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2008 Mens Health Week Retro Game

The Wynnum Manly Seagulls Rugby League Football Club helped promote 'Men's Health Week' when they played the Ipswich Jets at BMD Kougari Oval in June, 2008.  Scheduled as the ABC match of the round game it was broadcasted live at 2pm and as a curtain raiser the club...

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1973 Wynnum Manly loses one of it’s favourite sons

Former Wynnum Manly and Queensland Rugby League player Trevor Niebling aged 30, was tragically killed after taking part in a canoeing trip in Canada.  Australian Police received a call to relay the news from Canada last night.  Trevor Niebling a science teacher played...

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20 Questions with Phil Attel

Question 1: Phil you grew up in Wynnum as a local kid, where did your love for Rugby League start?Phil: Hearing about it through my Mum and Dad in our family home, going over my Auntie’s house and seeing Rugby League photos all over her wall, reading newspaper...

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1981 Presidents Cup

Wynnum-Manly did it the hard way, when they held out a determined Redcliffe 17-10 in the Woolies Trophy Final at Lang Park. Having both hooker Bob Jones and prop-forward Terry Webb dismissed for high tackles, the 11-man Dolphins side fired on all cylinders and nearly...

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1985 ANZ Colt of the Year

Wynnum Manly’s Tony Jemmott joined an illustrious list of previous winners, when he was crowned the ANZ Bank Colt of the Year last week.  The award is represented by the best young player in the Brisbane Rugby League competition.Former winners Wally Lewis and Greg...

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1989 The Year that was!

WSL Match 1 - 5/03/89P/Brothers 19 d Wynnum Manly 16 (Lang Park)Wynnum Manly lost their first State League match of the season, when secumbing to Brothers 19-16 in a tight fought contest at Lang Park.Brothers thoroughly deserved their win crossing the try line four...

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1951 Finny Tribe put a halt to League club

The fishing industry was blamed for Wynnum Manly Rugby League club's inability to field teams in yesterday's Brisbane Rugby League fixtures.A club official said yesterday, that a big percentage of the playing members are professional fisherman who spend from Monday to...

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2011 Jake Revels in the Spotlight

With his tousled shock of hair insuring he stands out at a distance - Jake Granville is a player who immediately attracts attention on the field.  However it is his playing ability that has kept eyes on him this season, especially during the final series.His team the...

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Wynnum Manly Coaches 1951 to Present

When the Wynnum Manly Rugby League Football Club was accepted into competition for the 1951 season, an overwhelming decision was  made to hand the coaching duties to the current Wynnum Manly representative coach Abby Thurlow.  Thurlow a former player with plenty of...

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1968 The Original Wynnum Manly Cheer Squad

1968 was a great year for the Wynnum Manly Seagulls. Their original clubhouse was opened, they won the Woolworths pre season knockout competition and the first cheer squad was formed. The Woollies competition as it was known was held over the Easter weekend.  There...

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1986 Judiciary No Barrier for Gull Support

After becoming firmly established in the Bayside and canvassed by Seagull repre­sentatives for the Brisbane Rugby League judiciary because of some decisions which were considered questionable, Merv Hoppner com­menced an unbroken 21 year association with the judiciary....

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1966 Wynnum Manly Bobblehead Doll

It all started in the 17th century when figurines of Budda and well known identities called temple nodders, were produced for the Asian market.  The western reference to these figures was called bobblehead dolls or noblers in the 1950's.  The American baseball league...

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