Barry Nelson

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Player No. 196
Nickname Punchy
Position Second Row
Contract 1961
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Origin
Debut Vs Newtown - 28th Mar 1954
Dog Years (9) 1950 , 1951 , 1953 , 1954 , 1955 , 1958 , 1959 , 1960 , 1961
Rep Caps NSW(1)
Other Clubs Newtown
Junior Club

Biography Barry Nelson joined Canterbury in 1950 as a second rower.

In 1950, Barry was a regular member of the third grade team before securing a regular reserve grade spot in 1951.

Barry played for Wollongong in 1952 before returning to Canterbury in 1953.

In 1954, Barry started the season playing first grade and became a regular member of the team. In 1955, Barry began the season in the second row but by the end of the season had progressed to the front row.

In 1956, Barry played for Gilgandra before returning to Canterbury in 1958 to play reserve grade.

In 1959, Barry secured a regular spot in first grade and in 1960, played one game for NSW in which he suffered a broken jaw.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1954 17 0 0 0 0
1 1955 14 4 0 0 12
1 1958 1 0 0 0 0
1 1959 18 1 0 0 3
1 1960 6 0 0 0 0
1 1961 5 0 0 0 0
Total: 61 5 0 0 15
Average (per year): 10.2 0.8 0 0 2.5
Average (per game): 0.1 0 0 0.2

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 9 105 10 0 0 30
Average (per year): 11.7 1.1 0 0 3.3
Average (per game): 0.1 0 0 0.3

Data provided by Clint Crofts