John Monie

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Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Full Name
John Stephen Monie
Born
Sunday, 6th October, 1946
Current Age
72 years and 42 days
Place Of Birth
Scone, New South Wales, Australia

Biography

Former Sharks pivot came to the club from Woy Woy on the Central Coast. Monie was named Cronulla's Player of the Year in 1969 but left the club to join Newcastle Wests before returning to Woy Woy as captain-coach. Monie went on to become a world-class coach after taking over from Jack Gibson at P’matta in 1984. After three seasons with the club, he broke through for a win in the 1986 grand final. Monie's remaining three seasons with the Eels saw the club in decline but he showed what he could do with a champion side as coach of Wigan in the early 1990s. English Coach of the Year in 1989-90, Wigan was virtually unbeatable under his guidance, winning the Challenge Cup/League Championship double in successive years. Wigan also defeated Penrith to claim world championship status in 1991 but was beaten by Brisbane the following year. Monie then took on the coaching role of the newly formed Auckland Warriors and was one of Super League’s star signings in early 1995. After a frustrating teething period with the club, Monie was sacked early in the 1997 season when he lost the confidence of his players and the support of the club’s administrators. His move to the London Broncos met a similar fate in August 2000.

- 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 %  
Cronulla NSWRFL 1968 ? 6 -   1 20  
Cronulla NSWRFL 1969 ? 3 -   - 9  
Cronulla NSWRFL 1970 ? 1 -   - 3  
Overall 1968-1970 ? 10 0   1 32 ? ? ? ?  

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Cronulla 1968-70 ? 10 -   1 32 ? ? ? ?  
Overall 1968-1970 ? 10 0   1 32 ? ? ? ?  

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