Kingsgrove RSL welcomed three of their favourite sons home last week to help celebrate their completed renovations.
Former Kingsgrove High School students Anthony Mundine, Lance Thompson and Adam Peek met up for a game of Kelly pool at the club.
Mundine and Thompson represented the Australian Schoolboys side while students at Kingsgrove as they went on to win the Buckley Shield and finish runners-up in the Commonwealth Bank Cup.
“It was good, fun memories,” Mundine said.
“Playing with Peeky and Thomo, we were youngsters. It was a good team.”
Mundine, while also becoming a three-time boxing world champion, made 134 first grade appearances for St George, Brisbane and St George Illawarra as well as three State of Origin matches for NSW.
Thompson played 239 games for St George, St George Illawarra and Cronulla, while Peek made 179 first grade appearances for a host of clubs including St George Illawarra and Cronulla.
Kingsgrove RSL director Ryan Asplet, who was also a former teammate of Thompson and Peek, said the renovations were “unbelievable”.
The club’s general manager, Ian Todd, said the club had become more family friendly since the upgrades which had attracted new members.
The club sponsors a host of local junior sporting teams including the De La Salle Kingsgrove Cricket Club, Hurstville City Minotaurs, Kingsgrove Colts junior rugby league club, Kingsgrove Cricket Club and St Ursula’s/Fatima Netball Club.