NRL - Essentials: North Sydney Bears
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Step back into the annals of Rugby League history and experience some of the greatest ever games from the North Sydney Bears. A foundation club, the Bears captured two premierships and two Minor Premierships in the Clubs 91 year history. Sit back and enjoy five classic Bears games from the Rugby League archives, each presented in their entire original broadcast format – a must-have for the true Bears fan.
1991, SEMI FINAL | BEARS 28 – 16 EAGLES
Having not tasted victory in the Semi-finals since 1952 the Bears met their hated rival the Sea Eagles and blew them off the park, running in four tries and Daryl Halligan kicking six goals to book their place in the next round.
1994 SEMI FINAL | BEARS 15 – 14 BRONCOS
In a tightly contested Semi Final against the defending Premiers, it was a brilliant performance from Greg Florimo that gave the Bears the early lead, the Broncos managed to draw level late in the second half and with minutes remaining on the clock Jason Taylor stepped up to the mark to slot a clutch field goal, sealing a memorable victory.
1997, ROUND 14 | BEARS 41 – 8 SEA EAGLES
The Bears, Manly rivalry is one of the most heated in the NRL, so when they met at North Sydney Oval no one could have expected a drubbing was in the making, running in seven tries to two the Bears recorded their biggest ever win over the Sea Eagles.
1997, SEMI FINAL | BEARS 24 – 14 EELS
After a torrid season the Bears head into September for what will prove to be the last time, facing an old rival, the Bears show their class, scoring four tries to three and Jason Taylor maintaining a clean kicking sheet.
1999, ROUND 26 | BEARS 28 – 18 COWBOYS
In a fairy-tale finish to the Bears’ history, after almost 91 years in the competition they would face the Cowboys in the last round of the competition, scoring five tries to three the Bears ensured their last game in the top grade would be a memorable one.
|Audio||English (Dolby Digital 2.0)|
|Consumer Advice||Exempt from classification|
|Primary Format - Movies/TV||DVD|