Life Members

Member and Year Awarded
† Stan Russell1 1932 † Col Hawthorne 1969 George Long 1994
† M O’Connor 1933 † Bob Ward 1969 Doug Manson2 1994
† Jim Brady 1934 † Ken Rodgers* 1971 Harry Dearness 1995
† T Freese 1936 † Henry Albert 1974 Dick Langenbaker 1996
† Alf Matzdorf 1937 † Ron Harbottle 1974 Geoff Mines 1996
† Eric Crawford 1938 † Pat O’Brien 1975 David Manson 1997
† Frank Moynihan 1939 Ray Wilson 1975 Ian Irwin3 1998
† Merv Taylor 1940 Ron Chaplin 1976 Brad Tallon 1998
† Ray Eve* 1941 † Bob Wise 1976 David Hutton 2001
† Robert White 1944 Ron Daley 1977 † Derek Stubbins 2001
† Colin McKinnon 1945 Bryan Pease 1977 Ian Blank 2002
† G Files 1946 † A Delandelles 1978 John Topp 2002
† Les Sharp 1952 † Pat McGrory 1978 Peter McPhee 2004
† Len Jacobson* OAM 1954 † Brian Myers 1978 Graham Parker 2004
† Joe M Thompson 1954 † Dan Moran 1981 † Rodney McLachlan# 2006
† Vic Lynagh* 1955 John Collins 1982 Darcy Roberts# 2006
† G Gray 1956 Barry Wolgast 1982 † Gary Templeton# 2006
† Darcey Brazil 1958 Bob Campbell 1987 Sheryl Verreyt# 2006
† Pat Buckley 1959 Les Sainsbury4 1987 Bruce McGill 2007
† Tom Mace 1959 Eddie Ward5 1990 † John Burns 2008
† Ian Marr 1961 † Jim Esson 1991 Des Gerhardt 2010
† Peter Harten 1965 † Tony McGrath 1992 Stephen Smith 2014
† Jim Bowman 1966 Jim Cox 1993 Chris Wilson 2016
† B McMahon 1966 Ray Girdwood 1993
† Col Bennett 1968 Rod Seagrott 1993
† Deceased
1 Awarded Life Membership to the Queensland Rugby League in 1937
2 Awarded Life Membership to the South East Queensland Masters Rugby League Assocation in 2005
3 Awarded Life Membership to the Greater Brisbane Junior Rugby League in 2010
4 Awarded Life Membership to the Queensland Rugby League Referees’ Board
5 Awarded Life Membership to the Australian Rugby League Referees’ Association in 2011
* Awarded Life Membership to the Queensland Rugby League South East Division: V Lynagh 1968, R Eve 1978, L Jacobson 1980, K Rogers 1994.
# Previously Awarded Life Membership to the Brisbane Junior Division Rugby League Referees’ Association

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