‘Rusty’ Gorham

Barmedman, the Maher Cup, Jesus. Rusty Gorham. The Gorhams came to Barmedman from Boorowa before the war. Russell enlisted in the AIF, returning to farm wheat and sheep on “Clear View”. In 1949, aged 24 he married Merle Quinlan. Rusty was a big man with safe hands, good enough to represent Group 9 and Riverina. At 44 he was still playing along side his sons Dennis and Frank in the Barmedman team. He also become an administrator, coach and club patron.

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