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Sunday, trip to footy.

Bus leaves from outside club,

Dedicated fans travelling.

Today, cyclonic weather.

Empty seats aplenty

Arriving at Redfern Oval*

Umbrellas blown inside out.

Even the grandstand can’t shelter,

Redfern Oval Grandstand 1967

Panthers fans huddle together.

Souths fans admire our devotion.

We cheer.

We lose.

Long trip home.

Soaked, sad …

But staunch.

Note:

* This game late in the 1967 season at Redfern Oval had one of the smallest attendances (1,772) I’ve witnessed. The score was Souths 14 (T: Jones, Coote; G: Simms (4)) def Penrith 7 (T: Johnstone; G: Landers (2)).

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