Coburg Harriers Gallery

Coburg Harriers Gallery


Last additions - 1896 to 1940
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1940 - VAAA Opening Run Caulfield Race CourseThe Coburg Harriers team for the opening run of the 1940 VAAA Winter Season at the Caulfied Racecourse.

L to R: Theo Clarke, Reg Leach, ???, Geoffrey Wilson (Boy), Bill Brooker (K.I.A), ???, Jack Wilson (K.I.A), Les Johns, Hidden, George Price, J Gregory, Les Mayland, Stan Batchelor, Stan Wilson (K.I.A)
May 01, 2020
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1940 - Coburg Harriers Club PhotoStanding Bill Anderson, Wally Ogden, ???, Ron Denmead, ???, ???, Stan Batchelor, ???, Les Johns, Sam Woods
Centre Jack Boyle, Earnest Rickard, Gordon Harper, Tom Mc F Cullen, W W (Pop) Gordon (Coach), Alac Sitch, ???, ???
Front George Price, ???, Theo Clarke, Bill Brooker, Stan Wilson, Albert Briggs, ???, ???, Bernie Hardimans
May 01, 2020
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1935-36 Season Coburg Harriers Dads Night - Dads and MembersMay 01, 2020
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1932 - Coburg Harriers Club Photo at the City OvalMay 01, 2020
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1932 - Coburg Harriers Club Photo at the City OvalMay 01, 2020
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1931 - Coburg Harriers Hares and HoundsThey would be fined for litter bugging now, but back in the 1930s it was great fun. Len Curnow, the runner second from the right in this picture from 1931 tells how it worked. ‘They hares (the runners carrying the bags of streamer paper) would go out first and lay a trail. There was no set course. The trail could take the runners anything from five to twelve miles, depending on the time of the year. After a delay of half an hour or so the hounds (all the other runners in the two clubs taking part) would take off and follow the paper trail set by the hares. The run would finish when the four hares were located. The fun of these cross country runswas to lay false trails. I would take a couple of bob in my shorts or jacket top. We would lay a false trail and then duck into a pub for a quick beer and watch all the other runners come along and charge off up the false trail. When they were out of sight, we would take off in another direction.’
May 01, 2020
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1931 - Coburg Harriers Club Photo at the City OvalMay 01, 2020
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1930 - Coburg Harriers Pudding GiftThis photo shows the 1930 Coburg Harriers Pudding Gift at the Coburg Football Ground. The leading runner is William Ryan (also known as William Barker)May 01, 2020
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1928 - Victorian Five Mile Championship at the Ballarat Miners RacecourseIt's a big field for the 1928 Victorian 5 Mile Championships. Can you see the Coburg Harriers runners?May 01, 2020
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1924 - Coburg Harriers Club PhotoMay 01, 2020
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1922-23 Coburg Harriers VAAA Grade PremiersMay 01, 2020
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1913 - VAAA Opening Run Cross Country Season at Brighton BeachThe VAAA Opening Run of the 1913 Cross Country Season was held at Brighton Beach on 26th April 1913May 01, 2020
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1913 - Coburg Harriers Masque Ball at the Lake HallThe 1913 Coburg Harriers Masque Ball was held in August of that year in the Lake Hall, Cnr Sydney Road and Rogers Street.May 01, 2020
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1912 - Coburg Harriers Club PhotoMay 01, 2020
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1910 - Coburg Harriers Club PhotoMay 01, 2020
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1902 - Coburg Harriers Club PhotoMay 01, 2020
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1898 Coburg Harriers Club PhotoNoel Clough’s Great Uncle Charles, 5th from Right Rear and his Grandfather Fred G. Carpenter, 3rd from Right Front
Ben Budd, 5th from Right Front
??? Munroe, 1st from Left Front
Victor Aitken, 2nd from Left Middle
Jack Bates with Dog, Front
May 01, 2020
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1896 - Coburg Harriers Fixture Card 1Coburg Harriers was founded on Monday 30th March 1896. The club was quick to get underway with a racing fixture. The front page is shown here.May 01, 2020
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1896 - Coburg Harriers Fixture Card 2Coburg Harriers was founded on Monday 30th March 1896. The club was quick to get underway with a racing fixture. The weekly races are shown here.May 01, 2020
 
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