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More changes for Wests Tigers ahead of trip across the ditch

Wests Tigers have named a 22-man squad for Sunday’s Round 16 clash against the Warriors in Auckland.There are a couple of changes to the team that lost to Canterbury Bulldogs at CommBank Stadium a fortnight ago, including another pathways player who is in line to make his NRL debut.Fonua Pole (pronounced pol-eh) has been named on the bench, after impressing in both the Jersey Flegg Cup and NSW Cup this season.The 20-year old prop is in line to become Wests Tigers Player #257, and will be the eighth player to make his debut for the club in 2022. James Roberts makes… Read more »

Young athletes find their inner ninja warrior at Bringelly obstacle course

Young athletes find their inner ninja warrior at Bringelly obstacle course

A group of young athletes set traditional training aside on the weekend and took on a challenge to find their inner ninja warrior. Swinging from rope ladders and climbing over ten-foot walls at the Burns Obstacle Course in Bringelly took them outside their comfort zone, both individually and as a team. The athletes who took on the leadership day challenge, came from a wide range of South Western Sydney Sports Academy programs, from softball and AFLW to basketball, golf and triathlon. “The course was fantastic, it forced the athletes to test themselves both physically and mentally,” says the academy’s operations… Read more »

Veterans Gallant and Manu standouts as Kangaroos keep Lions at bay

Veterans Gallant and Manu standouts as Kangaroos keep Lions at bay

Veterans Shannon Gallant and Moses Manu were the shining lights in a dominant performance from the Campbelltown City Kangaroos on the weekend. Playing at home, the Roos led 28-0 at half time and went on to record an emphatic 44-16 win over a very strong Mittagong team. “It all clicked today, and it was great to see the backline in full flight, with a number of spectacular tries scored,’’ the club posted afterwards. “Our most dominant victory over quality opposition for a long time.’’ After being notified that Narellan Jets would be forfeiting their first grade game against East Campbelltown… Read more »

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Our sport academy ups the ante on Indigenous athletes

Representing your home town, state or nation is the goal of many athletes. However, for several current and former athletes of the South West Sydney Academy of Sport, the opportunity to represent their Indigenous culture and heritage ranks just as high. With the National Reconciliation week and Indigenous rounds inRead more »

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Metropolitan harness racing gets $1.5m prizemoney boost

It’s the pinnacle of harness racing in this country and Club Menangle is making it even more lucrative with substantial increases in metropolitan prizemoney from July 1. The most significant increase will see the minimum metropolitan prizemoney jump from $13,000 to $20,000. The finals of the hugely successful Country SeriesRead more »

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