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Balmain Tigers SG Ball side face up against the Sydney Roosters in their elimination final this week. The game kicks off at 2pm at Belmore Sports Ground. Photo: Peter Kenny, Boronia Park Framing ELIMINATION FINAL SG BALL v Sydney Roosters (2pm) Saturday April 15th - Belmore Sports Ground 1. CURTIS WILSON 2. ABDALLA MATAR 3. BEN FISIILOSE 4. LACHLAN ILIAS 5. PULONGA KA ... read more>

Vale - June Maguire

Balmain Tigers are deeply saddened at the passing of long serving and loyal club volunteer June Maguire. 'Mrs Mac' has been a mainstay of the club for decades, working at club functions, at the gate at Leichhardt Oval, selling raffle tickets for our junior development programs, or packing bags and showbags for our club junior teams and development days. She was a regular at Balmain Leagues C ... 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>

From The Wests Tigers CEO And The Balmain Tigers Chairman

Read an update from the Wests Tigers CEO & Balmain Tigers Chairman regarding recent reports. Wests Tigers CEO Justin Pascoe has given an update to Wests Tigers Members regarding recent reports about Wests Tigers future.   Welcome to the Wests Tigers CEO Update for June. Let’s get things straight. The Wests Tigers are not going anywhere. Financially we’re in the best ... read more>

Chairman's Update - July

Dear Members, You will be aware that the Wests Tigers have had a disappointing season so far. The loss of Robbie Farah last year, then the sacking of Jason Taylor early in the season were highly controversial and invited deserved criticism. Our three talented local junior players, around who we had high hopes for the future, turned their backs on the club, with Mitchell Moses departing immediat ... read more>

Happy Birthday Keith Barnes

  It's a big day for one special Tiger, with our greatest ever Keith Barnes celebrating his 80th birthday. Over a long and distinguished career, Barnes played 200 grade games for Balmain and captained his club, state and country. He represented Balmain in three grand finals (1956, 1964 and 1966), including twice as captain. Barnes also spent a large number of years as an administrator a ... read more>

Chairman's Update

Dear Fellow Balmain Leagues Club Members, The development of Balmain Leagues Club's Rozelle site continues to be of great interest to our members as well as the general public. I have previously informed members about the impending sale of this important "gateway" precinct to Grand Rozelle Pty Ltd.  Balmain Tigers were informed on Tuesday afternoon (March 27th) that the purchase had been se ... read more>

Historic Balmain Tigers Face Extinction Unless $250m Plan Can Save Them

BALMAIN Tigers are on the verge of collapse. The Daily Telegraph can reveal that Balmain, who have won 11 first grade premierships, will die unless a $250 million redevelopment of the club's licenced premises in Rozelle is approved early next year. Rejection of the proposal would threaten Balmain's 50 per cent share in the Wests Tigers joint venture and also leave 3000 junior players through ... read more>

PRESS RELEASE - Balmain Leagues Club

TIGERS CALL ON COUNCIL TO BACK DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION Balmain Leagues Club has today called on Leichhardt Council to support the development application (DA) that will be lodged this Friday for the Tigers Rozelle site to help secure the future of the historic Club. Developer, Mr Ian Wright, will submit a development application to Leichhardt Council to develop the currently derelict site th ... read more>

Chairman's Update

Dear Fellow Balmain Tigers Leagues and Football Club Members, On 1 May 2018, The Inner West Council (IWC) confirmed receipt of an impressive Development Application on behalf of Grand Rozelle Pty Ltd, for the Balmain Leagues Club site in Rozelle, Of special interest to us all are the plans to return Balmain Leagues Club to its traditional home, where it will occupy a central position within ... read more>