SAINTS Chairman Eamonn McManus recently flew to Brisbane to watch the second SoO match as a special guest of Queensland coach and former Saints’ legend Mal Meninga.
Eamonn commented: “It was a wonderful experience. Mal gave me a truly great insight into SoO. I was invited to the Queensland team’s captain’s run at the Suncorp the day before the game and then was allowed into the inner sanctum of the Queensland team’s dinner and shirt presentation before a private dinner with Mal and Wally Lewis. I was also taken to the game itself on the team’s coach.
“Queensland won convincingly 26-6 and it sets up a great series decider next week.
“Mal will be over in England for the World Cup as coach of PNG, where rugby league is the national sport. I will certainly be making every effort to get him over to Langtree Park for a night with the fans – I know he will love that.”
Eamonn is pictured with friend Stan Bagshaw and Mal inside the Suncorp Stadium at the Queensland’s captain’s run.
Eamonn also met up with more recent ex-saint Chris Flannery on the Sunshine Coast where Chris now lives and works.
He is pictured with friends Stan Bagshaw and Ian Kennedy along with friend Paul Cater who is from St.Helens and now lives on the Sunshine coast.