In the 2020 - 2021 financial year our Community contribution was:

$902,256.22

1 Glenella Road, Glenella, Mackay QLD 4740 | (07) 49 656 100

AFFILIATED CLUBS

Magpies proudly support 9 affiliated sporting clubs and co-found Magpies Crusaders United, representing the Mackay & Whitsundays region in the Queensland National Premier League (NPL).

2022 Affiliates Challenge

The 2022 Magpies Affiliates Challenge was held on Friday 11th February at Sologinkin Oval with nine Magpies Sporting Club affiliated clubs taking part in various light-hearted, fun games.  For the first time this year the Magpies family enjoyed the Sologinkin Oval canteen food while the nine clubs took part in six games including trivia, flippy cup, link racing, ball relay, thong toss and egg throwing.  Magpies Crusaders United were eventually crowned winners on the night, taking home a $500 Cheque, Magpies Senior Rugby League took home a $250 cheque for finishing in 2nd position and Magpies AFL Club finished in 3rd position receiving a $150 cheque. All the other Magpies clubs took home $100 cheques for participating in the event.

“Thank you to all the clubs, families and friends that attended the annual Affiliates Challenge this year. It was wonderful to see all the sports clubs affiliated to Magpies Sporting Club come together in one place, enjoying each other’s company, and getting involved in the activities in good spirit,” said Gayan Loku, Sport & Community Liaison Officer – Magpies Sporting Club.

2022 Affiliates Challenge – Final Standings
1st  Magpies Crusaders United
2nd  Magpies Senior Rugby League
3rd  Magpies AFL Club
4th  Magpies Cricket Club
5th  Magpies Junior Rugby League Club
6th  Magpies Football Club
7th (tied) Magpies Mackay & District Obedience Club and Magpies Netball Club
8th  Magpies Basketball Club

SOLOGINKIN OVAL AMENITIES GRAND OPENING

In May 2019 we celebrated the Grand Opening of the new amenities building at Sologinkin Oval, officially opened by Mackay Mayor Greg Williamson. This was our most ambitious and challenging project to date, costing in the vicinity of $2.5 million dollars, fully funded by Magpies Sporting Club with no government grants or assistance.

THE NEW SOLOGINKIN OVAL AMENITIES

The facilities have a strong focus on meeting the needs of female sporting participants including gender friendly changeroom with floor to ceiling showers, as well as a gym, ice baths and dedicated room to add spa’s. Four change rooms service the field, including individual change rooms for referees. The facilities are of state competition standard, we consulted not only with our own stakeholders in Magpies Rugby League Club and Magpies Football Club, but with Queensland Rugby League and Football Queensland. The design come from the desks of BSPN Architecture and had been 5 years in the making; the project was at first postponed due to the opportunity to buy back the club from the landlord in 2015.

UPCOMING SPORT EVENTS

CASE STUDIES

MAGPIES SPORTING CLUB HOST CRICKET AUSTRALIA U19 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Magpies Sporting Club and Mackay’s Harrup Park Complex will be the two host venues for the Cricket Australia U19 Male National Championships which will take place from the 7th to the 14th of April 2022.

MACKAY DISTRICT SCHOOL SPORTS SPONSORSHIP

Magpies Sporting Club will once again support the Mackay District School Sports (MDSS) Committee with a $10,000 sponsorship for 2022. Paul Manttan, MDSS President, along with Phoebe Homes (Mackay North State High School) and Samuel…

U18 KANAKA MACKAY TEAM

Magpies Sporting Club have supported the Kanaka Proud Cup since it was established in 2017 to honour, celebrate and to share the history of the families that were taken from their South Sea Island’s and bought over to Australia to be …

CRICKET 4 EVERY 1

Cricket 4 Every 1 is a joint venture between Magpies Cricket Club and the Mackay and District Special School, the inaugural program commenced in the 18/19 cricket season.  Cricket 4 Every 1 gives uniquely abled Mackay children a chance to …

AFFILIATE RAFFLES

One of the many ways that we provide support for these groups is through a raffle program which enables all affiliated bodies the opportunity to raise much needed funds to assist them in reaching their goals.

We appreciate any support that you may be able to provide for these Clubs and all funds raised from the raffles are directly distributed to each group.

  • Monday — 6 – 7:30pm Magpies Basketball Club
  • Wednesday — 6 – 7:30pm Magpies Cricket Club
  • Thursday — 6 – 7:30pm Magpies AFL Club
  • Friday — 5 – 6pm Magpies Junior Rugby League Club / 6 – 7pm Magpies Senior Rugby League Club (Alternating)
  • Saturday — 12:30 – 1:30pm Magpies Senior Rugby League Club, 6 – 7:30pm Magpies Football Club

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On Wednesday 1st June Magpies Sporting Club hosted the Mackay leg of the @billturnercup 

The Bill Turner Cup is one of the world's largest team sport competitions with over 400 schools and 6,000 players from NSW, Queensland, ACT and Victoria taking part each year. 

🎥 Kai Millen - @lifemedia.au 

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Magpies Senior Rugby League welcome you back to their home stomping ground today for the round 5 rescheduled match against Wests Tigers. 
🏈 11:30am Under 20's
🏈 1pm Reserve Grade
🏈 3pm A-Grade
#GoMaggies #WhatsYourSport #MagpiesSRL
🏉 FREE ENTRY for Magpies members to Round 8 of Rugby League Mackay and District 2022 comp with our Mighty Magpies taking on Moranbah Miners today.  For free entry Magpies Sporting Club members should swipe their Magpies membership card at any Magpies kiosk from 8:30am to get a voucher for FREE entry, surrender the voucher at Sologinkin Oval gate.

11.30am Women
1pm Reserve Grade
3pm A-Grade 
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Magpies A-Grade Rugby League lads putting in the hard yards tonight ahead of Sundays game against Moranbah Miners. 
#GoMaggies #WhatsYourSport #MagpiesSRL
League is back at Magpies! Magpies Senior Rugby Leagues first home game of this season this Sunday as they take on Whitsunday Brahmans at Sologinkin Oval, Magpies Sporting Club. 

Gates open 10am, Under 20's 11:30am, Reserve Grade 1pm,A-Grade 3pm.  Canteen & bar facilities open. 

Tickets at the gate
$8 - Adults
$5 - Pensioners
$5 - Student Card Holders
Free - Primary School Kids

EFTPOS available
Canteen & bar facilities.

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⛅️We’ve turned on the Melbourne weather today for the Victoria Metro v Victoria Country @cricketaustralia u19 National Championships. #MagpiesCricket #WhatsYourSport
🏏 The future Cricketers of Australia are flocking to Magpies as we co-host the Cricket Australia U19 National Championships from the 7th - 14th April.  Don't miss this opportunity to check out the talent of our upcoming Australian Cricketers. 

9:30am Thursday 7th April: South Australia v NSW Under 17
9:30am Friday 8th April:  Victoria Metro v Victoria Country
9:30am Sunday 10th April: NSW Under 17 v ACT/NSW Country
9:30am Monday 11th April: Northern Territory v ACT/NSW Country
9:30am Wednesday 13th April: Semi Finals
9:30am Thursday 14th April: Finals

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It’s a tried and tested battle, where the best city players fight it out against the best country players and it’s back on the AFL Mackay calendar in 2022. Proudly hosted by Magpies Sporting Club, the clash will be played on Monday, April 25th to commemorate ANZAC Day. Gates will open at 12:30pm and will see the women’s action kicking off at 1pm, followed by the men’s game at 3pm. There is plenty of entertainment for the whole family including a jumping castle, face painting and food trucks.
Adults $6 | Under 12’s Gold Coin Donation
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We're super proud to share that we were awarded runner up Best Multi-Sports Club at @ClubsQueensland awards last night.  We were recognised for our clubs contribution to multiple sports and offering a consistently high standard of sporting and social facilities. We were assessed on our quality of facilities, community participation, junior development programs and involvement in major milestones. #GoMaggies #WhatsYourSport #MagpiesCommunity
🏐 Meet Former Australian Diamonds Player @caitlyn_nevins at @magpiesnetballmackay 2022 Season launch today.  Plus Jumping castle and barefoot netball games on the grass. 5-8pm today at Magpies AFL/Cricket amenities building. #MagpiesNetball #WhatsYourSport #CaitlynNevins
Magpies Sporting Club are delighted to play a part in the development of Australia’s future cricket stars, being one of the host venues of the @cricketaustralia under 19 National Cricket Championships in April. https://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/mackay/sport/mackay-to-host-u19-national-cricket-championships-at-harrup-park/news-story/7db07716c7bdb60aefd3a9619a6e8212 
#MagpiesCommunity #WhatsYourSport #MagpiesCricket
⚽ TONIGHT! Magpies FC women take on City Brothers women in round 2 of the Kappa Women's Super Cup. Gates open 6pm for kick off 7:30pm at Sologinkin Oval. Gold coin donation for entry. Canteen and bar facilities will be available.  #GoMaggies #WhatsYourSport #WomenInSport #KappaWomensSuperCup
Magpies Sporting Club will once again support Mackay District School Sports (MDSS) Committee with a $10,000 sponsorship for 2022. 

Paul Manttan, MDSS President, along with Phoebe Homes (Mackay North State High School) and Samuel Baira (Mackay West State School) were present at Magpies Sporting Club for the cheque presentation. 

“We are very grateful for Magpies Sporting Clubs’ continued support of our Mackay District School Sport Committee. The sponsorship arrangement we enjoy with Magpies allows us to reduce the cost of attending representative sporting trials for our local Mackay families.  The arrangement also allows us to provide playing equipment and uniforms for families,” said Mr Manttan.

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2022 AFFILIATES CHALLENGE | Magpies affiliated sporting clubs caught up with the Magpies family, enjoyed the first canteen food of the season, and some games last Friday at Sologinkin Oval.  After rounds of trivia, flippy cup, link racing, ball relay, thong & egg throwing @magpiescrusaders were crowned the winners walking away with a $500 cheque for their club.  2nd prize of $250 went to Magpies Senior Rugby League Club and Magpies AFL Club placed 3rd scoring themselves $150. All the remaining participating clubs received $100.  View all the photos in the album on our facebook page. #GoMaggies #WhatsYourSport
Want to play a sport for Magpies? Contact any of our 9 affiliated clubs directly for more information:

🏈AFL - www.magpiesmackay.com.au/afl/
🏀 Basketball - www.magpiesmackay.com.au/basketball/
🏏 Cricket - www.magpiesmackay.com.au/cricket/
🐕 Dog Obedience - www.magpiesmackay.com.au/dog-obedience/
⚽️ Football - www.magpiesmackay.com.au/soccer/
🏐 Netball - www.magpiesmackay.com.au/netball/
🏉 Junior Rugby League - www.magpiesmackay.com.au/jrl/ 
🏉 Senior Rugby League - www.magpiesmackay.com.au/srl/
🏉 Touch Football - www.magpiesmackay.com.au/touch/ 

#GoMaggies #WhatsYourSport
🏏 Kids, would you like to have a blast!? Magpies Cricket Club will be running the action-packed Woolworths Junior Blasters Program in the new year for kids 5 to 7 years old.  The Woolworths Junior Blasters Program is catered for all-abilities to learn the basic skills of cricket in a fun and friendly environment. The Program will only cost $85 for the 6 weeks and all participants will receive a program pack, how cool is that!! 

For more information and how to register find ‘Magpies Cricket Club’ on facebook or email magpiescricketmackay@gmail.com Hope to see you on the field at Magpies! 

#WhatsYourSport #MagpiesCricket
Meet Gayan, our Sport & Community Liaison Officer.  Gayan has joined us from Papua New Guinea where he spent 7 years with the National Cricket Board.  At Magpies Gayan is building partnerships with internal and external stakeholders for continual improvement of sport and community opportunities that our club can provide to the Mackay region.  #MagpiesStaff #MagpiesCommunity #WhatsYourSport #MagpiesCricket

COMMUNITY FEEDBACK

Great place. An icon in Mackay. Love the way it contributes to sporting organisations.

Matilda Internet – Google Review

Great sporting venue with courteous, helpful staff.

DJ Sh1fty – Google Review

Awesome facility from a players point of view, football field 11 out of 10, players change room 11 out of 10, plenty of spectator seats and food and drinks are really well priced.

Jay – Google Review

Best Sporting Club in the Mackay region, has some A1 facilities and a great team running it.

Mitch – Google Review

I like coming to this place, if not just to visit the club then using the facilities is just as impressive for a regional location.

Steve – Google Review

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