Jack Bonnyman

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Player No. 64
Nickname
Position Centre
Contract 1944
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DOB
Origin
Debut Vs Roosters - 25th Apr 1940
Dog Years (5) 1940 , 1941 , 1942 , 1943 , 1944
Captain Years (1) 1940
Captain Record 12 games, 7 won(58%), 5 lost(42%), 0 drew(0%)
Rep Caps
Other Clubs
Junior Club

Biography Jack Bonnyman joined Canterbury after representing Country and NSW in 1939.

He played centre and slotted into the position made vacant by the departure of Jim Champion.

Jack's versatility enabled him to play half and five-eight when required.

He captained Canterbury in the 1940 final against Easts (Roosters) and played in the 1942 Premiership winning team.

Jack captained a total 12 games and in 2004, he was nominated for the Berries to Bulldogs 70 Year Team of Champions.

Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1940 15 5 0 0 15
1 1941 14 3 0 0 9
1 1942 17 5 0 0 15
1 1943 11 2 0 0 6
1 1944 1 0 0 0 0
Total: 58 15 0 0 45
Average (per year): 11.6 3 0 0 9
Average (per game): 0.3 0 0 0.8

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 5 61 15 0 0 45
Average (per year): 12.2 3 0 0 9
Average (per game): 0.2 0 0 0.7

Data provided by Clint Crofts