PAUL SIRONEN NAMES HIS TIGERS TEAM OF THE 80S
29/07/2010 11:47:56 AM
Rugby league legend Paul Sironen has today chosen his ‘Balmain Tigers side of the 80s’.
As part of the Wests Tigers ‘Back to the 80s’ match theme against the Cronulla Sutherland Sharks at Leichhardt Oval this Saturday night, Sironen today blogged with The Daily Telegraph to name his Tigers team.
Here it is:
Fullback: Garry Jack
Wing: John Davidson
Centre: Tim Brasher
Centre: Ellery Hanley
Wing: Larry Corowa
Five-eighth: Garry Schofield
Halfback: Gary Freeman
Lock: Wayne Pearce
Secondrow: Paul Sironen
Secondrow: Bruce McGuire
Prop: Steve Roach
Hooker: Benny Elias
Prop: Steve Edmed
Tigers fans, do you agree with Paul Sironen’s team? Post your comments …
This should be interesting…Got me thinking Wests side TBA…
None of them would make the side today.
Paul Sironen was easily the most destructive ball runner in his prime…
Steve Roach has in spades what some of our forwards lack the most in out&out aggression…
Wayne Pearce was a non-stop tireless worker & one of the fittest blokes to ever play the game…
And then we have the internationals in that team…
The 3 above + Ben Elias, Garry Jack, Tim Brasher… for Australia…
Then there was the ‘Wiz’ Gary Freeman for the Kiwis…
And Ellery Hanley & Gary Schofield for the Brits…
Your kidding yourself… that team in they’re prime would kill our current team…
Beautiful…. I remember the boys walking in with their vinyl gym bags and they would sit down and watch Reggies. They would yell abuse at the match officials just like us and then Sirro would stand up and I’d s#%t myself…
They wernt as fast as today’s players, but they were tougher and harder. Most of them looked like Traddies!!!
What year did Corowa hang up the boots?
Steve Edmed = dropped ball
many, many times, many many games. The rest looks pretty cool.
Agreed. Steve Edmed wakes up every morning and thanks God for $uper League!! I’d rather Lee Crooks or Hemsley. When the big names left Steve was found wanting a bit but still a good prop.