Chris Anderson

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Player No. 375
Coach No. 29
Nickname Opes
Position Fullback, Wing
Contract 1984
Height
Weight
DOB 2nd May 1952
Origin
Debut Vs Cronulla - 6th Jun 1971
Dog Years (15) 1970 , 1971 , 1972 , 1973 , 1974 , 1975 , 1976 , 1977 , 1978 , 1979 , 1980 , 1981 , 1982 , 1983 , 1984
Captain Years (4) 1981 , 1982 , 1983 , 1984
Captain Record 27 games, 18 won(67%), 9 lost(33%), 0 drew(0%)
Rep Caps NSW(8) , Australia(8)
Other Clubs
Junior Club Condoblin

Biography Chris Anderson joined Canterbury in 1970 as a fullback.

His debut for the Club was in the third grade Semi-Final against St George before he played in the Preliminary Final against South Sydney.

In 1971, Chris became a regular member of the reserve grade team, playing on the wing and received the opportunity to play first grade against Cronulla as a replacement.

He played in the 1971 reserve grade Premiership winning team against St George.

In 1972, Chris started the season in reserve grade as fullback and was able to secure the first grade fullback position from Gary Dowling by mid-season.

In 1973 he started the season in first grade on the wing but by mid-season was relegated for Max Cole.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1971 4 0 0 0 0
1 1972 18 8 0 0 24
1 1973 13 3 0 0 9
1 1974 24 16 0 0 48
1 1975 18 9 0 0 27
1 1976 12 3 0 0 9
1 1977 15 1 0 0 3
1 1978 17 5 0 0 15
1 1979 24 11 0 0 33
1 1980 19 8 0 0 24
1 1981 10 5 0 0 15
1 1982 11 4 0 0 12
1 1983 29 19 0 0 76
1 1984 16 2 0 0 8
Total: 230 94 0 0 303
Average (per year): 16.4 6.7 0 0 21.6
Average (per game): 0.4 0 0 1.3

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 15 282 115 2 0 372
Average (per year): 18.8 7.7 0.1 0 24.8
Average (per game): 0.4 0 0 1.3

Data provided by Clint Crofts