Welcome!

By registering with us, you'll be able to discuss, share and private message with other members of our community.

SignUp Now!

wher am i?

sue ridgepipe

Bencher
Joined
Jul 18, 2004
Messages
1,310
Reaction score
2
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.
 

sue ridgepipe

Bencher
Joined
Jul 18, 2004
Messages
1,310
Reaction score
2
in question 1 i mean first ever nswrl,arl or nrl premiership game played outside australia.
 

Matabele

Journey Man
Joined
Jul 15, 2004
Messages
23,082
Reaction score
531
4. sarina
5. North Sydney Oval
9. Parkes
10. west Newcastle?
 

Canteen Worker

First Grader
Joined
Jul 15, 2004
Messages
13,239
Reaction score
214
10. Didn't Bandy Adams play for Norths Newcastle?
3. is Elland Rd (Leeds United Soccer ground) if my memory serves me correctly!
 

Canteen Worker

First Grader
Joined
Jul 15, 2004
Messages
13,239
Reaction score
214
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.
 

sue ridgepipe

Bencher
Joined
Jul 18, 2004
Messages
1,310
Reaction score
2
lang park or suncorp stadium as it is now known.this is quite well known in brissy but probably not down there.
 

Canteen Worker

First Grader
Joined
Jul 15, 2004
Messages
13,239
Reaction score
214
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?
 

Kiwi Eagle

Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Nov 12, 2004
Messages
16,388
Reaction score
7,864
1 I beleive may have been Carlaw Park in the late 80s/early 90s.
 

Latest posts

Team P W L PD Pts
18 16 2 438 34
18 16 2 332 34
18 15 3 195 32
19 13 6 189 28
19 13 6 146 28
18 11 7 151 24
18 8 10 -40 18
18 8 10 -46 18
18 8 10 -72 18
18 7 11 -52 16
18 7 11 -157 16
18 6 12 -150 14
18 6 12 -207 14
18 5 13 -131 12
18 4 14 -266 10
18 2 16 -330 6
Top Bottom