Friday, December 11, 2015

Louth Park boys release a book of rugby league historical recollections

From the Maitland Mercury report:
What do South Sydney, Maitland and South End have in common? Louth Park boy Fairleigh and Doherty tell all in their latest book.
It is this connection as mates, fondness for Maitland and love of rugby league which has seen them combine forces for their fifth historical book.
Pride, Passion and the Glory: Three Clubs and One Tradition takes a closer look at the relationship between the South Sydney, Maitland and South End clubs.
They focus on five main players – internationals John “Whacka” Graves and Jim Morgan as well as Frank Threlfo, Les Drew and the recently departed Merv Wright.
But this latest offering wouldn’t have happened without their last about the Maitland Police Boys Club.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Dec. 10, 2015.