A Berry Boy in Africa

Thomas Satchell Knight (1873-1944) from Broughton Village, in the Berry district, was one of a hundred NSW Lancers who travelled to Aldershot, England in February 1899 wearing this very uniform. As the contingent prepared to return home following six months of training, war broke out in South Africa. Volunteers were sought to disembark at Cape […]

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Bragging Rights

On Saturday the 15th of April 1905, the Sawers Shield finally found its home in Moonbi after six years of stiff competition. A yearly competition between the affiliated clubs of the Tamworth Cricket Union, it would only be awarded to the team that could win twice in succession or three times in all. Moonbi accomplished […]

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