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New CommBank Stadium signage lights up the skyline as Parramatta welcomes the Matildas

VENUES | STAFF REPORTERS CITY of Parramatta residents will notice something different as they travel down the busy thoroughfare of O’Connell Street. The City’s iconic Stadium now has a vivid new look. CommBank Stadium is the new name of the hugely popular Western Sydney venue and the light show of an evening has been eye-catching …

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Mitchell Moses called up for Origin 3: Fittler praises halfback’s maturity

By STAFF REPORTERS PARRAMATTA halfback Mitchell Moses will make his NSW State of Origin debut versus Queensland on Wednesday, July 14. NSW coach Brad Fittler announced the team on Sunday night, for the final game of the series. The Blues have already won the series, leading the 2021 annual battle with the Maroons, 2-0. Fittler …

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Derby thriller at Bankwest: Wanderers keep their season alive, eye home run

THE Western Sydney Wanderers are alive and kicking in the A-League title race after stretching their unbeaten run in the Sydney Derby against cross-town rivals Sydney FC to six games at Bankwest Stadium on Saturday night. This was a sporting event for the ages. A 5-goal thriller that went down to the wire in front …

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Parramatta sports groups encouraged to apply for grants

PARRAMATTA sporting organisations have received a major boost with the announcement of the Local Sport Grants Program by the NSW Government. Dr Geoff Lee, Member for Parramatta and Minister for Sport said the grants would provide essential funds to assist local sporting organisations increase participation, purchase equipment and improve facilities. “Sport is a way of …

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Pickleball serves up a winner: Parramatta is in the middle of a pickleball boom

 By LAWRENCE MACHADO  PICKLEBALL anyone? The name is certainly a conversation starter – especially as the name came from a dog. This entertaining cross between tennis, table tennis and badminton is now the pastime for many who thought their sporting days were behind them. It is credited with improving your mental and physical wellbeing. It …

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