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Valleys Diehards Heritage Project

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Posted 21 April 2013 - 05:34 PM





A project I am involved in, researching and protecting the heritage of VFC which was QLD's first club and won 24 BRL Premierships. Also a big focus on educating people on the BRL.


I've been scanning the DIEHARD DIGEST magazines, so check them out too.


Enjoy and keep in touch for future updates. We have a big back log of articles and photos ready to put up.

Edited by DlEHARD, 21 April 2013 - 05:35 PM.

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Posted 21 April 2013 - 07:04 PM

Check out the link above.

Interesting and informative. thanks


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Posted 06 March 2014 - 10:08 AM

Had a lady send in some pictures of BRL Premiership pennants from 1957, they were her father's, Geoff O'Brien.

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 01:53 AM

Didn't Wally Lewis play for Valleys at one time of his career?

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 05:32 AM

Didn't Wally Lewis play for Valleys at one time of his career?


You bet he did, he was also a Valleys Junior and he is at every annual Valleys reunion he can attend. The King takes off his crown there.




You can read more about Wally's career at VFC here - CLICK HERE


Thanks to Gerry Fitzpatrick, former Valleys player and RL historian for the fantastic article.

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 11:03 AM

I remember him playing here in the 80's

My team played his Wakefield Trinity team in a league game at Belle Vue and he steered them all round the pitch and on to victory that day.

I can remember thinking I'd seen a very special player that day - as hard as it was to see my team lose.


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Posted 09 March 2014 - 06:23 PM

Didn't Valleys have a strong rivalry with Brothers? I recall the idea of them merging. That was about 12 years ago.

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