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New basketball season begins

Four games begin the new campaign

RSL Raptors’ Logan Hewett and Misfits’ Sophie McFarland went head-to-head on the first night of the new basketball season on Tuesday night.

The Narrabri Basketball Association’s second of two 2018 seasons began this week.

The two senior competitions returned, with mixed matches to be played on Tuesday nights and men’s to be contested on Wednesday nights.

The mixed competition is made up of five teams, while four sides will compete for the men’s title.

In mixed action on Tuesday night Thunder downed Namoi 28-20, before RSL Raptors defeated newcomers Misfits 37-25.

Last night in men’s matches the Gumboot Ballers beat RSL Raptors 27-16, and Boars accounted for Thunder 40-24.