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Manly Sea Eagles legend Fred Jones dies at the age of 79 – Wide World of Sports

‘Always be our first premiership-winning captain’



The Manly Sea Eagles’ first premiership-winning captain, Fred Jones, has died at the age of 79.
Jones was the 140th player to represent Manly in first grade and skippered the club to NSWRL premierships in 1972 and 1973.
The Sydney-born rugby league great compiled 241 games for the Sea Eagles from 1961-1963 and 1965-1975, making the legendary hooker Manly’s sixth-most-capped clubman in history.
Jones also made three appearances for Australia in the 1968 World Cup.
Manly Sea Eagles great Fred Jones…

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