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Boorowa's rugby players recall fifty years

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More than 450 people packed the old Pavilion at Boorowa Showground for the Boorowa Rugby Union Club's 50th reunion.

Boorowa's own rugby team, the Goldies drew 450 people to reminisce about the 50 years of football in the small town. Photos: Kelsey Suttor

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Recalling their rugby playing youth - John Lear and John Snelling who also coached the Goldies through the 1970s.

Recalling their rugby playing youth - John Lear and John Snelling who also coached the Goldies through the 1970s.

Enjoying the night: Taylor Ware, Steve Treanor, Bernie Corkhill and Ash Corkhill.

Enjoying the night: Taylor Ware, Steve Treanor, Bernie Corkhill and Ash Corkhill.

Donald and Debbie Bushby recalling playing in the Goldies seconds through the mid-1970s.

Donald and Debbie Bushby recalling playing in the Goldies seconds through the mid-1970s.

Supporting Boorowa rugby: Susan Harbourne, Nicki Flannery and Jess Harbourne.

Supporting Boorowa rugby: Susan Harbourne, Nicki Flannery and Jess Harbourne.

Hugh and Holly O'Neil during the function celebrating 50 years of rugby at Boorowa.

Hugh and Holly O'Neil during the function celebrating 50 years of rugby at Boorowa.

Young guns: Rumbo and Marty Corcoran celebrating the half century of Boorowa rugby.

Young guns: Rumbo and Marty Corcoran celebrating the half century of Boorowa rugby.

A family affair: Angus, Binnie, Nicky and George Merriman delight in the achievement of the Borrowa Rugby Club.

A family affair: Angus, Binnie, Nicky and George Merriman delight in the achievement of the Borrowa Rugby Club.

Mal Gay who played for the Goldies during the mid 1970's regaling the crowd with recollections of his prowess on the paddock.

Mal Gay who played for the Goldies during the mid 1970's regaling the crowd with recollections of his prowess on the paddock.

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