Tag Archives: Pat Meehan

Sports Front

The Sydney Morning Herald – July 25, 1951
By Hugh Dash

At a recent Sydney Stadium wrestle I made a sneak survey among 20 ringside regulars, men and women.

Two were convinced they were seeing a genuine life-and-death struggle between the bone-and-muscle men. Continue reading

Bill Hanson Pins Bill Longson

Sacramento Union – January 12, 1937

Bill Hanson proved the winner when the Coast champion scored two successive falls with leglocks in his feud with Bill Longson after losing the first, to win the main event wrestling match last night in Memorial Auditorium. Longson scored the first fall in 20 minutes, 19 seconds after roughing Hanson all the way with plenty of “dirty” tactics. Continue reading

In the Ring

The Canberra Times – April 5, 1948

George Sands, 10/5, outpointed Sel Hamilton, 10/7, in a 12 rounds contest at Newcastle Stadium last night.

SYDNEY, Sunday.
Pat Meehan and Al Costello drew in a wrestling match at the Leichardt Stadium last night.


The Sydney Morning Herald – February 9, 1952

Pat Meehan’s opponent in to-night’s main wrestling fixture at Leichhardt Stadium will be determined by a toss of a coin.  The two wrestlers concerned in the dispute are Al Costello and Ken Kenneth who both enter the ring ready to wrestle, but the one losing the toss will retire.

Mat Ranks In New Mixup; Dean Wins

Los Angeles Herald-Express – July 8, 1937
By E.W. Krauch

Olympic Auditorium wrestling is in another giant mixup this fair summer day.

In fact, the “Grunt and Groan” boys, the fans and even the officials of the California Athletic Commission, are more scrambled over ideas after what happened during last night’s main event between Man Mountain Dean and Sandor Szabo than a couple of eggs in an omelette. Continue reading