Wally Prigg

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Playing Career

Vital Statistics

Full Name
Wally Joseph Prigg
Born
Saturday, 17th October, 1908
Died
Monday, 8th September, 1980 (Aged 71 years and 326 days)

Honours & Awards

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Test Series
New Zealand vs Australia 1935, 1938/39 France vs. Australia
Interstate Series
1929, 1930, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938
International Hall Of Fame
2003
National Rugby League Hall Of Fame
2003

Known Family Links

Uncle
Fred Woolley

Playing Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   Comp Wins App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
The Ashes - 12 2 -   - 12 3 9 0 25.00% List
Tour Matches Newcastle Firsts (AU) - 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Tour Matches Australia - 85 34 -   - 102 57 28 0 67.06% List
Tour Matches New South Wales Firsts - 3 - -   - - 3 0 0 100.00% List
Test Series 2 19 4 -   - 6 8 11 0 42.11% List
Interstate Series 7 34 13 -   - 39 23 9 2 67.65% List
City vs Country Firsts - 12 3 -   - 9 2 10 0 16.67% List
Country Carnival - 6 1 1   - 5 4 2 0 66.67% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1929-30, 1932-38   23 7 -   - 21 11 12 0 47.83% List

International Matches - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1929-1937   1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Newcastle (AU) 1927-30, 1934-37   12 3 1   - 11 7 5 0 58.33% List
NSW Firsts 1929-39   49 20 1   - 62 37 9 3 75.51% List
NSW Country Firsts 1929-39   12 3 -   - 9 2 10 0 16.67% List
Kangaroos 1930   2 3 -   - 9 2 0 0 100.00% List
NSW Ctry. Possibles 1931-32   2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List
Combined Country 1932   1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
NSW Ctry. Probables 1933   1 2 -   - 6 1 0 0 100.00% List
Northern Division 1934   1 1 -   - 3 0 1 0 0.00% List
Northern NSW 1934   1 1 -   - 3 1 0 0 100.00% List
Overall1927-1939   81 33 2   0 103 51 27 3 62.96% List

Your Say

  • Anonymous
    17/07/2016

    He should be an immortal, as he was the first Australian forward to make 3 kangaroo tours of England and France. He played all his senior football in Newcastle and was named in the NSW country team of the century. From a proud Novacastrian

  • Megan
    24/04/2019

    Wall Prigg is my grandfather.
    To add what you’ve written already...
    He was known as ‘a gentleman of rugby league’ .
    He was the very first Australian to score a try on French soil.

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Contributions: Shawn Dollin, Andrew Ferguson, Greg Fiveash, Max Turner, Bill Bates