Ashes Series 1978 Series

Game 1

Great Britain 9 lost to Australia 15

Match URL
Saturday, October 21st, 1978
Ron Campbell
Central Park (Wigan)
Official Man of the Match
Rod Reddy
  Great Britain Australia
  9 15

Match Stats

Halftime Score 6 6

Match Scoresheet

Sent Off   Steve Nash   Tom Raudonikis
Tries   John Bevan   Kerry Boustead
        Bob Fulton
Goals   George Fairbairn (3)   Michael Cronin (4)
Field Goals       Bob Fulton


Fullback 1. George Fairbairn 1. Graham Eadie
Wing 2. Stuart Wright 2. Kerry Boustead
Centre 3. Eric Hughes 3. Steve Rogers
Centre 4. Eddie Cunningham 4. Michael Cronin
Wing 5. John Bevan 5. Chris Anderson
Five-Eighth 6. Roger Millward (c) 6. Bob Fulton (c)
Halfback 7. Steve Nash 7. Tom Raudonikis
Front Row 8. Jimmy Thompson 8. Graeme Olling
Hooker 9. David Ward 9. Max Krilich
Front Row 10. Paul Rose 10. Craig Young
Second Row 11. George Nicholls 11. Geoff Gerard
Second Row 12. Len Casey 12. Rod Reddy
Lock 13. Steve Norton 13. Ray Price
Bench 14. John Holmes    
Bench 15. Phil Hogan    
Coach   Peter Fox   Frank Stanton

Match Notes

Steve Kneen was on the Bench for Australia but did not take the field.

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