Record crowds, and thrilling action made the Charity Shield a success for Glen Willow and Mudgee over the weekend with an estimated $2 million bossing the regions economy.
The St George Illawarra Dragons took on South Sydney in front of thousands of fans on Saturday night. South’s held onto the shield for another 12 months after winning 22-18.
The game was the first of a four-game deal between the Mid-Western Regional Council and the Dragons at Glen Willow.
The faces and fans of the 2018 Charity Shield
Fans came to the Charity Shield in their thousands, dressed in the cardinal and myrtle of Souths or the red and white of St George and we captured plenty of them. Read More
Mudgee’s tiny NRL stars shine
A mix of Mudgee Junior Dragons under 9s, 7s and 8s took to the Glen Willow field on Saturday in the Charity Shield half time match.
The match took place on the same field that the St George Illawarra Dragons and the South Sydney Rabbitohs faced each other in a nail-biting 80 minutes of footy that had fans on both sides on the edge of their seats. Read More
Charity Shield delivers $2 million to region’s economy
The first Charity Shield held at Mudgee’s Glen Willow has been hailed a success with an estimated $2million boosting the region’s economy over the weekend. Read More
South Sydney scrapes past Saints to retain Charity Shield
Souths will hold onto the Charity Shield for at least another twelve months after it edged St George Illawarra 22-18 on Saturday night. It was the sixth straight Charity Shield victory for the Rabbitohs. Read More
Glory, glory: Inglis is back, Sammy is smiling and Souths fans can rejoice
With two smiles and three words, it's suddenly okay for South Sydney Rabbitohs fans to feel all warm and fuzzy about rugby league again. Read More
Dragons surprise Central West students
School kids across the Central West were treated to visits by some of St George Illawarra’s biggest stars.
Players spent three days visiting schools at Kandos, Rylstone, Dunedoo, Lithgow and Mudgee to deliver important messages about respect, nutrition and belonging. Read More