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.

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The photograph below shows Max McKinnon (his brother Don was also a police officer and well known, Norths, Manly, NSW and Australian prop), passing the ball to Gary Bourke.

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The photograph below shows Redfern lock Gary Bourke being 'sandwiched', by Hurstville Police Ted Shepherd (Holding) and John Gibson (missing with a punch). Ironically Gary, Ted and John, played together at Guildford on the weekends. Police football was and still is not the place for the faint hearted. Team-mates one day, enemies the next!!

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'Bourkey' makes another run for Redfern, not sure who his opposition is throwing a dummy to, or if he realises he hasn't got the ball! Julius 'Jules' Marlow can be seen just to the right.
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 Redfern against North Sydney Police, Bourkey makes a run.
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 Bourkey offloads...'Jules' Marlow can be seen on the right supporting.
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