1946

 

                                                                                                     Photo Gallery

First Senior Premiership

 

Back row - F.McKay (Trainer), W.Chaplain, E.Dalton, N.Caston, J.Brazsell, H.Skillbeck (Trainer), R.Manton, E.Jenkins, J.Youens, G.McErvale, B.Cooper (Trainer)

Third row - T.Willies, K.Silvey, A.Spiers (Treasurer), C.Waller, G.Scott (Presient), A.Lawless (Secretary), W.Long, S.Bayly (Coach), E.Skillbeck, C.Geyer (Trainer)

Second row - R.O'Brien, R.Scott, D.Morris, S.Webb (Captain), T.Davies (V-Captain), E.Waller, S.Jenkins, J.Atkinson

Front row - A.Richards, W.Jenkins, B.Leask, J.Cassells

 

Score: Redan 10.12.72 d Maryborough 8.3.51

Best: Clete Waller, Tom Davies, Ern Waller, Eric Dalton, Ron Carton, Bob O’Brien, Eddie Skilbeck

Goals: Ern Waller 3, Jack Atkinson 2, Stan Webb, Eric Dalton, Eddie Skilbeck, Ron Carton, Stan Jenkins

 

The competition was spread over four Grades, A, B, C, and D.

 

Redan won its first senior premiership, despite not scoring its first goal until the 3rd quarter and were able to keep Maryborough scoreless in that quarter.

 

The average age was 24.5 years and their average height was 5 foot 6 inches. Steve Bayly was Coach and Stan Webb was the captain, Stan also won the first Courier Trophy in 1946.

 

Eric Dalton aged 34 years was the Premiership Captain/Coach at North City, the next weekend he played on permit for Redan who are also Premiers, some feat! Eric was later an inaugural Hall of Fame member.

 

The Premiership dinner was held on 19th October at the St George’s Hall.

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