A lift for Ron
Men of League Welfare Officers, Warren Thompson, Alan Webb and John Peard were pleased to be able to present Ron with a Men of League cap and polo shirt at a reunion at Alexandria-Erskineville Bowling Club on Sunday 13 October.
Ron played with the Chelsea United club in Souths Juniors before playing 1st Grade in 1960 for the Rabbitohs. He then played with South Newcastle in 1961-62 and 63 alongside former Great Britain International Nat Silcock.
In 1964 Nat was enticed to Sydney Roosters by Ray Stehr and Ron followed but unfortunately in early trials he was found to be suffering from Golden Staph Infection thereby ending his playing career.
Ron is a likeable rogue, who enjoys the odd cold beer and a punt but has been doing it a bit tough recently with several health problems.
He was grateful for the gifts received from men of league and wished all involved with the great game all the best.