NSWRFL 1955

South Sydney Rabbitohs

Coach
Jack Rayner
Captains
Jack Rayner (18)
Clive Churchill (3)
Biggest home crowd
15,751 (vs. Balmain in round 3)
Average home crowd
12,923
Top pointscorer
Bernie Purcell (138)
Top tryscorer
Ian Moir (18)

Results

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Date Day Competition   Opposition   Score Captain(s) Coach(es) Venue Crowd Rank  
Apr 2 Sat 3:15pm Round 1     A * Newtown L 6-29 C Churchill J Rayner SCG   10th View
9 Sat 3:15pm Round 2     A North Sydney L 9-17 C Churchill J Rayner North Sydney 9,690 8th View
16 Sat 3:15pm Round 3 H     Balmain W 36-18 J Rayner J Rayner Redfern 15,751 5th View
23 Sat 3:15pm Round 4 H     * Canterbury W 27-2 J Rayner J Rayner SCG 21,027 6th View
May 7 Sat 3:00pm CC (4) H     * Newcastle W 25-14 J Rayner J Rayner SCG 18,476 View
15 Sun 3:15pm Round 5 H     Parramatta L 7-16 J Rayner J Rayner Redfern 15,500 9th View
22 Sun 3:15pm Round 6     A Eastern Suburbs L 15-18 J Rayner J Rayner Sports Ground   7th View
29 Sun 3:15pm Round 7 H     Western Suburbs W 27-2 J Rayner J Rayner Redfern 10,442 7th View
Jun 5 Sun 3:15pm Round 8     A Manly L 2-14 J Rayner J Rayner Brookvale   8th View
13 Mon 3:15pm Round 9     A St George L 11-29 J Rayner J Rayner Kogarah 11,374 7th View
18 Sat 3:15pm Round 10 H     Newtown L 16-17 J Rayner J Rayner Redfern   8th View
25 Sat 3:15pm Round 11 H     North Sydney W 27-12 J Rayner J Rayner Redfern   7th View
Jul 2 Sat 3:15pm Round 12     A Balmain W 18-10 J Rayner J Rayner Leichhardt   6th View
9 Sat 3:15pm Round 13     A Canterbury W 43-9 J Rayner J Rayner Belmore   6th View
24 Sun 3:15pm Round 14     A Parramatta W 37-15 C Churchill J Rayner Cumberland   5th View
30 Sat 3:15pm Round 15 H     * Eastern Suburbs W 22-11 J Rayner J Rayner SCG 28,305 4th View
Aug 6 Sat 3:15pm Round 16     A Western Suburbs W 28-17 J Rayner J Rayner Pratten 3,000 3rd View
13 Sat 3:15pm Round 17 H     Manly W 9-7 J Rayner J Rayner Redfern 10,000 4th View
20 Sat 3:15pm Round 18 H     * St George W 27-17 J Rayner J Rayner SCG 28,007 View
27 Sat 3:15pm Minor Semi H     * Manly W 14-12 J Rayner J Rayner SCG 35,677 - View
Sep 10 Sat 3:15pm Prelim Final H     * St George W 18-14 J Rayner J Rayner SCG 41,583 - View
17 Sat 3:15pm Grand Final H     * Newtown W 12-11 J Rayner J Rayner SCG 42,466 - View

22 games
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Legend

H = Home
A = Away
N = Neutral/Alternative Venue
W = Win
L = Loss
D = Draw

Players

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Player ↓ Age Born Rep League Games Cups/Other Totals
App Int Tot T G FG Pts B S App Int Tot T G FG Pts B S App Int Tot T G FG Pts B S  
BRENNAN, Les 24     5 - 5 3 - - 9 - - 1 - 1 1 - - 3 - - 6 - 6 4 - - 12 - - List
CHURCHILL, Clive 28 Newcastle Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 15 - 15 - 5 1 12 - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 16 - 16 - 5 1 12 - - List
COWIE, Les 30 Rockhampton Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 20 - 20 5 - - 15 - - 1 - 1 1 - - 3 - - 21 - 21 6 - - 18 - - List
DONOGHUE, Denis 28 Sydney Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 20 - 20 2 - - 6 - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 21 - 21 2 - - 6 - - List
DONOHOE, Col 26   Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales Country Firsts 21 - 21 5 - - 15 - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 22 - 22 5 - - 15 - - List
DOUGHERTY, Johnny 24   New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 17 - 17 4 - - 12 - - - - - - - - - - - 17 - 17 4 - - 12 - - List
GALLAGHER, Martin -   New South Wales Firsts 14 - 14 2 - - 6 - - 1 - 1 1 - - 3 - - 15 - 15 3 - - 9 - - List
HAMMERTON, Ernie 28   Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts New South Wales Country Firsts 20 - 20 2 - - 6 - 1 1 - 1 - - - - - - 21 - 21 2 - - 6 - 1 List
HAWICK, Greg 23   Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 12 - 12 3 18 - 45 - - 1 - 1 - 5 - 10 - - 13 - 13 3 23 - 55 - - List
HONEYSETT, Bob -     18 - 18 9 - - 27 - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 19 - 19 9 - - 27 - - List
LLOYD, Frank -     4 - 4 1 - - 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 4 - 4 1 - - 3 - - List
MASON, Ray -     1 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - List
MOIR, Ian 23 Newcastle Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 19 - 19 18 - - 54 - - 1 - 1 1 - - 3 - - 20 - 20 19 - - 57 - - List
MOON, Ray -     3 - 3 2 - - 6 - - - - - - - - - - - 3 - 3 2 - - 6 - - List
MURDOCH, Don -     5 - 5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 - 5 - - - - - - List
MURRAY, Brian -     1 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - List
NILSON, Norm -     1 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - List
PURCELL, Bernie 27   Australia New South Wales Firsts 17 - 17 2 66 - 138 - - - - - - - - - - - 17 - 17 2 66 - 138 - - List
PUREN, Dale 22     11 - 11 11 3 - 39 - - - - - - - - - - - 11 - 11 11 3 - 39 - - List
RAYNER, Jack 34 Coraki Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 18 - 18 4 - - 12 - - 1 - 1 1 - - 3 - - 19 - 19 5 - - 15 - - List
RICHARDS, Jim -   20 - 20 1 - - 3 - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 21 - 21 1 - - 3 - - List
SAIT, Bob 20     5 - 5 1 - - 3 - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 6 - 6 1 - - 3 - - List
SANDSTROM, Bill -     1 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - List
SPENCER, Malcolm 22     5 - 5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 - 5 - - - - - - List
24 players 6 cur. / 12 tot. 26.12 21 games 75 92 1 411 0 1 1 games 5 5 0 25 0 0 22 games 80 97 1 436 0 1  

* Greyed out numbers in the table below indicate that the corresponding data is incomplete.
Age is sorted on both years and days. Other columns use player name as a secondary sort, or squad number if applicable.

Legend

Rep = Representative Status
App = Starting Appearances
Int = Interchange Appearances
T = Try/Penalty Try
G = Conversion/Penalty Goal
FG = Field Goal/Drop Goal
Pts = Points
B = 5/10 Minute Sin Bins
S = Sendoffs

Contributions: Rugby League Tables, Greg Fiveash, Andrew Ferguson