Phil Regan

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Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Nickname(s)
Wongo

Biography

One of the first city-bred rugby league players to go to a NSW country area and develop the code, 'Wongo' Regan spent time with Cootamundra and helped the game flourish in the Riverina area.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Metropolis 1919 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
AIF 1919 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
Southern Division 1924-25 4 1 -   - 3 2 2 0 50.00% Match list
Cootamundra 1924 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% Match list
Overall 1919-1925 7 1 0   0 3 4 3 0 57.14% Match list


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Glebe NSWRFL 1911 5 - -   - - 3 2 0 60.00% Match list
Glebe NSWRFL 1912 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
Glebe NSWRFL 1913 10 2 -   - 6 5 5 0 50.00% Match list
Glebe NSWRFL 1914 7 - -   - - 3 3 1 42.86% Match list
Glebe NSWRFL 1915 14 2 1   - 8 12 2 0 85.71% Match list
Glebe NSWRFL 1917 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% Match list
Glebe NSWRFL 1919 8 1 -   - 3 6 2 0 75.00% Match list
Glebe NSWRFL 1920 2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% Match list
Glebe NSWRFL 1922 11 2 -   - 6 8 3 0 72.73% Match list
Overall 1911-1922 59 7 1   0 23 39 19 1 66.10% Match list

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Glebe 1911-15, 1917, 1919-20, 1922 59 7 1   - 23 39 19 1 66.10% Match list
Overall 1911-1922 59 7 1   0 23 39 19 1 66.10% Match list

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Glebe 1911 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% Match list
Overall 1911 1 0 0   0 0 1 0 0.00% Match list

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Glebe 1911-15, 1917, 1919-22, 1924 86 13 3   - 45 54 31 1 62.79% Match list
Overall 1911-1924 86 13 3   0 45 54 31 1 62.79% Match list

Your Say

phil grohala says: just some further info; Phil Regan was actually selected to play in the Australian Team only to have the selection withdrawn on the basis of a rule at the time... Phil Regan had a criminal record - being Truancy (absent from school when he was 11yo) He went on to play in the NSWCRL for Cootamundra 1922-1927 and won the Mayers Cup as a player and a coach... Phil Regan was the first paid rugby league Coach in NSWRL history (14/06/2016)

Anonymous says: Just an extra note: while it is very hard to determine (quite deliberate in fact) Phil Regan is believed to have been the first paid coach in the history of the game.
After his return from WWI he was enticed back onto the playing field for Glebe, despite still recovering from horrid battle wounds. He was a player & coach and as such received two payments hidden under differing names from 1917-1921 before being employed as a "kept" player/coach of Cootamundra (Div 9) through till 1927 (16/06/2016)

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Last modified: Thu, 28 May 2020 04:55:25 +0000 (Sydney time)