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Title: 1990 grand final rewind: Canberra's 'forgotten' win over Penrith
Post by: Raidercast on December 14, 2020, 09:21:54 AM
In the latest instalment in a series of fresh looks back at the grand finals of yesteryear, revisits the 1990 decider between the upstart Penrith Panthers and the Canberra Raiders defending their title. has gone into the vault to find footage of the grand finals from the pre-NRL era dating back to 1966 and will be showcasing these games, including a full replay, a mini version, match highlights and great moments from these memorable encounters.

In many ways, the 1990 grand final is the "forgotten" premiership triumph of the three that Canberra won over their six-year golden era.

The Raiders' extra-time classic the previous year is regarded as one of the greatest matches in rugby league history while their 1994 triumph will forever be remembered as a fitting farewell for club stalwart Mal Meninga, with the future Immortal scoring a try in the emphatic win over Canterbury.