Merv Lette

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Player No. 173
Nickname Letty
Position Prop, Second Row
Contract 1952
Height 183cm (6ft)
Weight 89kg (196lbs)
DOB 21st Feb 1929
Origin Marrickville, NSW, Australia
Debut Vs North Sydney - 28th Jul 1951
Dog Years (2) 1951 , 1952
Rep Caps
Other Clubs
Junior Club Marist Brothers Old Boys, St George Juniors

Biography Merv Lette joined Canterbury in 1951 as a prop forward.

A regular in reserve grade in his initial season, Merv played first grade when Ron Treuer was injured late in the year.

Merv was a regular member of the reserve grade team in 1952 and played in the reserve grade Grand Final against South Sydney in the second row.

Merv Lette passed away on January 17, 2012 at St George private Hospital. He will be sadly missed by his wife Val and daughters Jennifer, Kathy, Elizabeth, Caroline and his grand children, family and friends.

Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1951 5 1 0 0 3
1 1952 3 2 0 0 6
Total: 8 3 0 0 9
Average (per year): 4 1.5 0 0 4.5
Average (per game): 0.4 0 0 1.1

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 2 36 4 0 0 12
Average (per year): 18 2 0 0 6
Average (per game): 0.1 0 0 0.3

Data provided by Clint Crofts