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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…


NSWCity Police V NSWCountry Police 1983

Reprinted from the NSWPRL 1983 Year Book.See Photo’s for full name references. From the kick off it is apparent that members of the City team are fitter with more training runs together under their belts. At the 15 minute mark in the City 25 after a scrum is won by City, Guyatt runs from the…


Newtown Police team 1983

Newtown centre Peter Nissen, makes a run to the try line during Newtown’s convincing win over Campsie Police at Canterbury Bankstown’s Belmore sportsground, 34-16.  At one point in the game, the Campsie half-back Ray Pye became a little bit upset during a tackle. Nissen caused Pye more grief with some sportsmanship.  Later in the game,…


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…


Darlinghurst/TRG 1983 Premiers

Written by Bill Tout, Liaison Officer 1983 – reprinted from NSWPRL Yearbook 1983. I was at Redfern Oval early to witness the bantering between the Wombats and Darlo/TRG officials – the coaches, Dick Baker of the Wombats and Bob Brewster and Dave Ferguson of Darlo/TRG were sure of their respective teams’ ability to win and…

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