Garry Hughes

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Player No. 397
Nickname
Position Five-Eight
Contract 1984
Height
Weight
DOB 29th Oct 1952
Origin
Debut Vs St George - 7th Apr 1974
Dog Years (14) 1971 , 1972 , 1973 , 1974 , 1975 , 1976 , 1977 , 1978 , 1979 , 1980 , 1981 , 1982 , 1983 , 1984
Captain Years (6) 1977 , 1979 , 1980 , 1981 , 1982 , 1983
Captain Record 44 games, 19 won(43%), 24 lost(55%), 1 drew(2%)
Rep Caps
Other Clubs
Junior Club Lakemba United

Biography Garry Hughes joined Canterbury in 1971 as a five-eight.

Garry is the brother of Mark and Graeme Hughes and the father of Glen, Steven and Corey Hughes.

After only limited appearances in 1972, Garry became a regular member and captain of the Under 23 team in 1973 and played in the Preliminary Final against Balmain.

In 1974, Garry started the season in the Under 23s but received an opportunity to play first grade against St George as a replacement.

Garry replaced Peter Winchester for a number of weeks as the first grade five-eight.

Garry became a regular member of the reserve grade team and played in the Preliminary Final against Easts (Roosters).
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1974 11 2 0 0 6
1 1975 17 6 8 0 34
1 1976 15 0 0 0 0
1 1977 9 0 11 0 22
1 1978 7 3 0 0 9
1 1979 23 2 0 1 7
1 1980 25 1 0 0 3
1 1981 11 0 0 0 0
1 1982 21 0 0 0 0
1 1983 23 0 0 0 0
1 1984 1 0 0 0 0
Total: 163 14 19 1 81
Average (per year): 14.8 1.3 1.7 0.1 7.4
Average (per game): 0.1 0.1 0 0.5

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 14 242 28 39 2 165
Average (per year): 17.3 2 2.8 0.1 11.8
Average (per game): 0.1 0.2 0 0.7

Data provided by Clint Crofts