Shield - Aus/NZ Railway Commissioners Golf 1977
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TROPHIES AND AWARDS Sports trophy
LEWBURY TROPHY \ MANUFACTURED BY \ TILBURY & LEWIS \ PTY. LTD.
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND RAILWAYS \ COMMISSIONERS GOLF SHIELD
REPLICA DONATED BY THE COMMISSIONERS \ QUEENSLAND \ 1977
Members of Australian railway institutes participated in local sporting competitions and representative sides were chosen to compete against other interstate railway institutions. Sports included football, rifle shooting, tennis, table tennis and cricket. New South Wales and Queensland Railway Institutes played against each other in Rugby League tests, while the majority of other states played Australian Rules Football tests. Cricket was the biggest of the sports, with all states participating, including the Commonwealth Railway, in cricket competitions. Teams from New Zealand also participated regularly in the national competitions.
A side to represent the Queensland Railway Institute at the1977 Australian Railways Institutes' Intersystem Golf Carnival in Brisbane was chosen in late 1976. The team comprised of: I. Noon (Clerk, Redbank; Captain), D. Trott (Clerk, Brisbane; Vice-Captain), R. Barlow (Clerk, Toowoomba), H. Downes (Guard, Mayne), S.M Downes (Guard, Mayne), L.J Fanning (Toolmaker, Ipswich), N.J Gilchrist (Driver, Gympie), D. H Halliday (clerk, Cairns), C. Hossack (Clerk, Brisbane), G. F Langlo (Guard, Mayne), T. Lyons (Clerk, Mount Isa), G. Malcomson (Mechanical Engineer, Rockhampton), T.F Reardon (Driver, Chinchilla), C. Ryan (Clerk, Ipswich).