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Macarthur FC first signing Tommy Oar one of the good guys

A Socceroos legend and one of the good guys of football has become the first player to join Macarthur FC Bulls. The club has announced today that Tommy Oar has signed a two year deal to play for the Bulls when they join the A-League next season (2020-21). The speedy midfielder’s signing is set to entice other top names to Macarthur in the next few days and weeks. Oar was capped 28 times by the Socceroos, including the 2014 World Cup where he played in all group matches. He possesses speed and the ability to put in dangerous crosses into… Read more »

Getting into the academy part of the journey

A fresh faced sports programmer and events coordinator at SWSAS: Daniel Currinckx. Newly appointed South West Sydney Academy of Sport (SWSAS) sports program coordinator Daniel Currinckx says the selection process is an exciting part of the journey of elite athletes. “As a newcomer to SWSAS it is personally motivating to see athletes engage in the excitement of selection and eager to test themselves against the well credentialed selection processes in place,’’ he said. Mr Currinckx, said the selection process and opportunity to be selected into the academy was tougher in some mainstream sports than others, but this did not mean… Read more »

Big signings bolster Wests Tigers’ women’s side

The West Tigers NRL squad may have gone backwards courtesy of Ryan Matterson’s shock exit, but the club’s women’s team is poised to fly high in 2020. They have just signed international representative duo Botille Vette-Welsh and Raecene McGregor in a bid to give the NSW Women’s Premiership a shake this year. Wests Tigers finished sixth in the regular season in 2019 and went on to make it as far as the preliminary final. Of the elite competition for women in NSW. The club hopes Vette-Welsh and McGregor will help the club improve on that achievement this season. Both players have signed… Read more »

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Getting into the academy part of the journey

A fresh faced sports programmer and events coordinator at SWSAS: Daniel Currinckx. Newly appointed South West Sydney Academy of Sport (SWSAS) sports program coordinator Daniel Currinckx says the selection process is an exciting part of the journey of elite athletes. “As a newcomer to SWSAS it is personally motivating toRead more »

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Big signings bolster Wests Tigers’ women’s side

The West Tigers NRL squad may have gone backwards courtesy of Ryan Matterson’s shock exit, but the club’s women’s team is poised to fly high in 2020. They have just signed international representative duo Botille Vette-Welsh and Raecene McGregor in a bid to give the NSW Women’s Premiership a shake this year.Read more »

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Tryathlon to make a splash in Camden again

When the world’s largest tryathlon series for under 16 years returns to Camden next year it will offer an exciting new event. The Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon, supported by Camden Council, will be held at Onslow Oval on Sunday, March 1, 2020. Children of all abilities are encouraged to participate inRead more »

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Spotlight’s on next crop of emerging golfers

Ryan Connors started last year’s academy golf program with a handicap of 11 is now down to 1.2. He’s a talented all round athlete who is really enjoying his golf. As the sun sets on another local golf club championship season, the spotlight turns on our emerging talent ahead ofRead more »

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Mighty M-League set to be even bigger in 2020

Forget the J-League, A-League or even Premier League, when it comes to grassroots soccer competitions the M-League reigns supreme in South West Sydney. Macarthur Football Association, which runs the M-League competition for both men and women, says the 2020 premiership will be bigger than ever. With player trials getting underRead more »

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Academy scholarship for rising star of alpine sport

Catarina Di Ramio is a speed demon on snow. Add a strong work ethic to the Wattle Grove teenager‘s need to speed and you know she could well be our next alpine sport star. Catarina, who represents Thredbo Ski Racing Club in alpine, slalom and ski cross, has also racedRead more »

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Wests Tigers major sponsor now also chairman of the board

He’s from South West Sydney, well, at least his company is, so it will be interesting to see the direction new Wests Tigers chairman of the board Lee Hagipantelis will take the NRL club. Hagipantelis, the principal of Brydens Lawyers, the major sponsors of the club since 2016, will replaceRead more »