Ken Charlton

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Player No. 124
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Position Prop, Second Row
Contract 1954
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Origin
Debut Vs North Sydney - 13th Apr 1946
Dog Years (10) 1942 , 1946 , 1947 , 1948 , 1949 , 1950 , 1951 , 1952 , 1953 , 1954
Captain Years (3) 1951 , 1952 , 1954
Captain Record 27 games, 8 won(30%), 18 lost(67%), 1 drew(4%)
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Junior Club

Biography Ken Charlton joined Canterbury in 1942 as a prop forward.

After playing seven games in reserve grade, Ken served in the Armed Forces for the remainder of World War II.

Returning to club in 1946, Ken played in the second row behind the famous front row of Henry Porter, Roy Kirkaldy and Eddie Burns.

Ken played in the final of 1946 and the Grand Final of 1947.

When Henry Porter retired, Ken moved to prop for the rest of his playing career.

In 1952, Ken became captain of the team. In total, Ken captain Canterbury on 27 occasions.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1946 16 1 0 0 3
1 1947 21 2 0 0 6
1 1948 14 2 0 0 6
1 1949 18 0 0 0 0
1 1950 18 0 0 0 0
1 1951 16 1 0 0 3
1 1952 18 0 0 0 0
1 1953 13 1 0 0 3
1 1954 13 0 0 0 0
Total: 147 7 0 0 21
Average (per year): 16.3 0.8 0 0 2.3
Average (per game): 0 0 0 0.1

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 10 154 7 0 0 21
Average (per year): 15.4 0.7 0 0 2.1
Average (per game): 0 0 0 0.1

Data provided by Clint Crofts

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