The Goldfields has a long and proud sporting tradition stretching back more than a century, especially for the traditional games of Australian Rules Football and cricket.

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Safe Clubs 4 Kids - Workshop

6pm, Wednesday 5 April
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Do you run a club involving junior members? Then you can't miss this workshop!

The Safe Clubs 4 Kids initiative by the West Australian Sports Federation supports the sport and recreation industry to create and maintain safe environments for children and young people.

This free event aims to:
  • Increase awareness about how to create child safe environments
  • Understand criminal record checks
  • Learn to respond to and report child abuse
  • Identify resources and contacts to support you
RSVP or find out more by visiting or contacting City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Sports Coordinator on 9021 9600 or

Australian Rules Football

Australian Rules football is one of the traditional sports played in the Goldfields region for more than 100 years.

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has 3 football divisions:

  •  League (Goldfields Football League)
  •  Reserves
  •  Colts.

These divisions compete actively at both senior and junior levels. At the junior level, they are joined by a team from John Paul College.
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Goldfields Football League

The Goldfields Football League has 5 teams:

  •  Kalgoorlie City Football Club—Kangaroos
  •  Kalgoorlie Railways Football Club—Panthers
  •  Mines Rovers Football Club—Diorities
  •  Boulder City Football Club—Tigers
  •  Kambalda Football Club—Eagles.

The League headquarters is the Sir Richard Moore Sporting Complex, which also houses the 2 Kalgoorlie teams. The smaller Digger Daws Oval houses the 2 Boulder clubs. The town of Kambalda has its own playing ground for its team.
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Cricket is another traditional sport in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Although it is played at various grounds around the town, Wallace Park in Collins Street is the most popular, because of its well-maintained turf wickets.

There are 4 senior teams, as well as competitive junior leagues.

For more information visit:

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Other sports

Sport on the Goldfields is not limited to the traditional games, with basketball, soccer and netball becoming increasingly popular. Other major sports in the Goldfields include bowling, cycling, hockey, tennis and touch football.


The Kalgoorlie-Boulder Basketball Association is based at the Niels Hansen Stadium in Brookman Street.

The leading team is the Goldfields Giants, which has been competing in the State Basketball League since 1990.

There are also 5 local basketball teams, including 1 indigenous team.


The fastest growing junior sport in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is soccer, with more than 1,000 children of various ages competing.

Senior soccer is played on Usher Park on Hannan Street, and enjoys a great deal of support. There are 3 leagues, including a women’s competition.

For more information visit the Goldfields Soccer Association.


Netball has always been popular in the Goldfields, with 15 teams competing in 5 senior divisions and 4 junior divisions.

The main playing arena is the Goldfields Oasis Recreation Centre.

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