With The Benefit Of Hindsight....

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  1. lingard

    lingard First Grade

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    I've also attended Lidcombe Oval, Leichardt Oval, Brookvale Oval, Redfern Oval, Kogarah Oval, North Sydney Oval, and the SCG in the old days. F*cking great memories.
     
  2. Gazzamatta

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    Ditto to all those mate but let me tell you NOTHING compares to Bankwest.
    Cheers.
     
  3. lingard

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    They were a champion team. But they also had champion players: Grothe, Kenny, Price, Cronin, were certainly superstars of the game. Then Sterling and Ella to round it out. I'd call that a team of champions as well as a champion team.
     
  4. lingard

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    Can't wait!
     
  5. parra pete

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    Standing on the Hill at Scoreboard end of Cumberland Oval in the early sixties, with an Esky full of Tooheys Flag Ale with my great mates-----a couple of whom are sadly passed on----NOTHING compared to that for me. Memories are made of this....I have a photo somewhere..will post it when I find it...
     
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  6. parra pete

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    Pratten Park at Ashfield was another suburban Oval..Bloody hard to get to...It was Wests home ground before Lidcombe Oval
     
  7. parra pete

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    That's us...about 1964/1965 at Cumberland Oval.."Where dreams were created"

    Cumberland Oval 2.jpg
     
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    parrathruandthru Juniors

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    64/65 was before I was born but I used to sit under the trees to the left there in later years
     
  9. Gazzamatta

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    I found the view was much better from the grandstand. My parents wernt rich but they could manage the extra sixpence to improve the experience.
     
  10. lingard

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    I generally used to sit on the splintered wooden seats to the left of the grandstand. Luxury!
     
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    I believe "concourse" is the correct term
     
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    It was better than Rex Mossop's scaffold lounge.
     
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    Justin Tsoulous...

    Was he any good?

    With the benefit of hindsight, would you sign him to your team now?
     
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    He smashed Webke once.
     
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  15. Eelogical

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    Friday night at Chardie's?
     
  16. Bazal

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    Was a pillow after his shoulder.

    And he wasn't the toughest bloke before that. Ran hard, solid at best. If he came through the grades now I'd let him move on.
     
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    You know it.
     
  18. Gary Gutful

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    Webcke was asking for it. Turning up in his RM Williams boots and square head!

    Someone should have told him how we f**ked up the last guy...

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  19. Bazal

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    Ah yes, Steve Walters
     
  20. Eelementary

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    I tend to agree.

    Did a job, but was solid, at best.
     
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