Blog And Discussion

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>

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>

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>

Balmain Great Paul Sironen Fears For Future Of Leichhardt Oval Unless Development Proposal Goes Ahead

Leichhardt mayor Darcy Byrne says the current proposal to rebuild Balmain Leagues Club would have no impact on keeping Wests Tigers at Leichhardt Oval. Balmain great Paul Sironen on Monday handed nearly 5,000 submissions to the NSW Department of Planning and Infrastructure in support of bringing the leagues club back to its Rozelle base. Sironen said the development was crucial to saving rugby ... read more>

Club Financial Statements

Balmain Leagues Club and Balmain Tigers Rugby League Football Club today provide the finalised financial statements of both entities for the 2013 and 2014 years. Balmain Leagues Club - 2013 Signed Financial Statements Balmain Leagues Club - 2014 Signed Financial Statements   Balmain Tigers Rugby League Football Club - 2013 Signed Financial Statements Balmain Tigers Rugby League ... read more>

BTRLFC Annual General Meeting Notice

Balmain Tigers Rugby League Football Club wishes to advise Members of the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM). The meeting will take place on Sunday November 11 at Leichhardt Oval from 10am. If you have any questions, please contact us via email - hello@tigers.org.au. The formal notice of Annual General Meeting can be found here - BTRLFC Notice AGM 2018. Financial Reports for the club ... read more>