In came Johnny Riley and Johnny Raper and then later Reg Gasnier makes his First Grade debut. A remarkable football team that went through the 1959 season unbeaten. Four in a row as St George are now a dominant force in rugby league and looking to eclipse the Rabbitohs record of five consecutive premierships.

Disappointingly, there is no known vision of this Grand Final.

Tim Gilbert chats with sport historian, author and Dragons tragic Geoff Armstrong about the rise of the Dragons and what Rugby League was like as the Red V started a unique chapter in sporting history.

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1959 Grand Final v Manly (SCG) Package