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2004 Carbine Colt of the Year

Wynnum Manly back rower Luke Dalziel-Don was awarded the 2004 Carbine Colt of the Year Award, after an outstanding season with the Seagulls.Luke a talented Wynnum Manly junior made the transition to QLD cup and absolute breeze this year with his strong defence,...

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1974 Brisbane Rugby League Player Badges

The year is 1974 and Mum and Dad have just parked the car in Castlemaine Street, in preparation to watch the Brisbane Rugby League game of the round at Lang Park.  We make your way through the turnstiles and walk past the double sellers, over and over again and all...

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1982 Dennis the Bugler

Local Wynnum resident Dennis Ehmer had a different way of firing up the Wynnum Manly Seagulls when he made his way to Kougari Oval for home games, in the shape of his trusty Bugle.Dennis would provide the crowd and the players with the firing up they needed, from the...

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1991 Under 18’s Premiers

Wynnum Manly 27 defeated Souths-Sunnybank 20 (Scott Park)Wynnum Manly rallied to beat Souths-Sunnybank 27 to 20 after trailing 14-8 at half time in the Brisbane Under 18 Rugby League Grand Final at Scott Park.Clayton Maher turned the game in the second half with some...

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1969 Third Grade Presidents Cup

From a reliable source I hear that with the exception of A grade, the President's Cup is only an honour and glory affair.  If this be so, I feel that the club should provide an Honour Board, whereby the winners of this mythical trophy would be assured of, a record of...

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1992 Nairn wins consolation prize

Inspirational Wynnum captain Brad Nairn last night had his disappointment at Seagulls’ Knockout Semi Final loss lessened by his selection in the Combined Brisbane side to play Fiji.Nairn one of his side’s best performers yesterday, will make his representative debut...

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1985 Woolies Preseason Final

Wynnum Manly Seagulls soared to greater heights on Sunday at Lang Park, this time it was at the expense of Brothers.The Brethren had no answer to the high flying Gulls in the Woollies preseason final. They were defeated 32 to 10 in a virtual training run for the...

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1992 Miss Wynnum Manly

Miss Cherie Hogan of Wynnum North has been crowned this years Miss Wynnum Manly, in a very close contest with Miss Donna Smith of Wynnum West.  The gala evening was held at the Wynnum Manly League Club before 300 attendees, with celebrations taking place well into the...

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20 Questions with Clayton Maher

Question 1: Clayton, when did your love for Rugby League commence?Clayton: Sitting down with my family at home watching the game of the day which was called the Winfield Cup and saying, “I love this game and I am going to go out and do that”.Question 2: Did you play...

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1982 The Year that was!

WSL Match 1 - 21/3/82W/Manly 28 d Wide Bay 12 (Maryborough)Wynnum-Manly hardly moved out of second gear as they comfortably rattled up a solid 28-12 win over Wide Bay, in front of a mammoth crowd at Maryborough. The Seagulls were never in doubt, as hooker David Green...

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1976 Sunny Queen Egg Stickers

In 1976, the Sunny Queen Egg company devised a marketing strategy to include a Brisbane Rugby League player sticker within each egg carton.  These collectable stickers were only available to the South East Queensland market.It was such a success for the company that...

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Queensland Players

The Wynnum Manly Rugby League Football Club has had a total of 31 players that have represented Queensland.  To be part of this exclusive group, each player must have represented Queensland when playing for Wynnum Manly from 1914 to 1987.In the first year that Wynnum...

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