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

OntheMainGame

OntheMainGame

Stubbsy raised alot of money for Wests by looking after the Bottle Dump at Purtell Park. 
rugbybrat71

rugbybrat71


Yes that was Amen. He had broken his forearms and had metal pins in both. That is why he had them heavily strapped.
After his stint with Souths he joined the Beenleigh Bulls and then went on to Captain/Coach the Mossman Sharks and manage the Central Hotel in Port Douglas. 
rugbybrat71

rugbybrat71


Amen Gutugutuwai
Esali Batibasaga
Isoa Vola Vola
Moriti Nabuta
Sevaro Walisoso 
mudnblood

mudnblood

Very close Rugby .... I admire the memory retention.

After extensive research, I believe these are correct :

Asaeli Batibasaga - (pronounced Batty-ber-sunga)
Amen Gutugutuwai
Isoa Volavola - (or Vola Vola .... both seem to be correct)
Moritikei "Moo" Nabuta
Severo Walisoliso - (good get by Rugbybrat :thumbs: not too many remember him)
Aisea Kalourmaira - (good get by XXXX :thumbs: the most forgotten of all)


But can anyone name any other Brisbane clubs they played for besides Souths ??? 
rugbybrat71

rugbybrat71


*Batibasaga - Valley's
*Gutugutuwai - Beenleigh Bulls...Mossman Sharks (FNQ)
*Vola Vola - Retired after Souths
*Nabuta - Retired after Souths
*Walisoso - Retired after Souths then moved to Sydney
*Kalourmaira - (student in Brisbane) left Souths to move to Sydney

Hope this helps.. 
asaint1

asaint1



Brian "beetle" Turnball - I think. 
OntheMainGame

OntheMainGame


Yes thats him. 
rugbybrat71

rugbybrat71

A few names to mention...South's in the 70's

Des Crabbe
Ray (Knocker) White
Graham Atherton (May GA R.I.P)
Jim Murphy
Amen Gutugutuwai
Greg Vievers
Asaeli Batibasaga
Allan Rowan
John Grant
Tony Rissman
Mick Kowal
Isoa Volavola
Doug Stapleton
Tony Scott
Jeff Marshall
Severo Walisoso
Aisea Kalourmaira
John Salter (On the Main Game)
Tom Gillogy (Sgt Schultz)
Mitch Brennan
Darryl Van de Velde
Brian Weir
Arnold Eussen
Mal Connell
Chris Thorley
Moriti Nabuta
Mick Gramm
Jim Tronc
Bruce Astill
Kerry Fraser
Noel Cowell
Peter Ryan
Glen Parrish
Brian McGrath (Sgt Schultz)
BJ (Brad) Holland (Akdrob)
Jimmy Sparks (Akdrob)
Christy Drakos (Sydgeoff)
Doug Kellaway - lives around the Toowoomba area.(asaint)
Chris Kealey - five-eight (silver patch in his hair) (asaint) May he R.I.P
Ian Dauth (Bring back B.R.L.)
Wayne Stewart
Bruce Warwick (Bring back B.R.L)
Carlo Costa (Sgt Schultz)
Alan Bracken
Ray Swift
Ash Lumby
Malcolm Meninga
David Gould
Trevor Wendt
Gary Thompson (Sgt Schultz)
Phill Cass (devil zulu)
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Can anyone enlighten me with some more names to add to this list? 
OntheMainGame

OntheMainGame

John Salter 
SgtSchultz

SgtSchultz

Tom Gillogy
Mitch Brennan
Darryl Van de Velde
Brian Weir
Arnold Eussen
Mal Connell
Chris Thorley
Mick Gramm
Jim Tronc
Bruce Astill
Kerry Fraser
Noel Cowell
Peter Ryan
Glen Parrish
Brian McGrath 
akdrob

akdrob

BJ (Brad) Holland
Jimmy Sparks


Arnold Eussen always reminded me of a miniture John Sattler. 
rugbybrat71

rugbybrat71


Wow that is awesome... 
sydgeoff

sydgeoff

Christy Drakos 
asaint1

asaint1

Doug Kellaway - lives around the Toowoomba area.
Chris Keeley - five-eight (silver patch in his hair) 
rugbybrat71

rugbybrat71

Nice prompt - Where are these players now! 
SgtSchultz

SgtSchultz

Chris Kealy passed away in a car accident. 
BringbackBRL

BringbackBRL

Tom Gillogly was his name
one of those great toe-poking wingers of the mid to late 70s with Ian Dauth, Wayne Stewart, Bruce Warwick etc 
rugbybrat71

rugbybrat71

All South's player's..anymore? 
SgtSchultz

SgtSchultz

Carlo Costa
Alan Bracken
Ray Swift
Ash Lumby
Malcolm Meninga
David Gould
Trevor Wendt
Gary Thompson 
devilzulu

devilzulu

Phill Cass

A magician on the wing 
mudnblood

mudnblood

hahahahaha :lol: .... you know, Souths should have picked up some better results back in the day. All they have to show for it was the 70 presidents cup and 2 semi-final appearances. They are the only BRL club to have not a single senior premiership to show for the 70's .....

1972 they choked themselves out of semi contention. They got belted by Norths (5th) and threw away a game against Redcliffe (7th) - and fell from 2nd to 6th on percentages !!! :I

The 1972 Peter Scott Memorial trophy final was (is?) regarded as the greatest club match ever played in Brisbane. After 3 years of crap between Wests and Souths, they turned it on before Wayne Stewart's boot got the Panthers home 32-30. Souths scored 8 tries to 6 that day, and this was the biggest Lang Park crowd outside a grand final for a club match. What a day ! :thumbs:

Souths went out the back after that .... 
XXXXCap

XXXXCap


Bad year for choking in 72. :P 
mudnblood

mudnblood

Thanks for reminding me, XXXX ....
[EMAIL="!@#$%@^%#$&*^&^@^$"]!@#$%@^%#$&*^&^@^$[/EMAIL]& :****: 
WesternLegend

WesternLegend


Bobby Muir and Graham Kong. 
SgtSchultz

SgtSchultz

How about the evil Bob Campbell he played in the 1970 side that I think won the Presidents Cup.

His field goal kicking - Russian International son had a touch of the madness in his game to. 

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