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Who owns Parramatta Leagues

Hi this maybe a silly quesion but I have a mate who is a South Sydney supporter and bets his left b.... our club is owned by Castle Hill RSL in which I find laughable.

Can anyone dig up some dirt on who owns our club to throw at him ?

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            • its an interesting question - see if sluggy can join ine

              • i know very little about the history of the leagues club, im sure somebody will be able to give you a good run down.

                Basically we are a member owned organisation.

                Your mates just fucking with you.

              • see if this link works for the history

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              • Vinson Wong and Peter Siu.

  • It’s a 100% community owned club, all the equity is owned by the members. 

  • I think find you mate got Parramatta RSL mixed up with the league club.

     

    https://www.castlehillrsl.com.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/events/...

    https://www.ibisworld.com.au/australian-company-research-reports/ac...

     

    https://www.castlehillrsl.com.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/events/chrsl-davids-report-2018.pdf
    • Yep, he is definitely referring to Parra RSL. I heard about this a while ago.

      https://www.castlehillrsl.com.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/events/chrsl-davids-report-2018.pdf
  • According to a few Google articles, and some other pages, the club is self-owned. It has shares, and currently own 100%. So effectively it is just membership owned. Owned by the members of the club (they're not shareholders). So to answer your question, no one owns it, and any decisions are voted on by members. 

    • thanx  King - if anyone else has information it would be great

      • There you go Mupps.

         

        PARRAMATTA LEAGUES HISTORY

        Our story began over 60 years ago in 1965. It started with two Jacks – Jack Argent and Jack Boyle. In partnership, they created “the house that Jack built”.

        Parramatta Eels Football Club formed a committee to increase the spirits of the community by establishing a licenced premise. This is when the search for the perfect spot began.

        On his way to training, Argent stumbled across a ‘For Sale’ sign outside a semi-detached house in Ross Street, Parramatta. With the committee agreeing, the house was bought and an application for a liquor licence submitted. Unfortunately, the request was denied and the search for a community hub continued.

        Not long after, Jack Boyle discovered a more suitable location up for sale. After speaking to Argent, the deposit was put down for the large brick house off O’Connell Street, backing into Parramatta’s park. But it didn’t take long for more trouble to arise.

        Two weeks in from the deposit and the owner of the house passed. Being used as flats at the time, a young man living there was the owner’s son-in-law and he had other plans. It was only for the foresight of Argent having a contract of intentional sale drawn up originally that kept them from losing the sale to the owner’s son-law.

        In February 1959, Argent, a builder, began the build for a single story Clubhouse for cost a labour only. The house was purchased for $6,000 pounds. After construction of the Clubhouse the total payments amounted to just $34,000 pounds. The Club opened for business on 22nd of August 1959. Jack’s house was built.

        In the 1960s, an adjoining property was purchased and a second storey as well as a massive third floor auditorium was built.



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