Kevin Junee

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Career Stats & Summary

Awards & Accolades

Rothmans Medal
1970

Biography

Easts halfback, possessing great anticipation and speed, first represented NSW in 1965. Easts did not win a match the following year but in 1967 Junee played in two interstate matches and toured with the 1967-68 Kangaroos. He played in 10 matches on tour but his final rep match came the following year when he was a late call-up to the NSW team. Junee won the Rothmans Medal for best and fairest player in 1970 and later played in Easts' 1972 grand final loss to Manly. In 1974 he shifted to the Sea Eagles and was the season's leading try-scorer that year with 20 tries. Junee returned to Easts in 1976 before taking up coaching duties in the I’warra competition.

- 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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Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NSW Firsts 1965-68 6 3 -   - 9 5 0 1 83.33% Match list
Overall 1965-1968 6 3 0   0 9 5 0 1 83.33% Match list


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1964 ? 4 -   - 12  
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1965 ? 3 -   - 9  
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1966 ? 9 -   - 27  
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1967 ? 7 -   - 21  
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1968 ? 8 -   1 26  
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1969 ? 7 -   - 21  
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1970 ? 13 -   - 39  
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1971 ? 7 -   - 21  
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1972 ? 2 -   - 6  
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1973 ? 9 -   - 27  
Manly Warringah NSWRFL 1974 ? 23 -   - 69  
Manly Warringah NSWRFL 1975 ? 6 -   - 18  
Overall 1964-1975 ? 98 0   1 296 ? ? ? ?  

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs 1964-73 ? 69 -   1 209 ? ? ? ?  
Manly Warringah 1974-75 ? 29 -   - 87 ? ? ? ?  
Overall 1964-1975 ? 98 0   1 296 ? ? ? ?  

Your Say

roy horrigan says: in an era when half backs had to be quick and nippy
kevin junee was the fastest player over 20mtrs that
played the game. scored many tries darting from the scrum base close to the line. played second
fiddle to billy smith for much of his career. great
player. (29/08/2011)

Anonymous says: kevin son played a few seasons before leaving is name was darren (04/04/2012)

Polymath says: In East Subs' annus horribilus (1966), when the dismal Roosters lost every game, Junee stood out like a singular beacon in the gloom. I still remember a shuddering tackle he put on Brian James after the Souths winger had cut a swathe
through a feeble Easts defence. (07/05/2012)

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