Harry Forbes

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Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Nickname(s)
Akka

Biography

'Akka' Forbes spent his lifetime serving the Norths club - as a player in the 1930s and then as club secretary up until his retirement in 1980. The local junior was graded from the club's successful President's Cup team in 1933; small for a forward, he was voted the premiership's most popular player in 1939. Forbes retired after leading Norths reserves to the premiership in 1940, coaching the reserves to further success in 1942, and then first grade in 1946. He later commenced a thirty-year career as secretary of the club. While the rewards may have been few during his tenure, Forbes continued to be part of the solid core of Norths supporters who waited faithfully for another premiership success. Sadly, he was not to see it happen. Forbes passed away in April 1995, aged 83.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
North Sydney NSWRFL 1934 2 - -   - - 0 1 1 0.00% Match list
North Sydney NSWRFL 1935 8 3 -   - 9 5 2 1 62.50% Match list
North Sydney NSWRFL 1936 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
North Sydney NSWRFL 1937 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% Match list
North Sydney NSWRFL 1939 2 - -   - - 0 2 0 0.00% Match list
Overall 1934-1939 14 3 0   0 9 6 6 2 42.86% Match list

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
North Sydney 1934-37, 1939 14 3 -   - 9 6 6 2 42.86% Match list
Overall 1934-1939 14 3 0   0 9 6 6 2 42.86% Match list

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