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** LATEST Photo of the Month **

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September 2004

Photo: STEVE LITTLE
Under the Fig Tree at North Sydney Oval. Souths V Manly 22nd August 2004.
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Sydney City Bulldogs V North Sydney Bears, Jersey Flegg, Belmore Sports Ground, 28th August 2004.
Photos By: STEVE LITTLE

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Bearing Down
By PETER BADEL
BIG LEAGUE - 26/8/2004
The demise of the Bears is one of league’s saddest tales. But as long as people like Greg Florimo are around hope floats north of the harbour.

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NRL Rules Out Expansion In 2006
By NRL MEDIA
NRL - 16/8/2004
The National Rugby League partnership executive has today ruled against expanding the competition in 2006.
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** LATEST Editorials **
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Some Corrections Required In Big League Fan Poll
By BIG-STEVE

BIG-STEVE'S RED & BLACK SITE - 15/7/04

How many people voted for Robert Corra of 2SER for Question 72 of the Big League Fans Poll. So far 80 are confirmed please email
aviewfromthehill@2ser.com if you voted.

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Urgent: Want A Central Coast NRL Team?
By BIG-STEVE

BIG-STEVE'S RED & BLACK SITE - 21/6/04

Do you want a Central Coast team in first grade as the 16th team in the NRL competition in 2006?
Print this Editorial out as a flyer here. Also print out the survey in PDF format here.

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** LATEST Letters **
Let all teams in, there’s no such thing as a good bye.
By M.A. Lloyd
SUN WEEKLY - 10/6/04

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I am dismayed by the number of rugby league “fans” who have come out criticising their teams.
By Cohn Johnston
DAILY TELEGRAPH - 3/6/04

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** LATEST Match Reports **

** NEXT GAMES**
North Sydney Bears Jersey Flegg, round 26, 5th September 12:00pm, Bears V Sharks, North Sydney Oval
North Sydney Bears Premier League, round 26, 5th September 1:30pm, Bears V Sharks, North Sydney Oval
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Mighty Bears Discussion Forum

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North Sydney Bears Official Website

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Central Coast Bears Official Website

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Central Coast Bears Unofficial Website

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Central Coast Rugby League Website

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LADDERS

Jersey Flegg Ladder Round 23

 

P

W

L

D

B

F

A

T

ROOSTERS 21 21 0 0 2 849 308 46
PANTHERS 20 15 6 0 2 611 453 34
BULLDOGS 22 15 7 0 1 621 500 32
TIGERS 21 14 7 0 2 567 464 32
EELS 21 11 8 2 2 646 465 28
SHARKS 21 12 9 1 1 506 386 27
RABBITOHS 22 11 10 1 1 551 530 25
BEARS 21 10 11 0 2 446 486 24
STEELERS 22 9 12 1 1 568 550 21
KNIGHTS 21 7 11 3 2 553 573 21
MAGPIES 21 8 13 0 2 442 594 20
RAIDERS 21 7 13 1 2 534 626 19
ST GEORGE 21 6 14 1 2 486 663 17
SEA EAGLES 22 6 16 0 1 416 632 14
RIP 21 3 18 0 2 354 920 10

 

Premier League Ladder – Round 23

 

P

W

L

D

B

F

A

T

DRAGONS 21 16 4 1 2 728 367 37
ROOSTERS 21 16 4 1 2 652 363 37
SEA EAGLES 21 13 7 1 2 489 463 31
RAIDERS 21 13 8 0 2 707 505 30
COUGARS 21 12 8 1 3 569 471 29
EELS 21 11 8 2 2 589 552 28
TIGERS 21 10 9 2 3 606 537 26
JETS 21 9 11 1 2 518 576 23
BULLDOGS 21 9 12 0 2 605 535 22
RABBITOHS 21 9 12 0 2 479 537 22
SHARKS 21 8 13 0 2 440 537 20
KNIGHTS 21 7 13 1 2 456 587 19
MAGPIES 21 6 15 0 2 502 758 16
BEARS 21 3 18 0 2 302 854 10

 

-------------------------WHAT'S THE BUZZ

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** GET BEHIND NORTHS LEGEND GREG FLORIMO**

Following the NRL Partnership Committee's decision NOT  to make a decision on admission of a 16th team the resolve of the North Sydney Football Club is as strong as ever. Support Legendary player Greg Florimo by sending your letter of support to the following address and they will be handed directly to the Central Coast Bears bid team.

Greg Florimo
North Sydney District Rugby League Football Club Limited
Level 1/506 Miller Street
Cammeray NSW 2062

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** SEND YOUR MESSAGES OF THANKS FOR GARY LARSON **
The North Sydney Club will set a side a page on their official website for Bears fans to express thanks and good luck to out going Premier League Coach Gary Larson. Email to
Red-Black@postmark.net and include your name and suburb. Or if you know anyone not on the net they can post to the following address;

Good Luck Gary
PO Box 1143
MEADOWBANK NSW 2114


I know many of you would like to express your thoughts to the great man and know others not on the net who would too. So get writing and let’s show Gary we appreciate his input.
-------------------------** CENTRAL COAST BEARS - PETITION**
Geoff Davidson's Central Coast Bears Unofficial Website has set up an online petition and needs your vote.
VOTE HERE See Geoff's article about it Bring Back the Bears.
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** JOIN THE FOOTBALL CLUB **
Click here for an application to join the North Sydney District Rugby League Football Club. Anyone can join and it IS important that you do.

-------------------------** REDCLIFFE DOLPHINS FOOTBALL CLUB - PETITION**
In response to the Gold Coast Dolphins bid using a dolphins emblem which Redcliffe have been using since 1947 they have organised a petition to allow Their supporters to voice their opinion.
VOTE HERE See the Redcliffe media release Dolphins vs Dolphin Wannabes – The Battle Gains Momentum.
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** SUBSCRIBE TO THE OFFICIAL NORTH SYDNEY BEARS NEWSLETTER **

CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE
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** BAY 15 **
Bay 15 at the Northern end of Central Coast Stadium is now the place for all Bears Fans to group when a big match is on at Gosford. If you want a Central Coast Bears team in the NRL book your seat in Bay 15.

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** HELP US PAY FOR MORE STICKERS **

We have run out of stickers. To pay for more stickers we need to sell more T-shirts. To order more T-shirts we need at least 50 orders. So please if you have not bought your T-shirt yet go to the Merchandise & Freebies page and order yours now.

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** WHERE ARE YOU BARNEY? **

If you have any knowledge of the whereabouts of Barney, the Bears' mascot, please contact the football office on 94668860. There is a reward of Season passes to North Sydney Bears home games for the safe return of our beloved Bear.

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The Central Coast Bears North Sydney Bears North Sydney Bears District Rugby League Football Club Ltd. North Sydney Bears District Rugby League Club Ltd. North Sydney Rugby League Football Club Ltd. North Sydney Rugby League Club Ltd. John Singleton Greg Florimo Gary Larson Nick Russell Tate Gold Coast Central Coast Stadium Central Coast Express Advocate Stadium Ben Black