Tony Armstrong

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Player No. 456
Nickname
Position Wing
Contract 1983
Height
Weight
DOB 8th Jul 1954
Origin
Debut Vs Manly - 14th Mar 1982
Dog Years (2) 1982 , 1983
Rep Caps
Other Clubs Western Suburbs, Cronulla, Illawarra
Junior Club

Biography Tony Armstrong played two games for Western Suburbs from 1979 to 1980 as a winger.

Tony joined Canterbury in 1982 and became a regular member of the first grade team when injuries occurred to Chris Anderson and Steve Gearin.

In 1983, Tony started the season in first grade but was relegated for Ross Conlon.

Tony returned to first grade during the final series when Ross Conlon suffered a dislocated hip and played in the Preliminary Semi-Final against Parramatta.

In 1984, Tony joined Cronulla to play 23 games that season and was the competitions leading point scorer with 186 points.

After missing 1985 due to injury, Tony joined Illawarra in 1986 to play six further games in first grade.

Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1982 17 8 27 0 78
1 1983 16 8 18 0 68
Total: 33 16 45 0 146
Average (per year): 16.5 8 22.5 0 73
Average (per game): 0.5 1.4 0 4.4

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 2 56 25 97 0 282
Average (per year): 28 12.5 48.5 0 141
Average (per game): 0.4 1.7 0 5

Data provided by Clint Crofts