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Update on OLGR investigation of Parramatta Leagues Club - 02.11.14

On Friday afternoon, I received correspondence from the CEO of the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority (ILGA) detailing 16 grounds of complaint (with multiple examples within each ground) against the Parramatta Leagues Club (PLC), select members of the former PLC Board and a former executive of the company.
Based upon a lengthy and wide-ranging investigation from the NSW Office of Liquor Gaming and Racing (OLGR), ILGA have issued show cause notices against five individuals on the grounds that they are not fit and proper to be directors of a registered Club.

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Eels Welcome Tata Motors

The Dyldam Parramatta Eels are proud to announce TATA Motors as the front of shorts sponsor for the 2014 NRL season. TATA Motors is India’s largest automobile company and specializes in commercial vehicles. Established in 1945, it is now the world’s fourth largest bus and truck manufacturer.

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Meet the Eels in our Blue and Gold Blitz

This week, the Dyldam Parramatta Eels are hitting the streets of Western Sydney to thank our community for their support and passion for all things Blue and Gold! The Blue and Gold Blitz will see players at train stations, shopping centres and junior rugby league registration nights around greater Western Sydney over the next week - and you can meet them and say hello!

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Blue and Gold Blitz: Parramatta Station

The Dyldam Parramatta Eels have kicked off the Blue and Gold Blitz at Parramatta interchange this morning! Mitch Allgood, Ben Smith, Tim Mannah, Luke Kelly and Darcy Lussick were handing out free tickets, as well as signing autographs, taking photos and thanking our loyal fans!

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Blue and Gold Blitz in Westmead!

The Blue and Gold Blitz made its second stop at Westmead Station, with Co-Captain Jarryd Hayne spreading the word and giving away tickets to Dyldam Parramatta Eels home games! The Blue and Gold Blitz is taking place all week, with Eels players at train stations, junior rugby league registration nights, shopping centres and more - all around Western Sydney, giving away tickets!

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Eels #TackleBullying in Alice Springs

The Dyldam Parramatta Eels have paid a visit to 16 schools across Alice Springs to promote #tacklebullying, the NRL’s anti-bullying initiative. The players shared some of their own bullying experiences with over 1200 children in the region, as Game Development and educational staff from Sydney and the Northern Territory taught the groups the five steps to #tacklebullying – Stand Strong; Stay Calm; Respond Confidently; Walk Away and Report.

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Parramatta Leagues Club donates almost $400,000 to charity

Parramatta Leagues Club donated $9072 to Northcott through the ClubGRANTS program, where clubs that earn more than $1 million in gaming revenue provide funding for community projects and services, receiving dollar-for-dollar gaming tax deductions. Club director Peter Serrao said in the last round of grants, the club had given away almost $400,000 to 37 charities.

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Chairman Secures Parramatta Stadium Deal

Eels Chairman Steve Sharp has erased all doubts about the long term home base for the Eels, with his signing of the contract with Venues NSW this week. This contract sees Parramatta Stadium continue to be the “Home of the EELS” for not only the next three years but with an option to extend it for a further two years, through to the end of the 2017 season.

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Club Steps Up for People with Blood Cancer

The Leukaemia Foundation acknowledges the incredible support it continues to receive from Parramatta Leagues Club. In 2012 the Leukaemia Foundation received a generous grant from the Parramatta Leagues Club of $23,562.50.

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