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Coach looking ahead to next year: 19 year old rookie named for Wests Tigers

Coach looking ahead to next year: 19 year old rookie named for Wests Tigers

The season isn’t quite gone, but it looks like Wests Tigers head coach Michael Maguire is starting to look ahead to season 2020. One of the first victims of the renewal process seems to be Robert Jennings, who has had an ordinary year since coming across from Souths this season. He was particularly pedestrian in the loss to Parramatta at Western Sydney Stadium on Sunday. Jennings has gone to make way for Paul Momirovski in the side named to take on Canberra in the nation’s capital this Saturday night in round 18 of the NRL premiership. But an even bigger… Read more »

Eagles fail to fire despite coach’s half time roasting

Eagles fail to fire despite coach’s half time roasting

Even a half time roasting by coach Richard Barnes couldn’t fire up the East Campbelltown Eagles on Sunday. The Eagles went down 36-20 against fifth placed Ryde Eastwood, who led 24-10 at the break of the round 17 clash at Waminda Oval. “We were just out enthused,’’ Barnes said after the match. “Our attitude was poor and they made us pay for it. “We need to turn up in every game in this comp and if you don’t you will be on the wrong end of the scoreline. “Thankfully, I feel we were the stronger side in the second half,”… Read more »

Wheels on fire: our Jess eyes Olympic Games glory

Wheels on fire: our Jess eyes Olympic Games glory

It’s been a euphoric first half of 2019 for South West Sydney Academy of Sport (SWSAS) athlete, wheelchair basketballer Jess Cronje. Cronje who was the Academy’s Athlete of The Year in 2016 has been competing on multiple fronts in recent times. She recently starred for NSW in the Kevin Coombs Cup as the Blues went on to secure a bronze medal after an epic match against archrivals Victoria. Both teams were particularly hungry after suffering narrow losses in their respective matches the previous day. After a tense battle the two teams could not be separated at full time, resulting in… Read more »

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IGA NPL Mens 1 - Rd 11 - Blacktown City FC v Blacktown Spartans FC

White Eagles still in the mix to play role in finals

MARK STAVROULAKIS previews round 22 of the IGA NPL NSW Mens 1 matches involving south west teams: Bonnyrigg White Eagles v Sydney Olympic, 3pm Sunday at Bonnyrigg Sports Centre Bonnyrigg White Eagles have kept themselves in the mix while the whips have been cracking and others around them have faltered.Read more »

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Lions put Roosters away

The Mittagong Lions have all but secured the 2014 Group Six Rugby League Minor Premiership, after defeating Thirlmere 52-32 in their match on Sunday afternoon. The Lions started the day on top of the ladder, but knew they had to defeat the Roosters, and then aim for next week’s matchRead more »

Battle of the Eagles

When two Eagles clash, one has to crash down to Earth, and in this rugby league battle of the birds, unfortunately it was the Campbelltown variety that came off second best on the weekend. But the East Campbelltown Eagles, soundly beaten by the Belrose Eagles on the weekend, are stillRead more »

Rock bottom: Tigers players after the match.
Pictures courtesy Fox Sports 1

Wests Tigers hit rock bottom

It had to be. Rock bottom. After the week in hell. And so it was. In the deep north of Australia. More than 2,000 kilometres from Balmain. Even more from Campbelltown. About 50 more, give or take. It was 20-0 after 20 minutes, but most Wests fans would have believedRead more »

Tigers skipper Robbie Farah.

Tigers up against Cowboys

So the Wests Tigers are off on their 2,000km trek to Townsville this weekend, where they line up against the Cowboys in Round 22 of the  2014 NRL competition. If the long distance was the only obstacle between the Tigers and a win on Saturday night (7.30pm on Fox SportsRead more »

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Another first for mighty Wanderers as they unveil 2014-15 gear

Western Sydney Wanderers have unveiled the club’s official Nike home and away kit for the Hyundai A-League 2014/15 season with the club’s largest ever team photo. The photo features hundreds of passionate fans, decked out in Red & Black supporter gear, standing beside the Wanderers’ full squad, including Nikolai Topor-Stanley,Read more »

The Storm were too good for the Wests Tigers at Campbelltown tonight.

Wests Tigers smashed by Storm

The Wests Tigers missed a golden opportunity to move up the NRL ladder tonight, when they found a way to lose a game they should have won. In front of a miserable crowd of just over 6,000 hardy souls on a cold Campbelltown night,  Robbie Farah’s decimated team just couldn’tRead more »

Eagles flying high for Benny

The East Campbelltown Eagles downed Mounties 34-12  in the NSW rugby league Sydney Shield competition on Sunday. The match was played at Waminda Oval and Eagles players wore specially designed jerseys in memory of Benny Stevens. It was also Old Boys day, so the Eagles had an extra couple ofRead more »

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Pat Richards key man for Wests

The song in grandma’s time said ‘‘you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone’’ and I have to admit that’s how I feel about Braith Anasta now. For most of the season a posse of Wests Tigers observers have been calling for Anasta’s head, because they felt he wasn’tRead more »

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Eagles tribute to Ben Stevens

The East Campbelltown Eagles will this Sunday, August 3 pay tribute to former player and popular local, the late Ben Stevens, pictured. The Eagles will play Mounties for the Benny Stevens Cup and raise money for local youth mental health foundation, Headspace. East Campbelltown secretary Tammy Draper said:  “Benny wasRead more »

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The Western Sydney Wanderers will be without defender Matthew Spiranovic for up to 10 weeks due to an ankle injury. Spiranovic will go into surgery on Monday, July 28  and will miss the majority of the Wanderers pre-season including its crucial AFC Champions League Quarter Final matches.  Read more »

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