Roy Freebody

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Player No. 210
Nickname
Position Wing
Contract 1956
Height 173cm (5' 8")
Weight 76kg (167lbs)
DOB 10th Jun 1927
Origin Nimmitabel, NSW, Australia
Debut Vs Western Suburbs - 2nd Apr 1955
Dog Years (2) 1955 , 1956
Rep Caps
Other Clubs
Junior Club

Biography Roy Freebody joined Canterbury in 1955 as a winger.

He was a regular member of the first grade team over a two year period.

Roy played for Captains Flat from 1951-53. In 1953 he represented Monaro and played against the American All Stars at Manuka Oval.

In 1954 played for Christian Brothers, Wollongong from where he was asked to trial for Canterbury with Jack Bowman. They were both accepted and played the full 1955 and 1956 seasons.

In 1956, Roy, along with Bowman, represented City Seconds and played at the Sydney Cricket Ground under Coach Jack Raynor.

Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1955 16 4 0 0 12
1 1956 12 4 0 0 12
Total: 28 8 0 0 24
Average (per year): 14 4 0 0 12
Average (per game): 0.3 0 0 0.9

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 2 30 9 0 0 27
Average (per year): 15 4.5 0 0 13.5
Average (per game): 0.3 0 0 0.9

Data provided by Clint Crofts