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Peru pip Uruguay in spicy rugby league ‘international’ at Waminda Oval

Peru pip Uruguay in spicy rugby league ‘international’ at Waminda Oval

Rugby league was the winner when Peru and Uruguay clashed in an international match at Waminda Oval on Sunday. Normally the home of East Campbelltown Eagles, this time a sea of sky blue and red covered every vantage point of Waminda Oval as a big crowd gathered to support the two minnows of rugby league.  “We would like to thank all the Uraguay and Peruvian supporters for attending; they made a great atmosphere,’’ said Eagles president Daniel Draper, who helped facilitate the match. Mr Draper said he was pleased that recent work had improved the venue in time for such… Read more »

Thirlmere Roosters toast of the town after winning epic grand final

An epic. One for the ages. One of the best grand finals seen in many years. The 2019 Group 6 Rugby League Grand Final on Sunday was all that and so much more. But now Thirlmere Roosters are the toast of the town, following their heart-stopping 38-36 win over their local neighbours and arch-rivals Picton at Campbelltown Stadium yesterday. The Roosters and Magpies put on a display of rugby league which left many of the 4,500 plus crowd gasping and cheering at the show before them on a perfect Spring afternoon. Many had barely taken their seats following the national… Read more »

Queens of the golf course: Lakeside ladies win Coronation Medal

Queens of the golf course: Lakeside ladies win Coronation Medal

A Lakeside Golf Club Ladies team of four have won the 2019 Coronation Medal, one of NSW women’s golf’s most prestigious events. Tracey Wood, Donna Forrest, Lyn Hall and Jan Jacka are all long standing members of Lakeside Golf Club Camden and represent the club throughout the year in ladies pennants. They were among 200 golfers from 50 clubs across NSW that braved the blisteringly cold winds on the weekend for the chance to take home the prestigious medal. The Coronation Medal was donated by the English Ladies Golf Union to celebrate the coronation of King Edward VII and is… Read more »

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Group Six

Magpies flying high in Group 6 pre-season comp

The final four in the Group Six Rugby League Pre-Season competition have been decided, after the second round of matches, which were held on Friday night. The competition was held at two venues, with Thirlmere Sportsground and Dudley Chesham Oval, The Oaks hosting the matches, before the finalists were decidedRead more »

sport clubs

Sport clubs: council wants to know what your needs are

Liverpool is a sports mad city with more than 15,000 residents playing organised sport each year. There are many community benefits derived from consistent participation in organised sport such as reducing social isolation, building a sense of personal achievement, increasing fitness and improving skills. To help understand the issues localRead more »

Tim Sheens

Sheens guest coach at old club, Campbelltown City Kangaroos

The Campbelltown City Kangaroos recently hosted one of their former legends, current Australian rugby league coach Tim Sheens. The former Wests Tigers mentor attended Kangaroos training on Tuesday, February 24. Sheens was the premiership winning captain of the City club’s last Group 6 first grade premiership win in 1983, andRead more »

Batting woes: The Lions during their innings at Hurstville Oval on Saturday.

Ghosts, Lions go down in grade cricket

Both south west Sydney grade cricket clubs, Camden Campbelltown Ghosts and Fairfield Liverpool Lions, suffered heavy defeats yesterday. The Ghosts were all out for 164 chasing Parramatta’s 232 at Old Kings Oval, while the Lions made just 92 batting first against St George, who needed a mere 22 overs toRead more »

Wanderers

Bulut, Tanaka and Ward boost Wanderers squad on eve of derby

Western Sydney Wanderers have finalised their ins and outs in time for the Sydney derby with the registration of Kerem Bulut and Yusuke Tanaka on injury replacement contracts and the signing of Nick Ward. All three players will be available for selection in tonight’s match against Sydney FC at PirtekRead more »

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 »

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