• Wangaratta Rovers’ day for flag celebration

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    reminiscing: (From left) Darryl Smith, Rick Marklew, John O’Donohue, Andrew Scott, Mick Wilson and Mick Caruso ahead of the 30-, 40- and 60-year senior football premiership reunions on Saturday. PHOTO: Cam Potter

    TOMORROW will be a celebration for the Wangaratta Rovers teams of the 1958, 1978 and 1988 Ovens and Murray premiership years.

    In 1958, the Wangaratta Rovers secured the club’s first flag defeating Wodonga Bulldogs by 49 points at Albury Sportsground.

    Coach and Wangaratta Rovers legend Bob Rose booted six goals with Len Greskie, John Frawley, Max Newth and Jim Chapman all slotting two majors to help win the senior team’s first premiership.

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