There are so many great names involved in the Western Suburbs Magpies of this era, both players and officials, that we have listed below.
If we have missed anyone please let us know.
This list honours Rugby League Legend Noel Kelly, Captain/Coach and the Western Suburbs Magpies from 1966 to 1969.
The 1966 Western Suburbs Magpies rugby league players listed are Dennis Meaney, Noel Kelly capt/coach, Allan Allison, Peter Diamond, Jim Cody, Rob Mc Guiness, NoelThornton, Dave Barsley, John Hayes, Pat Thomas, Gil McDougall, John Mowbray,and Don Parish.
The 1967 Western Suburbs Magpies rugby league players listed are John Elford, Don Parish, Noel Kelly (capt), John Armstrong, Noel Thornton, Tony Ford, Jim Cody, John Hayes, Dennis Pittard, John Mowbray, Dave Barsley, Bob McGuinness, Noel Dalton, Ken Stonestreet, Doug Walkaden, Pat Thomas, and Roy Ferguson.
The 1969 Western Suburbs Magpies rugby league players listed are Tony Ford, Mich Alchin, Barry Glasgow, Garry Gunton, Peter Flanders, Tim Murphy, Bruce Beer, John Baker, Neville Hornery, John Walsh, Noel Kelly, Ken Stonestreet, Steve Winter, Roy Ferguson and Jim Cody.
Also mentioned is Ben Fisher, who collects Old West Memorabilia. Players pictured at the 2002 Pratten Park reunion include Brian Kowald, Doug Walkenden and Tim Murphy. Players pictured at the 2003 Pratten Park reunion included The 1977 Rugby League Amco Cup winners who were presented to the large crowd that had gathered at West's Ashfield for the Annual Pratten Park Magpies Reunion. Players included Shane Day, Pat Hundy, John Dorahy, Gavin Mill, Don Mosley, Trevor Scarr, Geoff Foster, Graeme O'Grady, Steven Blyth, Coach Keith Holman, Nev Sinclair, John Purcell,Ken Borke, Wayne Smith, Geoff Smith and Ken Hey. Players pictured at the 2004 Western Suburbs Rugby league reunion include Barry Glasgow and Roy Ferguson, Nev Hornery, Maurie Raper, Pat Hundy, Pat Thomas and John Elford, plus group shots. Revisit Pratten Park, and Lidcombe Oval, the sacred homes of the Mighty Western Suburbs Magpie.
Noel Kellys Kids, a website by Tony Lewis, Greg Willis and Steve Lothian honouring Rugby League Legend Noel Kelly and the Western Suburbs Magpies from 1966 to 1969. Noel Kelly,Captain Coach of the Western Suburbs Rugby League Club. The site involves statistics, photos, with interviews from West greats.