NSWRL 1989

Stats

Premiers
Canberra 
Minor Premiers
South Sydney 
No. Of Teams
16
No. Of Games
189
No. Of Players
540
Top Tryscorer
Gary Belcher (17)
Top Pointscorer
Ricky Walford, Andy Currier (146)

Ladder

 HomeAwayOverall
TeamPWLDFAPD PWLDFAPD PWLDFAPtsPD
1. South Sydney11731195117+781111--19590+10522183139020737+183
2. Penrith1192-24488+1561174-194153+4122166-43824132+197
3. Balmain1192-24282+16011551138154-1622147138023629+144
4. Canberra1174-250128+1221174-207159+4822148-45728728+170
  Cronulla11101-22878+1501147-140203-6322148-368281* 28+87
  Brisbane1183-230123+1071165-168167+122148-398290* 28+108
7. Canterbury1174-164126+3811362116211-95221010228033722-57
  Newcastle1183-169107+621138-112174-62221111-28128122+0
  Parramatta1165-182152+301156-164214-50221111-34636622-20
10. St George1156-182160+221156-148196-48221012-33035620-26
11. Eastern Suburbs1156-190179+1111461158167-922912134834619+2
  Manly11731206132+741129-128211-8322912133434319-9
13. Gold Coast1165-147194-471119176189-11322714122338315-160
  Western Suburbs11461122160-381138-107229-12222714122938915-160
15. North Sydney11461140186-4611110-54220-16622516119440611-212
16. Illawarra11191122227-10511110-134276-1422221912565035-247

* Cronulla, Brisbane were involved in playoffs to determine their final position.

  • Total games played: 177
  • Total points scored: 5,304
  • Average points per game: 29.97
  • Best attack: Canberra Raiders (20.77 ppg - 138.61%)
  • Best defense: South Sydney Rabbitohs (9.41 ppg - 62.80%)
  • Worst attack: North Sydney Bears (8.82 ppg - 58.86%)
  • Worst defense: Illawarra Steelers (22.86 ppg - 152.55%)

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 3rd 18 9 1 496 318 Warren RYAN 10 - James GRANT
Andy CURRIER
146 -Andy CURRIER Leichhardt 11,219 Runners Up
Brisbane Broncos 6th 14 9 0 412 328 Wayne BENNETT 10 - Chris JOHNS 104 -Terry MATTERSON Lang Park 18,217 Playoff
Canberra Raiders 4th 22 8 0 675 403 Tim SHEENS 17 - Gary BELCHER 118 -Laurie DALEY Seiffert 9,443 Premiers
Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs 7th 10 10 2 280 337 Philip GOULD 9 - Terry LAMB 90 -Terry LAMB Belmore (10)
WACA (1)
10,536
Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 5th 15 10 0 426 357 Allan FITZGIBBON 14 - Andrew ETTINGSHAUSEN 125 -Alan WILSON Caltex 6,994 Minor Prelim
Eastern Suburbs Roosters 11th 9 12 1 348 346 Russell FAIRFAX 9 - Martin OFFIAH 78 -Kurt SHERLOCK SFS 8,768
Gold Coast/Tweed Heads Giants 13th 7 14 1 223 383 Robert McCARTHY 7 - Peter BENSON 63 -Mike EDEN Seagulls 6,600
Illawarra Steelers 16th 2 19 1 256 503 Ron HILDITCH 5 - Brett RODWELL
Dean SCHIFILLITI
82 -Rod WISHART Wollongong (10)
Seiffert (1)
7,253 League Wooden Spoon
Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 12th 9 12 1 334 343 Alan THOMPSON 9 - Cliff LYONS
Dale SHEARER
76 -Michael O'CONNOR Brookvale 10,788
Newcastle Knights 8th 11 11 0 281 281 Allan McMAHON 7 - Jeff DOYLE 52 -Peter JOHNSTON Newcastle 21,180
North Sydney Bears 15th 5 16 1 194 406 Frank STANTON 5 - Greg FLORIMO 38 -Les KISS North Sydney 6,547
Parramatta Eels 9th 11 11 0 346 366 John MONIE 9 - Brett KENNY 88 -Andrew LEEDS Parramatta 14,720
Penrith Panthers 2nd 16 10 0 498 343 Ronald WILLEY 15 - Gregory ALEXANDER 131 -Neil BAKER Penrith 8,935 Minor Semi
St George Dragons 10th 10 12 0 330 356 Craig YOUNG 13 - Ricky WALFORD 146 -Ricky WALFORD Kogarah 8,891
South Sydney Rabbitohs 1st 18 7 1 442 311 George PIGGINS 12 - Phil BLAKE 91 -Mark ELLISON SFS 11,846 Prelim Final
Western Suburbs Magpies 14th 7 14 1 229 389 John BAILEY 6 - Graham MACKAY
Wayne SIMONDS
62 -Graham MACKAY Orana 7,156

Finals Results

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Sep 2nd Canberra 31 Cronulla 10 B. Harrigan SFS 18,186 View
Sep 3rd Balmain 24 Penrith 12 M. Stone SFS 29,508 View
Sep 9th Canberra 27 Penrith 18 M. Stone SFS 20,314 View
Sep 10th Balmain 20 South Sydney 10 B. Harrigan SFS 40,000 View
Sep 17th Canberra 32 South Sydney 16 B. Harrigan SFS 31,469 View
Sep 24th Canberra 19 Balmain 14 B. Harrigan SFS 40,500 View