The BIG Night finally arrived and over 200 people attended the announcing of the
Team of the Century Enfield Federals style.
I with the help of the T.O.T.C committee have tried to cover the night .
If we have missed anyone please accepted the cameraman’s humble apology.
Peace before the Enfield Feds Storm.
Below are a few photos of people arriving and catching up with old mates.
Jan and Nev Sinclair.
A very happy group.
Peter and Peta Armstrong and Robyn and Neil Bennett.
John “Comanche ” Kearns and Gary Walsh.
Wayne Smith, Elke and Rod Smith.
Tony Ford and Carl Ross.
Chris Pickup, Terry Begnell and Tony Ford.
Neale Mcinness, Ian McDonald, Kay Imbriotis , Steve Imbriotis and Col Oxman.
Col Davis and Tony Ford.
Two Wests historians finally meet. Joe Begnell and Geoff Ibbett.
Jeff Smith, Brett Courte and two mates.
One last look for your name…….
NOTE: great idea having the names in alphabetical order .
Neil Mcinness and Sue Mcinness.
Craig and Julie Norman.
Diane Hackett and Col Ensor.
Shannon Trestka, Grace Ford , Rebecca Little and DA Ford.
Noel Kelly and John Hayes.
Bruce Walker from the Men of League.
Evelyne and Billy Higginson and Joan Brown
Linda and Larry Pearce.
Jan and Michael Corrigan.
Cherie Walters and Vicki Cooke
Vickie Cooke and Ken Hey.
Peter Ford and Neil Bennett.
Peter Armstrong, mate and Rod Wilkinson
Brett Boeing and Micheal Hoy.
Nellie Hage and Margaret Matos
Chap with a beer in his hand, Peter Breese, Sid Walsh and Nathan Cole.
Helena and Mike Bailey.
Colleen Lewis, Donna and Jim Begnell.
Col and Lesley Davis.
Cathy and Jim Serdaris.
Nathan Cole with fan.
Nick Gray and mate.
Dino Alberga, David Finn and Jodi Alberga.
Col Oxman, Dom Alberga and Anne Alberga.
Joe Begnell calls the room to order.
Joe invites the 1959 Enfield Federals Team up onto the stage.
John “Chow” Hayes presented them with a replica jumper.
Capt Rick Brown.
The boys get a well deserved round of applause.
Click onto the Enfield Feds badge below to watch the presentation as it happened via You Tube.
The Team 60 years earlier.
Back row L to R: R.Booker, A.Maker, T.Pickup, D.McKinnon, P.Doolan, L.Pearce, E.Stewart, J.Beaver.
Front row L to R : J.Hain, N.Hornery, G.Bond, R.Brown (Capt) R.Smith, T.Begnell.
L.Pearson (Ball Boy)
The East Wests Blues duo returns for a few more songs as we wait for the BIG announcement.
The Team of the Century…….
Martin and Tim Pickup.
Fresh from Royal Randwick John Singleton.
Noel Kelly, Donna Begnell and John Hayes.
Ken Hey, Carl Ross, Cherie Walters and Nathan Cole.
John Hehir and Wayne Mackie
Tim Pickup and Mick Liubinskas.
Bob Smith, Singo and Joel Caine.
Kay Imbriotis, Ross Carbone, Tony Roper and friend.
Ned and Chow .
Special photo of the room taken from the Feds Drone.
Bruce Walker from the Men of League talking about the great works the MOL are involved in.
Noel Kelly announcing the Enfield Federals Team of the Century.
The winners are…….
Hazem El Masri.
Wayne Smith .
(collected by Neil Bennett of the Wests Archives)
DP and Laurie Bruyeres.
( collected by his good mate Gary Bond)
(collected by his sister Barbara Armstrong)
(collected by his godfather Morris Farah)
(collected by his brother Brett Gale)
(collected by his 2 sons Jeff and Bob)
The Team of the Century listens to Joel Caines phantom call of the last 6 tackles of the game between the
2018 Premiership winning Roosters and themselves.
Easy to find out just click onto the Enfield Feds badge below to watch this You Tube link .
The night was still young and there was plenty more catching up to be done…….
Rod and Bob Smith.
Tony Ford with his two grand kids Samuel and Grace.
Mike Bailey and Nathan Cole.
As the lights are turned down low it was time to go.
A very big thank you to all that came along and enjoyed the night.