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My team – Penrith Waratahs

A group more than team-mates.

Most are really good friends.

None attend Nepean High

Giving me an extra network of

Support, guidance & allies

As I tread wayward, shifting paths.

Some team-mates –


One team-mate,

Steel arms, crazy eyes,

No fear, no conscience.

Is the paddy-wagon waiting for him?*


* Towards the end of the following clip (apologies for the poor quality) you’ll see a police van parked on the sideline. My team, Penrith Waratahs, wear the blue jerseys with the horizontal white bands. I think we are playing St Marys at Jamison Park in Penrith. Some of the characters I can pick out are: Robert Anscombe, Mick Harpley, Steve Costigan, Graeme Leggett, Peter Cameron, Glen Davidson, and me.

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Senior  industrial arts teacher,

And coach of the 7 st 7lb football team,

Mr Hush

Wants to see me.

What have I done?

“Junior sport is Tuesday.
I want you in the 7-7’s.
You’ll have Wednesday sport too.”

Too! Two sports days.

“Get your parents’ permission.”

“Yes, sir!”

Parents, Headmaster, Sportsmaster, & me.

All OK!!

1968 – 7 st 7 lb Nepean High School RL Team

Here are some names. If you can fill in any of the question marks, please do:

Back row (l to r): John Cavanagh, Greg Carrol, Steve Hollick, Geoff Hush, Lindsay Cole, Tony Boyden, Mr Hush
Middle (l to r): Peter Cahill, Russell Jolley, Trevor Hardy, Bruce Waugh(?), Graeme Curzon, Max Cowan
Front row ( to r): Paul Walker, ?, Jim Lord, Clarke Scott, Jon Trevena.

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