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Canaries survive early scare to overrun Dogs

Dapto survived a first-half scare before coming from behind to beat Collegians 26-12 on Saturday at Dapto Showground.more

Defeat cuts deep for Butchers

Thirroul captain-coach Luke Swain lamented the Butchers' inability to execute in crunch time after Saturday's 30-24 loss to Wests at Parrish Park.more

League News - Round 13A

Check out all the latest for Round 13A which sees an exact repeat of all last weeks games.more

** UP-TO-DATE SENIOR DRAWS **

Make sure you are across all the up-to-date Senior draws for the Illawarra Coal League, Illawarra Coal Shield and the Women in Defence League.more

Thirroul stay on target with win over Wests

Thirroul showed they still have the arsenal to defend their 2014 crown with a 22-8 victory over Wests in tough conditions at Parrish Park on Sunday.more

CPR Update Course

A CPR update course is being presented on Monday evening at WIN Stadium from 6.00pm to 10.00pm.more

League News - Round 13

Check out this weeks League News for Round 13.more

League News - Round 12

Check out this weeks League News with a great write up on Helensburgh's First Grade win last week over Thirroul and part of Dapto's 60th Birthday celebrations to take place this Saturday.more

Helensburgh maintain dominance as Thirroul trip up

It wasn't pretty but Helensburgh continued their dominance at the top of the Illawarra Coal League ladder with a come-from-behind 18-12 victory over Thirroul at Gibson Park on Saturday.more

League News - Round 11

Check out this weeks League News with a comprehensive write up of Round 10 and info on Radio Hub's live call of the Thirroul V Helensburgh game this weekend.more

Tiger cubs sharpen claws

Helensburgh gave themselves a four-point buffer atop the Illawarra Coal League ladder with a 24-10 victory over Wests at Parrish Park on Sunday.more

League News - Round 10

Check out all the latest Illawarra Coal League news including a write up of the Helensburgh Tigers solid form over the last week with winning the Challenge Cup over Thirroul and having significant representation in the NSW Country sides.more

League News - Round 9A

Check out all the latest Illawarra Coal League news including the details from Illawarra's victory at NSW Country Rugby League Championships last weekend in Mudgee.more

Nine Illawarra players earn Country call

Illawarra's long-running dominance of the CRL Championships has finally paid dividends at the representative selection table.more

** Deferred Games for this weekend **

Please be advised the following games scheduled are deferred due to the recent rain...more

League News - Round 9

Check out this weeks League News with articles on the Helensburgh Tigers win over the Thirroul Butchers in the Challenge Cup Final last week and a preview of this weekend's Illawarra defence of the Tier 1 Country Championship this weekend in Mudgee.more

Helensburgh take out Challenge Cup final

Premiership it ain’t, but the trophy-starved Helensburgh Tigers finally collected a piece of silverware with a comprehensive 24-4 defeat of Thirroul in Sunday’s Challenge Cup final at Figtree.more

Merged Comp Ladders - Round 7

With a slight glitch in the website, please see the current ladders for all Merged Competition ages.more

Wests Devils go top after fiery win over Dapto

Wests exacted some revenge and claimed top spot on the ladder with a tense 22-16 victory over Dapto on Saturday in match that ended with 10 players on 11 as tempers flared shortly before full-time.more

Fullback Grose praised as Thirroul beat Corrimal

Thirroul coach Luke Swain reserved special praise for fullback Brent Grose as the Butchers outgunned Corrimal in an entertaining battle at Ziems Park on Saturday.more

League News - Round 7

Check out this weeks League News with articles on the Illawarra Representative side chosen to defend their Tier 1 Country Championship and Wests tribute to deceased life member Max Powell prior to their game against Dapto.more

League News - Round 6

The Illawarra Coal League News for Round 6.more

Embattled Berkeley to return to Illawarra Coal League next season

Berkeley's 60th anniversary will be a genuine celebration this year after the Eagles confirmed they will return to the Illawarra Coal League first grade competition in 2016.more

Injured Raper and Phillips out for Helensburgh

Helensburgh will be without fullback Jason Raper for up to three months after the competition's premier No 1 underwent surgery on a broken jaw on Tuesday.more

Second-half comeback delights Wests coach Ryles

Wests brought Helensburgh's flying start to the season to a screeching halt on Saturday with a gritty 26-12 away win at Rex Jackson Ovalmore

League News - Round 5

Hello sunshine! Get all the latest news for this weekends Round 5 fixtures across the Illawarra.more

Thirroul to play Helensburgh in Challenge Cup final

The Challenge Cup final will be a Coal League grand final replay after Thirroul and Helensburgh on Saturday advanced to the June decider.more

League News - Round 3A

Check out all the latest program for this Fridays abridged games of the Illawarra Coal League and the Cash Back App Challenge Cup Semi Finals.more

League News - Round 4

Check out all the latest news for Round 4 of the Illawarra Coal League with info about the top of the table clash between Helensburgh and Dapto and re-scheduled matches doe to the recent wet weather.more

League News - Round 3

Although there will be no football this weekend, this weeks program is full of great stories to celebrate the Centenary of the ANZACs.more

Dapto Canaries notch big win

Dapto coach Chris Leikvoll insists his side won't be getting ahead of themselves despite notching their biggest win in a number of seasons over Wests with a 30-22 scoreline on Saturday.more

Helensburgh maintain top of ladder position

It won't go down as their prettiest win of the season but Helensburgh maintained their spot at the top of the ladder with 20-12 victory over a willing Collegians outfit on Saturday.more

League News - Round 2

Check out all the latest news for Round 2 of the Illawarra Coal League with information on the ANZAC weekend clash at the Collegians Sporting Complex.more

Helensburgh Tigers dominant in grand final rematch against Thirroul Butchers

Helensburgh have set a scorching pace to open the Illawarra Coal League season, producing a crushing 34-8 victory over Thirroul in a grand final rematch at Gibson Park on Saturday.more

Want to become a referee?

The next On-Line Level 1 Referee Course is now available for access on-line.more

New recruit Denford to captain Corrimal Cougars

Corrimal promise to produce the unexpected this year, but it's unlikely they'll match the surprise new skipper Jacob Denford felt when handed the captaincy.more

League News - Round 1

Check out the first League News for the 2015 Season!more

2015 Illawarra Division Draws Released!

With the 2015 season kick-off fast approaching, don't forget to check out the Illawarra Coal League, Illawarra Coal Shield and the Women in Defence League draws here.more

Wheelchair Rugby League Australia - Expression of Interest

In preparation for a State versus State and the 2017 World Cup, Wheelchair Rugby League Australia are calling for expressions of interest for several positions.more

Thirroul beat Collegians in Challenge Cup

Defending premiers Thirroul showed they won't easily surrender their title in 2015 with a commanding 26-4 Challenge Cup victory over Collegians on Saturday.more

Roosters dominated by unbeaten Steelers

The Illawarra Steelers remain unbeaten in the SG Ball Cup following a thumping 36-16 victory over the Sydney Roosters at Jubilee Oval.more

Jordan Tencate ready for challenge

Round one of the inaugural Challenge Cup will be a homecoming on two fronts for boom Corrimal recruit Jordan Tencate.more

Heartache motivates Helensburgh hard man

Helensburgh hard man Blake Phillips says the pain of the Tigers' 18-16 defeat in the 2014 grand final at the hands of Thirroul hasn't gone away.more

Helensburgh Tigers sound warning with huge victory

Helensburgh sounded an ominous warning to their Coal League rivals with a 78-4 thrashing of Aquinas in the opening round of the Illawarra Challenge Cup on Saturday.more

2015 AAMI Lucky Fund is back!

It’s been over a decade since AAMI proudly partnered with NSW Country Rugby League and that support continues in 2015 with the AAMI Lucky Fund.more

Thirroul Butchers chase Gibson Park upgrade

Defending premiers Thirroul have taken the first step in ensuring their long-term future at Gibson Park.more

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Former Rabbitoh and Shark Brett Kearney signs up with Collegians

Former Rabbitohs and Sharks fullback Brett Kearney will add his name to a growing list of ex-NRL talent in the Illawarra Coal League after linking with Collegians for the 2015 season.more

Siblings to add thrust to Cougars strikepower

Corrimal may have found a solution to their point-scoring woes after adding Group Seven's leading point-scorer Mark Brandon to their 2015 roster.more

League trials sponsorship model at Challenge Cup

The Illawarra Rugby League will trial an innovative sponsorship model when the inaugural Challenge Cup officially kicks off in March that could prove a new way forward for the game at grassroots level.more

Six Illawarra teams in CRL-sanctioned knockout competition

He'll be wearing rival colours but Thirroul premiership winner Nathan Wynn will look to utilise the Butchers' match-winning blueprint when he leads Gymea into the inaugural Challenge Cup in March.more

The night the music died

Get your copy of this great book and for a great price! Plus, $5 from your purchase will go straight back to the local rugby league club of your choicemore

All stars come to Wollongong

Some of the NRL's biggest stars are coming to Wollongong for a junior clinic! Find out details here.more

Butchers defy Tigers in absorbing decider

What a final!The Butchers were too good yesterday, and extended Helensburgh's Illawarra Rugby League First Grade Premiership drought for another year. Nathan Fien has hailed his team's efforts, as well as the guts shown by the Tigers. Mitch Jennings has the full story heremore

Burgh boys will be back

Two heartbreaking grand final results won't deter the Burgh boys, who are already looking to next year, writes Mitch Jennings. read the full story here.more
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