Peter Burke

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Playing Career

Vital Statistics

Full Name
Thomas Peter Burke
Born
Sunday, 26th November, 1933
Current Age
90 years and 89 days

Known Family Links

Son
Brad Burke
Matt Burke

Biography

Manly halfback toured with the 1959-60 Kangaroos after playing in grand final losses to St George in 1957 and 1959. All four of his sons - Brad, Matt, Daniel and Patrick - went on to play first grade RU for Randwick with the first two also representing Australia in the amateur code.
- ALAN WHITICKER

Playing 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 105 21 -   - 63 54 46 5 51.43% List
NRL Finals 8 2 -   - 6 3 5 0 37.50% List
Country Carnival 1 2 -   - 6 1 0 0 100.00% List
Tour Matches Metropolis 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Interstate Matches 4 - -   - - 1 3 0 25.00% List
Tour Matches Australia 1 2 -   - 6 1 0 0 100.00% List
City vs Country Firsts 1 1 -   - 3 1 0 0 100.00% List
Tour Matches Sydney Firsts 1 1 -   - 3 1 0 0 100.00% List
Craven Mild Cup 7 - -   - - 4 2 1 57.14% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1960 1 2 -   - 6 1 0 0 100.00% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Metropolis 1956, 1960 2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List
NSW City Seconds 1957 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Sydney Firsts 1959-60 2 1 -   - 3 2 0 0 100.00% List
NSW Firsts 1959-60 4 - -   - - 1 3 0 25.00% List
NSW City Firsts 1960 1 1 -   - 3 1 0 0 100.00% List
Overall1956-1960 10 2 0   0 6 6 4 0 60.00% List


Club Career

NRL/NSWRL - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Manly NSWRFL 1955 5 2 -   - 6 2 3 0 40.00% List
Manly NSWRFL 1956 14 6 -   - 18 6 5 3 42.86% List
Manly NSWRFL 1957 18 5 -   - 15 10 7 1 55.56% List
Manly NSWRFL 1958 12 1 -   - 3 6 5 1 50.00% List
Manly NSWRFL 1959 19 - -   - - 12 7 0 63.16% List
Manly NSWRFL 1960 17 4 -   - 12 10 7 0 58.82% List
Manly NSWRFL 1961 11 2 -   - 6 5 6 0 45.45% List
Manly NSWRFL 1962 7 1 -   - 3 3 4 0 42.86% List
Manly NSWRFL 1963 2 - -   - - 0 2 0 0.00% List

NRL/NSWRL - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Manly 1955-63 105 21 -   - 63 54 46 5 51.43% List

Your Say

  • Alan Butler
    11/07/2023

    DDid Peter Burke play For a Junior club in the Manly district before playing for the senior club

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