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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

Draw Updates - Illawarra Coal Cup & Shield

Make sure you are across the changes to the Illawarra Coal Cup and Shield draw.more

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

UPDATED SENIOR DRAWS

Please see attached an updated draw which shows changes highlighted, which relate the Round 4 deferred games now being played Sat 22 August, with minor semis pushing back one week to Sat 29 August.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

UPDATED SENIOR DRAWS

Due to the wet weather over the last 2 weekends, check out the updated draws for the Illawarra Coal League and the Illawarra Coal Shield.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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