Month: August 2013

Refereeing a positive contribution to the league community

Tackles, shoves, moaning players, back chat and nit-picking coaches are all part of the game but Canterbury-Bankstown District Rugby League Referees Association’s (CBDRLRA) referees know how to take it in their stride. Refereeing is not a job without its own dangers but CBDRLRA tries to make sure their referees stay safe by continual on-field training

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PCYC BELMORE INTO LIFTING WEIGHTS

Don’t be surprised if a future Olympic champion in weightlifting springs up from the unlikeliest of places – Police Citizens Youth Clubs (PCYC) Belmore. A $20,000 grant from Canterbury League Club will see one of the rooms at PCYC Belmore converted into a brand new weightlifting area complete with weights, bars and platforms. “PCYC Belmore

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Flame serving up new menu

How does a succulent rack of melt-in-your-mouth pork ribs smothered in a house-made smokey BBQ marinade sound to you? Or how about sinking your teeth into the flaky crust of a classic Italian wood-fired pepperoni pizza with strings of mozzarella? From Wednesday September 4 the new look Flame Pizza + Grill will be serving those

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Older people with pets can count on POOPs

For a lot of socially isolated people over the age of 65 with pets, one of the more disturbing issues is what happens to their beloved animal when they are gone. Many of them often have no family or other support networks that can look after their pets while they are away – this is

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Mahjong now at Canterbury!

Last Tuesday Canterbury League Club, in conjunction with Mahjong Australia, held their first ever mahjong league tournament in the Paragon Room. More than 90 players attended the event for the chance to win a share of the $1000 prize pool with first and second place taking home $400 and $200 respectively. Mahjong Australia is the

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Flame Receives Another Accolade

Congratulations again to the Flame team for being named a finalist in the 2013 Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence. Flame has been nominated in the ‘Restaurant in a Club’ category and winners will be announced at a presentation in September. The Awards for Excellence is the most dependable and authoratative guide

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Letting Kids Be Kids

Canterbury Leagues Club is excited to partner with Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation by donating $10 000 to them through the ClubGrants Scheme. This grant will help fund programs and two-day camps free of charge to children living in families where a parent is affected by mental illness  Camps are held five times a year and

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