Steve Mortimer

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Player No. 413
Nickname Turvey
Position Halfback
Contract 1988
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DOB 15th Jul 1956
Origin Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia
Debut Vs Balmain - 21st Mar 1976
Dog Years (13) 1976 , 1977 , 1978 , 1979 , 1980 , 1981 , 1982 , 1983 , 1984 , 1985 , 1986 , 1987 , 1988
Captain Years (5) 1984 , 1985 , 1986 , 1987 , 1988
Captain Record 70 games, 47 won(67%), 21 lost(30%), 2 drew(3%)
Rep Caps NSW(15) , Australia(8)
Other Clubs
Junior Club Turvey Park

Biography Steve Mortimer joined Canterbury in 1976 as a halfback.

The brother of Peter and Chris Mortimer, Steve started his initial season in first grade and after being relegated mid-season for Phil Young, returned to play in the Preliminary Final against Manly.

Steve was to hold the halfback position for 13 seasons.

In 1977, Steve played his initial match for NSW. He played 15 games for NSW between 1977 and 1985.

In 1978, Steve played in the Preliminary Final against Parramatta and in 1979, Steve played in the Grand Final against St George.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1976 19 6 0 0 18
1 1977 20 5 0 1 16
1 1978 21 5 0 0 15
1 1979 24 10 0 1 31
1 1980 19 5 0 0 15
1 1981 22 8 0 1 25
1 1982 24 12 0 1 37
1 1983 23 8 0 0 32
1 1984 23 2 0 0 8
1 1985 20 4 0 0 16
1 1986 18 7 0 0 28
1 1987 20 4 0 0 16
1 1988 19 2 0 1 9
Total: 272 78 0 5 266
Average (per year): 20.9 6 0 0.4 20.5
Average (per game): 0.3 0 0 1

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 13 279 82 0 5 278
Average (per year): 21.5 6.3 0 0.4 21.4
Average (per game): 0.3 0 0 1

Data provided by Clint Crofts