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Coach will be hoping these old stagers can keep going for a long, long time

Coach will be hoping these old stagers can keep going for a long, long time

Benji Marshall and Robbie Farah were in tremendous form against Manly on the weekend. They were brilliant last week, but the question is: how long can old stagers like Benji Marshall and Robbie Farah keep it up this season. As far as new coach Michael Maguire is concerned the two ageless warriors can step up next year and maybe much longer than that if they play like that every week. Farah in particular turned back the clock to score two tries in the team’s round one 20-6 defeat of Manly at Leichhardt Oval. It’s no surprise then that the coach… Read more »

Eagles shut out Rams to start defence of their title

Eagles shut out Rams to start defence of their title

East Campbelltown Eagles have started the defence of their NSWRL Sydney Shield premiership with a solid 30-22 win against last year’s finalists Moorebank Rams at Hammondville Oval on Saturday. The Eagles opened the scoring in the 13th minute when fullback Shannon Gallant touched down from a kick by Sean Connor, who converted the try to give the premiers a 6-0 lead. The young Moorebank side responded with a converted try to level the scores, and despite the heavy conditions produced by the big wet on the weekend, the two teams continued to trade tries. The Eagles were the next to… Read more »

Ghosts win title in toughest women’s competition in the world

Ghosts win title in toughest women’s competition in the world

We’re number one: Ghosts star Lauren Cheatle and captain Hannah Trethewy celebrate their premiership win on Sunday. It’s been a long time between drinks, but they’ve finally done it! The Campbelltown Camden District cricket club first grade women’s team have won this year’s Cricket NSW premiership – the toughest women’s cricket competition in the world. It means there’s a 31 year gap with the last time the Ghosts women claimed this premiership, in the 1987-88 season. And while they claimed the prestigious title without a ball being bowled in anger in the final against Gordon because of inclement weather, there’s… Read more »

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Penultimate weekend is do or die affair

It is a do or die weekend in the penultimate round of  the IGA National Premier League NSW Mens 1 soccer competition. With Blacktown City having safely secured their passage through to the grand final on September 14 at Sydney United Sports Centre, it is now up to Bonnyrigg WhiteRead more »

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Eagles qualify for semi finals

The East Campbelltown Eagles have qualified for the 2014 Sydney Shield finals series after overcoming Burwood North Ryde United 40-30 on the weekend in the final round of home and away matches. It means the first semi final will pit Campbelltown against Wentworthville, this Saturday, September 6 at Ringrose Park,Read more »

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Lions in grand final, but Jets are grounded

Mittagong is the first team through to the Group Six Rugby League Grand Final, after a solid win over Camden on Sunday afternoon at The Oaks. Players had perfect conditions to play in, although rain during the week had softened the surface, making footing difficult for both sides.  The LionsRead more »

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Four left in NSW football finals

Rockdale City Suns’ elimination last weekend leaves Bonnyrigg White Eagles, Blacktown City, Blacktown Spartans and Sydney Olympic still in the race for the big prize in the IGA NPL NSW Mens 1 round 2 finals this weekend. The major semi finals pits the premiers Bonnyrigg White Eagles against Blacktown City,Read more »

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Defences wobbly as try fest ends in 42-all draw

A second half try fest by the East Campbelltown Eagles and Cabramatta Blues ended in an incredible 42-all draw on Sunday. The round 21 Sydney Shield had everything, with the lead changing several times during the 80 minutes. The Eagles took on seventh place Cabramatta Blues, who were fighting for a place inRead more »

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Final match for Glavas, the first for Katie

THE final round match in the National Premier Leagues NSW Mens 1 match between Sydney United 58 FC and Sutherland Sharks at Edensor Sports Centre, which ended in a thrilling 3-3 draw, was a special day for Luka Glavas and referee Katie-Louise Patterson. A stalwart of the Sydney United club,Read more »

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Wanderers poised to make semis

The Western Sydney Wanderers will play the second leg of their AFC Champions League Quarter Final against Guangzhou Evergrande next Wednesday, August 27 in China where they will try to defend their 1-nil victory in the first leg. The second leg will be played at 10pm AEST and defence willRead more »

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Bonnyrigg win premiership with late goal

Bonnyrigg White Eagles have won the IGA NPL NSW Mens 1 premiership in dramatic circumstances on the weekend after a 1-nil injury time win against Sydney Olympic. The victory stole the premiership off the Blacktown Spartans after their horrifying 7-0 loss to Blacktown City earlier in the day. In aRead more »

Gutsy Eagles notch another win

East Campbelltown Eagles have notched up another win in the Sydney Shield rugby league competition after a gutsy performance on Sunday away from home against Hills District Bulls. The Eagles, who won 24-20 despite being two men down for much of the match, next tackle Cabramatta, also away from home,Read more »

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