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Signing on for the Bourke Ewes – back l-r: Jess Turnbull, Isabella Wilson, Sophie Matthews, Chloe Taylor, Laura Horton, Allie Simms, Emma Megahey, Emily Bowden, Samantha O’Shannessy, Chelsea Simmonds. Front l-r: Jac O’Brien, Sophie Bowden, Jess Ellis, Lilly Hand, Charlotte McGrory, Alana Cox, Ella Henson, Jodie Sontag, and Claire Hand. Photo TWH

If numbers are anything to go by, the coming season for the Bourke and Brewarrina Rugby Union clubs is looking like it will be a highly successful one.

On Sunday, the Bourke Ewes, supported by the Bourke-Bre Barbarians, held their sign-on day and the Bourke Bowling Club was packed with people signing up for their social and club memberships.

A record number of players signed on for the Bourke Ewes and the Bourke Rams and Brewarrina Brumbies have now formally joined forces as the Bourke-Bre Barbarians.

Publicity Officer for the Bourke Ewes, Ella Hensen, said she was thrilled by the turn-out and was looking forward to the Back O’Bourke Easter Festival weekend when the season officially kicks off.

“We’ve had a really successful sign on day, which has been great, and the Bourke-Bre boys have also had a successful sign on day as well.

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