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St Marys Premierships

1958/59

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St Marys Premiership Side 1958/59

Possible Placings

Backs               John Angeles                            Edmund Johnson                      Kevin Austral  

Half backs        Marcellus Mungatopi                Urban Tipaloura                       Robert Brand  

Centres            Jerome Tipuamantumirra           Robert Tipungwuti                    Francis

Half forwards   David Kantilla                           Dermott Tipungwuti                  Bill Roe

Forwards         Peter Goss                               Stanislaus Mungatopi                Terry Lew Fatt

R/R                 Col Robb (c)    Gordon Roe     John Cubillo

19th      Reg Chin                                     20th      Vince McLinden          

Coach  Mitch Lee

Note: This team was very hard to work out due to very poor reporting on the game back in the 1950’s but with help from a few people and the paper reports, best players and goal kickers the side ended up as above with the following players being recognised as a possible premiership player.

Emergencies:   Sylvester Tikalawawai, William Amparrapwipawumi, Bertram Kantilla, Joe Saturninus

                          Kantilla, Pud Perkins, Park

                               

Back Row        Doug Connell (Trainer) Stanislaus Mungatopi Edmund Johnson Marcellus Mungatopi, Sylvester Tikalawawai, Robert Brand, “spectator” unknown, John Angeles Fred Larkins Urban Tipaloura Col Robb (Captain) DermottTipungwuti Bertram Kantilla Gordon Roe Lance Todd (Masseur) Kevin Grace (Sec/Treas.)          

 

Centre Row    Bill Ivinson (President) Peter Goss Reg Chin Terry Lew Fatt Mitch Lee (coach William Amparrapwipawumi (in front of William is) John Cubillo

Front Row        Jerome Tipuamantumirri, “Doug Connell’s son”, Benny Cubillo Robert Tipungwuti David Kantilla

Absent              Bill Roe

     NAMES TAKEN FROM THE BACK OF A PHOTOGRAPH HELD AT THE CLUB

Scores

St Marys          5 - 6     8 - 11   11 - 16   17 - 20 (122)

Buffaloes          1 - 0     2 - 2       4 - 4       6 – 6   (42)

Goal Kickers

St Marys          Terry Lew Fatt 5, Stanislaus Mungatopi 4, Billy Roe 2, Jerome Tipuamantumirri 2

                        Dermott Tipungwuti 2, Peter Goss 1, Col Robb 1

Buffaloes          Mayo 3, A Ah Matt 1, C Ah Matt 1, Damasso

Best Players

St Marys          Urban Tipaloura (Best on Ground), Terry Lew Fatt, John Angeles, David Kantilla

Buffaloes          Butler, Dempsey, Buckle, Briston

 

 

OH HOW I WANNA BE IN THAT NUMBER
WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHIN' IN