Fun night as footy club reminisces

Michael TraillNarrogin Observer
Members of Railways’ 1972 and 1978 premiership sides.
Camera IconMembers of Railways’ 1972 and 1978 premiership sides. Credit: Michael Traill

Past members of the Narrogin Railways Football Club reunited Saturday night, September 1, at the Eagles sporting club.

Gavin and Vicki Pope, Cathy and Noel White.
Camera IconGavin and Vicki Pope, Cathy and Noel White. Credit: Michael Traill

Among the crowded clubrooms were members of the Railways’ 1972 and 1978 premiership side.

Woggy Ewen, John Chalmers, Norm and Diane Sims, Michelle Ewen, Paul and Janet Hughes.
Camera IconWoggy Ewen, John Chalmers, Norm and Diane Sims, Michelle Ewen, Paul and Janet Hughes. Credit: Michael Traill

This year marks the 40thanniversary of Railways’ lastpremiership.

Zana Kempton and Susie Bell.
Camera IconZana Kempton and Susie Bell. Credit: Michael Traill

A founding club of the Upper Great Southern Football League in 1959, Railways became the Narrogin Eagles in 1993.

Kevin Timms, Kathy Bradford and Gavin Pope.
Camera IconKevin Timms, Kathy Bradford and Gavin Pope. Credit: Michael Traill

They then merged with rival founding club, Narrogin Lions (Narrogin Towns) in 2004 to become today’s Narrogin Hawks.

Barry McNab, Tim Hilder, Charlie C and Bernie O’Reilly.
Camera IconBarry McNab, Tim Hilder, Charlie C and Bernie O’Reilly. Credit: Michael Traill

Members of the old club shared stories of their time playing in both Railways and Eagles jumpers.

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