Bill Keato

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Full Name
William Keato
Born
Sunday, 3rd November, 1918
Died
Monday, 8th October, 2012 (Aged 93 years and 340 days)

Known Family Links

Brother
Alan Keato

Biography

Goal-kicking fullback went straight into first grade at Wests without playing junior league. Keato was the season's leading point-scorer in 1947 (65g - 130pts) and 1949 (1t, 80g - 163pts) and kicked six goals in the club's 21-15 loss to Souths in the 1950 grand final despite being heavily concussed. The greatest point-scorer in the history of the Wests club he retired the following year and later became treasurer of the club before rising to the position of club secretary in 1974.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NSW City Seconds 1947 1 - 5   - 10 0 1 0 0.00% List
NSW Firsts 1947 1 - 8   - 16 1 0 0 100.00% List
Overall 1947 2 0 13   0 26 1 1 0 50.00% List


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1938 2 1 -   - 3 0 2 0 0.00% List
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1939 5 - 7   - 14 0 5 0 0.00% List
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1940 13 1 20   - 43 3 10 0 23.08% List
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1941 6 - 7   - 14 1 5 0 16.67% List
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1942 7 - 16   - 32 1 6 0 14.29% List
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1944 4 - 7   - 14 1 3 0 25.00% List
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1946 14 - 42   - 84 4 9 1 28.57% List
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1947 17 - 65   - 130 10 7 0 58.82% List
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1948 14 1 48   - 99 12 2 0 85.71% List
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1949 17 1 80   - 163 11 6 0 64.71% List
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1950 20 2 87   - 180 11 7 2 55.00% List
Overall 1938-1950 119 6 379   0 776 54 62 3 45.38% List

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Western Suburbs 1938-42, 1944, 1946-50 119 6 379   - 776 54 62 3 45.38% List
Overall 1938-1950 119 6 379   0 776 54 62 3 45.38% List

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Western Suburbs 1938-1950 5 - 19   - 38 2 3 0 40.00% List
Overall 1948-1950 5 0 19   0 38 2 3 0 40.00% List

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Western Suburbs 1938-42, 1944, 1946-50 120 8 386   - 796 54 63 3 45.00% List
Overall 1938-1950 120 8 386   0 796 54 63 3 45.00% List

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