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Speed reduction during Fairy Meadow State Cup

A 50 km an hour speed limit will be enforced for Squires Way, Fairy Meadow during the NSW Touch Football Junior State Cup.

The championships will be held at Dalton Park, Fairy Meadow.

The reduced speed limit will apply to Squires Way from Elliott’s Road to the entrance to the Innovation Campus and will be in place from 6am on Saturday February 18 till 5am on Monday February 20.

During the event a temporary parking area will be set up on the eastern side of Squires Way and traffic controllers will be on site Saturday and Sunday morning to assist in that area.

All other parking restrictions in the area remain unchanged and drivers are advised that Wollongong City Council rangers may patrol the area.
A record 311 Touch Football teams from NSW will play at Thomas Dalton Park, Fairy Meadow, Wollongong. It’s the 12th year that the Junior State Cup has been held in Wollongong, with the event being the world’s largest junior Touch Football tournament.

About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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