Bruce Ryan

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Career Stats & Summary

Biography

Champion GPS sprinter used his speed to great effect on the wing for Newtown in the 1940s. Ryan, who spent a short time with Toowoomba before the outbreak of World War II, played in Newtown's thrashing of Norths in the 1943 grand final. He spent the 1947-48 season playing for Leeds in England and was later a first grade coach at Norths (1956). Ryan was the arbiter of the Australian selection panel in the early 1970s.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

All statistics shown in this section are based only on data available in the RLP database, and are not necessarily a complete and/or 100% accurate representation of a player's career. This information should be used as a guide only. If you see a question mark (?), it denotes that the figure is not available.

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Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Newtown NSWRFL 1941 ? 10 -   - 30  
Newtown NSWRFL 1943 ? 9 -   - 27  
Newtown NSWRFL 1944 ? - -   - -  
Newtown NSWRFL 1945 ? - -   - -  
Newtown NSWRFL 1946 ? 8 -   - 24  
Newtown NSWRFL 1947 ? - 1   - 2  
Overall 1941-1947 ? 27 1   0 83 ? ? ? ?  

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Newtown 1941, 1943-47 ? 27 1   - 83 ? ? ? ?  
Overall 1941-1947 ? 27 1   0 83 ? ? ? ?  

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Newtown 1941, 1943-47 ? 27 1   - 83 ? ? ? ?  
Newtown 1943 1 1 -   - 3 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
Overall 1941-1947 ? 27 1   0 83 ? ? ? ?  

Your Say

Raymond Fletcher says: Ryan played for Hull from 1947 to 1950. Scored 60 tries in 84 matches. Transferred to Leeds in 1950 for a then record £4,750 and scored 42 tries in 57 matches over two seasons. (06/01/2012)

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Last modified: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:57:09 +0000 (Sydney time)