Western Suburbs Magpies Rugby League Football Club Ltd is one of the NSWRL foundation clubs. It was established back in 1908 alongside North Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, South Sydney, Newtown, Glebe, Newcastle, Cumberland and Balmain.
Together with the Balmain Tigers, we are Joint Venture owners of the Wests Tigers.
Today the Magpies provide a Pathway to Success for footballers of all ages from the Liverpool, Macarthur and Southern Highlands to play representative football for their district whilst aspiring to play at the top national level with the Wests Tigers.
We do this by providing district representation teams for the Western Suburbs Junior and Group 6 district areas in the following NSWRL age group competitions.
Under 16's - Harrold Matthews
Under 18's - S.G. Ball
Seniors - Ron Massey Cup (3rd Grade)
Seniors - NSW Cup (Reserve Grade)
Magpies that excel in these competitions may find themselves given the opportunity to progress to the Wests Tigers who field teams in the following competitions.
Under 20's - NSWRL Jersey Flegg
Seniors - National Rugby League (1st Grade)
Wests Tigers Board is made up of 9 members
- 5 from the Wests Group
- 2 from the Balmain Football Club
- 2 Independent members.
Wests Group currently owns 75% of the Wests Tigers and Balmain Tigers own 25%.
The Western Suburbs District Rugby League Football Club Ltd has 7 members on its board of directors.
- 4 appointed by Wests Ashfield Leagues Club
- 3 directly elected by eligible Football Club members
To be eligible to vote or sit on the WDSRLFC board you must be a WSDRLFC member for 3 continuous years.