We are extremely proud of our Football Team - they wear the Green, Gold & White with a long historic tradition.   This year the Savige Pest Control will field 5 teams, Including the Host Plus Super Cup, Hasting Deerings Colts, The new Harvey Norman Womens U19 team, Auswide Bank Mal Meninga Cup & Cyril Connell Challenge teams.  With a new year of 2022 comes a new coach in Ben Cross who is also Head of Football at the Savige Pest Control Ipswich ...

Ben has had a vast career within rugby league from playing in amateur grades through to playing at the highest level of professional sport, winning the 2007 NRL premiership with the Melbourne Storm, reserved grade premiership with the Canberra Raiders in 2003 and played State of Origin Rugby League for New South Wales, whilst representing Australia in the Prime Ministers XII.

Since retiring, Ben has had great success as an Assistant Coach and Head Coach, winning the ISC NSW Cup competition, Newcastle premiership competition and enjoying success within the NSW Women’s Origin series. He has since added to his sporting experience through an Advance Diploma in Business Leadership and Management whilst also owning and developing a small cleaning franchise. Therefore, Ben very much understands the demands of being in elite sport and balancing a home and work life.

Recently, Ben has been a Specialist Consultant Coach to the PNG Hunters which was similar to the role he had with the Brisbane Broncos up until March 2020 


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