1956 NSWRL Premiership - Preliminary Final

(3v2)South Sydney v Balmain

Sydney Cricket Ground

Sat Sep 1, 3:00pm

Cowie crosses for one of his 4 tries

LOSS 33-36

Selected Preliminary Final Teams

HT     15-9

Cowie 4, Puren, Gallagher, Rayner tries 
Purcell 6 goals

Crowd      42,350 
Referee    D.Lawler

Scrums     22-8 (1H 15-4 )
Penalties   9-13(1H  3-8 )

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG

Flbk - 13 - Churchill, Clive       -  -     -
Wing - 10 - Honeysett, Bob         -  -     -
Cntr - 14 - Gallagher, Martin      1  -     -
Cntr - 16 - Hawick, Greg           -  -     -
Wing -  9 - Puren, Dale            1  -     -
5/8  -  8 - Dougherty, Johnny      -  -     -
Half -  7 - Donohoe, Col           -  -     -
Lock -  6 - Cowie, Les             4  -     -
SRow -  5 - Purcell, Bernie        -  6/10  -
SRow -  4 - Rayner, Jack           1  -     - (c)
Prop -  3 - Richards, Jim          -  -     -
Hook -  2 - Hammerton, Ernie       -  -     -
Prop -  1 - Donoghue, Denis        -  -     -

                                   7  6/10  -

Other First Grade Matches

BYE        (1)   St George

Judiciary News

Richards was sent off for fighting 3 minutes before halftime after being eye gouged.

Reserve Grade - Preliminary Final

(2v3)v St George, Sat Sep 1 1:40pm

WIN 7-6

HT    5-2

Sladden try
Smith 2 goals
 
Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG 

Flbk - 33 - Flockton, A            -  -     -
Wing - 54 - Smith, R               -  2     -
Cntr - 68 - Nelan, J               -  -     -
Cntr - 20 - McWilliam, B           -  -     -
Wing - 22 - Sladden, E             1  -     -
5/8  - 23 - Ranier, B              -  -     -
Half - 24 - Mason, R               -  -     - (c)
Lock - 25 - Cottee, J              -  -     -
SRow - 32 - Moon, R                -  -     - 
SRow - 27 - Wright, B              -  -     -
Prop - 31 - Hall, J                -  -     -
Hook - 29 - Murray, B              -  -     -
Prop - 30 - Nelson, F              -  -     - 

                                   1  2     -

Other Reserve Grade Matches

BYE        (1)   Manly

Third Grade - Preliminary Final

(1)

BYE


Other Third Grade Matches

14-2  SCG  (2v3) Balmain    b St George

Weekend - Sep 8

1956 NSWRL Premiership - Grand Final


18-12 SCG  (1v2) St George  b Balmain

Reserve Grade - Grand Final

(2v1)v Manly-Warringah, Sat Sep 8 1:40pm

WIN 10-6

Back Row: B.McWilliams, J.Cottee, N.Nilson, W.Sandstrom, E.Sladden, N.Ryan
Front Row: J.Nelan, A.Flockton, R.Moon, R.Mason(c), B.Murray, T.Stapleton, J.Hall

HT    6-4

Sladden, Ryan tries
Flockton 2 goals
 
Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG 

Flbk - 33 - Flockton, A            -  2/2   -
Wing - 37 - Ryan, N                1  -     -
Cntr - 68 - Nelan, J               -  -     -
Cntr - 20 - McWilliam, B           -  -     -
Wing - 22 - Sladden, E             1  -     -
5/8  - 59 - Stapleton, T           -  -     -
Half - 24 - Mason, R               -  -     - (c)
Lock - 25 - Cottee, J              -  -     -
SRow - 32 - Moon, R                -  -     - 
SRow - 41 - Sandstrom, W           -  -     -
Prop - 31 - Hall, J                -  -     -
Hook - 29 - Murray, B              -  -/3   -
Prop - 28 - Nilson, N              -  -     - 

                                   2  2/5   -

Third Grade - Grand Final

(1v2) v Balmain, Sat Sep 8 12:15pm

LOSS 6-7

HT    3-2

Halliday, Anderson tries
no goals

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG

Flbk - 61 - Bennett, W             -  -/1   -
Wing - 70 - Sharland, R            -  -     -
Cntr - 35 - Anderson, B            1  -     - 
Cntr - 60 - Halliday, E            1  -     -
Wing - 64 - Burns, R               -  -/3   -
5/8  - 69 - Waugh, J               -  -     -
Half - 39 - Wong, A                -  -     - (c)
Lock - 63 - Pye, R                 -  -     -
SRow -    - Armstrong, Jack        -  -     - 
SRow - 42 - Kirkby, P              -  -     -
Prop -    - Rattery, R             -  -     - 
Hook - 44 - Broach, L              -  -     -
Prop - 43 - Lewins, K              -  -     -

                                   2  -/4   -

Ref - SMH


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