On the weekend of the 8th May 2015 at Gunnedah the John “Dallas” Donnelly Weekend and the Dallas Donnelly Memorial Ball was held.
A few Pratten Park Magpies made the trip to Gunnedah to be part of the weekend.
Dallas getting the ball away to support.
Mick Pritchard, Steve Blyth, Peter Young, Lindsay Sinclair, Wayne Bennett and Nathan “Scoop” Cole.
Mini meeting at back of Motel.
Steve Blyth, Bruce Gibbs, Tommy Raudonikis, Mick Pritchard, “Red” Zamparini.
The boys having a quiet punt on Saturday arvo.
Steve, Peter, Frank, Mick, Bruce and Tonto.
Bruce Gibbs taking the ball up.
Much later all dressed up at the Ball.
Back row : Peter Young,Paul Merlo, Scoop,Wayne Bennett,Steve Blyth,
Middle Row : Mick Donnelly(brother),Tommy R, Gloria Donnelly(mum) Jim Leis.
Dallas up on the big screen.
The Pratten Park Magpies table.
The next day.
Gunnedah Bulldogs v West Tamworth Lions.
The two teams line up at Kitchener Park Gunnedah.
Lindsay Sinclair,Bruce Gibbs and Nathan Cole surrounded by Wests Fanatics.
Dallas, Unknown, Bruce Gibbs.
The boys watching the game from the John “Dallas” Donnelly Stand.
Fanatics enjoying half time.
Gloria Donnelly showing off the famous number 11 jumper.
Mick Donnelly is far right.
The Gunnedah Bulldogs.
West Tamworth Lions 50 defeated Gunnedah Bulldogs 24.
“The Legend from Gunnedah”
Dallas with Lidcombe Oval in the background.
Thanks to Nathan “Scoop” Cole for supplying the pics and info.