John Elford

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Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
1946
Place Of Birth
Casino, New South Wales, Australia

Biography

Casino product, and a beach sprint champion, came to Wests as a winger in 1966 but shifted to the forwards with great success. John Elford's promising career was constantly interrupted by a spate of broken arm injuries. A great defender and confident ball-player, Elford played for NSW in 1972 before giving a mature display in Australia's Test series win against the Kiwis. After scoring two tries in the 31-7 Second Test thrashing of NZ in Brisbane he was a member of Australia's World Cup squad at the end of that year but broke his arm in a qualifying match in France. Elford missed the entire 1973 season and further injuries eventually resulted in his retirement in 1978.

- 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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International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1972 4 2 -   - 6 3 1 0 75.00% Match list
Overall 1972 4 2 0   0 6 3 1 0 75.00% Match list

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1972 2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% Match list
Overall 1972 2 0 0   0 1 1 0 50.00% Match list


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NSW Firsts 1972 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
Overall 1972 1 0 0   0 1 0 0 100.00% Match list


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1966 ? 1 -   - 3  
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1967 ? 2 -   - 6  
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1968 ? 5 -   - 15  
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1970 ? 2 -   - 6  
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1971 ? - -   - -  
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1972 ? 3 -   - 9  
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1974 ? 1 -   - 3  
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1975 ? - -   - -  
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1976 ? - -   - -  
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1978 ? - -   - -  
Overall 1966-1978 ? 14 0   0 42 ? ? ? ?  

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Western Suburbs 1966-68, 1970-72, 1974-76, 1978 ? 14 -   - 42 ? ? ? ?  
Overall 1966-1978 ? 14 0   0 42 ? ? ? ?  

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Western Suburbs 1966-68, 1970-72, 1974-76, 1978 ? 14 -   - 42 ? ? ? ?  
Western Suburbs 1974 3 - -   - - 2 1 0 66.67% Match list
Overall 1966-1978 ? 14 0   0 42 ? ? ? ?  

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Last modified: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:01:08 +1000 (Sydney time)