Col Brown

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Player No. 262
Nickname Grub
Position Hooker, Lock
Contract 1970
Height 177cm (5' 10")
Weight 76kg (167lbs)
DOB 31st Oct 1938
Origin Belmore, NSW, Australia
Debut Vs Parramatta - 7th May 1960
Dog Years (12) 1959 , 1960 , 1961 , 1962 , 1963 , 1964 , 1965 , 1966 , 1967 , 1968 , 1969 , 1970
Rep Caps
Other Clubs
Junior Club Lakemba United

Biography Col Brown joined Canterbury in 1959 as a hooker. Col is the brother of Alan, Gordon and Kevin Brown.

In 1960, he moved to lock and received the opportunity to play first graed when Mick Vaughan was injured. Col became a regular in first grade and played in the Semi-Final against Easts (Roosters). Col continued as the regular lock for two further seasons and played in the winning 1962 Pre-Season team against Western Suburbs.

In 1963, he returned to reserve grade to be captain for the season. Col led the reserve grade team in the Preliminary Final against South Sydney.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1960 16 0 0 0 0
1 1961 16 2 0 0 6
1 1962 16 1 0 0 3
1 1963 2 0 0 0 0
1 1964 6 0 0 0 0
1 1965 16 0 0 0 0
1 1966 15 0 0 0 0
1 1967 11 1 0 0 3
1 1968 21 0 0 0 0
1 1969 7 0 0 0 0
1 1970 11 0 0 0 0
Total: 137 4 0 0 12
Average (per year): 12.5 0.4 0 0 1.1
Average (per game): 0 0 0 0.1

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 12 182 4 0 0 12
Average (per year): 15.2 0.3 0 0 1
Average (per game): 0 0 0 0.1

Data provided by Clint Crofts