The Balmain Sports Zone is part of the Sydney East Primary Schools Sports Association.

A 'phased social distancing strategy' has been implemented from Monday 16 March 2020 following advice from NSW Department of Education.As part of this strategy all 'Sports and Initiatives events will be temporarily ceased until further notice'

All Zone/District, Sydney East, NSWPSSA and NSWCHSSA activities will be 'temporarily ceased until further notice'.

This situation will be regularly reviewed and updates provided. We thank you for your understanding during this time.


The Department of Education now advises that due to COVID-19 and "social distancing strategy'

programs for Terms 1 and 2 are now cancelled.

The health and well being of everyone involved is paramount and at the heart of this decision.

All term 1 2020 Zone/District , Sydney East and NSW PSSA activities will now be cancelled and will not be rescheduled during 2020. 

This situation will be regularly reviewed and updates provided related to activities in Terms 3 and 4.We thank you for your understanding during this time.

Our zone covers 20 schools in the Inner West, covering the council areas of Inner West, City of Sydney and Canada Bay. We are part of the Sydney East Association PSSA.

BALMAIN ZONE (Black and Yellow)

Annandale, Annandale North, Balmain, Birchgrove, Camperdown, Drummoyne, Dulwich Hill, Fort Street, Glebe, Kegworth, Leichhardt, Lewisham, Marrickville, Nicholson Street, Orange Grove, Petersham, Rozelle, Stanmore, Ultimo, Wilkins

For information about sports played in the Zone, please initially make contact with the sports coordinator at your school. Other information can also be obtained through the convener of the sport. Contact details for the conveners of each sport are available on the contacts page of our website.

Balmain P.S.S.A. provides opportunities for students to participate in a range of sports in friendly interschool competitions. Our competitions are used to promote maximum participation and good sportsmanship. Some of our rules are modified to accommodate this.






Boys Softball

Girls Softball

Boys Football

Girls Football

Rugby League


2020 Carnivals


Date: Thursday 5th March, 2020

Venue: Canterbury Aquatic Centre

Time: 9am start

Cross Country

Date: Wednesday 20th May, 2020 TBC

Venue: Bicentennial Park, Glebe


Date: Thursday 13th August, 2020

Venue: ES Marks, Kensington

Time: 8 am start

*Photos will be taken during the Zone Carnivals. If you do not wish your childs' photo to be taken, please indicate this to your School Sports Organiser who will pass this on to the photographer on the day.

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