Greg Purcell

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Player No. 371
Nickname
Position Hooker
Contract 1973
Height
Weight
DOB
Origin
Debut Vs Manly - 11th Apr 1971
Dog Years (4) 1970 , 1971 , 1972 , 1973
Rep Caps
Other Clubs Cronulla
Junior Club

Biography Greg Purcell joined Canterbury in 1970 as a goal kicking hooker.

Greg was a regular member of the third grade team and played in the Preliminary Final against South Sydney.

In 1971 he received the opportunity to play first grade against Manly when Marty Driscoll was injured and became a regular member of the first grade team.

In 1972, Greg started the season in first grade but was relegated for Neville Hornery and returned to third grade to captain the team to the Grand Final against St George.

After starting the 1973 season in the Under 23s, Greg returned to first grade when Dennis Manteit was injured, allowing Bill Noonan to move from hooker to prop.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1971 18 1 0 0 3
1 1972 8 1 3 0 9
1 1973 11 0 0 0 0
Total: 37 2 3 0 12
Average (per year): 12.3 0.7 1 0 4
Average (per game): 0.1 0.1 0 0.3

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 4 49 4 3 0 18
Average (per year): 12.3 1 0.8 0 4.5
Average (per game): 0.1 0.1 0 0.4

Data provided by Clint Crofts