Ian Schubert

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
Wednesday, 22nd August, 1956
Current Age
65 years and 154 days
Place Of Birth
Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia

Awards & Accolades

Clive Churchill Medal
1975

Biography

A member of the unbeaten Australian Schoolboy tour of England in 1972, Ian Schubert was the teenage fullback sensation of Easts’ 1975 premiership-winning team. Originally from Comboyne near Wauchope, Schubert was recommended to coach Jack Gibson by former Test prop John Wittenberg, the two men owning properties in the Wauchope area. Schubert posted a remarkable debut season with Easts in 1975 - especially after Russell Fairfax had the misfortune to break his leg in an Amco Cup match and Schubert switched from wing to fullback with devastating results. The long-striding teenager was unstoppable in the club’s grand final thrashing of St George and was selected in Australia's World Series team. Although he went on to make two Kangaroo Tours (1978 and 1982) he was fated never to play in a Test match during his seven-year international career. Moving to Wests in 1981, Schubert’s initial stint with the Magpies was uninspiring (although he did win the reserve grade premiership with the club in 1981). Schubert returned to Easts in 1982 and his good club form after moving into the forwards resulted in his shock inclusion on the 1982 Kangaroo Tour. Schubert played in 12 minor tour matches in England and France but could not break into the Test team on the historic, unbeaten tour. Linking with Manly on his return to Australia, he was a lock in the Sea Eagles’ grand final loss to P’matta in 1983. After two seasons with Manly, Schubert returned to the Magpies (playing for English club Leigh in 1986-87) and gave great service to the club until his retirement in 1989. Joining the Bulldogs as a lower grade coach, he stood down from that position in early 1993 and moved into marketing with Easts where he spent a short time as acting Chief Executive in 1994. Schubert later worked within the NRL as a salary cap auditor.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1975, 1978, 1982 7 7 -   - 21 6 1 0 85.71% List
Overall 1975-1982 7 7 0   0 21 6 1 0 85.71% List

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1975 4 7 -   - 21 3 1 0 75.00% List
Overall 1975 4 7 0   0 21 3 1 0 75.00% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NSW City Firsts 1975 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
NSW Firsts 1978 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Overall 1975-1978 2 0 0   0 - 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 %  
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1975 25 12 -   - 36 22 3 0 88.00% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1976 21 9 -   - 27 12 9 0 57.14% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1977 21 7 -   - 21 12 8 1 57.14% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1978 22 6 -   - 18 13 9 0 59.09% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1979 14 1 -   - 3 5 9 0 35.71% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1980 19 3 -   - 9 11 6 2 57.89% List
Western Suburbs NSWRFL 1981 19 8 -   - 24 9 9 1 47.37% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1982 27 9 3   - 33 16 9 2 59.26% List
Manly NSWRFL 1983 21 3 -   - 12 17 4 0 80.95% List
Manly NSWRL 1984 8 - -   - - 3 5 0 37.50% List
Western Suburbs NSWRL 1985 6 - -   - - 1 5 0 16.67% List
Western Suburbs NSWRL 1986 24 3 52 / 78 66.67% - 116 8 15 1 33.33% List
Western Suburbs NSWRL 1987 23 1 45 / 71 63.38% - 94 5 16 2 21.74% List
Western Suburbs NSWRL 1988 16 1 26 / 43 60.47% 1 57 3 12 1 18.75% List
Western Suburbs NSWRL 1989 4 - -   - - 0 4 0 0.00% List
Overall 1975-1989 270 63 126   1 450 137 123 10 50.74% List

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs 1975-80, 1982 149 47 3   - 147 91 53 5 61.07% List
Western Suburbs 1981, 1985-89 92 13 123   1 291 26 61 5 28.26% List
Manly 1983-84 29 3 -   - 12 20 9 0 68.97% List
Overall 1975-1989 270 63 126   1 450 137 123 10 50.74% List

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs 1975-77, 1982 10 2 -   - 6 5 5 0 50.00% List
Manly 1983-84 3 - -   - - 1 2 0 33.33% List
Overall 1975-1984 13 2 0   0 6 6 7 0 46.15% List

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs 1975-80, 1982 150 48 3   - 150 92 53 5 61.33% List
Western Suburbs 1981, 1985-89 92 13 123   1 291 26 61 5 28.26% List
Manly 1983-84 29 3 -   - 12 20 9 0 68.97% List
Overall 1975-1989 271 64 126   1 453 138 123 10 50.92% List

English League Career - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Leigh Championship 1986/87 21 3 3   - 18 8 12 1 38.10% List
Overall 1986-1987 21 3 3   0 18 8 12 1 38.10% List

English League Career - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Leigh 1986 21 3 3   - 18 8 12 1 38.10% List
Overall 1986-1987 21 3 3   0 18 8 12 1 38.10% List

Your Say

Paul Carter says: In 1981 Schubert Won the Sun Alliance Insurance Rugby League Squash Cup.It was shown during TCN Channel 9s World Of Sport.He beat St Georges Michael Sorridimi 18-16 in the Final.Also in 1983 he was the Superstar Player of the KB Cup. (17/03/2012)

Neil says: Watched him in England for Leigh,great service as well. (02/03/2017)

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