Allan Thomson passes away 26/09/2006 By Manly Sea Eagles The Sea Eagles morn the sad passing of former 1st Grade Player and Coach Allan Thomson. Thomson came to the Sea Eagles from Lakes United and played 79 games in the top grade between 1969 and 1972 scoring a total of eight tries. He represented his State on eight occasions and played in three tests for Australia. Thomson was a member of the triumphant 1972 Grand Final team, the first Manly side to win a Grand Final. After Frank Stanton resigned the coaching position at the end of 1979 Thomson took control of the Sea Eagles, winning the 1980 pre-season competition. Our condolences go to his wife Barbara and family. Allan Thomson 1943 - 2006 ------- Always sad to hear about the passing on a rugby league player. Especially a legend like AT. Condonlences to his family and RIP to the big fella.