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Latino passion for rugby league on show when Peru tackle Brazil

Latino passion for rugby league on show when Peru tackle Brazil

Rugby league may be the greatest game of all but sometimes fans look at the atmosphere of a soccer match and say: wish we had some of that. And that’s where Latino rugby league comes in. The world knows how passionate football fans are across South America, from Peru to Brazil, Argentina to Chile. If people like Peru rugby league founder Jaime Perez get their way, some of that Latino passion could one day be a big part of the game of Dally Messenger, Wally Lewis and Andrew Johns. A club competition – a prerequisite for a country to gain… Read more »

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 »

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Ghosts boast rep list as long as your arm

A host of Camden Campbelltown Ghosts cricket club players have won representative honours for the current summer season. Topping the list is star Sarah Coyte, who has been named in the Australian Southern Stars team to take on Pakistan and the West Indies. Damien Mortimer has been selected in theRead more »

Tomi Juric

Another feather in cap for young gun Tomi Juric

Western Sydney Wanderers young gun Tomi Juric has been named the November nominee for the NAB Young Footballer of the Year award. Juric has had a disjointed start to the Hyundai A-League 2014/15 season due to the Western Sydney Wanderers’ incredible run in the AFC Champions League. But his fourRead more »

Wests Tigers

Wests Tigers re-sign rising star

Wests Tigers have re-signed promising back-rower Lamar Liolevave until the end of the 2016 season. The Marist Saints junior, who played Australian Schoolboys in 2013 before recently representing the Junior Kiwis in 2014 alongside Wests Tigers teammates Te Maire Martin, Manaia Cherrington and Watson Heleta, will join the full-time NRLRead more »

Wests Tigers

NRL season 2015 trials set for Wests Tigers

Wests Tigers have confirmed the club’s 2015 trial matches as the countdown for the season begins. The run of matches leading into the 2015 NRL season will feature games against the Penrith Panthers, Parramatta Eels and Cronulla Sharks throughout February. Preceding those games will be the NRL Auckland Nines tournament,Read more »

Pirates

Lacklustre Pirates keep feisty Sharks at bay

The West Sydney Pirates are on top of the Sydney gridiron competition after notching their 10th win of the season against the Central Coast Sharks. But it was a lacklustre Pirate outfit which finally prevailed against an enthusiastic Sharks team who didn’t give up till the final whistle. Best forRead more »

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Sport event cash up for grabs

Local sporting organisations thinking of applying for the State Government’s Sport and Recreation Events Program (SREP) have until January 30, 2015 to do so. The SREP is open to sports organisations looking to stage international, national or community events in NSW in 2015. Applications for the SREP are assessed againstRead more »

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