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REDFERN POLICE 1978

The Redfern Police team of 1978. Thanks to Gary Bourke for providing the photographs. The picture below shows a game against Waverley Wombats, Gary being tackled by two defenders, whilst Jeff Wheeler looms up in support. The photograph below shows Max McKinnon (his brother Don was also a police officer and well known, Norths, Manly,…

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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…