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Kangaroos, Rams on top of the ladder after three rounds

Kangaroos, Rams on top of the ladder after three rounds

Campbelltown City and Camden are at the top of the Group 6 Rugby League ladder after Round 3, when all eight teams took to the field for the first time this season, reports MIKE SHEAN*. Camden Rams kept their unbeaten record intact after a hard fought 32-30 win over Thirlmere on Saturday night at Thirlmere Sportsground. A day later on Sunday afternoon, Campbelltown City Kangaroos joined the Rams on top of the table after an impressive 36-18 win over Narellan at Tony Norton Field, Claymore. It was an even first half, with Narellan leading 12-6 at the break. However, it… Read more »

Good signs for Cleary’s Wests Tigers, especially in defence

Good signs for Cleary’s Wests Tigers, especially in defence

The Wests Tigers will head into Saturday’s Leichhardt Oval clash with premiers Cronulla Sharks confident their defence has started to improve under Ivan Cleary. They are still conceding too many points per game [25], but that’s an improvement of two, which is not much but it’s better than nothing. Yesterday against the Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium was the lowest number of points leaked in a single match in season 2017. The 18-12 win by the Tigers was notable for the defensive effort by the team, especially on the edges, where previously most tries were conceded. Cleary could have had a… Read more »

East Campbelltown Eagles soar as participation numbers rise

East Campbelltown Eagles soar as participation numbers rise

East Campbelltown Eagles fielded more than 280 players when round one of the Western Suburbs District Junior Rugby League competition kicked off on Saturday. The club says this makes them the largest rugby league club in the Campbelltown region with 18 junior teams and four senior teams. Over the past 12 months the Eagles say they have enjoyed an increase in participation numbers, bucking the general trend in rugby league in the area. The club celebrated its growing success with a big win in first grade on Sunday, when the Eagles were too good for the Asquith Magpies. Despite going… Read more »

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Campbelltown Harlequins

Four local clubs share $50,000 in state sport grants

Four Campbelltown sport clubs are celebrating after securing grants worth $50,000. Campbelltown Harlequins Rugby Club will use their $7,000 grant for coaching/first aid courses for volunteers and will also buy new uniforms for juniors. East Campbelltown Eagles Junior Rugby League FC will buy Indigenous round jerseys and build a sunRead more »

Magpies and Eagles local derby

Premiers cop a beating from Magpies in local derby

Western Suburbs Magpies were too good for the East Campbelltown Eagles when the two local sides clashed in round seven of the Sydney Shield rugby league competition last Saturday. The Magpies romped home 42-12 in the Campbelltown Sport Stadium encounter. But the win wasn’t enough for the home side toRead more »

Softball catcher Corey Gleason, in action from the weekend, is one of the South West Sydney Academy of Sport athletes who will benefit from the ClubsNSW education funding.

Academy athletes to benefit from ClubsNSW ‘education’ funding

Talented young athletes from across the state will undergo an intensive education program covering everything from the dangers of drugs in sport to nutrition and financial literacy, thanks to a new ClubsNSW funded scheme. ClubsNSW has committed $200,000 a year for the next three years towards the program, which willRead more »

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