20th Barrio Fiesta 2016

20th Barrio Fiesta 2016

September 03, 2016
It's Fiesta time again! The largest event on Darwin’s Filipino calendar is FAANT’s annual Barrio Fiesta. Come celebrate Philippines' customs, cuisine and culture on a two day event. Enjoy dance and…

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Parramatta coach adamant his team will continue to compete in NRL games

Parramatta coach Brad Arthur is adamant his team will continue to compete in NRL games no matter the final outcome of the club's salary cap scandal. Eels fans will soon be one step closer to gaining a resolution on the ongoing cap saga, with the club due to… read more >

Australia beat New Zealand 2-1 at Hockey Open in Darwin

AAP - Photo NT News The Hockeyroos have beaten their arch rivals New Zealand 2-1 in their second game of the International Hockey Open in Darwin. In a fast-paced match at the Marrara Hockey Stadium on Wednesday the Black Sticks put early pressure on… read more >
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NT Basketball back in the black

A $300,000 turn around for Darwin Basketball has put the club in a sound financial position following on from concerns about how much money the club had. The AGM was held yesterday with officials revealing a profit of nearly $175,000 after losing about… read more >

NT Thunder under 18s off to Queensland

The Northern Territory Thunder under 18s State Academy Boys are off to Queensland playing New South Wales and the ACT this Sunday at Matricon Stadium. Thunder will be looking for its second win, State Academy Development Head Coach Andrew Hodges said the game… read more >
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NT Cricket: Greens building momentum

The Greens are building momentum in the Darwin and Districts Cricket competition, Simon Lavers blasting 196 against Palmerston in round 6 pushing his side to a 5 to 1 record win. Lavers had reportedly not picked up a bat in 2 weeks. read more >

NT Thunder welcomes back Daniel Lewis

NT Thunder will welcome tall target Daniel Lewis back to the team when the side takes on Southport at TIO on Saturday. Lewis, who missed the round 5 match due to work commitments is a timely inclusion given Julian Lockwood is set to miss the next few weeks… read more >
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Nightcliff to face Tracey Village tonight

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Wanderers Football Club Darwin to celebrate centenary

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Victory for Jamie Hosking Kennel

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Historic under 18s National Championships match to take place tonight at TIO

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Fannie Bay race meeting cancelled

Thoroughbred Racing NT says the race meeting programmed to be run at Fannie Bay this Saturday has been abandoned due to a lack of horses nominated for the meeting. The Hottest and driest wet season on record in Darwin was blamed for the cancellation, a… read more >
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Under 18s AFL to face Tasmania

The Territory will be sending out a strong side tomorrow night against Tasmania for the first AFL under 18s National championships match to be held in Darwin in about 25 years. Territorians will seek their revenge after giving up a 13 point three quarter time… read more >
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Michael McLean looking forward to working with NTFL Club Warratah

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Parramatta Eels will still come to Darwin

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Womens AFL could be coming to Darwin

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Kenyan National Cricket team is coming to Darwin.

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8 Territorians named as part of the 2016 Boomerangs and World squads

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Talks to save soccer in the Top End

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Territory Thunder in Sydney

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Funding injection for upgrades to Parap Pool

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Territory Thunder will kick off their first game of the season this weekend

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Big win for Palmerston

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Districts beat Wanderers in the rain

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NT product Short a new Scorcher

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Kelly likes taste of NTFL Crocs

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NT women try out Crows colours

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Barkly boys beat Irish in Ireland

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Ex-Demon Jurrah plots AFL return

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Motlop’s surprise cross-code call-up

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Nova backs Brooke to Olympics

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