NSWRFL 1966

Stats

Premiers
St George 
Minor Premiers
St George 
No. Of Teams
10
No. Of Games
99
No. Of Players
257
Top Tryscorer
Kenneth Irvine (13)
Top Pointscorer
Bob Lanigan (185)

Ladder

 HomeAwayOverall
TeamPWLDFAPD PWLDFAPD PWLDFAPtsPD
1. St George972-16683+83962116573+9218134133115627+175
2. Balmain981-15789+68945-122114+818126-27920324+76
3. Manly972-16388+75945-185168+1718117-34825622+92
4. Newtown954-139140-1954-122109+1318108-261249* 20+12
  Western Suburbs963-107113-6945-121128-718108-228241* 20-13
6. Parramatta9432120104+16945-116128-121888223623218+4
  South Sydney963-166104+62936-97124-271899-26322818+35
8. Canterbury954-121126-5936-123169-4618810-24429516-51
9. North Sydney963-167138+299171115175-6018710128231315-31
10. Eastern Suburbs9-9-86242-1569-9-61204-14318-18-1474460-299

* Newtown, Western Suburbs were involved in playoffs to determine their final position.

  • Total games played: 91
  • Total points scored: 2,644
  • Average points per game: 29.05
  • Best attack: Manly Warringah Sea Eagles (19.33 ppg - 133.08%)
  • Best defense: St George Dragons (8.67 ppg - 59.69%)
  • Worst attack: Eastern Suburbs (8.17 ppg - 56.25%)
  • Worst defense: Eastern Suburbs (24.78 ppg - 170.60%)

Team Stats (includes Cup/Tour matches)

Team Name Position W L D Pts For Pts Ag. Coach Top Tryscorer(s) Top Pointscorer(s) Home Venue(s) Home Crowd Avg Extra Info
Balmain Tigers 2nd 14 10 0 307 279 Harry BATH 7 - Hal BROWNE
Robert MARA
134 -Keith BARNES Leichhardt 12,225 Runners Up
Canterbury Bankstown 8th 8 10 0 244 295 Roger PEARMAN 6 - Johnny GREAVES 102 -George TAYLFORTH Belmore (7)
Sports Ground (1)
10,176
Eastern Suburbs 10th 0 18 0 147 446 Bert HOLCROFT 9 - Kevin JUNEE 65 -Gwyl BARNES Sports Ground 5,904 League Wooden Spoon
Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 3rd 13 9 0 378 290 Wally O'CONNELL 11 - Alec TENNANT 173 -Robert BATTY Brookvale 6,080 Prelim Final
Newtown Jets 4th 11 10 0 299 274 Herbert POOLE 8 - Dick QUINN
Brian MOORE
185 -Bob LANIGAN Henson (5)
Sports Ground (4)
9,127 Minor Semi
North Sydney Bears 9th 7 10 1 282 313 Fred GRIFFITHS 13 - Kenneth IRVINE 113 -Fred GRIFFITHS North Sydney (8)
Sports Ground (1)
9,066
Parramatta Eels 6th 8 8 2 236 232 Ken THORNETT 10 - Fred PICKUP 59 -Len STACKER Cumberland 12,955
St George Dragons 1st 17 4 1 397 168 Ian WALSH 11 - Johnny KING 126 -Graeme LANGLANDS Kogarah 12,412 Premiers
South Sydney Rabbitohs 7th 9 9 0 263 228 Bernard PURCELL 11 - Michael CLEARY 84 -Eric SIMMS Redfern (4)
Sports Ground (2)
RAS Showground (1)
12,872
Western Suburbs Magpies 5th 10 9 0 233 261 Noel KELLY 10 - John MOWBRAY 85 -David BARSLEY Pratten (6)
Belmore (1)
Sports Ground (1)
8,666 Playoff

Finals Results

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Aug 27th Manly 10 Newtown 9 C. Pearce SCG 31,803 View
Sep 3rd St George 10 Balmain 2 C. Pearce SCG 46,531 View
Sep 10th Balmain 8 Manly 5 C. Pearce SCG 39,461 View
Sep 17th St George 23 Balmain 4 C. Pearce SCG 61,129 View