"Everyone liked Radar".
Tributes have flowed for long-serving Cargo and Woodbridge Cup figure Vic 'Radar' Fisher after the 70-year-old died last week.
The much-loved club publicity officer was part of the furniture at Cargo Oval and Woodbridge Cup president Andrew Pull said the Sydney Roosters tragic would be sorely missed by the rugby league community in the Western Rams region.
"I was at his funeral (on Thursday) and it was really well attended," Pull said.
"Cargo came into the Woodbridge Cup in 2000 and in 2001 Vic took on the role as publicity officer for us.
"He'd go to the footy, often both days, and then drop down a story to the Central Western Daily, and they were good reads.
"He loved Cargo and you could see that in his stories - in some more than others - but he did a great job for us for a long time.
"He was well known right across the group, everyone liked Radar."
He loved Cargo and you could see that in his stories - in some more than others.- Cup president Andrew Pull on the late Vic Fisher
In a tribute penned on the Cargo Blue Heelers facebook page, the club acknowledges "some of Radar's achievements and highlight the legend of the man who will be sorely missed by all".
Born in January, 1951, Fisher was a loyal player, committee member and supporter of the Cargo rugby league club.
He played for Cargo juniors in the 1960s and by the early 1970s was part of the club's reserve grade side.
He often played on the wing or at hooker but, as do all good clubmen, was happy playing any position on the park.
Fisher relished any opportunity he had to take the field in first grade for Cargo, often playing with a throng of his brothers - namely Tot, Wick, Soot, Rex and Sambo - and a stack of cousins.
When Cargo went into a recess, he played with Canowindra and then Manildra but worked hard behind the scenes to bring the Blue Heelers back to life and after a decade was successful in doing so in 1986, pulling back on the boots that season.
He later coached the Heelers' reserve grade in 1987 before taking up the pen and paper and sitting on the sideline as the club's publicity officer - a role everyone now involved with the Woodbridge Cup would best know Fisher for.
"Radar not only held down committee appointments in several areas over time, including secretary, he took detailed notes of every game he attended," the tribute read.
"These notebooks would make a good story in themselves and the memories priceless to all those who played for Cargo over the years to be able to look back at them. Details would include team lists, penalty count, players' player, three-two-one points, dismissals, and a short description of the game."
While on the field, Fisher is remembered as a tough competitor who never backed down.
"He was a tough competitor and there is a story that once during a first-grade match against Manildra he instigated one of the fiercest all-in brawls ever seen in the region," it said.
'Radar' was also well known in Orange, his car covered in Roosters stickers hard to miss.
The Blue Heelers host Molong Bulls on Sunday at Cargo, with the club expected to pay tribute to Fisher throughout the day.
There's three grades in action, first game starts at 11am at Cargo Oval.
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