A Century of the Red & Black


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Wall Street was not the only crash in 1929, with the sunshine of ’28 turning to dark clouds for the Old Xavs, who plummeted to second last on the ladder, despite winning four of their first seven games.

Jock McHale again coached the team, but many found it difficult to attend training on Wednesdays.  Jim Williamson was chosen for Victoria and won the trophy for “best all-rounder”  A O’Connell was adjudged most consistent, Len Cass won “most improved” and T Minogue was rewarded for being “most consistent at practice”.

Again, the club had money in the bank – a healthy £14 – and again T K Simpson implored all Old Boys to get behind their club and assist in its resurgence, which would have to begin in C Section.