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Qld League Characters of the 70's & 80's.

WesternLegend

WesternLegend

Roma Boys who made the Big Time, in the 70's and early 80's.

We have got from Artie up to Willy Carne and Lockie, but what about all those in between.

Gee it would be a fair "Roma Born/Started Career" best ever side would'nt it!!. 
mudnblood

mudnblood

I'll match that with Richie Twist, Popey, Ferret O'Doherty, Prince Richardson, Slippery McCarthy, Butch Pearse, Tubby Dowling, Steve Farquhar, Lurch McInnes, Squirter McWhirter, Dr Tom, Hobbsy, the Senator, Elke Sommer, Crab Cameron, Smokin Joe, Zulu Dews, Ash Lumby, Gorgeous George Moroko, Basher Bernardin, Louta "gone-missing-at-a-bad-time" Atoi, Zilly, Max Sahl, Spider and Funnel Webb, Mad Dog Green, Howya Phelan, Kelvin Kerr, Moot, Sooty, Pollie Knuth, "where's my boots" Sandy, Bad Boys, Dingo, any of the hundred or so Coolwells, Ray Ovens, Hammer Walker, Hegs and Bucko, Ziggy Strasser, Billy "Hows ya nose" Holmes, Darryl "still only 27" Duncan, Two Pots, Muppet Murray, and of course .... all five Fijians from Souths !!! 
sydgeoff

sydgeoff

Mud,
keep the names coming...I am loving every minute of this.....all the great 70/80s names and great footballers as well. 
sydgeoff

sydgeoff

This one is a bit of a smokey,and not many people might remember...but Christie Drakos from Souths...early 70s...excitement machine!! 
SgtSchultz

SgtSchultz

Carlo Costa. 
mudnblood

mudnblood

Carlo Costa - another great Wests man. Just like Rodger Kuhn, Shane McNally, and Mick Reardon. :P

And how about Aldo Pirlo with that terrific porno mo .....

Can anyone here (other than me, of course!) name the five - that's right, five - Fijian rugby players that Souths signed up late-60s/early-70s. I guarantee everyone will know 3, a few will know 4, and maybe one if we're lucky will know 5 !!!! 
SgtSchultz

SgtSchultz


A stack of Roma boys played down here Jim, Kevin, Steve, Mark, Cam Cherry, Ray, Adrian, Darryl Higgs, Charlie Frith, Wally Fullerton-Smith, Robin Thorne, Gordon Barwick, Shaun Pringle, Darren Thrupp, Dave Watson, Danny Smith just to name a couple


Did Noel Hazzard play in Roma, 
WesternLegend

WesternLegend


CARLO COSTA - Was he from Innisfail!!!.

Best Fijian League player of the 70's - NOAH SAVURO 
XXXXCap

XXXXCap


Asaeli Batibasaga
Amen Gutugutuwai
Moo Nabuta
Isola Vola Vola
Aisea Kalourmaira 
akdrob

akdrob


Carlo still lives there. 
WesternLegend

WesternLegend

AMEN GUTUGUTWAI - Did he play in the Cairns comp for Mossman, if its him, use to have "both he arms - heavily strapped". 
sydgeoff

sydgeoff


Mud,
I have not lived in Brisbane for 27 years,so I am out of touch on a few things,but you mention Rodger Kuhn being a good Wests clubman...did he play for you guys as well? 
mudnblood

mudnblood

yep .... 
sydgeoff

sydgeoff

When?...what years? 
WesternLegend

WesternLegend

What year did the following great Qld/BRL players of the 70's retire:

Greg Vievers

Gerry Fitzpatrick

Harry Cameron

Alan Mills

Ian Pearce

Nick Geiger

Rod Halley

John Crilley

Jeff Gill

Greg Platz

Harry Pickering

Lee Hutchinson

John Eales

John Grant

Alan Currie

John Rhodes

Glen Harrison 
SgtSchultz

SgtSchultz

Vievers retired in 79 when he got hurt.
Bunny retired end of 82.
Rod Halley went to Camden in 76 he didn't play in Brisbane again not sure when he retired. 
mudnblood

mudnblood

Veivers retired when his eyesight went in 79.
Gerry fitzpatrick (who is a mate of mine) retired during pre-season 79 to concentrate on his school teaching.

gotta go .... 
OntheMainGame

OntheMainGame

Could someone who knows abit about Wests, tell me abit of History on some of these loyal Club Stalwarts as I have lost touch on what has happened since the 80s as I have been Overseas and in the Outback.
These blokes were the Backbone of Wests.

Ron Griffiths
Tom Purtell
Leo Boyle
Frank Dobson

There are some other Names that I cannot Remember at Present but will post later. 
WesternLegend

WesternLegend

:wave: 
OntheMainGame

OntheMainGame

A few other Blokes were John Fisher, Warren Corrick, Warren Chambers, David Ryan. 
devilzulu

devilzulu

Big Paul Hodder from Easts and Wests.

What a massive man!! 
sevens

sevens

Dave Ryan was the backbone of Norths,learnt everything there:lol: 
mudnblood

mudnblood

Steve Davis, Steve Carter, John Tapp, Brett Ferguson, "Squeaky clean" Langer :lol: , Jimmy Vanderham, and dont forget that pommy idiot .... 
dforeman

dforeman

John Stubbs - Boar it up em Wests!!!!!! 
mudnblood

mudnblood

hahaha ... Stubbsy .... didnt know you knew him Tugger ! :eek: 

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