Ben Gillies

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Player No. 579
Nickname
Position Lock, Hooker
Contract 1997
Height
Weight
DOB 24th Jun 1968
Origin
Debut Vs Brisbane - 7th Jun 1992
Dog Years (7) 1991 , 1992 , 1993 , 1994 , 1995 , 1996 , 1997
Rep Caps
Other Clubs
Junior Club Yass R U

Biography Ben Gillies joined Canterbury in 1991 as a lock forward.

The brother of Simon Gillies, Ben became a regular member of the reserve grade team.

In 1992, Ben started the season in reserve grade and received the opportunity to play first grade against Brisbane as a hooker when Sean Skelton was relegated. Ben was later relegated for Geordi Peats but was a regular first grade replacement.

In 1993, Ben was a regular member of the reserve grade team and played in the Preliminary Final against Newcastle as a replacement.

In 1994, Ben returned to first grade when Geordi Peats was relegated until mid-season when relegated for Jason Hetherington.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1992 12 1 0 0 4
1 1993 5 0 0 0 0
1 1994 14 1 0 0 4
1 1995 8 0 0 0 0
1 1996 2 0 0 0 0
Total: 41 2 0 0 8
Average (per year): 8.2 0.4 0 0 1.6
Average (per game): 0 0 0 0.2

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 7 148 20 1 0 82
Average (per year): 21.1 2.9 0.1 0 11.7
Average (per game): 0.1 0 0 0.6

Data provided by Clint Crofts