1921 was the second year of Maher Cup football and its first under Rugby League rules. For the first time Mr E.J. Maher’s trophy left Tumut. It was the year of Gundagai.
The transition to League was simple. By the time the Tumut and Gundagai area clubs met to decide whether to stay with Union or move to the more attractive code, nearby Junee, Harden and Cootamundra and just about every other town in the southwest, had already moved. The decision was made without rancour or acrimony.
But there was much more than football on the minds of Gundagai people…. Continue reading