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East Campbelltown Eagles in grand final stampede – seven sides qualify for big one

East Campbelltown Eagles in grand final stampede – seven sides qualify for big one

By the time East Campbelltown Eagles first grade ran on to the field for their big clash against St Marys on Sunday, the club were already celebrating having seven teams in 2019 grand finals. A record six junior Eagles sides qualified for grand finals to be played at Campbelltown Stadium in a fortnight. Then the club’s reserve grade team joined the grand final stampede when it defeated Five Dock 28-18 to also make the decider. The largest crowd of the year was in attendance at Waminda “Tint Me Up” Oval for the first grade encounter and the home fans left… Read more »

Thirlmere Roosters crowing after surviving titanic battle for minor premiership

Thirlmere Roosters crowing after surviving titanic battle for minor premiership

Thirlmere Rosters are in the box seat to win this year’s crown after securing the minor premiership on the weekend. Their reward will be to sit back and watch second placed Camden and Picton and The Oaks and Oakdale face off in the first week of the 2019 finals this Sunday at Dudley Chesham Oval. Picton finished third on the ladder after an easy 56-4 win over Mittagong. The last round of the home and away season was also notable for the first win of the season for Campbelltown City, who beat Narellan 32-22 on Saturday night at Crane Oval…. Read more »

Wests Tigers season on the line: Maguire puts faith in youth

Wests Tigers season on the line: Maguire puts faith in youth

Injuries to Moses Mbye and Robbie Farah have forced Wests Tigers head coach Michael Maguire to turn to youth to save the club’s season. Maguire has named 19-year-old rookie Tommy Talau to make his debut in the centres, while Jacob Liddle returns to the side at hooker for the Round 22 clash against the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles this Thursday at Brookvale. After the heart breaking two point loss to the Bulldogs, it’s now do or die time for Wests Tigers, who are staring at yet another season without finals footy. It’s almost certain they will need to win all of… Read more »

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Ghosts

Wet weather rains on Ghosts’ parade

Camden Campbelltown Ghosts Cricket club had a huge weekend planned for their matches against Bankstown (men’s) and Gordon (women’s), but the wet weather rained on the club’s parade, on and off the field. The first grade match on Raby #1 was cancelled on Day 1 due to the ground beingRead more »

Wanderers

Wanderers eye back to back titles

The Western Sydney Wanderers have announced their squad as they prepare to defend their AFC Champions League crown. Having become the first Australian side to win a significant continental title following their 1-0 win over Al Hilal in the 2014 Final, the Wanderers can make further history with another successfulRead more »

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R.I.P. Kangaroos league legend, Bernie ‘Poppa’ Evans

In sad rugby league news, Campbelltown City Kangaroos have announced the passing of probably their greatest ever member, Bernie ‘Poppa’ Evans OAM, aged 96. A WWII veteran, ‘Poppa’ commenced playing with the Campbelltown Kangaroos in 1952. He had been involved with the club, in some capacity ever since that day.Read more »

Wests Tigers

Taylor praises defensive effort in Wests Tigers win over Eels

The 2015 Wests Tigers caravan will roll on to Campbelltown Stadium next Saturday for its second trial – against Cronulla Sharks – full of confidence after a solid display against Parramatta Eels in Alice Springs last night. New Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor praised his side’s defensive effort following theRead more »

East Campbelltown Eagles

Eagles in international rugby league 9s semis

East Campbelltown Eagles reached the semi final stage of this year’s rugby league international 9s competition held over the last weekend of January. Last year’s Sydney Shield premiers were narrowly defeated in the semi final by the eventual winners of the tournament, but had still got their new season offRead more »

Wests Tigers

Taylor names strong Wests Tigers team for Eels trial

Wests Tigers have named a strong 22-man squad for their trial against the Parramatta Eels this Friday night at Alice Springs. Among those selected for the club’s first NRL trial under new head coach Jason Taylor include international representatives Robbie Farah, Aaron Woods, Martin Taupau, Sauaso Sue and Tim Simona,Read more »

Lions, Ghosts

Outright victory in sight for Lions, Ghosts

The Fairfield Liverpool Lions are well on the way to comprehensively beating Sydney in their Sydney grade cricket round 12 clash at Rosedale Oval. The home side are already ahead on the firsts innings after finishing the day on 2 for 140 in reply to Sydney, who managed just 128Read more »

Minto sport centre

Minto sport centre to get bigger and better with $500,000 grant

Minto Indoor Sports Centre is set to receive a facelift and extension for locals and visitors to enjoy with a funding injection from the NSW Government. Member for Campbelltown Bryan Doyle was today joined by Deputy Premier and Minister for Hospitality, Gaming and Racing Troy Grant and Liberal candidate forRead more »

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