Bigger and better: Magpies preparation begins

Courtesy Cowra Guardian 19 November

Coaching panel and new sponsors: Ryan Downing (reserve grade), Netassa Absolom and Kevin Gulliford (The Valley Hotel Motel), Craig Jeffries (under 18s), Steve Sutton (premier league), Brendan Tidswell (league tag).more

Rams home zones: Western Division to play and Bathurst and Mudgee

Courtesy Central Western Daily 19 December

RETURNING TO THE REGION: Former Mudgee player Matt Kurtz (left in Western Divison colours) and Bathurst's Dave Elvy (right in Western Division colours) playing for Western Division in 2007, the last time the Rams played in the Central West. In 2015, Western will play a game at Bathurst and Mudgee will host the CRL Championship finals.more

'That's the perfect draw for us': CYMS set up to storm home in 2015 season

Courtesy Central Western Daily 18 December

PUTTING IN THE BOOT: Orange CYMS five-eighth Ben McApline, pictured kicking a goal against Oberon last season, will need to fire to ensure the green and golds begin a tough 2015 well. Photo: STEVE GOSCHmore

New Bathurst Panthers rugby league coach Todd Barrow looks forward to first derby

Courtesy Western Advocate 18 December

NEW COLOURS: Todd Barrow, who has played a host of Group 10 premier league games for the Orange Hawks, will be hoping to get a win over his old club in 2015 when he coaches the Bathurst Panthers. Photo: STEVE GOSCHmore

Mudgee to host CRL Championships finals

Courtesy Mudgee Guardian 17 Decembermore

Penrith Panthers to play Gold Coast Titans in Bathurst in March

Courtesy Western Advocate 16 December

BATHURST-BOUND: Gold Coast’s Greg Bird brings Penrith’s Matt Moylan crashing to the turf in a meeting earlier this year. The two NRL clubs will do battle at Bathurst’s Carrington Park in round two of the 2015 premiership.more

Gold Coast confirmed as Panthers' foes for Bathurst NRL game

Courtesy Western Advocate 16 December

The Panthers' Peter Wallace at the Cathedral School during Penrith's visit to Bathurst last year.more

Cootes back in the fold: Hawks juniors to return to nest in 2015

Courtesy Central Western Daily 15 December

BROTHERS IN ARMS: Jackson and Sam Coote have both code-hopped from Orange City to Orange Hawks for the 2015 Group 10 season. Photo: MATT FINDLAYmore

Bathurst to host NRL clash between Panthers and Titans on March 14

Courtesy Western Advocate 15 December

LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN: Action from this year's NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and Penrith Panthers at Bathurst's Carrington Park. The Sharks won 18-16.more

Mudgee Dragons’ Group 10 draw for next season similar to their 2014 run

Courtesy Mudgee Guardian 15 December

Chris Ward breaks the St Pat’s line in their encounter at Glen Willow in August. Mudgee meet the defending premiers in round four of the 2015 season. Photo: BEN HARRISmore

Bathurst Regional Council Media Release Carrington Park

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Drainage works at Bathurst's Carrington Park

Courtesy Western Advocate 13 December

WHAT LIES BENEATH: Bathurst Panthers Rugby League Football Club president Dennis Comerford at Carrington Park yesterday checking on the new drainage being installed at the ground. Photo: BRIAN WOODmore

Cody Robbins Signs With Orange Hawks For 2015 Group 10 Rugby League Season

Courtesy Central Western Daily 13 December

BLUE BLOOD: Former Orange CYMS and Bathurst Panthers star Cody Robbins will play for his junior club Orange Hawks in 2015. Photo: MATT FINDLAYmore

The Sullivans: Orange CYMS coach to mentor 2015 Western Rams

Courtesy Central Western Daily 12 December

IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT: Mick Sullivanmore

Men of League tour set for Cowra launch

Courtesy Cowra Guardian 11 December

Men of League committee along with sponsors (left to right): Bob Hilton, JD Cartwright, Michael Brooks, Dub McDonald and Ed Anthonymore

'I thought we'd have a punt on him': Orange Hawks sign monster Max Ma'a-Nelson

Courtesy Central Western Daily 11 December

MAX POWER: New Orange Hawks prop Max Ma'a-Nelson, pictured charging forward for Dubbo Roos in the Blowes Clthing Cup in 2014.more

Group 10's picket fence concerns alleviated by panels at Wade Park

Courtesy Central Western Daily 11 December

PICKET PROBLEM: The rounded tops on Wade Park's new face. Photo: MATT FINDLAYmore

Sandon Gibbs-O'Neill signs for Bathurst Panthers in Group 10

Courtesy Western Advocate 1 December

CHANGING HIS COLOURS: After playing with Orange Hawks this season, Sandon Gibbs-O’Neill has signed up with Bathurst Panthers for 2015more

Green and gold glut: new recruits have Sullivan spoilt for choice at CYMS

Courtesy Central Western Daily 19 November

LIFTING: Mick Sullivan is banking on competition for places to lift CYMS in 2015. Photo: STEVE GOSCHmore

Tim and Robbie Mortimer sign with CYMS for 2015 Group 10 season

Courtesy Central Western Daily 18 November

THEY'RE BACK: Brothers Mortimer, Robbie (left) and Tim (right), alongside CYMS president Ray Agland (back, left) and Orange CYMS Old Boys president Mark Jasprizza (back, right). Photo: NICK McGRATHmore

Greg Behan returns to Bathurst Panthers

Courtesy Western Advocate 18 November

ON THE MOVE: After three seasons playing with Oberon, prop Greg Behan will return to his junior club Bathurst Panthers for season 2015. Photo: PHILL MURRAYmore

Orange derby to start Group 10 season: CYMS and Hawks to play in opening round

Courtesy Central Western Daily 4 Novembermore

NEW Official League Tag rules

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