Ross Kite

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Player No. 254
Nickname
Position Centre, Wing
Contract 1961
Height
Weight
DOB 24th Oct 1930
Origin
Debut Vs South Sydney - 28th Mar 1959
Dog Years (3) 1959 , 1960 , 1961
Rep Caps
Other Clubs St George
Junior Club Arncliffe Scots

Biography Ross Kite played 88 games for St George from 1952 to 1957 as a centre with goal kicking talent.

He moved to the wing in 1953 and played in the Grand Final against South Sydney. In 1954, Ross was selected for NSW where he scored four tries on debut. He played eight games for NSW between 1954 and 1958.

Ross also played five Tests for Australia between 1955 and 1958.

He played in the St George 1956 Premiership winning team and after missing the finals in 1957, Ross moved to Wagga for one season.

He joined Canterbury in 1959 to become a regular first grade player. In 1960, Ross started the season in first grade but was relegated to reserve grade mid-season for Ron Dick.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1959 17 4 3 0 18
1 1960 9 3 0 0 9
1 1961 16 5 0 0 15
Total: 42 12 3 0 42
Average (per year): 14 4 1 0 14
Average (per game): 0.3 0.1 0 1

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 3 49 15 4 0 53
Average (per year): 16.3 5 1.3 0 17.7
Average (per game): 0.3 0.1 0 1.1

Data provided by Clint Crofts