1956 Herder playoffs
For the 1955-56 season the Corner Brook team were officially named the 'Royals' and the Grand Falls All-Stars changed their name to the 'Andcos'
Eastern quarter-finals: Buchans Miners vs. Grand Falls Andcos (best-of-three at Grand Falls Stadium)
Game 1: Monday February 20, 1956
Game 2: Tuesday February 21, 1956
Grand Falls defeated Buchans 2-games-to-0. The Miners then played St. Bon's (the St. John's Senior A entry) in the Herder semi-finals.
Herder semi-finals: Buchans Miners vs. St. Bon's (best-of-three at Memorial Stadium in St. John's)
Game 1: Thursday March 1, 1956
Game 2: Friday March 2, 1956
Game 3: Saturday March 3, 1956
Buchans defeated St. Bon's 2-games-to-1 and advanced to Herder final.
Herder Finals: Buchans Miners vs. Grand Falls Andcos (Best-of-five at Grand Falls Stadium)
Game 1: Monday March 12 - Buchans 10 Grand Falls 4
Game 2: Tuesday March 13 - Buchans 8 Grand Falls 3
Game 3: Thursday March 15 - Buchans 10 Grand Falls 0
Grand Falls defeated Buchans in 3 straight game to win the Herder Memorial Trophy.
First row: ?, Wats Goobie, Harv Howse, Jim Temple, Alex Faulkner.
Second row: Jim "Corp" Janes, ?, Clobie Collins, ?, Vic Grignon, Jack McKenzie (captain), Cecil Thomas.
Third row (standing): Jim Waugh (trainer), Al Folkes, Clar Goulding, George Howse, Jim "Bucky" Hannaford, ?, ?, Fred Sanger, Wes "Bucko" Trainor (coach).
1956 Grand Falls Herder-winning Roster
Jim “Sham” McInnis, Rollie Clarke, Fred Foley, George Howse, Harvey Howse, Gerald “Markie” Andrews, Alex Faulkner, Jack MacKenzie, Clobie Collins, Jim “Bucky” Hannaford, Vic Grignon, Al Folkes, Wats Goobie, Clar Goulding, Roy Byrne and playing-coach Wes “Bucko” Trainor.