1956 NSWRL Premiership - Preliminary Final Teams

(3v2) South Sydney v Balmain

The South Sydney team is pleased to announce the following team for the Preliminary Final premiership match against Balmain at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday Sep 1 kickoff 3:00pm.

The South Sydney team is:


Flbk - 13 - Churchill, Clive        

Wing - 12 - Moir, Ian   
Cntr - 14 - Gallagher, Martin   
Cntr - 16 - Hawick, Greg
Cntr - 10 - Honeysett, Bob
Wing -  9 - Puren, Dale        (one to be omitted)

5/8  -  8 - Dougherty, John        
Half -  7 - Donohoe, Col          

Prop -  1 - Donoghue, Denis         
Hook -  2 - Hammerton, Ernie                    
Prop -  3 - Richards, Jimmy       
SRow -  4 - Rayner, Jack (c)    
SRow -  5 - Purcell, Bernie   
Lock -  6 - Cowie, Chick 

Res  - 26 - Hambly, Brian
Res  - 19 - Turner, Kevin

Coach - Rayner, Jack 

South Sydney Reserve Grade team is


Flbk - 33 - Flockton, Alan
Wing - 37 - Ryan, Neil         
Cntr - 21 - Fligg, Jimmy         
Cntr - 20 - McWilliam, Bruce
Wing - 22 - Sladden, Eric 
5/8  - 23 - Ranier, Bruce
Half - 24 - Mason, Ray (c)
Prop - 28 - Nilson, Norm               
Hook - 29 - Murray, Brian    
Prop - 30 - Nelson, Fred        
SRow - 32 - Moon, Bob 
SRow - 27 - Wright, Brian  
Lock - 25 - Cottee, John 

Res  - 31 - Hall, J
Res  - 54 - Smith, R
Res  - 68 - Nelan, J
Res  - 44 - Broach, L

Coach - Tait, Jim

Weekend - Sep 8

South Sydney Reserve Grade team is


Flbk - 33 - Flockton, Alan
Flbk - 18 - Murdoch, Don     (one to be omitted)
Wing - 37 - Ryan, Neil         
Cntr - 68 - Nelan, John          
Cntr - 20 - McWilliam, Bruce
Wing - 22 - Sladden, Eric 
5/8  - 23 - Ranier, Bruce
Half - 24 - Mason, Ray (c)
Prop - 28 - Nilson, Norm               
Hook - 29 - Murray, Brian    
Prop - 30 - Nelson, Fred        
SRow - 32 - Moon, Bob 
SRow - 27 - Wright, Brian  
Lock - 25 - Cottee, John 

Res  - 21 - Fligg, Jim

Coach - Tait, Jim

South Sydney Third Grade team is


Flbk - 61 - Bennett, Billy      
Wing - 70 - Sharland, Ron 
Cntr - 64 - Burns, Ray        
Cntr - 69 - Waugh, John     
Wing - 60 - Halliday, Eddie 
5/8  - 59 - Stapleton, Tommy
Half - 39 - Wong, Alan (c) 
Prop - 31 - Hall, Jim  
Hook - 44 - Broach, Les 
Prop - 43 - Lewins, Ken         
SRow - 41 - Sandstrom, Bill    
SRow - 42 - Kirkby, Peter 
Lock - 63 - Pye, Ron 

Res  -    - Armstrong, J
Res  - 66 - Patterson, W
Res  - 58 - Downes, R
Res  - 35 - Anderson, B 
Res  - 56 - Fisher, W 
Res  - 62 - Glanville, W

Coach - Bell, Les


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