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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>

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>

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>

PRESS RELEASE

Leichhardt Council’s new proposal for historic Balmain Leagues Club site dismissed by Club Directors as unviable and not based on reality An “independent” study into the site of the historic Balmain Leagues Club, commissioned by Leichhardt Council, fails completely to take into account the commercial realities facing the Balmain Tigers nor the chequered-history of the block. Talking o ... read more>

Balmain Leagues Club Statement

Balmain Leagues Club Statement. Balmain Leagues Club has been made aware that preliminary advice (a ‘pre-DA’) for the redevelopment of the Club site at Rozelle has been provided to Inner West Council by Grand Rozelle. The proposal includes residential, commercial and retail space in addition to a 2200m square space for a new Balmain Leagues Club. This preliminary step in the DA proces ... 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>

Two New Directors Join Tigers Board

Balmain Tigers are pleased to welcome two new members of the Board of Directors. Mr John Chalk and Mr Gary Thomson have been appointed to the Balmain Tigers Board of Directors. A former Balmain Tigers, Wests Tigers, NSWRL and ARL chairman, Mr Chalk brings with him a decades of experience in rugby league administration and a strong passion for the Tigers club. He currently holds the position ... read more>