Johnny Greaves

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Full Name
Johnny William Greaves
Born
Saturday, 8th May, 1943
Current Age
79 years and 272 days
Place Of Birth
Portland, New South Wales, Australia

Biography

St George junior left the star-studded club in the early 1960s for the chance to play first grade with C’bury. After playing for NSW in 1966, Greaves was chosen in the final two Tests against Great Britain. The following year, C’bury knocked the Dragons out of the final and after playing in the grand final loss to Souths Greaves was selected to tour with the Kangaroos. He played 14 matches on tour, including two Tests against Great Britain and another two against France, and Test partner Reg Gasnier later rated him one of the best centres with whom he had ever played. After missing the 1969 season, Greaves made a great comeback from knee injury to captain C’bury into the 1970 semi-finals. He departed the club in 1972 for the opportunity to captain-coach Campbelltown and represented Country Firsts the following year - partnering a young player named Mick Cronin in the centres.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NRL 14 51 27   - 207 7 6 1 50.00% List
NRL Finals 5 - -   - - 2 3 0 40.00% List
Interstate Matches 7 5 -   - 15 5 1 1 71.43% List
Tour Matches Australia 8 3 -   - 9 5 2 1 62.50% List
Test Series 8 3 -   - 9 5 2 1 62.50% List
The Ashes 4 - -   - - 4 0 0 100.00% List
City vs Country Firsts 2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List
World Cup 4 2 -   - 6 4 0 0 100.00% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1966-68 12 5 -   - 15 9 2 1 75.00% List

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1966-1968 4 2 -   - 6 4 0 0 100.00% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NSW Firsts 1966-68 7 5 -   - 15 5 1 1 71.43% List
NSW City Firsts 1968 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
NSW Country Firsts 1973 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Overall 1966-1973 9 5 0   0 15 6 2 1 66.67% List


Club Career

NRL/NSWRL - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
St George NSWRFL 1962 9 10 -   - 30 5 3 1 55.56% List
St George NSWRFL 1963 1 3 -   - 9 0 1 0 0.00% List
Canterbury NSWRFL 1964 ? 3 -   - 9  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1965 ? 4 -   - 12  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1966 ? 6 -   - 18  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1967 3 2 -   - 6 2 1 0 66.67% List
Canterbury NSWRFL 1968 ? 3 -   - 9  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1970 1 4 -   - 12 0 1 0 0.00% List
Canterbury NSWRFL 1971 ? 3 -   - 9  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1972 ? 13 27   - 93  
Overall 1962-1970 ? 51 27   0 207 ? ? ? ?  

NRL/NSWRL - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
St George 1962-63 10 13 -   - 39 5 4 1 50.00% List
Canterbury 1967, 1970 4 7 -   - 21 2 2 0 50.00% List
Overall 1962-1970 ? 51 27   0 207 ? ? ? ?  

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