Harry Caples

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Full Name
Henry Joseph Caples
Born
Friday, 4th February, 1898
Died
Tuesday, 17th October, 1933 (Aged 35 years and 254 days)
Place Of Birth
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia

Biography

Former student of St Joseph's College Hunters Hill represented Combined Colleges in 1914 before being graded as a pivot with Easts. Caples played in a bygone rep fixture, 'The Best v The Next Best' in 1918 and made his state debut the following year. A member of the 1921-22 Kangaroos, he played in 24 tour matches including his Test debut against England. A strong runner with an ability to deftly kick with his left foot, he scored two tries for Easts in the 15-12 win against Souths in the 1923 final. Incredibly, Caples represented three states during his career - NSW (1919-23), Victoria (1924 versus the visiting England team) and Queensland (1925-27).

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   App T G   FG Pts W L D Win %  
NRL 106 28 -   - 84 66 34 6 62.26% List
City Cup 28 9 -   - 27 21 7 0 75.00% List
Interstate Matches 13 4 3   - 18 7 6 0 53.85% List
Tour Matches Sydney Firsts 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Tour Matches New South Wales Firsts 6 4 -   - 12 6 0 0 100.00% List
Tour Matches Australia 24 7 -   - 21 19 5 0 79.17% List
Test Series 2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List
The Ashes 2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List
NRL Finals 1 2 -   - 6 1 0 0 100.00% List
Tour Matches Victoria 1 1 -   - 3 0 1 0 0.00% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1921-22 3 - -   - - 1 2 0 33.33% List
Overall 1921-1922 3 0 0   0 - 1 2 0 33.33% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NSW Firsts 1919-23 13 5 -   - 15 11 2 0 84.62% List
Sydney Firsts 1920 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Metropolis 1923 1 1 -   - 3 0 1 0 0.00% List
Ipswich 1924-27 14 3 -   - 9 5 7 2 35.71% List
Victoria 1924 1 1 -   - 3 0 1 0 0.00% List
QLD Firsts 1925-27 12 3 3   - 15 7 4 1 58.33% List
Overall 1919-1927 42 13 3   0 45 23 16 3 54.76% List


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1916 13 3 -   - 9 7 5 1 53.85% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1917 14 5 -   - 15 7 7 0 50.00% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1918 14 3 -   - 9 8 6 0 57.14% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1919 13 2 -   - 6 8 3 2 61.54% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1920 14 4 -   - 12 8 6 0 57.14% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1921 8 2 -   - 6 6 1 1 75.00% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1922 10 1 -   - 3 7 2 1 70.00% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1923 17 8 -   - 24 14 3 0 82.35% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1929 3 - -   - - 1 1 1 33.33% List
Overall 1916-1929 106 28 0   0 84 66 34 6 62.26% List

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs 1916-23, 1929 106 28 -   - 84 66 34 6 62.26% List
Ipswich 1925-27 ? - -   - - ? ? ? ?  
Overall 1916-1929 ? 28 0   0 84 ? ? ? ?  

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs 1916-1923 1 2 -   - 6 1 0 0 100.00% List
Overall 1923 1 2 0   0 6 1 0 0 100.00% List

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs 1916-23, 1929 120 32 -   - 96 75 39 6 62.50% List
Ipswich 1925-27 ? - -   - - ? ? ? ?  
Overall 1916-1929 ? 32 0   0 96 ? ? ? ?  

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