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Wests Tigers coach happy with second half effort

After a brilliant second half defensive effort in the 28-16 victory against the Sharks last weekend, Wests Tigers head to Queensland full of confidence for the round four clash against the Titans. The game will be played at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday, with kick off at 6.30pm. Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire, who admitted he was happy with that second half effort, has named an unchanged team to take on Gold Coast, who lost to the Cowboys in round three. “I’m really pleased with the players,’’ Maguire, pictured above during the post match media conference, said after the Sharks match… Read more »

Grants to help clubs be ready when local sport returns

Grants to help clubs be ready when local sport returns

The Southern Cross Gliding Club will install a glider training simulator at their clubhouse. Bringelly Netball Club will provide umpire and coaching courses. Oran Park Cricket Club will put on a level two coaching clinic, offer first aid courses and a club governance strategy workshop, plus subsidised uniforms for their players. Camden Junior AFL Football Club – the fourth local organisation to receive funding in the latest round of the NSW local sport grant program – will buy training balls, match balls and uniforms. Member for Camden Peter Sidgreaves said the grants from a pool of $4.6 million would assist… Read more »

New look Wests Tigers team named for return of footy

An email from the Wests Tigers landing at 4pm on a Tuesday can mean only one thing: the footy’s back. The heart rate had hardly returned to normal when it shot up again after reading through the team list for the round three match against Cronulla Sharks at Bankwest Stadium this Saturday from 5.30pm. There is just so much to unpack from the team that coach Michael Maguire has named – from having two hookers in the 17 to two more debutants under his watch. The match will also see the return of the Benji Marshall and Luke Brooks combination… Read more »

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Softball talent production line: two locals on world cup duty

This region has produced a lot of talented softballers who have reached the top of the game. The latest are Mia Gilmore (pictured) and Blake Hunter, who have been selected in the Australian teams for the women’s and men’s under 18 softball World Cups. The women’s 2020 softball World CupRead more »

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Academy delivers more than Olympic Games heroes

The Australian Hockeyroos have earned a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games following a 2-0 series win over Russia late last year. It will be our national hockey team’s 11th consecutive Olympic Games appearance. And if former South West Sydney Academy of Sport (SWSAS) athlete Emily Chalker (Smith) winsRead more »

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Tickets finally on sale for Matildas Olympic Games qualifiers at Campbelltown

Let’s go: Macarthur’s own Allana Kennedy goes through her paces during Matildas training earlier today. Football Federation Australia (FFA) have today confirmed the new dates for Olympic football tournament qualifiers involving the Matildas at Campbelltown Sports Stadium (CSS). It means tickets are now available to the public (see below forRead more »

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