Blog And Discussion

Message From The Chairman

Dear Members, Last week saw the final interment of Balmain Leagues Club Ltd (Subject to DOCA) (BLC). At two separate General Meetings of the members of BLC and Wests Ashfield Leagues Club (WAL), an amalgamation proposal was put up for approval.  The outcome of these two meetings guarantees the future of Balmain Tigers Rugby League Football Club (BTRLFC), its brand and its legacy. The fir ... read more>

Jack King Awarded Life Membership

Balmain Tigers are pleased to announce John (Jack) King has been awarded life membership of the club at yesterday's (Sunday 11th November) Annual General Meeting (AGM). Jack King has been a tireless servant of rugby league in the Balmain District for his entire life, as a player, coach, team official and administrator. He has previously been awarded life membership of Balmain Junior League (in ... read more>

A Message From BTRLFC Chairman Leslie Glen

To all members of Balmain Leagues Club (BLC) and  Balmain Tigers Rugby League Football Club (BTRLFC), I regret that the scheduling of the AGM’s of the above Companies on Sunday 11 November this year has offended a number of members. I personally influenced the choice of this date. This year, as we are all aware, is a most significant Rememberance Day.  One hundred years have passed sinc ... read more>

Tigers Update

It is with deep regret that I inform you that TIGERS Five Dock was closed down this morning as instructed by the appointed Administrator.  Put simply, Five Dock is not financially viable enough for the Administrator to continue to trade. TIGERS Sydney Markets will continue to operate as per normal whilst amalgamation discussions take place. Work will commence with Canada Bay Council to h ... read more>

Statement From Greg Parker

BALMAIN LEAGUES’ CLUB LTD ACN 000 190 161  (TRADING AS “TIGERS SYDNEY MARKETS” & “TIGERS FIVE DOCK”) (ADMINISTRATORS APPOINTED)   On 26 October 2018, Greg Parker and Chris MacDonnell accepted an appointment as Joint and Several Administrators of the abovenamed Company. The appointment was made pursuant to Section 436A of the Corporations Act 2001 following a resolut ... read more>


An urgent meeting of the Board of Balmain Leagues Club Pty Ltd (BLC) was called to determine the future of BLC. BLC is a subsidiary of the Balmain Tigers Rugby League Football Club, a 1908 Australian Rugby League Foundation Club, which is autonomous. In recent weeks the Directors of BLC have been in extensive discussions with Brian Hood and Gary He representing Heworth Construction Group (Hewo ... read more>

Balmain Referees Association Awards 2018

BY LESLIE GLEN, CHAIRMAN BALMAIN TIGERS Referees of some sort are important in order for our society to function within a framework of rules. They come in a wide variety of forms. Our parents were the very first referees whom we encountered. From there it progressed to our teachers, police, courts, bosses and many others, all attempting to stop us and the community about us desecending into ... read more>

2018 Development Raffle Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Development Raffle! We'd like to thank everyone who purchased raffle tickets to support our Development Program. PRIZE WINNERS 1st Prize: Enda Winston  (Ticket No 1085) - $1000 Coles Myer Vouchers 2nd Prize: L Fifita (Ticket No 1892) - Tenpin Bowling Party for 10 people at Strathfield Superbowl to the value of $500 3rd Prize: Don Wright (T ... read more>


BALMAIN LEAGUES CLUB LTD & HEWORTH PTY LTD 12 September, 2018 The financial agreement struck today between Heworth and Balmain Leagues Club Ltd is a demonstration of both parties’ commitment towards bringing the Balmain Tigers back to Rozelle. Heworth, which has plans to develop the old Balmain Leagues Club site on Victoria Road, Rozelle, has contributed a significant cash injection ... read more>

Balmain Leagues Club Annual General Meeting Notice

Balmain Leagues Club wishes to advise of the upcoming Annual General Meeting. The meeting will take place at Leichhardt Oval on Sunday November 11 from 11am. If you have any enquires please contact us via email - Please find the formal meeting notice here - Balmain Leagues Club AGM Notice. Financial Reports for the club can be found under the Governance section of Ab ... read more>