1968 NSWRL Premiership - Round 1

South Sydney v Newtown

Redfern Oval

Sat Mar 30, 3:00pm [Ch7 2H]

WIN 15-10

Selected Round 1 Teams

McCarthy went off before halftime with a re-occuring hamstring injury.

HT     5-5

Coote, Heiler, W.Stevens tries
Simms 3 from 9 goals

Crowd      10,667
Referee    K.Page

Scrums     11-8  
Penalties  13-12 

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG

Flbk -  1 - Simms, Eric            -  3/9   - 
Wing -  2 - Stevens, Wayne         1  -     -     
Cntr -  3 - Branighan, Arthur      -  -     -     
Cntr -  4 - Lisle, Jimmy           -  -     -
Wing -  5 - Heiler, Alan           1  -     -
5/8  -  6 - Norgard, Greg          -  -     -
Half -  7 - Jones, Ivan            -  -     -
Lock -  8 - Coote, Ron             1  -     -
SRow -  9 - Scott, Alan            -  -     -
SRow - 10 - McCarthy, Bob          -  -     -     r25
Prop - 11 - Sattler, John          -  -     - (c)
Hook - 12 - Walters, Elwyn         -  -     -
Prop - 13 - Morgan, Jim            -  -     -

Res  - 25 - Stevens, Gary          -  -     -

                                   2  3/9   -

Other First Grade Matches

16-12 Belm Cronulla   b Canterbury 
28-21 Penr Manly      b Penrith
13-10 SSG  Easts      b St George
18-11 NSO  Wests      b Norths
17-16 Cumb Balmain    b Parramatta

Judiciary News

No one was sent off.

Reserve Grade - Round 1

v Newtown, 1:45pm

LOSS 10-11

HT    5-7

Sait, G.Stevens tries
K.Longbottom 2 goals

Referee    C.Langton

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG

Flbk - 17 - Longbottom, K          -  2     -
Wing - 32 - Longbottom, A          -  -     -
Cntr - 19 - Honan, R               -  -     -
Cntr - 33 - Anderson, M            -  -     -
Wing - 21 - Amatto, R              -  -     -
5/8  - 22 - Grace, R               -  -     -
Half - 23 - Grant, R               -  -     -
Lock - 24 - Sait, P                1  -     -
SRow - 25 - Stevens, G             1  -     -
SRow - 26 - Coleman, J             -  -     -
Prop - 27 - O'Neill, J             -  -     -
Hook - 28 - Piggins, G             -  -     -
Prop - 29 - Lee, D                 -  -     - (c)

                                   2  2     -

Other Reserve Grade Matches

11-2  Belm Cronulla   b Canterbury
18-5  Penr Manly      b Penrith
 8-2  SSG  St George  b Easts
11-2  NSO  Wests      b Norths
13-7  Cumb Balmain    b Parramatta

Third Grade - Round 1

v Newtown, 12:30pm

WIN 16-6

Cook was sent off.

HT   6-0

Parker, Morgan tries
R.Branighan 5 goals 

Referee    P.Elliss

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG

Flbk - 31 - Moseley, L             -  -     -
Wing - 45 - Morgan, A              1  -     -
Cntr - 44 - Edwards, K             -  -     -
Cntr - 34 - Parker, M              1  -     -
Wing - 35 - Harris, H              -  -     -
5/8  - 36 - Branighan, R           -  5     -
Half - 37 - Cranshaw, M            -  -     -
Lock - 38 - Dykes, J               -  -     -
SRow - 39 - Lawrence, S            -  -     -    
SRow - 40 - Armstrong, C           -  -     - (c)
Prop - 41 - Gorman, R              -  -     -
Hook - 42 - Webeck, G              -  -     -
Prop - 43 - Cook, I                -  -     -  

                                   2  5     -

Other Third Grade Matches

14-2  Belm Canterbury b Cronulla
15-12 Penr Penrith    b Manly
 9-2  SSG  Easts      b St George
 9-9  NSO  Norths     d Wests
 9-2  Cumb Parramatta b Balmain

Ref - SMH


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