Did you know? John Howard chose to stay in Ganmain for a couple of days after filming to await the rest of the cast and crew. He held court Ganmain Hotel all weekend and was the toast of the town. Read More
John Howard chose to stay in Ganmain for a couple of days after filming to await the rest of the cast and crew. He held court Ganmain Hotel all weekend and was the toast of the town.
The rustic and brilliantly named ‘Downside Hall’ was one of the key locations in "The Merger".
Director Mark Grentell’s former classroom at Uranquinty Primary School was the location of the very first scenes shot in the film.
The owners of the Black Swan Hotel in North Wagga were initially not willing for improving the interior by painting the walls of the bar as they feared that the locals might be put off by any attempt to update their rustic reputation.
Josh McConville’s character Snapper was supposed to be the worst player in the team but in actual, he was one of the best players in the cast.
Nick Cody played Goober the captain of the team thus resurrecting his career as a 5 time Premiership Captain with the Werribee Tigers.
Apart from many other local businesses who sponsored the film, ViewCo Glass was the first to get on board who is the Rooster’s jersey sponsor and is owned by Mark Grentell’s father in law, Ian Knight.
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