1976 NSWRL Pre-Season Cup - Round 1

South Sydney v Penrith

Redfern Oval

Sun Feb 22, 4:30pm

Experimental jersey for colour TV

LOSS 10-11

Selected Round 1 Teams

The Wills Pre-Season cup has revert back to 3 preliminary rounds with a final. It is now 2 by 40 minute halves.

The match was rescheduled from Friday to Sunday due to the wet weather. South Sydney new coach Johnny King accidently sent on a 5th replacement in Reardon when Piggins left the field injured. When he realised his error a few minutes later he quickly reverted players back.

HT    0-6

Peachey, Timms tries
Little 2 from 2 goals

Crowd         6,564
Referee      J.Danzey
Touch Judges G.Benson / C.Gilchrist

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG

Flbk -  1 - Purcell, Greg          -  -     -     r15
Wing -  2 + Fahey, Terry           -  -     -
Cntr -  3 - Lowther, Bernie        -  -     -
Cntr -  4 - Withers, Jeff          -  -     -
Wing -  5 - Little, Steve          -  2/2   -
5/8  -  6 - Donnelly, Andrew       -  -     -
Half -  7 - Smith, Brian           -  -     -
Lock -  8 - Sait, Paul             -  -     -     r16
SRow -  9 - Stevens, Gary          -  -     - (c)
SRow - 10 + Grant, David           -  -     -
Prop - 11 - Timms, Herb            1  -     -     r17
Hook - 12 - Piggins, George        -  -     -     r29
Prop - 18 - O'Neill, John          -  -     -     r13

Res  - 13 + Souter, Gary           -  -     -
Res  - 15 + Peachey, Paul          1  -     -
Res  - 16 + Reardon, Trevor        -  -     -     r8
Res  - 17 + Annabel, Bill          -  -     -
Res  - 29 - Stewart, Ken           -  -     -

                                   2  2/2   -

Other First Grade Matches

12-0  Leic Balmain    b Cronulla   [Ch7]
18-0  Brok Manly      b Easts
14-2  Cumb Parramatta b Wests
16-9  Belm St George  b Canterbury
Pspnd NSO  Norths     v Newtown    (Rescheduled to Mar 3)

               W D  L   F   A Diff Pt
MANLY          1 -  -  18   -  +18  2
BALMAIN        1 -  -  12   -  +12  2
Parramatta     1 -  -  14   2  +12  2
St George      1 -  -  16   9   +7  2
Penrith        1 -  -  11  10   +1  2
Newtown        - -  -   -   -    -  - **
Norths         - -  -   -   -    -  - **
Souths         - -  1  10  11   -1  -
Canterbury     - -  1   9  16   -7  -
Cronulla       - -  1   -  12  -12  -
Wests          - -  1   2  14  -12  -
Easts          - -  1   -  18  -18  -

** - postponed match


Judiciary News

No one was sent off.

Reserve Grade - Trial

v Penrith, 1:30pm

LOSS 9-12

Felton was sent off for fighting. He was later suspended for 1 week.

HT    

Knott try
Haig 2, Sydneham goals

Final Line Up
                                   T  G/A  FG

Flbk - 18 - Kay, John              -  -     -
Wing - 35 - Knott, Peter           1  -     -
Cntr - 20 - Lekkas, Con            -  -     -     r38
Cntr - 21 - McCarthey, Paul        -  -     -
Wing - 22 - Bultitude, Geoff       -  -     -     r34
5/8  - 23 - Haig, Gary             -  2     -     r31
Half - 24 - McMillian, Bob         -  -     -
Lock - 36 - Thornton, Barry        -  -     -     r32
SRow - 26 - Porter, Glen           -  -     -
SRow - 27 - Magnus, Steve          -  -     -
Prop - 28 - Miller, Ian            -  -     -
Hook - 29 - Stewart, Ken           -  -     -     r37
Prop - 30 - Jones, Brad            -  -     -     r39

Res  - 31 - Sydenham, Steve        -  1     -
Res  - 32 - West, Graham           -  -     -
Res  - 34 - Will, Peter            -  -     -
Res  - 37 - Irons, Rod             -  -     -
Res  - 38 - Griffiths, Jamie       -  -     -
Res  - 39 - Felton, Kevin          -  -     -     SO

                                   3  4     -

Selected PreSeason Round 2 Teams

Ref - SMH


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