Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
1979. They lost four heartbreaking grand finals since then: in 1985 to Canterbury-Bankstown, both 1992 and 1993 to Brisbane, and 1996 to Manly-Warringah (and 1999 to Melbourne as St George-Illawarra).
|In their first season, the newly merged St.George-Illawarra side made the grand final against the Melbourne Storm. Who did they beat to get in to the grand final, and what was the score?||St.George-Illawarra Dragons
Sharks, 24-8. They trailed 8-0 at halftime, but Anthony Mundine led an inspired team into the grand final in their inaugural year as a merged club.
Nathan Blacklock. Tingha is a very small town near Tamworth.
Canberra Raiders. Right on the siren at Bruce Stadium, having come back from 14-0 down early in the second half, to win 16-14.
Steelers . Just one more thing that they lost when the merger took place.
1982. They never won a premiership, either.
Shorts and Socks. Everything else came from the Dragons, the dominant club in the merger.
91-6. They achieved this magnificent feat against Canterbury-Bankstown, in 1935. What makes it even more impressive is that tries were only worth 3 points back then!
Craig Smith . Great player ... even if he is a Kiwi!
|Who is 'The Man' that played for St. George-Illawarra before turning to a career in boxing?||St. George-Illawarra
Anthony Mundine. Well at least I gave you one give-away answer!
|In the 2000 off-season, the Dragons purchased the former South Sydney and Wigan half-back Willie __________ ?||St. George-Illawarra
|The co-coaches of St George-Illawarra in 1999 were Andrew Farrer and _________ ?||St. George-Illawarra
David Waite . David Waite is a former coach of Newcastle. In 2001 Farrer took over as sole coach.
|Who played the most games for the club during its first two seasons, 1999 and 2000?||St. George-Illawarra
Trent Barrett. Tough one that. During the 2 seasons 1999 and 2000, Barrett played 53, Blacklock 52, Brown 51, and Batrim 47.
|In their first 2 seasons, where did St. George-Illawarra finish the season after the semis and Grand Final?||St. George-Illawarra
2nd in 1999 and 9th in 2000. They came runners-up to the Storm in 1999 and just missed out on the top 8 in 2000.
|When Amos Roberts set a then club record for most points in a match, how did he score those 22 points?||St. George-Illawarra
1 try and 9 goals. It was against Auckland at WIN stadium, in Round 14 of the 2000 season. St George-Illawarra won 54-0.
|In their first match ever, St George-Illawarra played Parramatta at Stadium Australia as part of a double header. What was the result?||St. George-Illawarra
Nathan Blacklock. Now THAT one was easy!!!
24. Every single game! what a great effort.
flames. They are called the flames because Dragons breathe fire and the name sounds cool.
Oki Jubilee Stadium. It was renamed Oki Jubilee Stadium because Oki is the sponsor of the ground (previously Jubilee Oval).
Shaun Timmins. What an embarrassment. It would have won the game but he missed from in front of the posts.
Tingha. Country boy from same place as Preston Campbell.
5. He only played five games before an ankle injury sidelined him for the rest of the season.
26. Disappointingly finishing tenth.
second row. He played second row, usually coming off the bench.
5. He kicked 5 goals including a goal right at the end of the game which won it for the Dragons.
false. It was actually 24-20.
Matt Cooper. Matt Cooper would have been the top scorer, but Nathan Blacklock came back and spoiled his plan.
Nobody. Strangely enough, in 24 games no one from the Dragons kicked a field goal.
7. He scored seven great tries in 2003, including two in round 26 against Brisbane.