Of the 19 players to take the field of dreams that month, 14 played for the Kiwis or went on to represent New Zealand, five were named Kiwi captains and three were inducted into New Zealand Rugby League’s Legends of League. Former Kiwi loose forward and Auckland player Mark Graham was also named New Zealand Rugby League’s Player of the Century.
On Saturday June 24, the Auckland Rugby League will pay tribute to the side at the home of the Richmond Bulldogs (Grey Lynn Park) where clubs, players and fans can join them in celebrating their reunion of 40 years.
There will be plenty of action on the day, including Richmond's home game v the Northcote Tigers in Round 11 of the SAS Fox Memorial Premiership (2.30pm kick off).
The days event and game will also be streamed live online from the Auckland Rugby League website at www.aucklandleague.co.nz.
Come on down, meet the team, remember the days at Carlaw Park and enjoy the footy!