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NSWPRL State Squad 2009

The 2009  NSWPRL team were gallant in defeat against a committed Queensland Police side, who played on emotion as prior to the third State of Origin game at Suncorp Stadium Brisbane.

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NSW V’s Great Britain Police, Seagulls Stadium Tweed Heads 1992

NSWPRL 1992 that played against the Great Britain Police at Seagulls Stadium Tweed Heads on Tuesday the 30 June 1992. Back Row:        Michael Barrett, Chris Kelly, Craig Green, Steve Martin, Tony Hood, Justin Quinn. Middle Row:    Andrew McCollouch, Mark McGuire, Richard Bassett, Keith Caldwell, Ben Guinnane, Tony Ballard, George Radmore. Front Row:    …

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NSWPRL England Tour 1990

1990 was a significant year for the NSWPRL.  Tireless workers, President Alex Ramsey, Secretary and Treasurer, Doug Keen and Terry Cameron had worked for years to organise the first NSWPRL tour of England.  Players and supporters enjoyed the three week tour which coincided with the Australian Kangaroo tour.  The photograph below is at the traditional…

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NSWPRL State Team, NZ Tour 1983

On Tuesday, 13 September, 1983 the touring party of the NSW Police Rugby Football League Association assembled at the departure lounge of Mascot Overseas Terminal. The party, under the supervision of Sergeant 2nd Class, Laurie Jones of Maroubra, who is the Senior Vice President of the Association, consisted of 29 players and 11 officials and…

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NSWPRL Team 1983

Queensland Tour 1983 NSWPRL Under 21’s On Tuesday, 7 June, 1983 the NSW Police Under 21 Rugby league Football Team departed Mascot Airport flying East West Airlines enroute to Brisbane, Sunny Queensland. The purpose of the trip was to play the Queensland Police Academy Under 21 Side as the preliminary game before the State of…

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NSWPRL State representative team 1980

Being selected in the NSWPRL State team in 1980, was bitter/sweet for a number of players.  Bitter, becasue the NSW/Queensland game never went ahead.  Sweet, because the team were a great bunch of blokes and they had a fantastic time as mates.  Gary Bourke a member of the teams said, “We got off the plane…

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1930 NSW POLICE RUGBY LEAGUE TEAM

The photo was taken in July 1930. It was taken prior to the police V fire brigade match. My father is in the front row—2nd from left—and the same Wal Maisey is in the back row, 2nd from left. Dad told me that Ron Waldron who later became Commissioner, is in the photo. I am…

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1929 NSW POLICE RUGBY LEAGUE

INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY RON WEBER My father told me, when I was a young boy, that the police played rugby union in a mid-week competition with other public service branches.  My father, Ben Weber, played rugby league on the weekends with Balmain. The small photo was taken at Bombala in 1929, which is the year…