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Asked to bat first, Ghosts oblige by scoring almost 300

Most cricket experts reckon that if your team wins the toss you should bat first 99.9 percent of the time. Penrith took the opposite course when they hosted the Campbelltown Camden Ghosts on the first day’s play of the round 13 match. Winning the toss, the home team had no hesitation in inviting the Ghosts to have first use of the wicket at Howell Oval, Penrith last Saturday morning. The Ghosts said “thank you very much’’ and proceeded to score almost 300 runs by the end of the day. Considering the Macarthur side have had the batting wobbles of late,… Read more »

Socceroos fitness guru joins Macarthur FC as high performance boss

Macarthur FC have secured the signature of one of Australian football’s most experienced coaches. Anthony Crea, who joins the club as head of high performance, is not only a legendary Socceroo fitness guru, but a local to boot. The opportunity at Macarthur allows the 45-year-old to park his globetrotting past and work closer to home. Born and bred in Liverpool, Crea understands the community and the long standing appetite for a team to call their own as well as anyone. “When you do your job, you do it to the best of your ability. But when it’s local, it becomes… Read more »

Benji to share Wests Tigers captaincy duties with Mbye

Wests Tigers legend Benji Marshall has been appointed club captain for this season. He will however share the captaincy duties with Moses Mbye. Wests Tigers head coach Michael Maguire says both players have the attributes required to lead the club on and off the field. “I’m very pleased to have Moses and Benji as captains of this team,” Maguire said.  “Moses and Benji are strong leaders who will take this club forward with their influence and the example they set both on and off the field.  “They are widely respected not only by their teammates, coaches and staff at Wests… Read more »

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Lawrence

Lawrence back for clash with Benji’s Dragons

Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor has named his side to take on St George Illawarra in the club’s first home game of 2015 on Monday, March 16 at Campbelltown Sports Stadium. It will be the first match at Campbelltown against his old club for half Benji Marshall, who joined theRead more »

Sydney United 58

Sydney United 58 win pre-season crown

SYDNEY United 58 FC claimed the silverware eventually, but not without a stern test from Sydney Olympic in the PS4 Preseason Cup final on the weekend. The match was played at Sydney United Sports Centre, Edensor Park. Mark Cindric’s goal in the first half was all that separated the twoRead more »

grade cricket

Cricket clubs back home for Perpetual Round

The Sydney grade cricket competition resumes with Round 15 this coming weekend. Known as the Perpetual Round, it will have Camden Campbelltown Ghosts hosting Gordon at the Raby Sports Complex, while the Fairfield Liverpool Lions will be at Rosedale Oval to take on Parramatta. While first grace players enjoyed aRead more »

Group Six

Magpies flying high in Group 6 pre-season comp

The final four in the Group Six Rugby League Pre-Season competition have been decided, after the second round of matches, which were held on Friday night. The competition was held at two venues, with Thirlmere Sportsground and Dudley Chesham Oval, The Oaks hosting the matches, before the finalists were decidedRead more »

sport clubs

Sport clubs: council wants to know what your needs are

Liverpool is a sports mad city with more than 15,000 residents playing organised sport each year. There are many community benefits derived from consistent participation in organised sport such as reducing social isolation, building a sense of personal achievement, increasing fitness and improving skills. To help understand the issues localRead more »

Batting woes: The Lions during their innings at Hurstville Oval on Saturday.

Ghosts, Lions go down in grade cricket

Both south west Sydney grade cricket clubs, Camden Campbelltown Ghosts and Fairfield Liverpool Lions, suffered heavy defeats yesterday. The Ghosts were all out for 164 chasing Parramatta’s 232 at Old Kings Oval, while the Lions made just 92 batting first against St George, who needed a mere 22 overs toRead more »

Ghosts

Wet weather rains on Ghosts’ parade

Camden Campbelltown Ghosts Cricket club had a huge weekend planned for their matches against Bankstown (men’s) and Gordon (women’s), but the wet weather rained on the club’s parade, on and off the field. The first grade match on Raby #1 was cancelled on Day 1 due to the ground beingRead more »

Wanderers

Wanderers eye back to back titles

The Western Sydney Wanderers have announced their squad as they prepare to defend their AFC Champions League crown. Having become the first Australian side to win a significant continental title following their 1-0 win over Al Hilal in the 2014 Final, the Wanderers can make further history with another successfulRead more »

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