Bernie Drew

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
1927
Died
Wednesday, 18th August, 2010

Biography

Newtown junior and a solid back row forward with the club in the late 1940s moved to Bundaberg (Brothers) in 1951. After representing Queensland in that year Drew was selected in two Tests against France. Drew played for Ipswich the following year and captain-coached the Queensland centre in the Bulimba Cup competition in 1954. He toured NZ with the Australian team in 1953 and made his final Test appearance in Australia's 18-16 Third Test win in Auckland. After leaving Ipswich, Drew played for Lismore, Gosford and Lakes United in the Newcastle competition.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1951, 1953 3 - -   - - 2 1 0 66.67% List
Overall 1951-1953 3 0 0   0 - 2 1 0 66.67% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Possibles (AU) 1950 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
NSW City Seconds 1950 1 1 -   - 3 1 0 0 100.00% List
QLD Firsts 1951-55 18 7 -   - 21 6 11 1 33.33% List
Overall 1950-1955 20 8 0   0 24 7 12 1 35.00% List


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Newtown NSWRFL 1947 9 3 -   - 9 7 2 0 77.78% List
Newtown NSWRFL 1948 17 3 -   - 9 12 5 0 70.59% List
Newtown NSWRFL 1950 17 1 -   - 3 10 5 2 58.82% List
Overall 1947-1950 43 7 0   0 21 29 12 2 67.44% List

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Newtown 1947-48, 1950 43 7 -   - 21 29 12 2 67.44% List
Overall 1947-1950 43 7 0   0 21 29 12 2 67.44% List

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Newtown 1947-48, 1950 3 - -   - - 0 3 0 0.00% List
Overall 1947-1950 3 0 0   0 - 0 3 0 0.00% List

Your Say

graeme robertson says: Great man and father. Have known Bernie all my life . He was a man that every had the greatest respect for . A Townie ledgen . PORKY ROBBO . (22/01/2016)

Tony Price says: Bernie Drew was captain-coach of Proserpine in North Queensland during the 1949 season. (27/01/2020)

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