Graham Eadie (Australian Kangaroo, State of Origin & Rugby League STAR)
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1972 Grand Final (b & w)


Manly-Warringah 19 (Jones, Branighan tries, Branighan 6 goals, Fulton field goal) defeated Eastern Suburbs 14 (Ballesty, Mullins tries, McKean 4 goals) Played on Sat Sep 16, 1972 3pm at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Manly-Warringah (Graham Eadie, Ken Irvine, Ray Branighan, Bob Fulton, Max Brown, Ian Martin, Denis Ward, Mal Reilly, Terry Randall, Allan Thomson, John O' Neill, Fred Jones (c), Bill Hamilton, Coach: Ron Willey) Eastern Suburbs (Allan McKean, Jim Porter, Harry Cameron, Mark Harris, Bill Mullins, John Ballesty, Kevin Junee, Ron Coote (c), John Quayle, Greg Bandiera, Arthur Beetson, Peter Moscatt, John Armstrong, Reserves: Laurie Freier, Coach: Don Furner) Man of the Match: Denis Ward (Manly). This was Manly's 1st premiership win since coming into the competition in 1947. This is from the black and white television coverage of the game. To see the 1972 Grand Final Post Match, click: To see the 1972 Grand Final (colour), click: To support the Sea Eagles, click: