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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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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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