Herb Gilbert

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Playing Career

Vital Statistics

Full Name
Herbert Michael Gilbert Jnr
Born
Sunday, 13th May, 1917
Died
Monday, 31st October, 1983 (Aged 66 years and 171 days)
Place Of Birth
Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia

Honours & Awards

Based only on data available in the RLP database. This information should be used as a guide only.

Interstate Series
1941, 1946
NSWRFL Premiership (NRL)
1941, 1946, 1947

Known Family Links

Uncle
Mick Frawley
Father
Herb Gilbert
Brother
Jack Gilbert
Bob Gilbert

Biography

St George hooker, the son of Australian Test captain Herb Gilbert, represented NSW in 1939-41. In 1941 Gilbert was a member of the St George team that captured the club’s first premiership title but the advent of World War II affected his rep career. In 1946 he returned to the State team and played against England in the first post-war Lions tour.
- ALAN WHITICKER

Playing Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   Comp Wins App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Interstate Series 2 5 1 -   - 3 2 3 0 40.00% List
City vs Country Firsts - 2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List
NSWRFL Premiership (NRL) 3 134 12 4   - 44 80 49 5 59.70% List
NSWRFL Finals - 15 - -   - - 11 4 0 73.33% List
City Cup - 3 1 -   - 3 2 1 0 66.67% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NSW City Seconds 1939, 1941, 1946   3 - -   - - 3 0 0 100.00% List
NSW Firsts 1939-41, 1946   7 3 -   - 9 4 3 0 57.14% List
Thompson's Team 1940   1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Army Firsts 1942   1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Fighting Services I 1942   1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
NSW City Firsts 1942-43   2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List
Probables (AU) 1946   1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Overall1939-1946   16 3 0   0 9 10 6 0 62.50% List


Club Career

NSWRFL Premiership (NRL) - By Year

Team Season   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
St George NSWRFL 1938   14 - -   - - 3 10 1 21.43% List
St George NSWRFL 1939   15 1 -   - 3 10 5 0 66.67% List
St George NSWRFL 1940   13 2 -   - 6 6 5 2 46.15% List
St George NSWRFL 1941   15 4 2   - 16 10 4 1 66.67% List
St George NSWRFL 1942   17 1 -   - 3 11 6 0 64.71% List
St George NSWRFL 1943   15 4 -   - 12 8 6 1 53.33% List
Balmain NSWRFL 1946   17 - 1   - 2 12 5 0 70.59% List
Balmain NSWRFL 1947   21 - 1   - 2 15 6 0 71.43% List
Balmain NSWRFL 1948   7 - -   - - 5 2 0 71.43% List

NSWRFL Premiership (NRL) - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
St George 1938-43   89 12 2   - 40 48 36 5 53.93% List
Balmain 1946-48   45 - 2   - 4 32 13 0 71.11% List
Overall1938-1948   134 12 4   0 44 80 49 5 59.70% List

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Contributions: Rugby League Tables, Greg Fiveash, Alan Katzmann, Shawn Dollin, Andrew Ferguson, Paul Carter

Sources: 2006 Official Rugby League Annual, Newspapers