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St George Kick Off Delayed Centenary Celebrations

The St George District Rugby League Football Club kicked off their Covid-19 delayed Centenary celebrations in the Spirit of the Red V Museum on Wednesday with the announcement of the opening two of six, “Teams of the eras” in the lead-up to the official announcement of the Dragons Team of the Century on July 20,...

Vale Mark Shulman

Mark Shulman (1951–2022)  The St George DRLFC is saddened to learn of the passing of Mark ‘Bantam’ Shulman, halfback of the 1977 premiership-winning team and one of the most popular players to ever wear the Red V. ‘Mark epitomised courage and determination,’ said St George Illawarra and St George District chairman Craig Young, a teammate...

Vale John Raper

Johnny Raper, incomparable lock-forward, rugby league Immortal and St George legend, has died after a long illness. Alex Mackie, former St George football club president and St George Leagues Club chairman, might have best described Raper the footballer when in 1987 he called him ‘the supreme all-rounder’. Several famous players over the years have possessed...

Norm Provan Tribute

Norm Provan (1931–2021) The St George District Rugby League Football Club is saddened to learn of the passing of a true legend. Norm Provan has died after a long illness, aged 89. ‘Norm Provan remains an iconic and crucial part of the St George’s rich history,’ St George Dragons chairman and St George Illawarra board...

Vale Norm Provan

The St George District Rugby League Club are deeply saddened by the passing of St George Dragons legend and rugby league immortal Norm Provan. Provan passed away on Wednesday evening (Oct 13, 2021) after a long battle with illness. Provan was 89. Provan was born in the New South Wales Riverina and joined St George...

“Spirit of the Red V” – volume 1

ON 23 APRIL 1921, the St George rugby league club made their premiership debut. They were, said the papers of the day, the ‘pride of the Illawarra district’. Over the next 100 years, the mighty Dragons built a record of excellence unmatched in league history. St George were perennial finalists from the 1920s to the...

80 Year Anniversary – 1941 Premiership

COMING OF AGE The 1941 Premiership By Geoff Armstrong BOOK EXTRACT - Spirit of the Red V WILSON’S PROMONTORY IS 240 kilometres south-east of Melbourne. Lieutenant Gordon Hart left his special forces camp there on a milk truck at 4 o’clock on the Friday morning, travelling for four hours to south-west Melbourne, hoping to get...

Vale Dick Huddart

The St George District Rugby League Football Club are saddened to learn that Dick Huddart, a premiership winner with St George, Ashes winner with Great Britain and Championship and Challenge Cup winner with St Helens, has died, aged 85. From the start of his football career, Huddart seemed destined for greatness. In a preview of...

Vale Robin Gourley

The St George District Rugby League Football Club are deeply saddened by the passing of former front-rower Robin Gourley. He was 85. Robin played for Country Firsts and New South Wales in 1962 as a representative of the Wagga Wagga Kangaroos. Originally from Strabane in Northern Ireland, Gourley was a 21-year-old rugby union forward when...

Own Your Piece of History – Knitted Red V Jersey

The Red V is the essence of tradition for the Dragons, synonymous with the rich heritage and success of the Club, it was proudly worn through the famed 11 straight premierships 1956 – 1966. The distinctive design is a true representation of the non-sponsored, clean Red V from a world record winning era in Rugby...

St George Dragons to Open ‘Spirit of the Red V’ Museum

The St George District Rugby League Football Club have today launched the Spirit of the Red V Museum at St George Leagues Club – as part of the Centenary celebrations. The Spirit of the Red V Museum captures a timeline that takes a journey from that inaugural game in 1921 through to the present day...

Dragons Stars inducted into Legends Walk

St George District Rugby League Football Club have today officially inducted three new Dragons’ players, along with the Club’s inaugural St George team of 1921 into the “Legends Walk” at Kogarah, as part of the Club’s Centenary celebrations. Modern day legends Ben Creagh, Ben Hornby and Jason Nightingale have been chosen and added to the...