St John Ellis

Playing Career

Vital Statistics

Born
Saturday, 3rd October, 1964
Died
Saturday, 31st December, 2005 (Aged 41 years and 89 days)
Place Of Birth
York, North Yorkshire, England

Honours & Awards

Based only on data available in the RLP database. This information should be used as a guide only.

Regal Trophy
1993/1994
Yorkshire Cup
1990/1991, 1991/1992

Biography

Great Britain goal-kicking, utility back started his career with York in 1986. After moving to Castleford in 1989 Ellis came to Australia for the Crushers’ debut season before returning to England to play for Bradford, Halifax, Keighley and Hunslet in quick succession. He was later the coach of Doncaster. He died suddenly of a heart attack, aged 41, whilst training before Christmas 2005.
- ALAN WHITICKER

Playing Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   Comp Wins App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
World Cup - 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Tour Matches Castleford Tigers - 3 3 -   - 12 1 2 0 33.33% List
ARL Premiership (NRL) - 9 1 13   - 30 2 6 1 22.22% List
Challenge Cup - 24 8 11   - 54 14 10 0 58.33% List
English Championship - 135 68 15   - 302 84 46 5 62.22% List
Premiership Trophy - 9 6 3   - 30 4 5 0 44.44% List
Regal Trophy 1 25 21 20   - 124 17 7 1 68.00% List
Yorkshire Cup 2 13 6 3   - 30 9 4 0 69.23% List
Challenge Cup AU - 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
UK Second Division - 79 28 102   - 316 44 32 3 55.70% List
UK Third Division - 9 2 21   2 52 8 1 0 88.89% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Great Britain 1991, 1994   3 - -   - - 3 0 0 100.00% List

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Great Britain 1991   1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List


Club Career

ARL Premiership (NRL) - By Year

Team Season   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Queensland ARL 1995 Winfield Cup   9 1 13 / 22 59.09% - 30 2 6 1 22.22% List

ARL Premiership (NRL) - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Queensland 1995   9 1 13 / 22 59.09% - 30 2 6 1 22.22% List

English Career - By Year

Team Season   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
York 1986/87   14 9 15   - 66 4 10 0 28.57% List
York 1987/88   28 12 61   - 170 14 12 2 50.00% List
York 1988/89   27 10 38   - 116 16 10 1 59.26% List
Ryedale-York 1989/90   3 1 9   - 22 2 1 0 66.67% List
Castleford 1989/90   25 23 5   - 102 17 8 0 68.00% List
Castleford 1990/91   31 8 -   - 32 21 10 0 67.74% List
Castleford 1991/92   40 15 4   - 68 26 12 2 65.00% List
Castleford 1992/93   36 11 -   - 44 20 15 1 55.56% List
Castleford 1993/94   40 37 4   - 156 28 11 1 70.00% List
Bradford 1995/96   12 5 14   - 48 6 6 0 50.00% List
Halifax 1995/96   5 - -   - - 3 1 1 60.00% List
Halifax 1996   2 1 -   - 4 2 0 0 100.00% List
Keighley 1997   11 3 -   - 12 7 3 1 63.64% List
Hunslet 1997   9 2 21   2 52 8 1 0 88.89% List
Hunslet 1998   ? - 2   - 4  
Doncaster 2001   2 1 2   - 8 0 2 0 0.00% List
Doncaster 2002   ? 1 -   - 4  
Doncaster 1999   ? - -   - -  

English Career - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
York 1986-89   72 32 123   - 374 36 33 3 50.00% List
Castleford 1989-93   172 94 13   - 402 112 56 4 65.12% List
Bradford 1995   12 5 14   - 48 6 6 0 50.00% List
Halifax 1995-96   7 1 -   - 4 5 1 1 71.43% List
Hunslet 1997-98   10 2 23   2 56 8 2 0 80.00% List
Keighley 1997   11 3 -   - 12 7 3 1 63.64% List
Doncaster 2001-02   10 2 2   - 12 6 4 0 60.00% List
Overall1986-2002   ? 139 175   2 908 ? ? ? ?  

Your Say

  • Scott
    02/06/2012

    A true Rugby league star and one of the best players i have ever seen.

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Contributions: Rugby League Tables, Andrew Ferguson, Shawn Dollin, Bill Bates, Greg Fiveash, AJ Lucantonio, Tim Costello, Max Turner

Sources: David Middleton's Rugby League Yearbook (1987-88 to present), Irvin Saxton's Record Keepers' Club, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook (1981-82 to 1999), Richard Bailey's Rugby League World