Super League 1997

Stats

Premiers
Brisbane 
Minor Premiers
Brisbane 
No. Of Teams
17
No. Of Games
111
No. Of Players
286
Top Tryscorer
Matthew Ryan (17)
Top Pointscorer
Ryan Girdler (197)

Ladder

 HomeAwayOverall
TeamPWLDFAPD PWLDFAPD PWLDFAPtsPD
1. Brisbane98-1272112+160963-209171+3818143148128329+198
2. Cronulla972-25295+157954-151135+1618126-40323024+173
3. Canberra963-244155+89954-192182+1018117-43633722+99
4. Canterbury954-268217+51954-185230-4518108-45344720+6
5. Penrith963-263195+68936-168267-991899-43146218-31
6. Hunter972-204110+949-9-146253-10718711-35036314-13
7. Auckland954-189188+1927-143218-7518711-33240614-74
8. Western Reds954-171174-3927-150282-13218711-32145614-135
9. Adelaide9261140198-58945-163204-4118611130340213-99
10. North Queensland936-181210-299252147242-9518511232845212-124
  • Total games played: 90
  • Total points scored: 3,838
  • Average points per game: 42.64
  • Best attack: Brisbane Broncos (26.72 ppg - 125.33%)
  • Best defense: Cronulla Sutherland Sharks (12.78 ppg - 59.94%)
  • Worst attack: Adelaide Rams (16.83 ppg - 78.94%)
  • Worst defense: Penrith Panthers (25.67 ppg - 120.40%)

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
Adelaide Rams 9th 6 11 1 303 402 Rod REDDY 5 - Kurt WRIGLEY
Rod MAYBON
81 -Kurt WRIGLEY Adelaide 15,330
Auckland Warriors 7th 7 11 0 332 406 John MONIE
Frank ENDACOTT
11 - Sean HOPPE 71 -Marc ELLIS Ericsson 15,442
Brisbane Broncos 1st 18 3 1 601 303 Wayne BENNETT 15 - Wendell SAILOR 172 -Darren LOCKYER ANZ 19,298 Premiers
Canberra Raiders 3rd 13 11 0 544 425 Malcolm MENINGA 15 - Ben KENNEDY 116 -David FURNER Bruce 11,622 Prelim Final
Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs 4th 10 10 0 481 477 Chris ANDERSON 17 - Matthew RYAN 182 -Daryl HALLIGAN Belmore 8,815 Minor Prelim Semi
Cronulla Sutherland Sharks 2nd 16 10 0 487 394 John LANG 14 - Mathew ROGERS 196 -Mathew ROGERS Shark Park 12,418 Runners Up
Hunter Mariners 6th 7 11 0 350 363 Graham MURRAY 9 - Nick ZISTI 76 -Nick ZISTI Topper 5,413
North Queensland Cowboys 10th 5 11 2 328 452 Tim SHEENS 8 - Luke PHILLIPS 122 -Luke PHILLIPS Stockland 17,539
Penrith Panthers 5th 11 11 0 485 554 Royce SIMMONS 11 - Ryan GIRDLER 197 -Ryan GIRDLER Penrith 7,673 Minor Semi
Western Reds 8th 7 11 0 321 456 Dean LANCE 6 - Julian O'NEILL
Greg FLEMING
53 -Julian O'NEILL WACA 8,981

Finals Results

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Aug 30th Cronulla 22 Canberra 18 B. Harrigan Shark Park 17,137 View
Sep 1st Canterbury 14 Penrith 15 G. Annesley Belmore 10,492 View
Sep 6th Brisbane 34 Cronulla 2 B. Harrigan Stockland 26,256 View
Sep 8th Canberra 32 Penrith 12 G. Annesley Bruce 10,153 View
Sep 13th Cronulla 10 Canberra 4 B. Harrigan Shark Park 17,638 View
Sep 20th Brisbane 26 Cronulla 8 B. Harrigan ANZ 58,912 View