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1975 Committee man backed up as a player

One of the most widely respected administrators in Rugby League, Nev Overson, who has resigned from the presidency of Wynnum-Manly, had a colourful career with the Seagulls.At the age of 42 he still was playing in reserve and C grades.  But not because of any great...

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1997 – Anthony “Chook” Schweitzer

Situated at the opposite end of the field from Wondall Road, the Wynnum Manly Rugby League Pig Pen has taken on many transformations over the past 40 years.  It is the place where local Wynnum Manly supporters gather to sink back a few tinnies and cheer on their...

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1986 Under 21’s Premiers

Wynnum Manly ran out winners in the Brisbane Rugby League Under 21's Grand Final after they defeated Brothers 17-nil.  The game was arguably won by the halftime break, with a Wynnum Manly team littered with future stars of the BRL.The game started with a large amount...

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1975 Reserve Grade Premiers

Wynnum Manly won their first Reserve Grade premiership and second premiership for the day, by defeating Norths at Lang Park on Grand Final day in 1975.Norths threw in plenty of biff and Wynnum took it and played team football in both attack and defence.  The first...

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1967 The Year that was!

Round 1 - 2/4/67Wests 17 d Wynnum Manly 13 (Lang Park)In one of the toughest openings to a season seen in years, Wests had to withstand a withering barrage of sustained attack for the last 15 minutes to hold out 17-13 against an unlucky Wynnum-Manly at Lang...

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1952 The Year that was!

Round 1 - 3/5/52 Norths 30 d Wynnum Manly 10 (Oxenham Park)Wynnum Manly’s attempts to get their season off to a strong start failed when Norths put the cleaners through them, winning 30-10 at Oxenham Park.Souths five-eighth George Atherden and halfback Ron Greenwood...

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1974 The Radio 4IP Competition Football Brawl

When the $2000 Radio 4IP competition started last weekend, for the bottom four sides not making the finals, who'd have thought it would be taken so seriously?Both teams were not playing for any competition points, nor was it a game that you would normally put your...

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2009 Wynnum Manly Seagulls Trading Cards

The Wynnum Manly Seagulls continued to develop ways to increase the profile of the club and its players in 2008/09.  The Seagulls launched a collector series of Player Trading Cards, a first for this level of competition since the glory days of the 80’s.The aim was to...

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1978 The Wynnum Manly Rugby League Cheersquad

The Wynnum Manly Rugby League Cheer Squad had no idea at the start of the 1978 season, that they would all have the opportunity to represent Australia. The group was asked by the Brisbane Rugby League to be the cheer squad for the Australian team for the second test...

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1974 Four Roses Bourbon Grand Slam

In September 1974 the Wynnum Manly Rugby League team was invited to play Auckland club Ellerslie in an invitational game in Auckland, New Zealand.Wynnum Manly were defeated by Ellislie 18 points to 10.  The Seagulls trailed 5-2 at halftime and tired in the third...

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2008 The Year that was!

Round 1 – 15/03/08Ipswich 34 defeated Wynnum Manly 18 (Briggs Road)The Titans boys arrived in numbers but it was a couple of Ipswich mainstays – local product Todd Riggs and experienced centre Jason Bulgarelli – who piloted the Jets to a dramatic opening round win...

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