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Young Ghosts have five rounds to save their season

Camden Campbelltown Ghosts first grade cricket side won the toss and invited the home side, Manly, to have first use of the pitch last Saturday, in round 10 of the Sydney premiership. It was a big mistake. Manly piled on the runs, to end up with 5/254 declared to set the young Ghosts a victory target that proved to be way beyond them. Seven bowlers were employed by the Ghosts in an attempt to snag a wicket or two, but they all struggled, with the best figures belonging to Luke Webb, who ended up with 1/43 off his 10 overs…. Read more »

Par for the course: academy golf squad tees off for 2022

Par for the course: academy golf squad tees off for 2022

The South West Sydney Academy of Sport has hit its way into 2022, with golf the first squad back in action. They took part in a two-day combined training camp with the Western Sydney Academy of Sport and the Jack Newton Junior Golf Foundation’s talent squad over January 17-18. The annual camp, held at the Twin Creek golf resort at Luddenham, included education and skills development in golf, as well as the opportunity to develop a friendly rivalry amongst the three represented programs.  Jack Newton foundation talent pathway manager Heath Canning led athletes through a comprehensive program that included on… Read more »

Young gun poised to add depth to Wests Tigers backline in 2022

Wests Tigers’ newest signing Starford To’a scored a try in his NRL debut in 2019 just a few weeks after turning 19. The outside back, who’s now 21, played 20 first grade matches for the Newcastle Knights and scored 11 tries. Wests Tigers are hoping that he can do the same for them and more after signing To’a for the next two seasons. To’a has linked up with the club immediately and has already taken part in pre-season training with the rest of the 2022 season squad, pictured. The club says that although To’a has played all of his NRL… Read 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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