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Discussion in 'Rugby League Trivia' started by sue ridgepipe, Feb 12, 2005.

  1. sue ridgepipe

    sue ridgepipe Active Member

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    1.scene of first ever premiership game outside australia.and when?

    2.i am a town that produced choppy close and billy johnstone.

    3.i am the ground where the great sus team retained the ashes in 90,94.

    4.i am a town that produced shearer and sailor.

    5.i am a ground where one of my stands used to be at the scg.

    6.i am a city that was the scene of the first ever league match(-an unofficial test match )played in an arabic country and the birthplace of hazem el masri.

    7.i was a cemetery in the 1800s but became famous for league matches over many years.

    8.i am an english ground famous for the fact it was the scene of what is regarded as the finest performance by an aus side in an ashes test.at the time it was a record score against the poms in the era when they could play.

    9.ken arthurson played here and i am one of the few towns to host a test match.

    10.i am a club in newcastle who produced many fine players like brian burke and don adams.
     
  2. sue ridgepipe

    sue ridgepipe Active Member

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    in question 1 i mean first ever nswrl,arl or nrl premiership game played outside australia.
     
  3. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    4. sarina
    5. North Sydney Oval
    9. Parkes
    10. west Newcastle?
     
  4. sue ridgepipe

    sue ridgepipe Active Member

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  6. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    10. Didn't Bandy Adams play for Norths Newcastle?
    3. is Elland Rd (Leeds United Soccer ground) if my memory serves me correctly!
     
  7. sue ridgepipe

    sue ridgepipe Active Member

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    beirut wrong.elland road right.maitland is the team.
     
  8. Volley

    Volley Well-Known Member

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    It's gotta be Tripoli then.
     
  9. sue ridgepipe

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    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The cemetery has got me beat. Early games were played at suburban grounds in Glebe, Newtown, Eastern Suburbs, Redfern, Pratten Park etc Some of the first grade cricket grounds were used for league in those days.
     
  11. sue ridgepipe

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    lang park or suncorp stadium as it is now known.this is quite well known in brissy but probably not down there.
     
  12. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Great questions Sue - I would never have got that one. i will now work on the other few no-one has got. Where is biscuits when you need him?
     
  13. sue ridgepipe

    sue ridgepipe Active Member

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    i was wondering that myself.
     
  14. Kiwi Eagle

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    1 I beleive may have been Carlaw Park in the late 80s/early 90s.
     

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