Each week the Bombala Times publishes a photo from years gone by, the “Golden Oldie”, and asks readers if they can identify any of the people in the photo.
The information gathered is then published in the following weeks edition of the Bombala Times, online and on Facebook.
Last weeks Golden Oldie was of a 1970’s Bombala Rugby League Team.
It was taken on August 5, 1973 when the team played Bega at the Bombala Showground. o
On this day Bombala won the game 32 points to 26 points.
In the game report one try was scored by John Bedingfield; one try by Jeff Cheney; two tries to Billy Bruce and one try to John Deane, who also kicked five goals an one field goal.
For Bega, one try was scored by N Rolfe; one try P. Fairhall; one try J Gilmore; two tries to L Boyle and four goals to J Jessop.
Bombala went on to the Grand Final and lost to Candelo Bemboka 13 points to 3.
The names of the 1973 Bombala RLFC 1st Grade side in last weeks Golden Oldie are:
Back row: Jeff Cheney, Billy Bruce, Russell Yelds, John Ingram, Peter Busby, Kerry Davis (coach), Colin Gray, Gary Moreing, John Bedingfield and John Dean.
Front row: Colin Ryan, Danny Burling and Tim Stewart.
If you have a photo from years gone by that you think would make a great photo for the Bombala Times Golden Oldie, we would love to hear from you.
You can drop your photo into Dave Goodyer at the Bombala Newsagency and he will see it gets to the Bombala Times to be published in the weekly Golden Oldie.