Ken Maddison

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Full Name
Kenneth Maddison
Born
1946

Awards & Accolades

Rothmans Medal
1973

Known Family Links

Brother
Keith Maddison

Biography

Powerhouse forward, formerly a centre with St George in the club's 1966 and 1971 grand final matches, Maddison starred in Cronulla's break-through season in 1973. After becoming the first forward to win the Rothmans Medal (beating Ron Coote by a point), he played in Cronulla’s 10-7 loss to Manly in the 1973 grand final. Maddison more than matched his own with the volatile manly for4ward pack was more content to let his football do his talking. Touring with the 1973 Kangaroos, his strong bursts close to the line made a startling impact in his four Test appearances. Maddison's two-try effort in the Third and deciding Test against Great Britain was a telling factor in Australia's regaining the Ashes. He made just one more Test appearance, against France on the same tour, and played his only match for NSW the following year.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NRL Finals 13 2 -   - 6 7 6 0 53.85% List
NRL 50 41 -   - 123 21 29 0 42.00% List
Tour Matches Australia 4 3 -   - 9 3 1 0 75.00% List
Test Series 4 3 -   - 3 3 1 0 75.00% List
The Ashes 3 2 -   - 12 2 1 0 66.67% List
Interstate Matches 1 - -   - - 0 0 1 0.00% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1973 4 3 -   - 9 3 1 0 75.00% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NSW Firsts 1974 1 - -   - - 0 0 1 0.00% List


Club Career

NRL/NSWRL - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
St George NSWRFL 1965 ? 3 -   - 9  
St George NSWRFL 1966 2 3 -   - 9 2 0 0 100.00% List
St George NSWRFL 1967 ? 1 -   - 3  
St George NSWRFL 1968 1 7 -   - 21 0 1 0 0.00% List
St George NSWRFL 1969 1 4 -   - 12 0 1 0 0.00% List
St George NSWRFL 1970 2 2 -   - 6 1 1 0 50.00% List
St George NSWRFL 1971 3 4 -   - 12 2 1 0 66.67% List
Cronulla NSWRFL 1972 ? 4 -   - 12  
Cronulla NSWRFL 1973 6 8 -   - 24 3 3 0 50.00% List
Cronulla NSWRFL 1974 20 3 -   - 9 8 12 0 40.00% List
Cronulla NSWRFL 1975 15 2 -   - 6 5 10 0 33.33% List
Overall 1966-1975 ? 41 0   0 123 ? ? ? ?  

NRL/NSWRL - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
St George 1966, 1968-71 9 19 -   - 57 5 4 0 55.56% List
Cronulla 1973-75 41 13 -   - 39 16 25 0 39.02% List
Overall 1966-1975 ? 41 0   0 123 ? ? ? ?  

Your Say

E Curb Nottus says: Didn't really ever get it together with St George ... but after transferring to Cronulla, he had his Annus mirabilis in 1973. A great performance in that year's Grand Final was following by selection in the Kangaroo tour and stunning powerful running which devastated the British defence. Never recaptured the lofty heights of that phenomenal form after 1973. (08/05/2012)

Anonymous says: Ken Maddison worked at the CBA Hurstville before professional football (19/06/2017)

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