UPDATE: Local horseman's condition improves following accident

UPDATE: Local horseman's condition improves following accident

The Courier is able to report an improvement in the condition of Wee Waa local Rhys Mortimer after he sustained serious head injuries in a horse riding accident on the weekend.

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The Courier is able to report an improvement in the condition of Wee Waa local Rhys Mortimer after he sustained serious head injuries in a horse riding accident on the weekend.

This morning he remains in the Intensive Care Unit at the Newcastle John Hunter hospital but is now showing signs of responsiveness.

The accident occurred mid-morning on Sunday and resulted in the 17-year-old male being placed in an induced coma and airlifted to Newcastle by Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Local polocrosse player in stable condition following accident

Local polocrosse player in stable condition following accident

A 17 year old male from Wee Waa was attended to by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and flown to Newcastle on Sunday following a horse riding accident on a property north east of Narrabri.

He had been competing in a local polocrosse carnival when a high speed collision occurred on the field.

He was immediately attended to by an on-site paramedic and a vet was called to attend to the horse involved.

Three local ambulances attended with the first arriving within 20 minutes of the accident.


 

Sunday, August 09, 2015/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Narrabri Polocrosse Carnival 2015

Narrabri Polocrosse Carnival 2015

52 teams attended this years annual club carnival with 11 teams competing in the Junior Challenge. There was also a women's competition along with the open competition.


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Tuesday, July 21, 2015/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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