THE HISTORY OF REPRESENTATIVE / INTERSTATE FOOTBALL
QUEENSLAND - UNIFORMS
July 25, 1947 vs New South Wales
June 21, 1947 vs New South Wales
- return to the rugby jersey design previously worn in 1929.
- return to the "Q" previously worn on the jumper front in 1930.
July/August 1947 National Carnival
May 15, 1948 vs New South Wales
July 31, 1948 vs Canberra
- new jumper issued for the National Carnival in Hobart.
- one of the most prominent and unique versions of the "Q" to be worn.
A unique version of the "Q" not worn again.
- a new version of the "Q" that was later used in 1963, 1970 and formed the basis of the QFL monogram worn 1975-79.
- return to a rugby jersey.
- white collar worn for the first time since 1947.
- first use of white cuffs on the long-sleeved Queensland jumper.
- new version of the "Q".
Return to the "Q" first worn 1950-1953.
A new version of the "Q" that was the thinnest of any to appear on the jumper front.
- sleeveless jumpers had become popular at club level during the 1960s, this Queensland State jumper joined the trend.
- larger version of the 1950 "Q" but with the end of the stem flicking-upwards.
- shorts changed to the tighter-fitting style popular throughout the 1970s-1980s.
- new sock design featuring a thin white band top and bottom.
Sole difference from the 1970 uniform was the removal of the "Q" from the jumper front.
Written and researched by David Eastman
Artwork by Rob Meredith
First published 26/3/2017
Last updated 17/11/2018