Peter Tunks

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Player No. 479
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Position Prop
Contract 1989
Height
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DOB 30th Aug 1958
Origin Sydney, NSW, Australia
Debut Vs Parramatta - 25th Mar 1984
Dog Years (6) 1984 , 1985 , 1986 , 1987 , 1988 , 1989
Captain Years (5) 1985 , 1986 , 1987 , 1988 , 1989
Captain Record 35 games, 21 won(60%), 13 lost(37%), 1 drew(3%)
Rep Caps NSW(9) , Australia(6)
Other Clubs South Sydney, Penrith
Junior Club

Biography Peter Tunks played 98 games for South Sydney from 1977 to 1983 as second row forward.

In 1984, Peter joined Canterbury to become a regular prop for the next six seasons.

In 1984, Peter played for NSW before playing in the Premiership winning team against Parramatta. In 1985, Peter played for Australia. He played nine games for NSW from 1984 to 1987 and played six Tests for Australia from 1985 to 1987.

Peter played in the Premiership winning team against St George.

In 1986, Peter captained Canterbury for the first time. He captained Canterbury on 34 occasions from 1986 to 1989.

Peter played in the Grand Final against Parramatta but declined the Kangaroo tour due to business commitments.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1984 24 5 0 0 20
1 1985 19 3 0 0 12
1 1986 16 4 0 0 16
1 1987 17 0 0 0 0
1 1988 21 3 0 0 12
1 1989 19 0 0 0 0
Total: 116 15 0 0 60
Average (per year): 19.3 2.5 0 0 10
Average (per game): 0.1 0 0 0.5

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 6 117 16 0 0 64
Average (per year): 19.5 2.7 0 0 10.7
Average (per game): 0.1 0 0 0.5

Data provided by Clint Crofts