Dick Dunn

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Full Name
Richard Alfred Dunn
Born
Tuesday, 10th August, 1920
Died
Tuesday, 11th July, 2006 (Aged 85 years and 335 days)
Place Of Birth
Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia

Biography

Local centre played in Easts' final win over C’bury in 1940 but it was his phenomenal performance in the 1945 final that he is best remembered. Playing lock, Dick Dunn scored 19 of his side's 22 points (3t, 5g) in a brilliant effort to defeat defending premiers Balmain. Dunn was also coach of Easts in 1960 (grand finalists) and 1962-63. He was later a vice-president of the NSWRL, a chairman of the judiciary and co-manager of Australia's tour of NZ in 1971. A Life Member of the ARL, Dunn was awarded the OAM in 1986. He passed away in 2006.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Combined City 1940 1 1 3   - 9 1 0 0 100.00% List
Sydney Seconds 1941 1 - 2   - 4 1 0 0 100.00% List
NSW City Seconds 1941, 1946 2 2 9   - 24 2 0 0 100.00% List
Army Firsts 1944 1 - 3   - 6 0 1 0 0.00% List
Fighting Services I 1945 1 1 3   - 9 1 0 0 100.00% List
Sydney Firsts 1945 1 - 4   - 8 0 1 0 0.00% List
Possibles (AU) 1946 1 1 6   - 15 1 0 0 100.00% List
Overall 1940-1946 8 5 30   0 75 6 2 0 75.00% List


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1938 13 2 1   - 8 6 5 2 46.15% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1939 10 - 2   - 4 5 5 0 50.00% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1940 16 6 3   - 24 11 4 1 68.75% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1941 16 3 1   - 11 10 6 0 62.50% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1942 14 3 30   - 69 8 6 0 57.14% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1943 11 1 3   - 9 4 7 0 36.36% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1944 11 1 13   - 29 4 7 0 36.36% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1945 16 12 57   - 150 13 3 0 81.25% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1946 13 1 37   - 77 7 6 0 53.85% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1947 14 2 10   - 26 4 10 0 28.57% List
Overall 1937-1947 134 31 157   0 407 72 59 3 53.73% List

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs 1937-47 ? 31 157   - 407 ? ? ? ?  
Eastern Suburbs 1938-47 134 31 157   - 407 72 59 3 53.73% List
Overall 1937-1947 ? 31 157   0 407 ? ? ? ?  

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs 1938, 1940-42, 1945 10 7 13   - 47 7 3 0 70.00% List
Overall 1938-1945 10 7 13   0 47 7 3 0 70.00% List

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs 1937-47 ? 33 190   - 479 ? ? ? ?  
Eastern Suburbs 1938-1947 138 32 189   - 474 75 60 3 54.35% List
Overall 1937-1947 ? 33 190   0 479 ? ? ? ?  

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