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Russell Vale golf course to get new $600,000 pro shop and amenities building

GOLFERS will get a new $600,000 pro shop and amenities block after Wollongong City Council on Monday night accepted the tender of Davone Constructions to replace the ageing facility at Russell Vale. The new facilities will replace old repurposed demountable buildings that are fast approaching their end of service life at The Vale Golf Course. … Continue reading

Improvements for Fairy Meadow sports ground: Guest Park set for lights

GUEST Park is set to receive new LED sports field lighting as part of a series of improvements to the popular Fairy Meadow sporting ground. Wollongong City Council has accepted the tender for the design and installation of sports field lighting to meet increased sporting demands of the community. A series of other improvements to … Continue reading

Northern sporting clubs can return to the paddock for training from next week

FOLLOWING updated advice from the NSW Government, Wollongong City Council will allow access to sporting clubs to return to training on fields from tomorrow (Monday, May 25) . The Council has been working with a number of state and local sports associations to support their return to training on outdoor sportsfields. The clubs will need … Continue reading

Looking Back history feature: Bulli’s sacred sporting turf

Originally posted on Looking Back:
Slacky Flat sporting complex at Bulli in the 1990s. By MICK ROBERTS © Thirroul Cricket team on Slacky Flat 1908. ARGUABLY Woonona Bulli can boast of two sacred sporting grounds. I know some may disagree, with Nicholson Park at Woonona, and the picturesque soccer grounds of Bulli Park also in…

International cricket comes to Fairy Meadow in March

A STELLAR line up of international and state cricket players will converge on Fairy Meadow for the NSW Second XI versus the touring England Lions. The free four-day match begins at 10am on Monday, March 2 at North Dalton Park where NSW Blues players will test themselves against some of England’s emerging cricketers. Cricket NSW … Continue reading

Bulli crew take shelter as catastrophic bushfires halt iconic surf boat race

  MORE than 60 Bulli Surf Life Saving Club members are amongst thousands of people sheltering on the NSW South Coast as catastrophic bushfires descend on the small township of Bermagui. The Bulli club, that were leading the George Bass Surf Boat Marathon, have three, nine person boat crews, plus support crews and their families … Continue reading

Bulli to host NSW championships this weekend

CONDITIONS are looking perfect ahead of the 2019 NSW Interbranch Championships at Bulli this weekend. The championships brings together the best athletes from all 11 Surf Life Saving branches for two days of elite competition. Bulli SLSC is more than ready for the onslaught of 350 athletes and hundreds of officials, team managers and coaches, … Continue reading

Huge crowd expected at Bulli for inaugural Super Surf Teams League

MORE than 110 of the best rising surf sport stars from around Australia will descend upon Bulli on Sunday for the inaugural Super Surf Teams League. The next generation of surf sport athletes will compete in the Super Surf Teams League, a surf carnival style competition that will run as a curtain raiser to the … Continue reading

Bulli to host iconic ironman and ironwoman series this summer

  BULLI Beach will host some of Australia’s best surfing athletes when round-three of the iconic Nutri Grain Ironman and Ironwoman Series returns to the Illawarra this summer. The December 1 event will not only give locals an opportunity to see the best surfing athletes, but also benefit the local economy, with spectators expected to … Continue reading

Sporting grants of up to $100,000 available from Council

SPORTING groups considering improvements to change rooms, making alterations to canteens or other facility improvements should consider applying for Wollongong City Council’s new Sports Facilities Grant program. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said funding from $5,000 to $100,000 is on offer to help sporting groups attract and retain more players in their sport and to … Continue reading

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