Opposing team captains Norm Provan and Arthur Summons embrace after the 1963 Australian rugby league final. [[MORE]] Solsken: This image has gone on to become the basis of the trophy that the winner of the national rugby league competition of.
The Newtown Jets are an Australian rugby league football club based in Newtown, a suburb of Sydney's inner west. They currently compete in the New South Wales Cup competition, having left the top grade after the 1983 NSWRFL season. The Jets' home ground is Henson Park, and their team colours are blue (traditionally royal blue) and white.They competed continuously in the NSWRFL premiership until their departure in 1983,
The North Sydney Bears are an Australian rugby league football club based in North Sydney, New South Wales. They compete in the New South Wales Cup, having exited the National Rugby League following the 1999 NRL season after 92 years of top-grade competition. The Bears are based on Sydney's Lower North Shore, and have played at North Sydney Oval since 1910. There is a bid supporting a resurrection of the club in the NRL as the Central Coast Bears, based in Gosford, New South Wales.
Australian rugby league star Jarryd Hayne makes 49ers' projected 53-man roster
The Winfield Cup was an Australian rugby league trophy awarded to the winner of the New South Wales Rugby League premiership's (NSWRL) Grand Final from 1982 to 1994, and to the winner of the Australian Rugby League(ARL) Grand Final in 1995. Despite its name it was a trophy, not a cup. The trophy was retired after the 1995 ARL season when cigarette manufacturer Winfield was forced to withdraw their sponsorship of the Premiership, following the Australian Federal Government's introduction of…
Toa Samoa captain Frank Pritchard and halfback Ben Roberts will return for Friday night’s Rugby League World Cup quarter-final against Australia in Darwin, while lock Leeson Ah Mau has been recalled to the starting line-up.