1975 NSWRL Premiership - Round 5

South Sydney v Balmain

Redfern Oval

Sun Apr 20, 3:00pm [Ch7]

John O'Neill brush's off Balmain

WIN 39-2

Selected Round 5 Teams

Balmain were backing up from the midweek cup game. Piggins withdrew with a ankle injury.

 3 min  0-2
10 min  5-2  Lowther try Simms goal
15 min 10-2  Sait try Simms goal
20 min 15-2  Withers try Simms goal
33 min 17-2  Simms goal
39 min 19-2  Simms goal
HT     19-2
44 min 24-2  Edwards try Simms goal
65 min 29-2  Magnus try Simms goal
75 min 34-2  Purcell try Simms goal
79 min 39-2  Purcell try Simms goal

Purcell 2, Edwards, Lowther, Withers, Sait, Magnus tries 
Simms 9 from 9 goals

Crowd        11,806
Referee      G.Cook
Touch Judges T.Tomsett / R.Warner

Scrums        9-11(1H 4-5 )
Penalties     9-7 (1H 8-5 )

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG

Flbk -  1 - Simms, Eric            -  9/9   -        
Wing -  2 - Edwards, Keith         1  -     -        
Cntr -  3 - Lowther, Bernie        1  -     -        
Cntr -  4 - Withers, Jeff          1  -     -        
Wing -  5 - O'Donnell, Owen        -  -     -     r16
5/8  -  6 - Purcell, Greg          2  -     -        
Half -  7 - Grant, Bob             -  -     - 
Lock -  8 - Sait, Paul             1  -     -     r35
SRow -  9 - Stevens, Gary          -  -     -        
SRow - 10 - McCarthy, Bob          -  -     - (c)
Prop - 11 - O'Neill, John          -  -     -     
Hook - 22 - Magnus, Steve          1  -     -     
Prop - 13 - Eden, Harry            -  -     -       

Res  - 35 + Porter, Glen           -  -     -
Res  - 16 - Van Gulik, Peter       -  -     -

                                   7  9/9   -

Other First Grade Matches

22-16 SCG  Easts      b Wests     [Ch2]
34-17 Hens St George  b Newtown
19-4  Cumb Parramatta b Manly
17-13 Ende Cronulla   b Norths
27-5  Belm Canterbury b Penrith

Judiciary News

No one was sent off.

Reserve Grade - Round 5

v Balmain, 1:35pm

WIN 29-5

HT    15-0

Marsh, Turnbull, Birrell, Smith, Jones tries
Birrell 7 goals

Referee      D.Braybrook
Touch Judges A.McGilvray / H.Reedy

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG 

Flbk - 14 - Birrell, Ross          1  7     -  
Wing - 48 - Marsh, John            1  -     -     r50
Cntr - 16 - Van Gulik, Peter       -  -     - 
Cntr - 47 - McCartney, Paul        -  -     - 
Wing - 18 - Kay, John              -  -     -     
5/8  - 19 - McMillan, Bob          -  -     - (c) 
Half - 20 - Smith, Brian           1  -     - 
Lock - 34 - Kovacs, Steve          -  -     - 
SRow - 35 - Porter, Glen           -  -     -     
SRow - 23 - Timms, Herb            -  -     -         
Prop - 24 - Sawers, Bill           -  -     -     
Hook - 25 - Moore, Bill            -  -     -     
Prop - 26 - Jones, Brad            1  -     -     

Res  - 50 - Turnbull, Bill         1  -     -

                                   5  7     -

Other Reserve Grade Matches

15-8  SCG  Wests      b Easts
25-5  Hens St George  b Newtown
24-11 Cumb Parramatta b Manly
31-19 Ende Cronulla   b Norths
25-16 Belm Canterbury b Penrith

Under 23's - Round 5

v Balmain, 12:10pm

LOSS 15-17

HT    8-8

Wuromus, Wall, Gibson tries
Haig 3 goals 

Referee      J.Danzey
Touch Judges J.Colenso / A.Collins

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG

Flbk - 27 - Birtles, Gerry         -  -     -
Wing - 28 - Wuromus, Terry         1  -     -
Cntr - 29 - Wall, Brian            1  -     - (c)
Cntr - 40 - Arthur, Paul           -  -     - 
Wing - 31 - Bultitude, Geoff       -  -     -     
5/8  - 32 - Haig, Gary             -  3     -
Half - 33 - Wright, Wayne          -  -     - 
Lock - 43   Judd, Bob              -  -     -     
SRow - 44 - Griffin, Warren        -  -     -    
SRow - 36 - Reed, Peter            -  -     -     
Prop - 37 - Gibson, Terry          1  -     -     
Hook - 38 - Stewart, Ken           -  -     -
Prop - 39 - Felton, Kevin          -  -     -     

                                   3  3     -

Other U23 Matches

15-5  SCG  Wests      b Easts
17-9  Hens Newtown    b St George
16-10 Cumb Manly      b Parramatta
28-9  Ende Cronulla   b Norths
18-15 Belm Canterbury b Penrith

Ref - SMH


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