Oberon coach is classy: Kurt Hancock

NEW TIGER: Luke Branighan joins Group 10 next season.

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4338077/oberon-coach-is-classy-hancock/?cs=116more

League change can be a positive

Linore Zamparini.

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4335019/league-change-can-be-a-positive/?cs=116more

New LED scoreboard at Carrington Park up and running

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Country Championships changed to an under-23s format

IN THE RUNNING: CYMS gun Ryan Griffin, who starred in Western's under-21 side in 2016, is one of a number of younger Group 10 players who will be aiming to play for the Rams' under 23s. Photo: PHIL BLATCH

http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/4321470/changing-ways-leaves-jackson-in-two-minds/?cs=104more

"He's the best signing since I don't know when": Hawks supremo announces massive 2017 signing

MASSIVE SIGNING: Willie Heta, pictured in South Newcastle colours, will captain-coach Orange Hawks in 2017 and 2018. Photo: MARINA NEIL/NEWCASTLE HERALD

http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/4323041/hetas-a-hawk-two-blues-announce-captain-coach-coup/?cs=104more

I want the same team: Brien's determined to mentor Magpies to success

Pictured playing Oberon during the 2016 Group 10 competition, Cowra Magpie Rory Brien will continue his tenure as the side's coach in 2017.

http://www.cowraguardian.com.au/story/4313031/youth-is-set-to-shine-in-2017/?cs=594more

Coaches of wolfpack

NEW FACES IN COACHING AND FOR PRESIDENT: Ladies Tag coach John Legge, U18s' Graeme Osborne, first grade's Chris Rhodes, president Corey Osborne and second grade's Joe Inzitari.

http://www.lithgowmercury.com.au/story/4312665/coaches-of-wolfpack/?cs=1590more

Bathurst Panthers are keen to end Group 10 premier league title drought

BIG BOOST: Bathurst Panthers hope securing the signature of talented forward Simon Osborne will help them end their Group 10 premier league drought. Photo: STEVE GOSCH

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4318618/panthers-keen-to-end-group-10-title-drought/?cs=116more

Doing it for the kids: championships now under 23s only

IN THE RUNNING: The new representative format will give the likes of Nyngan Tiger Clayton Couley the chance to impress again on the big stage. Photo: CRL

http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/4317534/doing-it-for-the-kids-championships-now-under-23s-only/?cs=104more

Dubbo CYMS not going to pass on shot: chairman

LASER-LIKE: Dubbo CYMS gun Luke Jenkins would be a star in Group 10

http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/4316751/dubbo-cyms-not-going-to-pass-on-shot-chairman/?cs=104more

A Carrington Park upgrade worth $850K

GREAT: Mayor Gary Rush with the new $150,000 screen, that will boost the reputation of Carrington Park as a NRL playing field. Photo: RACHEL FERRETT

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4316453/a-carrington-park-upgrade-worth-850k/?cs=115more

Penrith Panthers to play Canberra Raiders in June 2017

DEJA VU: Bryce Cartwright on the burst during Penrith's match against Canberra at Carrington Park this year. Photo: CHRIS SEABROOK

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4314246/june-gamble-for-fourth-nrl-match/?cs=115more

Mudgee Dragons name 2017 coaches

Dragons president Jared Robinson with 2017 coaches Jono George (18s), Sebastian Flack (First Division), and Peter Hickman (Premier League).

http://www.mudgeeguardian.com.au/story/4309885/dragons-name-2017-coaches/?cs=1611more

Bathurst Panthers sign Garrett Field and Simon Osborne

HEADED HOME: Simon Osborne will return to Bathurst Panthers next season after a stint playing for fellow Group 10 club Orange CYMS

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4314405/bulky-panthers/?cs=116more

Oberon Tigers sign Luke Branighan as captain-coach

NEW FACE: Former NRL player Luke Branighan has signed up to captain-coach the Oberon Tigers in 2017. Photo: GETTY IMAGES


http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4305850/oberons-signed-a-new-star/?cs=116more

Rep pathway blocked for players over 23

COUNTRY CHANGE UP: Blayney's Lachie Farr was picked in the NSW Country under 18s in 2016, with the top age bracket to change from opens to under 23s in 2018.

http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/4308326/rep-pathway-blocked-for-players-over-23/?cs=104more

Western Rams rugby league shake-up on the cards: Quinn

THE TIME IS NOW: CRL boss Terry Quinn says the region will be looked at as a whole following Dubbo's bid to jump to Group 10. Photo: NICK McGRATH

THE TIME IS NOW: CRL boss Terry Quinn saysthe region will be looked at as a whole following Dubbomore

Mudgee Dragons welcome Country vs City game

BIG STAGE: Jared Robinson and the Dragons have welcomed the Country vs City announcement, he is pictured in the curtain-raiser to the local 2013 NRL match.

http://www.mudgeeguardian.com.au/story/4305881/dragons-welcome-game/?cs=1611more

2017 City-Country clash the last

FINAL STOP: The 2017 Country vs City match at Glen Willow will be the last time the game is held, pictured is Country's Jarrod Mullen during the 2012 match in Mudgee.

http://www.mudgeeguardian.com.au/story/4306567/2017-city-country-clash-in-mudgee-to-be-the-last/?cs=1611more

Country vs City returns to Mudgee

David Trodden (NSWRL), Brian Canavan (NRL), Jared Robinson and Kathy Lang (Mudgee Dragons), Des Kennedy (MWRC), Terry Quinn and John Anderson (CRL).

http://www.mudgeeguardian.com.au/story/4305327/the-final-country-vs-city-match-to-be-played-at-glen-willow-video-poll/?cs=1611more

Group 10 Expressions of Interest (EOI)

EOIs are sought for the following representative positions for 2017.
Coaches, Selectors, Managers and FAOs

Also EOIs from clubs for the holding of representative games that might be held in the Group 10 area.

EOIs are to be on the attached form and forwarded to the Group 10 secretary.more

VIDEO: 2016 Group 10 grand final highlights

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2016 League Tag rules

Players, Coach's and team officials should familiarise themselves with the 2016 rules

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