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



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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