FLASHBACK: September 1965

300px-Redcliffe_2006REDCLIFFE, Brisbane’s youngest rugby league club, outplayed Valleys, the oldest, to win the BRL premiership grand final with a convincing 15-2 result at Lang Park.
The win was a triumph for Redcliffe captain-coach, Henry Holloway who cleverly led the Dolphins, who had only entered the BRL in 1960.
Spectacular winger, Kevin Yow Yeh scored two tries and brought the crowd to its feet every time he touched the ball.
But it was Redcliffe’s pack which laid the platform for victory with Arthur Beetson, George Gledhill and Col Raaen prominent in the rucks.
The attendance was 25,309.
Yow Yeh and Beetson were signed by Balmain on the basis of their performances in 1965.

Leave a comment or reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s