1975 NSWRL Premiership - Round 1

South Sydney v North Sydney

Redfern Oval

Sat Mar 22, 3:00pm [Ch 2/Ch 9]

Honan leaps for the ball

WIN 22-18

Selected Round 1 Teams

1975 season will be played under the 13 import rule. John O'Neill cut his eye, which required 17 stiches.

 8 min  0-5
15 min  5-5  Lowther try Simms goal
32 min  5-7
34 min  5-12
HT      5-12
44 min 10-12 Lowther try Simms goal
46 min 13-12 Edwards try Simms miss
52 min 13-15
55 min 18-15 Stevens try Simms goal
65 min 20-15 Simms goal
70 min 20-18
79 min 22-18 Simms goal

Lowther 2, Stevens, Edwards tries 
Simms 5 from 7 goals

Crowd         8,921
Referee      G.Hartley
Touch Judges E.Cook / G.Hedger

Scrums        7-5 
Penalties    14-15

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG

Flbk -  1 - Simms, Eric            -  5/7   -        
Wing -  2 - Edwards, Keith         1  -     -        
Cntr -  3 + Lowther, Bernie        2  -     -        
Cntr -  4 - Purcell, Greg          -  -     -        
Wing -  5 - Honan, Bob             -  -     -        
5/8  -  6 - Withers, Jeff          -  -     -        
Half -  7 - Grant, Bob             -  -     -   
Lock -  8 - Sait, Paul             -  -     -     
SRow -  9 - Stevens, Gary          1  -     -        
SRow - 10 - McCarthy, Bob          -  -     - (c)
Prop - 11 - O'Neill, John          -  -     -     r37 [0-31]
Hook - 12 - Piggins, George        -  -     -     r25
Prop - 13 - Eden, Harry            -  -     -       

Res  - 37 + Gibson, Terry          -  -     -         [31-80]
Res  - 25 - Magnus, Steve          -  -     -

                                   4  5/7   -

Other First Grade Matches

19-17 Brok Manly      b Wests      [Ch7]
13-9  Belm Canterbury b St George
15-12 SSG  Easts      b Balmain
20-18 Ende Penrith    b Cronulla
30-21 Cumb Parramatta b Newtown

Judiciary News

No one was sent off.

Reserve Grade - Round 1

v North Sydney, 1:35pm

LOSS 13-18

HT    6-7

Smith try
Birrell 5 goals

Referee      J.Farrelly
Touch Judges G.Benson / D.Bowron

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG 

Flbk - 14 - Birrell, Ross          -  5     -     
Wing - 15 - Little, Steve          -  -     -     
Cntr - 16 - Van Gulik, Peter       -  -     -     
Cntr - 17 - Currall, Wayne         -  -     - 
Wing - 18 - O'Donnell, Owen        -  -     -     
5/8  - 32 - Haig, Gary             -  -     - 
Half - 20 - Smith, Brian           1  -     - 
Lock - 21 - Dykes, John            -  -     - (c) r48
SRow - 22 - Kovacs, Steve          -  -     -     r38
SRow - 34 - Reed, Peter            -  -     -         
Prop - 37 - Gibson, Terry          -  -     -     
Hook - 25 - Magnus, Steve          -  -     -     
Prop - 26 - Jones, Brad            -  -     -     

Res  - 48 - Thornton, Barry        -  -     -
Res  - 38 - Moore, Bill            -  -     -

                                   1  5     -

Other Reserve Grade Matches

20-10 Brok Manly      b Wests      
12-7  Belm Canterbury b St George
17-7  SSG  Easts      b Balmain
26-7  Ende Cronulla   b Penrith
19-13 Cumb Parramatta b Newtown

Under 23's - Round 1

v North Sydney, 12:10pm

WIN 16-3

HT   8-0

Johnston 2, Turnbull, Moraghan tries 
Turnbull, Wall goals 

Referee      G.Gunnee
Touch Judges A.Collins / J.Reynolds

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG

Flbk - 27 - Wright, Wayne          -  -     -
Wing - 28 - Turnbull, Bill         1  1     -
Cntr - 40 - Arthur, Paul           -  -     -
Cntr - 41 - Johnston, Danny        2  -     - 
Wing - 31 - Bultitude, Geoff       -  -     -     
5/8  - 29 - Wall, Brian            -  1     -
Half - 33 - Russell, Wayne         -  -     - 
Lock - 42 - Judd, Bob              -  -     -     
SRow - 35 - Porter, Glen           -  -     -    
SRow - 36 - Moraghan, Craig        1  -     -     
Prop - 45 - Griffin, Warren        -  -     -     
Hook - 38 - Moore, Bill            -  -     - (c)
Prop - 39 - Felton, Kevin          -  -     -     

                                   4  2     -

Other U23 Matches

16-9  Brok Wests      b Manly
22-7  Belm St George  b Canterbury
23-22 SSG  Easts      b Balmain
18-13 Ende Penrith    b Cronulla
19-10 Cumb Parramatta b Newtown

Ref - SMH


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