Yabba      

Full name Stephen Harold Gascoigne

Born March 19, 1878, Redfern, Sydney

Died January 8, 1942, Lidcombe, Sydney (aged 63 years 295 days)

Stephen Harold Gascoigne
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Nicknamed Yabba as a child because he was a "bit of a talker", he found fame as one of the game's most original barrackers. Tall and well built, he was a rabbit seller who the Sydney Morning Herald wrote "could be seen with his little pony and two-wheeled cart, driving round Balmain and the neighbouring suburbs, loudly calling out, 'Rabbo, wild rabbo !' in a voice that could be heard a mile away!"

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Mar 13, 2020

The sculpture of Yabba by itself as play goes on, Australia v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Sydney, March 13, 2020

The sculpture of Yabba by itself as play goes on

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Jan 5, 2016

The Yabba statue finds shelter, Australia v West Indies, 3rd Test, Sydney, 3rd day, January 5, 2016

The Yabba statue finds shelter

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Sep 5, 2015

Stephen Harold Gascoigne, aka Yabba, the legendary barracker, Sydney, July 28, 2009

Stephen Harold Gascoigne, aka Yabba, the legendary barracker

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