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John O'Neill, A Rugby League Hero and Hardman ...#

John O'Neill Rugby League Hardman, Hero and Legend. John O'Neill played for Australia, South Sydney, Manly during the Era of the Biff

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Played for Australia, South Sydney, Manly
John O'Neill played Rugby League for Australian Rugby League Australia, South Sydney, Manly

Where is he now?

A South Sydeny, Manly Hardman big Lurch O'Neil lost his battle with Cancer in August 1999
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John O'Neill Player Profile

The Late John O'Neill, was a tough as nails, take no prisoners kind of prop forward. He is a legend at Souths as the other end of the engine room that was manned by Satts. O'Neill played in premiership winning sides with Souths and Manly. A Kangaroo Representative whoose ticker and toughness was respected by his fellow tourist.

He was one of the Heros of the "Battle of Leeds" 1970 World Cup Final, see Memorable Matches.


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John O'Neill Rugby League Statistics - played with Australia, South Sydney, Manly, Era of the Biff
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John o Neil try 1967 grand final South Sydney vs Canterbury Bankstown

Added 17-Nov-2013

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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... .. 47,


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1968 Grand Final

Added 17-Nov-2013

South Sydney 13 (Cleary try, Simms 5 goals) defeated
Manly-Warringah 9 (Morgan try, Batty 2 goals, Fulton field goal)

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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... .. 29, 47, 69, 84, 88,


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1969 Grand Final Balmain Tigers v Souths

Added 18-Nov-2013

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... .... 29,47,84,88,


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Australian Rugby League in the 1970s

Added 17-Nov-2013

..Extracted from the doco 'The Spirit of Australian Sport: Rugby League' this video takes a look at league in the 1970s. Covering international matches between the Australian Kangaroos and the British league teams as well domestic premiership and NSW Vs Queensland games.

The video footage includes the great teams of Manly, Easts, St George & Parramatta and interviews with the likes of Harry Bath, Ron Coote, Greg Hartley and Tom Raudonikus. The video finishes off with the start of State of Origin ..  

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... ..101,107,23,29,32,35,47,49,63,69,74,75,77,79,83,85,88,91,


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1970 - John Sattler talking about the 1970 grand final

Added 01-Dec-2013

John Sattler talking about the 1970 grand final, almost all of which he played with a broken jaw to help Souths to victory over Manly. Great work by The Game Plan for giving us this great clip!

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... .. 29, 73, 47. 84,


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Courage - John Sattlers Broken Jaw In The 1970 Rugby League Grand Final

Added 17-Nov-2013

.view the infamous incident with Bucknell and some great post years comments from Lurch and Coote..
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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... .. 29,47,51,73,88,


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1971 - NSW v QLD - 4 sent off

Added 17-Nov-2013

1971 Interstate game played at lang park. Features 4 players being sent of by referee Keith Holman.

Posted by Quigs - Found this link 11/5/2012, to Talkin Sports Website

This Vid found on Sports Website

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... ..47,63,69,102,


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1972 Grand Final (manlys first - vid only shows Manlys points)

Added 17-Nov-2013

Manly-Warringah 19 (Jones, Branighan tries, Branighan 6 goals, Fulton field goal) defeated Eastern Suburbs 14 (Ballesty, Mullins tries, McKean 4 goals)
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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... ..32,47,50,51,69,77,82,88,


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1972 Rugby League World Cup - Great Britain v Australia (Group Match)

Added 23-Dec-2014

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... 35, 47, 69, 63,


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1972 Rugby League World Cup Final - Great Britain v Australia

Added 17-Nov-2013

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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... ..32, 63, 47, 69,


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Short Clip of the 73 GF

Added 17-Nov-2013

runs for 2 mins but shows some of the mayhem
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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... .30,47, 51,53,69,75,77,82,


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1973 Grand Final Cronulla vs Manly (SCG) Full Game

Added 14-Oct-2017

Date: Saturday, September 15th, 1973
Referee: Keith Page
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground (Sydney)
Crowd: 52,044

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... 30,47,50,51,53,69,75,77,82,


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Manly vs Cronulla 1973 Grand Final - part 1.wmv

Added 17-Nov-2013

first part of the first half... worth the wait.

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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... ..30,47,50, 51,53,69,75,77,82,


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Manly vs Cronulla 1973 Grand Final - part 2.wmv

Added 17-Nov-2013

Only shows 2nd part of the first half only

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... ..30,47,50,51,53,69,75,77,82,


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Jim Mills and Roy Dickinson reveal their top five toughest opponents

Added 21-May-2017

Rugby League legends Roy Dickinson & Jim Mills sit down with JJB to reveal the top five toughest players they faced in their illustrious careers.

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... 60,32, 47, 51, 118,


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NSWRL Grand Final 1971 Souths v St George

Added 14-Oct-2017

Played between St. George Dragons and South Sydney Rabbitohs. No matter what you're feelings about the result this footage has fantastic historical value, as some of the true legends of Australian rugby league take part in this game.

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... 29,47,48,58,63,84,88,


Stories about John O'Neill , (submitted by you the punters) Have you got a story about John O'Neill Click Here

p47 - Lurch O'Neill smashed out of the Tour - Colin Pheysey Widnes

I remember sitting in the stand at Widnes and watching a big lanky bloke named Bob Blackwood crash J.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 15-Feb-2003


p47 - Bob McCarthy on John O'Neill

it was a different era of the game and he played of keeps Bob McCarthy on John O'Neill .... .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 02-May-2005


p47 - John O'Neill on (p27) Kevin Ryan

John O'Neill on Kevin Ryan . 11 Story by .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 02-May-2005


p47 ONiell (p83) Provan - Comment by Veteren Souths Hooker Freddy Anderson

"if Norm Provan had connected with that stiff arm he threw at you your head would of been over t.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 02-May-2005


p47 - John O'Neill (p95)Hartley - Memories from 1970 World Cup - Neil Buchanan

I always remember a story from John o'Neill about Dennis in the infamous 1970 World Cup final .... .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 17-Jun-2005


p30 - Cliff Watson (p53) Bishop -(p47) John O'Neill - On the 1973 Grand Final - Manly v Cronulla.-

- John O'Neill says The '73 Grand Final against Cronulla was boots and all. Of all the grand f.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 30-Apr-2006


p47 - (p23 & p84) John O'Neill on the 1970 World Cup Final - The Battle of Leeds

John O'Neill on the 1970 World Cup Final - The Battle of Leeds. 08 .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 11-May-2006


p47 - John O'Neill on (p29)John Sattler, the toughest man he has play with

O'Neill has no hesitation in rating John Sattler as the toughest player he encountered. .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 11-May-2006


p47 - John O'Neill on his departure from Souths

John O'Neill on his departure from Souths .... 06 Story.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 11-May-2006


p47 - John O'Neill on his selection in the Australian Team 1970

John O'Neill on his selection in the Australian Team 1970 .... 07 .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 11-May-2006


p47 - (p30 & p53) John O'Neill - On the 1973 Grand Final - Manly v Cronulla

John O'Neill - On the 1973 Grand Final - Manly v Cronulla .... 09 .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 12-May-2006


p47 - John O'Neill on his headline making send offs...1971

John O'Neill on his headline making send offs...1971 12 .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 12-May-2006


p47 - John O'Neill on rigging -v- New Guinea

John O'Neill on Match rigging.... 14 Story by .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 12-May-2006


p47 - John O'Neill on the fun times with the 73 Roo Touring Sides

John O'Neill on the fun times with the 73 Roo Touring Sides 15 .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 12-May-2006


p47 - ONeill, memories by McCarthy of Send Offs inc (p102) Ref Holman

Bob Mccarthy recollecting the O'Neill send offs of 1971. 13 .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 12-May-2006


Memories of (p29) Satts, (p47) Lurch and Macca by Neville Sydney

Memories of Satts, Lurch and Macca .... 17 Story by .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 05-May-2007


p47 John ONeill and (p60) Jim Mills 73 Sydney Test. by Tony Howe

John ONeill and Jim Mills 73 Sydney Test. 16 Story by .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 05-May-2007


(mm04) - BATTLE OF LEEDS 1970 WORLD CUP FINAL - comments from Aussie Player John Cootes

I was a relatively untried international when Australia contested the World Cup Final, and I rem.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 26-May-2009


p47 - John O'Neill - memories of an 11 year old Kid on the same plane as the 70 kangaroos.

I was an 11 yo girl travelling back to Australia with my mother after a holiday in Holland My mother.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 02-Feb-2010


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