In racing, as in many other things, Parramatta showed the way in this part of the world, the first meeting in Australia being held here in April, 1810. The first event on the programme was a match ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 1,135 words
The game of bowls in Australia, under club conditions and rules, was founded in Parramatta by the late Alexander Johnstone, a Scotsman, who for many years was a resident of the town. When in 1870 he ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 845 words
The game of cricket has been a popular sport in Parramatta almost since the foundation of the Colony. It was early introduced by the military officers of the Imperial Army, and many matches of note were ...Article : 963 words
Someone between 50 and 60 years ago, football began to take its place among the popular games of this district. A club was formed in connection with the King's School, and matches were arranged with ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 775 words
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