NSWRFL 1956

South Sydney Rabbitohs

Coach
Jack Rayner
Captains
Jack Rayner (19)
Les Cowie (1)
Biggest home crowd
13,839 (vs. St George in round 9)
Average home crowd
10,920
Top pointscorer
Bernie Purcell (134)
Top tryscorer
Ian Moir (15)

Results

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Date Day Competition   Opposition   Score Captain(s) Coach(es) Venue Crowd Rank  
Apr 2 Mon 3:15pm Round 1 H     * Newtown W 22-17 J Rayner J Rayner SCG 29,256 5th View
7 Sat 3:15pm Round 2     A Manly W 30-25 J Rayner J Rayner Brookvale 8,000 3rd View
14 Sat 3:15pm Round 3 H     Eastern Suburbs W 37-13 J Rayner J Rayner Redfern 8,000 3rd View
21 Sat 3:15pm Round 4     A Parramatta L 9-12 J Rayner J Rayner Cumberland 8,000 4th View
25 Wed 3:15pm Round 5     A Western Suburbs W 14-11 J Rayner J Rayner Pratten 12,400 3rd View
28 Sat 3:15pm Round 6     A Canterbury W 24-19 J Rayner J Rayner Belmore   3rd View
May 5 Sat 3:15pm Round 7 H     * Balmain W 39-4 J Rayner J Rayner SCG 50,557 1st View
12 Sat 3:00pm CC (2) H     * Newcastle W 27-18 J Rayner J Rayner SCG 22,091 View
27 Sun 3:15pm Round 8 H     North Sydney W 21-13 J Rayner J Rayner Redfern   3rd View
Jun 4 Mon 3:15pm Round 9 H     St George W 28-6 J Rayner J Rayner Redfern 13,839 3rd View
16 Sat 3:15pm Round 10     A * Newtown L 16-29 J Rayner J Rayner SCG 34,035 3rd View
23 Sat 3:15pm Round 11 H     * Manly W 23-19 J Rayner J Rayner SCG   3rd View
Jul 1 Sun 3:15pm Round 12     A Eastern Suburbs W 13-7 J Rayner J Rayner Sports Ground   1st View
7 Sat 3:15pm Round 13 H     Parramatta D 15-15 J Rayner J Rayner Redfern   1st View
14 Sat 3:15pm Round 14 H     Western Suburbs L 3-12 J Rayner J Rayner Redfern   3rd View
21 Sat 3:15pm Round 15 H     Canterbury L 19-20 L Cowie J Rayner Redfern   3rd View
28 Sat 3:15pm Round 16     A Balmain L 14-16 J Rayner J Rayner Leichhardt   4th View
Aug 4 Sat 3:15pm Round 17     A North Sydney W 19-6 J Rayner J Rayner North Sydney 7,000 3rd View
11 Sat 3:15pm Round 18     A * St George L 18-21 J Rayner J Rayner SCG 30,912 View
18 Sat 3:15pm Minor Semi H     * Western Suburbs W 45-7 J Rayner J Rayner SCG 51,775 - View
Sep 1 Sat 3:15pm Prelim Final     A * Balmain L 33-36 J Rayner J Rayner SCG 42,350 - View

21 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  
CHURCHILL, Clive 29 Newcastle Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 10 - 10 1 4 - 11 - - 1 - 1 - 4 - 8 - - 11 - 11 1 8 - 19 - - List
COTTEE, John -     4 - 4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4 - 4 - - - - - - List
COWIE, Les 31 Rockhampton Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 15 - 15 9 - - 27 - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 16 - 16 9 - - 27 - - List
DONOGHUE, Denis 29 Sydney Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 18 - 18 - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 19 - 19 - - - - - - List
DONOHOE, Col 27   Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales Country Firsts 20 - 20 5 - - 15 - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 21 - 21 5 - - 15 - - List
DOUGHERTY, Johnny 25   New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 13 - 13 7 - - 21 - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 14 - 14 7 - - 21 - - List
FLIGG, Jimmy -     1 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - List
FLOCKTON, Alan 22     5 - 5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 - 5 - - - - - - List
GALLAGHER, Martin -   New South Wales Firsts 13 - 13 4 - - 12 - - 1 - 1 1 - - 3 - - 14 - 14 5 - - 15 - - List
HAMBLY, Brian 18     5 - 5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 - 5 - - - - - - List
HAMMERTON, Ernie 29   Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts New South Wales Country Firsts 16 - 16 - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 17 - 17 - - - - - - List
HAWICK, Greg 24   Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 9 - 9 2 17 - 40 - - - - - - - - - - - 9 - 9 2 17 - 40 - - List
HONEYSETT, Bob -   New South Wales Firsts 16 - 16 7 - - 21 - - 1 - 1 2 - - 6 - - 17 - 17 9 - - 27 - - List
LLOYD, Frank -     2 - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - 2 - - - - - - List
McWILLIAMS, Bruce -     1 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - List
MIDDLETON, Keith 25   Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - List
MOIR, Ian 24 Newcastle Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 16 - 16 15 - - 45 - - 1 - 1 2 - - 6 - - 17 - 17 17 - - 51 - - List
MOON, Ray -     3 - 3 1 - - 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 3 - 3 1 - - 3 - - List
MURDOCH, Don -     4 - 4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4 - 4 - - - - - - List
MURRAY, Brian -     4 - 4 - 2 - 4 - - - - - - - - - - - 4 - 4 - 2 - 4 - - List
NELSON, Fred 22 Sydney   1 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - List
PURCELL, Bernie 28   Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 15 - 15 2 62 - 130 - - 1 - 1 - 2 - 4 - - 16 - 16 2 64 - 134 - - List
PUREN, Dale 23     8 - 8 6 4 - 26 - - - - - - - - - - - 8 - 8 6 4 - 26 - - List
RANIER, Bruce 20     6 - 6 1 - - 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 6 - 6 1 - - 3 - - List
RAYNER, Jack 35 Coraki Australia New South Wales Firsts New South Wales City Firsts 19 - 19 10 - - 30 - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 20 - 20 10 - - 30 - - List
RENSHAW, Joe -     3 - 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 - 3 - - - - - - List
RICHARDS, Jim -   19 - 19 3 - - 9 - 1 1 - 1 - - - - - - 20 - 20 3 - - 9 - 1 List
SLADDEN, Eric 19     2 - 2 3 - - 9 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - 2 3 - - 9 - - List
TURNER, Kevin 23     11 - 11 12 - - 36 - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 12 - 12 12 - - 36 - - List
29 players 8 cur. / 14 tot. 25.60 20 games 88 89 0 442 0 1 1 games 5 6 0 27 0 0 21 games 93 95 0 469 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