Brah­mans hope to do retro jer­seys proud

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

RUGBY LEAGUE

CHAM­PION teams from years gone past will be hon­oured this Satur­day as the Whit­sun­day Brah­mans take on Mackay Broth­ers at Les Stagg Oval in spe­cial retro jer­seys.

The 1973 Whit­sun­day Fo­ley Shield cham­pi­ons are cel­e­brat­ing the 40th an­niver­sary of their his­toric win this week­end and the past play­ers will be on hand to present the A grade team with their spe­cial jer­seys.

Mem­bers of the 1991 Bur­dekin/ Whit­sun­day un­der-19 Fo­ley Shield win­ning team will also be hon­oured on the day.

Games kick off at 10.30am with the Brah­mans un­der-18s look­ing to ce­ment their spot in the top two with a win over the third-placed Broth­ers.

Re­serves kick off at mid­day be­fore the re­union pro­ceed­ings get un­der­way at 1.30pm with the pre­sen­ta­tion of the retro jer­seys at 1.30pm.

The A grade game be­tween the Brah­mans and Broth­ers kicks off at 3pm and is a bat­tle of the third and fourth-placed teams.

Ev­ery­one is en­cour­aged to come down to the ground and cel­e­brate the cham­pion Fo­ley Shield teams while cheer­ing on the Brah­mans.

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