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Check it out: Campbelltown Stadium playing surface in pictures

Check it out: Campbelltown Stadium playing surface in pictures

Here they are, Bulls fans, exclusive pictures of the playing surface at Campbelltown Sports Stadium. The home of Macarthur FC has been out of action since the start of the 2021-22 A-League season. It was sensationally rejected for play just two days before the Bulls were due to play there in round one on Sunday, November 21. Seventeen days later nobody really knows exactly what went wrong with the preparation for the surface which ended up looking like it had an accident involving a faulty lawn mower. Those pictures were also published exclusively in the South West Voice in Macarthur,… Read more »

Ghosts batters find their mojo at Petersham Oval

On Saturday at Petersham Oval, Camden Campbelltown Ghosts put on their best batting performance so far, batting out their full 50 overs to reach 7/257. They needed a little bit of luck to record their first win of the season, but it just wasn’t to be, pipped at the post by home side Randwick Petersham. Losing the toss, the Ghosts were asked to bat first in the round five match, another limited overs clash. The young side were full of runs for the first time this season, starting from the top. Toby Flynn-Duncombe and his opening partner Adam Whatley got… Read more »

Our BMX stars shine first chance they get after ‘never ending’ break

Our BMX stars shine first chance they get after ‘never ending’ break

Violet Dutko, who won the 14 girls and junior superclass women’s state titles. TOP: The squad celebrate after the competition. The first chance they got, local BMX athletes put behind them what seemed like the never ending break from competition to show that they’re made of the right stuff. The competition was the NSW state titles, held on a cold, wet and windy track in the Hawkesbury last week. The South West Sydney Academy of Sport BMX squad included 10 athletes – most of whom also represent Macarthur BMX – and three coaches. There were 12 finalists, four of them… Read more »

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Eagles flying high for Benny

The East Campbelltown Eagles downed Mounties 34-12  in the NSW rugby league Sydney Shield competition on Sunday. The match was played at Waminda Oval and Eagles players wore specially designed jerseys in memory of Benny Stevens. It was also Old Boys day, so the Eagles had an extra couple ofRead more »

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Pat Richards key man for Wests

The song in grandma’s time said ‘‘you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone’’ and I have to admit that’s how I feel about Braith Anasta now. For most of the season a posse of Wests Tigers observers have been calling for Anasta’s head, because they felt he wasn’tRead more »

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Eagles tribute to Ben Stevens

The East Campbelltown Eagles will this Sunday, August 3 pay tribute to former player and popular local, the late Ben Stevens, pictured. The Eagles will play Mounties for the Benny Stevens Cup and raise money for local youth mental health foundation, Headspace. East Campbelltown secretary Tammy Draper said:  “Benny wasRead more »

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The Western Sydney Wanderers will be without defender Matthew Spiranovic for up to 10 weeks due to an ankle injury. Spiranovic will go into surgery on Monday, July 28  and will miss the majority of the Wanderers pre-season including its crucial AFC Champions League Quarter Final matches.  Read more »

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Boys in blue to also rise for Alex McKinnon

The NSW Police Force is getting behind the Rise For Alex Round this weekend with the Police Commissioner encouraging all officers to show support for injured rugby league player Alex McKinnon (pictured). NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione said the police force is steeped in rugby league tradition with many officersRead more »

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New coach takes reins at Wanderers women’s team

The Wanderers’ women’s league team will have a new coach in the new season, Norm Boardman. His appointment was announced earlier today, July 17. Having worked with the squad as assistant coach in the 2013/14 season, Boardman’s familiarity of the club and players will merge well with his wealth ofRead more »

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