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Team Lists: 2024 Junior Reps Round 5

All teams are back at the summer home of the Bears, Hills Grammar School, this Saturday. Our male teams take on the Sydney Roosters and our female teams go up against the Bulldogs. Big games for the half way mark of the junior representative season. Our Knock-On Effect NSW Cup team has no games now until round1, Bears v Dragons in Wollongong on Sunday 10th March. All focus for our senior team is now on refining the playing team and preparing mentally for a big season ahead. Get on down to Hills Grammar this Saturday to cheer on your junior Bears!
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Team Lists: 2024 Junior Reps Round 4

Round 3 didn't produce the results we were looking for in our Junior Representative teams and highlighted some areas of growth required. We go again this weekend with our teams split across two days. On Saturday our U16 Academy team take on fellow foundation club, Balmain Tigers, while our two female junior reps teams play the Wests Tigers on home soil at Leichhardt Oval. The Tigers teams are notoriously tough, and the teams are preparing for a good, strong clash.
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Team Lists: 2024 Junior Reps Round 3

This Saturday we return to the summer home of the Bears, Hills Grammar, to host all five of our Junior Representative and Academy games. Our local U16s Academy get the day rolling with a 9.15am kick off against the St George Illawarra Dragons. Followed by Lisa Fiaola Cup and Tarsha Gale Cup taking on the Illawarra Steelers at 10.30am and 11.45am respectively. Harold Matthews Cup play the Dragons at 1pm and we finish off the day with our SG Ball Cup team also taking on the Dragons at 2.15pm.
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Team Lists: 2024 Junior Reps Round 2

As our SG Ball Cup team heads across the Tasman to take on the Warriors this weekend, our other four junior representative and academy teams have a Bye round. For many of the SG Ball players, this will be the first time they have played footy at a high level internationally and is a great experience for the boys. At this stage, it isn't until U19's representatives that our teams get to travel to take on the Kiwis on their home soil. Good luck to the Bears who get to represent the mighty red & black this Sunday!
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Team Lists: 2024 Junior Reps Round 1

Footy returns this Saturday and we have a massive action-packed day on the cards with 5 big games! We kick off the day with our inaugural Lisa Fiaola Cup (U17s Female) team running out for the first time in competition. This team consists from junior league players for across the North Sydney District and is testament to the growth of the female game in the local area. Tarsha Gale Cup and Lisa Fiaola Cup will be taking on the Sydney Roosters while our Harold Matthews Cup and SG Ball team will be playing the Melbourne Storm. We end the day with our KOE NSW Cup team playing their first trial game against Souths, see more info below.
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2023 Team Lists: Grand Final

What an achievement to get this far, a Grand Final! This is what we have worked hard for all year, this is what the grueling training sessions has been all about, this is what the fans have been dreaming of for 16 long years and this Sunday we get a chance to go all the way and turn our Minor Premiership into a Premiership. Two proud foundation clubs going head-to-head, in essence the real final of the inaugural Mario Fenech Cup.
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2023 Team Lists: Preliminary Final

As the other semi-finalists in the Knock On Effect NSW Cup battled it out last Saturday at North Sydney Oval, the Bears enjoyed the week off. A week off from game day that is, the team has been working extra hard on the training field and in the gym. Securing the minor premiership was a fantastic achievement, but the job is not done yet and all at the club are fully focused on taking it all the way this season. That said, finals are a journey, and the next step is taking on the Rabbitohs at Leichhardt Oval this Saturday.
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2023 Team Lists: Major Semi Final

As the other semi-finalists in the Knock On Effect NSW Cup battled it out last Saturday at North Sydney Oval, the Bears enjoyed the week off. A week off from game day that is, the team has been working extra hard on the training field and in the gym. Securing the minor premiership was a fantastic achievement, but the job is not done yet and all at the club are fully focused on taking it all the way this season. That said, finals are a journey, and the next step is taking on the Rabbitohs at Leichhardt Oval this Saturday.
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2023 Team Lists: NSW Cup Semi Finals Week 1

While our Bears team gets a week off to focus on training, four of the Knock On Effect NSW Cup teams will go head-to-head at North Sydney Oval on Saturday in the first week of semifinals. Rabbitohs (2nd) v Warriors (3rd) at 11am, followed by Sea Eagles (5th) v Raiders (4th) at 3pm. The winner of the first game, Rabbitohs v Warriors, will go on to play the Bears at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday 9th September for a spot in the Grand Final. Gates open at 10.30am as we kick off the day with the Panthers v Eels Jersey Flegg semi-final at 11am. The pies will be hot, the beers flowing, and tickets are only $10 per adult, kids U16 get in FREE. Bears members with valid 2023 members card get in for free too! Tickets can be purchased online via the link below or at the gate on game day (cash & card accepted).
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2023 Team Lists: Round 26 NSW Cup

This Sunday is the last game of the regular Knock On Effect NSW Cup comp and our last home game of the 2023 season. What a year we have had so far! Our two senior men's and women's teams were minor premiers in their respective competitions, we have welcomed over 20,000 members and fans through the gates of North Sydney Oval (a 30% increase on the 2022 season) and this weekend we go again as we take on the green machine, Canberra Raiders. The Raiders are currently in fourth position on the ladder and need this win to ensure they make the finals series - they will be coming in hard and strong for this game. We are calling on the red and black army to come out and support your Bears, be entertained by some great footy and enjoy the magic of Bear Park. #FILLTHEHILL
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2023 Team Lists: Round 25 NSW Cup

Not since 2019 have we defeated the Penrith Panthers in the KOE NSW Cup and this Sunday we are up for the challenge. Panthers are sitting in 6th place and need a win to jump into the top 5 to make it through to the finals series. It is always an all-mighty clash when we take on the black cats and will be some great footy on display from both sides. Come on down to Bear Park, enjoy some great footy, fun complimentary kids' activities, settle on the hill with a Bear Park Brew and cheer on the mighty Bears this Sunday.
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2023 Team Lists: Round 24 NSW Cup

It's North vs East, club vs club, mate vs mate for our home game this Sunday 13th August, Foundation Round. Two proud foundation clubs go up against each other at historic North Sydney Oval. We first played the tri-colours at the home of the Bears in 1910 and 1800 spectators attended the game - surely, we can smash that figure this Sunday! Get your footies ready, Fans on the Field will be back in action this Sunday at half time of the main game. There are only three rounds remaining in the regular season and all are at home. Come on down to Bear Park, enjoy some great footy, fun complimentary kids' activities, settle on the hill with a Bear Park Brew and cheer on the mighty Bears this Sunday.
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2023 Team Lists: Round 23 NSW Cup

For our last away game of the 2023 regular season, we are heading north on Saturday to take on the Newcastle Knights at their Centre of Excellence. We last met the Knights at North Sydney Oval for our Anzac Day Round, a very special occasion on this season's calendar. The Bears are remaining levelheaded in the full understanding of the task ahead over the next four rounds and focused on completing each game to the coaching teams game plan. We hope to see our Newcastle and Central Coast fans out in support of the boys on Saturday.
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2023 Team Lists: Round 22 NSW Cup

A big game needs a big crowd, get behind the Bears, show your support and come on down to North Sydney Oval this Sunday to cheer on the red & black as we take on the Parramatta Eels. The main game kicks off at 3pm and it's time to FILL THE HILL! The boys have been putting in some serious effort on the field, the standard of footy on display is truly spectacular and highly entertaining. As we have said before, and will say again, no better place to be on a Sunday afternoon.
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2023 Team Lists: Round 21 NSW Cup

Returning to Bear Park this Saturday for our only home game under lights for the 2023 season, we take on the St George Illawarra Dragons kicking off at 5pm. The last time we met in April, the Dragons got the jump on us and we are keen to take those points back in this scrimmage. No better place to be on a Saturday night than at beautiful North Sydney Oval, under lights, mulled wine or a hot spiced ginger beer in hand and first class footy on field. We have heaps of fun and complimentary activities on for our Christmas in July round including Christmas craft and face paintings, bubbles and Bears temporary tattoos, light up and inflatable decorations plus a visit from the big man himself, Santa!
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2023 Team Lists: Round 20 NSW Cup

This Saturday we head into a massive top of the table clash against the Bulldogs at their home ground, Belmore Oval. With our win over the Sea Eagles on the weekend, we have pushed back up into second place and are just one point behind the comp leaders. Bulldogs are always a strong force when they play at Belmore and with the added emotion of Josh Reynolds retirement and last game in the blue and white against the Bears, the stage is set for an epic battle. Can't make it to Belmore to cheer on the Red & Black? Then catch the live stream on Foxtel!
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2023 Team Lists: Round 19 NSW Cup

For the second time this season we go up against the Sea Eagles, this time on their home soil. Kicking off at 3pm at HE Laybutt Field in Blacktown next Sunday. Out of the last ten clashes it's an even split on wins, Bears are gunning to tip that scale in the red & black favour this weekend. Come on you Bears! Check out Head Coach Jason Taylor's team named to get the job done >>
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2023 Team Lists: Round 18 NSW Cup

This Sunday (2nd July) we return to North Sydney Oval for the final of the Jason Taylor Cup against the Magpies. This is our Retro Round! Time to pull out the old jerseys, blast some Tina Turner and enjoy the beauty of Bear Park. The Ken Irvine Scoreboard will be back in action, our live band returns and the Bears beers will be flowing.
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2023 Team Lists: Round 17 NSW Cup

This Sunday we go again as we take on the Rabbitohs in the final of the Mario Fenech Cup at Coogee Oval. Souths are putting on a fun game day with food trucks, Young Henry's pop up bars and kids' activities, so get along and support the mighty Bears! Check out Head Coach Jason Taylor's team named for this weekend's game >>
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2023 Team Lists: Round 16 NSW Cup

This Sunday we go again as we take on the Rabbitohs in the final of the Mario Fenech Cup at Coogee Oval. Souths are putting on a fun game day with food trucks, Young Henry's pop up bars and kids' activities, so get along and support the mighty Bears! Check out Head Coach Jason Taylor's team named for this weekend's game >>
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2023 Team Lists: Round 15 NSW Cup

Where better to spend the Kings Long Weekend than at Bear Park! We are back at our home ground this Sunday for the final of the Frank Hyde Shield against the Newtown Jets. In a nail-biter of a game at Henson Park, Bears took out game one of the Shield with a field goal in the last minutes and this game is set to be nothing less than an epic clash again.
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2023 Team Lists: Round 14 NSW Cup

We return to Bear Park this SATURDAY for our first clash with the Sea Eagles for the 2023 season. It's a rivalry steeped in tradition and boy do us Bears love to beat Manly! Pull out your red & black kit, grab a flag from the merch tent on game day, fill the hill and cheer on the Bears. As our captain Zach Dockar-Clay said "the cheers of the crowd bring us home at Bear Park".
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2023 Team Lists: Round 13 NSW Cup

This week we head to CommBank Stadium for Friday Night Footy to play the Parramatta Eels. It's a short turn around week having played Sunday which means JT and his trainers will be working extra hard to ensure the team are rested and ready. Check out the team named for this weekend's game >>
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2023 Team Lists: Round 12 NSW Cup

The red & black face another big game this Sunday in a top of the table clash when we take on the Canterbury Bulldogs at Bear Park. As we head into round 12, the Bears are sitting on top of the table, but we all know that comps aren't won at this point and the hard work to retain this position now begins. The team have been putting on some incredibly solid performances on field and remaining composed even when faced with challenges. After having a week off for the BYE, we can't wait to see them play again this Sunday at home. Get on down to cheer on the boys!