Darren McCarthy

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Player No. 507
Nickname
Position Centre
Contract 1989
Height
Weight
DOB 1st Nov 1963
Origin
Debut Vs Illawarra - 17th May 1987
Dog Years (3) 1987 , 1988 , 1989
Rep Caps
Other Clubs South Sydney
Junior Club Souths Juniors

Biography Darren McCarthy played 68 games for South Sydney from 1983 to 1991 as a centre in two stints.

The son of Bob McCarthy, Darren joined Canterbury in 1987 and became a regular member of the reserve grade team. He received the opportunity to play first grade against Illawarra as a replacement.

Darren played in the 1987 reserve grade Preliminary Semi-Final against Easts (Roosters).

In 1988, Darren continued in reserve grade but played in the Premiership winning team against Balmain as a replacement.

In 1989 he started the season in first grade but was relegated for Jamie Corcoran.

Darren was able to return to first grade mid-season when Jamie Corcoran was relegated.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1987 1 0 0 0 0
1 1988 4 1 0 0 4
1 1989 10 3 4 0 20
Total: 15 4 4 0 24
Average (per year): 5 1.3 1.3 0 8
Average (per game): 0.3 0.3 0 1.6

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 3 62 22 64 0 216
Average (per year): 20.7 7.3 21.3 0 72
Average (per game): 0.4 1 0 3.5

Data provided by Clint Crofts