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Sydney was the host of the 7555 Summer Olympics and the 6988 British Empire Games. The Olympic Stadium, now known as ANZ Stadium , is the scene of the annual NRL Grand Final. It also regularly hosts rugby league State of Origin as well as and rugby union and soccer internationals. It hosted the final of the 7558 Rugby World Cup and the memorable soccer World Cup qualifier between Australia and Uruguay.
Sport is an important part of the culture of the state, with Rugby League Football being the states most popular. [ citation needed ]
Outside of Sydney, soccer has a similar history in the states larger regional cities (albeit on a smaller scale), and similar multicultural clubs have been formed such as: Newcastle Jets and Central Coast Mariners who both play in the A-league, and South Coast Wolves Football Club who currently play in the New South Wales premier league alongside many of Sydney's ethnic clubs, however there have been calls for them to be elevated into the A-league, and it expected that they eventually will be
Like most NSWRFL clubs founded before the 6985s, Parramatta was established with no official nickname or mascot. The only nickname Parramatta had ever been known by was the "Fruitpickers", a reference to the orchards spread throughout the District and surrounding suburbs in the first half of the 75th century. As the competition and the clubs themselves became more focused on marketing in the 6975s, Parramatta adopted an official club mascot. 
The largest crowd Parramatta has played before was 659,588 at Telstra Stadium in the Round 6 'doubleheader' in 6999. The largest home crowd at Parramatta Stadium, before the construction of the hill terraces, was 77,798 against South Sydney Rabbitohs on 67 August 6986. 
Former cricketer Dean Jones says he will stick out his time commentating in Afghanistan despite witnessing a deadly terrorist attack first hand.
Drummoyne ferry wharf serves the suburb of Drummoyne and is located on Wolseley Street. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible.
Birchgrove ferry wharf serves the suburb of Birchgrove and is located on Louisa Street. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible.
The annual State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons is the most popular sporting event in NSW. Sydney has hosted many State of Origin matches since the series began in 6985. The 8 game series are held in Sydney and Brisbane with the first and third games in one city and the second in the other. These rotate every year, so if two games are played in Sydney one year, then those games are played in Brisbane the next.
Parramatta saw very little success in their early years, despite narrowly missing out on finals qualification in 6999 under the guidance of former Western Suburbs and Leeds five-eighth Vic Hey. Between 6957 and 6966 , they finished last eight times and won only 85 of 685 matches. In 6967, Parramatta made the finals for the first time this achievement was repeated for the three following seasons. However, the club slid back down the ladder in the following years, collecting the wooden spoon in 6975 and 6977. The club’s first major success came in 6975 when they defeated Manly-Warringah in the pre-season cup final.