1956 NSWRL Premiership - Round 5

South Sydney v Western Suburbs

Pratten Park

Wed Apr 25, 3:15pm

Purcell coming across in cover

WIN 14-11

Selected Round 5 Teams

A record crowd for Pratten Park. Cowie injured his back and Puren injured his ankle late in the game.

HT   14-3

Dougherty, Rayner tries 
Purcell 4 goals

Crowd      12,411
Referee    C.Pearce

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG

Flbk - 13 - Churchill, Clive       -  -     -
Wing - 12 - Moir, Ian              -  -     -
Cntr - 14 - Gallagher, Martin      -  -     -
Cntr - 10 - Honeysett, Bob         -  -     -
Wing -  9 - Puren, Dale            -  -     -
5/8  -  8 - Dougherty, Johnny      1  -     -
Half -  7 - Donohoe, Col           -  -     -
Lock -  6 - Cowie, Les             -  -     -
SRow -  5 - Purcell, Bernie        -  4/8   -
SRow -  4 - Rayner, Jack           1  -     - (c)
Prop -  3 - Richards, Jim          -  -     -
Hook -  2 - Hammerton, Ernie       -  -     -
Prop -  1 - Donoghue, Denis        -  -     -

                                   2  4     -

Other First Grade Matches

14-4  SCG  Newtown    b St George
22-9  Leic Balmain    b Easts
49-16 NSO  Manly      b Norths
22-21 Cumb Parramatta b Canterbury

Judiciary News

No one was sent off.

Reserve Grade - Round 5

v Western Suburbs, 2:00pm

WIN 29-9

HT    13-4

Turner 2, Pantlin 2, Wright, Fligg, Hambly tries
Murdoch 3, Murray goals
 
Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG 

Flbk - 18 - Murdoch, D             -  3     -
Wing - 19 - Turner, K              2  -     -
Cntr - 22 - Sladden, E             -  -     -
Cntr - 21 - Fligg, J               1  -     -
Wing - 49 - Pantlin, A             2  -     -
5/8  - 23 - Ranier, J              -  -     -
Half - 24 - Mason, R               -  -     - (c)
Lock - 42 - Kirkby, P              -  -     -
SRow - 26 - Hambly, B              1  -     - 
SRow - 27 - Wright, B              1  -     -
Prop - 28 - Nilson, N              -  -     -
Hook - 29 - Murray, B              -  1     -
Prop - 30 - Nelson, F              -  -     -

                                   7  4     -

Other Reserve Grade Matches

10-4  SCG  Newtown    b St George
16-6  Leic Easts      b Balmain
10-7  NSO  Norths     b Manly
 7-7  Cumb Parramatta d Canterbury

Third Grade - Round 5

v Western Suburbs, 12:45pm

WIN 44-8

HT    11-8

Ryan 3, Stapleton 2, Smith 2, Christie, McCartney, Craigie tries
Smith 5, Gudgeon, Flockton goals

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG

Flbk - 33 - Flockton, A            -  1     -
Wing - 34 - McCartney, E           1  -     -
Cntr - 37 - Ryan, N                3  -     -
Cntr - 54 - Smith, R               2  5     -
Wing - 55 - Gudgeon, J             -  1     -
5/8  - 52 - Stapleton, F           2  -     -
Half - 39 - Wong, A                -  -     -
Lock - 38 - Craigie, T             1  -     -
SRow - 43 - Lewins, L              -  -     - 
SRow - 41 - Sandstrom, W           -  -     - (c)
Prop - 31 - Hall, J                -  -     - 
Hook - 44 - Broach, L              -  -     -
Prop - 47 - Christie, R            1  -     -

                                  10  7     -

Other Third Grade Matches

 8-2  SCG  St George  b Newtown
10-7  Leic Easts      b Balmain
 8-4  NSO  Norths     b Manly
11-9  Cumb Canterbury b Parramatta

Ref - SMH


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