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Ghosts bats fall in a heap

Ghosts bats fall in a heap

There was just one bright spot from the heavy defeat of Campbelltown Camden Ghosts at the hands of Western Suburbs on the weekend. Teenage leg spinner Tanveer Sangha picked up a total of eight wickets in the match, four from each innings, to confirm his status as a rising star of Australian cricket. His excellent performance though could not prevent the Ghosts from being defeated outright after making just 309 runs from two innings. The first innings scoreboard in particular makes for some uncomfortable reading for the Ghosts, who batted first on Saturday at Pratten Park, Ashfield. Just three batsmen… Read more »

Young golfer shows the way

Young golfer shows the way

Golf continued its upward swing at the South West Sydney Academy of Sport when the best of our region’s local junior golfers ventured to Goulburn to compete in the Brett Ogle Junior Masters Tournament. A capacity field of 128 of the State’s best junior golfers came together to take on the par 71 championship course  and – unfortunately – also up to 50km winds. The weather didn’t deter the juniors from playing some exceptional golf shots and finishing with some great overall score card performances. One of the best of many great personal performances came from “academy gun’ Brandon Vella. Vella,… Read more »

Ghosts sneak home in thriller at Raby

Ghosts first grader Nathan Baker completed a wonderful week as substitute fieldsman spending the Sydney Test with the Australian team in the fourth Test against India, which ended in a draw.  Apart from being on standby to field he also tended to mid field deliveries of drinks and players’ gear and and assisted in training.   Last Saturday’s round nine limited overs clash between Campbelltown Camden Ghosts and Randwick Petersham had as much drama and intrigue as a good detective novel. And that was even before a ball was bowled at Raby Sports Complex. The Ghosts won the game and… Read more »

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Young leggie Tanveer Sangha, who is just 16, took 5 for 79 for Campbelltown Camden Ghosts against Gordon on Saturday.

Five wicket haul for young leggie on debut

Next Saturday’s first grade NSW Premier Cricket at Raby between Campbelltown Camden DCC and Gordon DCC promises to be a great day with both teams’ evenly poised heading into day two, reports JASON ELLSMORE. If it wasn’t for a tough final 45 minutes of play on day one, the GhostsRead more »

Camden mother and daughter Joanne and Phoenix Porter will be vying for honours at this year’s national championship finals of the Australian Physie and Dance Association in early December.

Mother and daughter step up for physie honours at national titles

There will be a big Macarthur presence when the national championship finals of Australian Physie and Dance Association (APDA) are held next month. Camden mother and daughter Joanne and Phoenix Porter will hit the stage when they compete in the junior and senior championships. Phoenix, 5 and Ms Porter, 35Read more »

Tanveer Sangha in action for Australia against Pakistan last summer.

Youth and experience a winning blend for Ghosts

A blend of youthful talent and solid first grade experience was the perfect mixture as the Ghosts defeated Blacktown in round five of NSW Premier Cricket on Saturday, reports JASON ELLSMORE. The Ghosts bowlers toiled well in restricting Blacktown to 8/231 in the first innings having sent the Warriors intoRead more »

Camden young gun Angus Wallace finishes first in the Gold Coast 600 Race of the Stars.

Our kart racing young gun sets sights on Las Vegas

Local kart racing young gun Angus Wallace has conquered the Gold Coast and has now set his eyes on Las Vegas. After finishing first in the recent Gold Coast 600 Race of Stars junior event, the 16 year old from Camden has been invited to race at the SKUSA (SuperKartsRead more »

umpire John Evans will officiate in his 400th Sydney grade match this Saturday at Raby.

Howzat! Cricket umpire to raise finger for 400 matches

Local cricket umpire John Evans will reach a special milestone this weekend – weather permitting. Evans has been appointed to officiate in his 400th Sydney Cricket Association match on Saturday in a third grade clash between Campbelltown-Camden Ghosts and Northern District at Raby 2 oval. Only 11 umpires in theRead more »

Rhonda McCaw and her guide dog, Shelly.

Acoustic target shooting star needs our help

Rhonda McCaw has been legally blind since birth. A Macarthur resident for most of her life, she has diplomas in social welfare and health science. Rhonda is very active, volunteering in her community and also helps promote and advocate the rights of people with disabilities. She is also a veryRead more »

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Usain Bolt coming to Campbelltown with the Mariners

Will Usain Bolt make the grade in football? That’s anybody’s guess but at least local football fans will soon get to see the world’s fastest man giving it a red hot go right here in Campbelltown. Central Coast Mariners, the team that’s given Bolt an opportunity to see if heRead more »

Ghosts third grade players celebrate one of the five wickets that Jackson Isakka took on Saturday.

Ghosts fall a few runs short in season opener

Campbelltown Camden Ghosts fell just a few runs short in the 2018-19 NSW Premier Cricket season opener against University of NSW Cricket Club at Raby Sports Complex. The Ghosts batted first in the limited overs fixture and only managed 118 runs when they were all dismissed in the 40th over.Read more »

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