SOME of the stories making the news in this weeks editions of the Manning River Times include, local boat manufacturer, Seber International being selected to deliver a second security vessel for the Port of Melbourne Corporation.
The Seaside Flyer
The latest news from the Taree Old Bar Surf Club heads our two page feature looking at The Seaside Flyer.
We also look at the Old Bar Beach Festival gaining a significant tourism gong at the recent awards while the local Lions Club is 'sailing' along.
Our newest citizens
This week in the MRT we meet Chloe Duncan and Fraser Collins - two of our newest citizens.
The Taree Great Lakes Physical Culture Club continues to make waves in competitions so far this season.
Club members have been competing as individuals and in teams events.
We have a couple of great pics including mum and daughter, Nadene and Taia Shedden and the young team consisting of Kylie Nicholson, Ebony Ryan and Bethan Katen.
We have a full page on the school times this week.
We have stories on Chatham, Cundletown, St Joseph's Primary and the Tree Day celebration.
Big weekend in league
IT was a big weekend in sport for some of our local rugby league sides in the Group 3 competition.
The results from Saturday’s preliminary semi final played at the Old Bar Reserve at Old Bar include:
First Grade - Old Bar Beach Pirates 36 defeated Forster Tuncurry Hawks 28
Reserve Grade - Port Macquarie Sharks 28 defeated Old Bar Beach Pirates 18
18 ½ Grade - Wingham Tigers 36 defeated Port Macquarie Sharks 16
Women’s League Tag - Port City Breakers 18 defeated Wauchope Blues 10
The results from Sunday’s Elimination semi final played at the Port Macquarie Oval include:
First Grade - Port City Breakers 28 defeated Port Macquarie Sharks 22
Reserve Grade - Wingham Tigers 12 defeated Taree City Bulls 6
18 ½ Grade - Forster Tuncurry Hawks 36 defeated Port City Breakers 10
Women’s League Tag - Taree City Bulls 24 defeated Port Macquarie Sharks 4
This weekend’s draw in the minor semi finals to be played at the Harry Elliott Oval in Tuncurry are:
First Grade - Forster Tuncurry Hawks v Port City Breakers 3.00pm
Reserve Grade - Old Bar Beach Pirates v Wingham Tigers 1.10pm
18 ½ Grade - Port Macquarie Sharks v Forster Tuncurry Hawks 11.45am
Women’s League Tag - Wauchope Blues v Taree City Bulls 10.30am
Sunday’s major semi final to be played at the Lank Bain sporting complex at Wauchope are:
First Grade - Wauchope Blues v Old Bar Beach Pirates 3.00pm
Reserve Grade - Wauchope Blues v Port Macquarie Sharks 1.10pm
18 ½ Grade - Taree City Bulls v Wingham Tigers 11.45am
Women’s League Tag - Forster Tuncurry Hawks v Port City Breakers 10.30am
And check all our match reports from Mick McDonald in Wednesday’s Manning River Times, plus the weekend previews in Friday’s weekend edition.
And, we also have Mick McDonald's My Shout column ...