Chris Mortimer

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Player No. 433
Nickname Louie
Position Centre
Contract 1987
Height
Weight
DOB 19th Aug 1959
Origin
Debut Vs Western Suburbs - 16th Jul 1978
Dog Years (10) 1978 , 1979 , 1980 , 1981 , 1982 , 1983 , 1984 , 1985 , 1986 , 1987
Rep Caps NSW(7) , Australia(1)
Other Clubs Penrith
Junior Club Turvey Park

Biography Chris Mortimer joined Canterbury in 1978 as a centre.

The brother of Steve and Peter Mortimer, Chris rose through the grades quickly to be a regular member of the reserve grade team.

He received the opportunity to play first grade against Western Suburbs when Mark Hughes was injured.

In 1979, Chris started the season in first grade but was injured and became a regular member of the reserve grade team.

He was recalled to first grade when Greg Brentnall broke his arm in the finals and played in the Grand Final against St George.

In 1980, Chris was a regular member of the first grade team and played in the Premiership winning team against Easts (Roosters).
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1978 4 1 0 0 3
1 1979 7 1 0 0 3
1 1980 23 5 0 0 15
1 1981 20 5 0 0 15
1 1982 25 2 0 0 6
1 1983 28 6 0 1 25
1 1984 20 4 21 0 58
1 1985 25 2 8 0 24
1 1986 24 2 0 0 8
1 1987 16 1 0 0 4
Total: 192 29 29 1 161
Average (per year): 19.2 2.9 2.9 0.1 16.1
Average (per game): 0.2 0.2 0 0.8

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 10 227 35 53 1 227
Average (per year): 22.7 3.5 5.3 0.1 22.7
Average (per game): 0.2 0.2 0 1

Data provided by Clint Crofts