Visit to Robbie Griese
Robbie Griese is currently in Rankin Park Centre – within John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle. Recovering from a leg lost to diabetes.
Robbie was a fixture in four Warialda Premiership teams in the 1960s & 1970s partnering Country Rugby League representative Ashley Barnett in the centres.
Robbie represented Northern Division in CRL Championships and against New Zealand at Tamworth in 1975 and also that year toured Papua New Guinea with the Northern Division team coached by ‘Bandy” Adams – a team which included Frank Fish, Peter Boulton, Jim Leis & Joe Craigie.
Newcastle Hunter committee members, Peter Corcoran OAM and Garry Leo visit Robbie Griese and his wife at Newcastle Rankin Park Rehab Centre.