Queensland Police Rugby League
State Representative Squad 1972
Qld Police Vs NSW Police
Davies Park No. 2 Oval, Brisbane, Qld
on Wednesday the 4th October 1972
NSW Police 8 defeated Qld Police 7
Scrums: Qld 13-10. Penalties: NSW 9-6.
1972 State Squad
Back row left to right – Const 1/C Dick Mattingly (9), Gary Maroske, Const Russell Armstrong (3), Mr. Happy Lawrence (Manager), Const Kerry LePriak (1) and Pat Lawton.
Middle row left to right – Const Merv Heisner, Const Peter Mulcahy (10), Const Lester Hughes (2 – Brisbane Traffic Branch), Const Pat Ryan (5), Const Ron Vincent (8 – Brisbane Traffic Branch), unknown, Cadet Mark Johnson (12 – Depot) and Const Keith Hambleton.
Front left to right – Mr Merv Callaghan (Secretary Police Union – Patron), S/Const Roy Kelly (Coach), Const Charlie Melloy (c) (13 – Brisbane Traffic Branch), Const 1/C Bob Dallow (11 – City Station), Const Kerry Cullinan (14), Commissioner Ray Whitrod, Const Ken VonBlankensee (10 – Brisbane Traffic Branch) and S/Const Don McKean (Manager – Brisbane Traffic Branch).
Photo supplied by A/Assistant Commissioner Ron Vincent