Ron Raper

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Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
Thursday, 22nd November, 1945
Current Age
71 years and 362 days

Known Family Links

Nephew
Aaron Raper
Nephew
Stuart Raper
Brother
John Raper
Brother
Maurie Raper
Brother
Gerard Raper
Brother
Peter Raper

Biography

Younger brother of John Raper had a long and successful career with C’bury before going to Queensland. Ron Raper was a clever, robust lock in his own right and played in the 1967 grand final against Souths, landing a mighty field goal. He later went to Queensland to play for Wests in the Brisbane competition and represented the state in two matches against NSW in 1973. Two years later, as captain-coach of Wests, Raper lifted the club from last place in 1974 to premiers

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
QLD Firsts 1973 2 - -   - - 0 2 0 0.00% Match list
Overall 1973 2 0 0   0 0 2 0 0.00% Match list


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1966 ? 2 -   - 6  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1967 ? 8 -   5 34  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1968 ? 5 5   1 27  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1969 ? 2 -   2 10  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1970 ? 5 -   2 19  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1971 ? 2 -   - 6  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1972 ? 3 33   - 75  
Overall 1966-1972 ? 27 38   10 177 ? ? ? ?  

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Canterbury 1966-72 ? 27 38   10 177 ? ? ? ?  
Overall 1966-1972 ? 27 38   10 177 ? ? ? ?  

Your Say

Anonymous says: He went to Qld to play for Redcliffe in 1973 and 1974 and was then signed by Wests as captain coach in 75. Played 3 games for Wests but was injured. Coached Wests to 75 and 76 BRL premierships. (14/02/2012)

Anonymous says: Canterbury player of the year 1967 (14/02/2012)

Polyanna says: A good player in his own right ... unfortunate (as was Maurie, Peter & Gerard) to be forever cast in the shadow of their immortal older brother. (08/05/2012)

Anonymous says: Also played for Ryde-Eastwood. (29/06/2017)

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Last modified: Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:54:36 +1100 (Sydney time)