Team of the Century

Presenting… The Team of the Century

Newtown Rugby League Football Club – Founded 1908

The Newtown Rugby League Football Club held its official Centenary Dinner last night at the Petersham Town Hall.

A great crowd of young and old Bluebags and Jets saw the following squad of 18 players named as Newtown’s Team of the Century.

Fullbacks 
Gordon Clifford and Phil Sigsworth.

Wingers
Lionel Williamson and Charles “Boxer” Russell.

Centres
Dick Poole, Len Smith and Brian “Chicka” Moore.

Five-Eighths
Bill Farnsworth and Tony Brown.

Half-Back
Keith Froome.

Lock
Noel Mulligan.

Second-Rowers
Herb Narvo, Graham Wilson and Felix Ryan.

Front-Rowers
Frank “Bumper” Farrell (Captain), Paddy McCue and Paul Quinn.

Hooker
Arthur Folwell.

Coach
Warren Ryan.

Best Imported Player of the Century
Tom Raudonikis.

Greatest Junior Product of the Century
John Raper.

You’ll find many of the players listed in the Team of the Century in the Newtown RLFC’s Centenary gallery – Faces of history.