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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…

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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…