TBT: 1986 First Grade Premiers

By Seagulls Forever | Wynnum Manly 14 defeated Brothers 6 (Lang Park) 

A Wynnum-Manly team playing in fear of not living up to their immense potential won a demolition derby style of grand final over a courageous Brothers by 14-6. Two desperate Seagulls tries in the last 12 minutes wrenched a long-awaited premiership from Brothers’ grasp, ensuring Wynnum-Manly would not be cast as finals chokers.

After enjoying what he rated as the sweetest moment of his career, Seagulls captain-coach Wally Lewis admitted he had periodically rubbed salt into the still open wound from last years’ grand final loss to Souths during the six weeks leading up to the match.

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