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Team Lineup: Menzies First Game

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Zep, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. Zep

    Zep Active Member

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    Hey guys, was wondering if anyone would be able to get the team list for menzies first game... been searching google for a while with no luck, any help is much appreciated!.

    thanks
     
  2. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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    No databases unfortunately. The team sheets way back then were produced on papyrus paper.
     
  3. SilentBob

    SilentBob Well-Known Member

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    Ivan Cleary
    Craig Hancock
    Jamie Olejnik
    John Devereux
    Jack Elsegood
    Geoff Toovey
    Des Hasler
    David Alexander
    David O'Donnell
    John Jones
    Tony Iro
    Danny Moore
    Owen Cunningham

    Cliff Lyons
    Chris Ryan
    Steve Menzies
    Gene Ngamu

    Two halves, an outside back and a skinny white guy in headgear on debut on the bench, lucky there were no forums to whinge about team selections back then. Won 24-8 over a depleted Brisbane side.
     
  4. Zep

    Zep Active Member

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    thanks for that mate!

    where did u get the stats from?
     
  5. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Jamie Oljenik was in my fantasy side that year.  shows my fantasy football skills have improved not one jot in 15 years!
     
  6. SilentBob

    SilentBob Well-Known Member

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    http://rugbyleagueproject.com/

    Someone has put a lot of work in to that that site.
     
  7. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    I recall that it might have been Wendell Sailors debut as well
     
  8. CliffyIsGod

    CliffyIsGod Well-Known Member

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    Both halves now our current coached. :)
     
  9. Fro

    Fro Well-Known Member

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    and Cleary and Iro are in the warriors setup, must have been some coaching nous in the dressing room
     
  10. Zep

    Zep Active Member

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    they learnt from the master
     
  11. Fro

    Fro Well-Known Member

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    Master my arse, Fulton was a good coach but he was far from the best.
     
  12. Zep

    Zep Active Member

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    never said he was the best fro.
     

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