Fred Anderson

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Player No. 181
Nickname Dongles
Position Hooker
Contract 1963
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Origin
Debut Vs Parramatta - 19th Apr 1952
Dog Years (13) 1951 , 1952 , 1953 , 1954 , 1955 , 1956 , 1957 , 1958 , 1959 , 1960 , 1961 , 1962 , 1963
Captain Years (1) 1963
Captain Record 2 games, 0 won(0%), 2 lost(100%), 0 drew(0%)
Rep Caps NSW(2)
Other Clubs South Sydney
Junior Club

Biography Fred Anderson joined Canterbury in 1951 as a hooker.

He played in the third grade semi-final against South Sydney in 1951. Progressing through the grades quickly, Fred became a regular in first grade for 12 consecutive seasons.

He built a reputation as a fast striker of the ball and was not far away from representative selection for most of his career. Fred played for NSW in 1958 and 1961.

The club only made the semi finals once in his 12 seasons in first grade. Fred captained first grade in two games in 1963.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1952 10 2 0 0 6
1 1953 18 0 0 0 0
1 1954 15 3 0 0 9
1 1955 17 1 0 0 3
1 1956 18 2 0 0 6
1 1957 16 1 0 0 3
1 1958 16 0 0 0 0
1 1959 14 1 0 0 3
1 1960 21 2 0 0 6
1 1961 18 1 0 0 3
1 1962 18 3 0 0 9
1 1963 16 0 0 0 0
Total: 197 16 0 0 48
Average (per year): 16.4 1.3 0 0 4
Average (per game): 0.1 0 0 0.2

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 13 205 16 0 0 48
Average (per year): 15.8 1.2 0 0 3.7
Average (per game): 0.1 0 0 0.2

Data provided by Clint Crofts