Ivan Cleary

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
Monday, 1st March, 1971
Current Age
51 years and 339 days

Awards & Accolades

Dally M Coach Of The Year
2014, 2020

Known Family Links

Brother-in-law
Jason Death
Josh Stuart
Son
Nathan Cleary
Father-in-law
John Stuart

Biography

Manly junior had a great season at fullback while deputising for the injured Matthew Ridge in 1993. Cleary's standout performances earned him a contract with Norths but after being injured in the early part of the season, he made his comeback in the centres because of the good form of rookie Matt Seers. Cleary showed both his class and adaptability during the Bears' charge to the preliminary final in 1994 but coveted a full-back/goal-kicker’s role and announced his intention to play for Easts after the 1995 season. In 1998 he surpassed Mick Cronin’s long-standing premiership record when he scored 284pts for the season (since surpassed by the Bulldogs’ Hazem El Masri. In 1999, he suffered a dislocated hip in a pre-season trial against Norths but left the Roosters at the end of the year to link with the Warriors. Cleary retired at the end of 2002 following the Warriors’ grand final loss (a season in which Cleary scored a club record 242pts) to take on an assistant coach’s role with Roosters. Cleary returned to the Warriors as an assistant coach to Tony Camp the following year and took over as Warriors coach in 2006 – the year the club was docked four competition points for salary cap breaches before the season even started.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

All statistics shown in this section are based only on data available in the RLP database, and are not necessarily a complete and/or 100% accurate representation of a player's career. This information should be used as a guide only. If you see a question mark (?), it denotes that the figure is not available.

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Competitions

Competition   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NRL 186 64 553   1 1363 111 69 6 59.68% List
NRL Finals 19 5 45   - 110 7 12 0 36.84% List


Club Career

NRL/NSWRL - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Manly NSWRL 1992 2 - 3 / 4 75.00% - 6 0 1 1 0.00% List
Manly NSWRL 1993 13 8 47 / 67 70.15% - 126 11 2 0 84.62% List
North Sydney NSWRL 1994 15 8 4 / 5 80.00% - 40 11 4 0 73.33% List
North Sydney ARL 1995 22 7 1 / 1 100.00% - 30 10 10 2 45.45% List
Sydney City ARL 1996 22 4 83 / 113 73.45% - 182 14 7 1 63.64% List
Sydney City ARL 1997 23 8 81 / 114 71.05% - 194 13 9 1 56.52% List
Sydney City NRL 1998 27 13 116 / 145 80.00% - 284 18 9 0 66.67% List
Sydney City NRL 1999 9 4 23 / 33 69.70% - 62 4 5 0 44.44% List
Auckland NRL 2000 5 1 10 / 12 83.33% - 24 1 3 1 20.00% List
New Zealand NRL 2001 22 3 80 / 101 79.21% 1 173 10 12 0 45.45% List
Warriors NRL 2002 26 8 105 / 126 83.33% - 242 19 7 0 73.08% List
Overall 1992-2002 186 64 553 / 721 76.70% 1 1,363 111 69 6 59.68% List

NRL/NSWRL - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Manly 1992-93 15 8 50 / 71 70.42% - 132 11 3 1 73.33% List
North Sydney 1994-95 37 15 5 / 6 83.33% - 70 21 14 2 56.76% List
North Sydney 1995 ? 15 5 / 6 83.33% - 70 ? ? ? ?  
Sydney City 1996-99 81 29 303 / 405 74.81% - 722 49 30 2 60.49% List
Auckland 2000-02 53 12 195 / 239 81.59% 1 439 30 22 1 56.60% List
Warriors 2002 ? 12 195 / 239 81.59% 1 439 ? ? ? ?  
Overall 1992-2002 ? 64 553 / 721 76.70% 1 1,363 ? ? ? ?  

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Anonymous says: Ivan should have played rep football (09/03/2017)

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