NQ Kerry Boustead, after making a stunning debut for
Queensland as an 18 year old in 1978, became
Australia's youngest ever test player later that year
and then toured with the Kangaroos. Boustead dazzled
his opposition with pace and swerve but he was not
just a great winger, he also played in back positions
from half to fullback.. He came to Sydney in 1979 to
join Easts and played for Queensland in the inaugural
state of Origin match in 1980.
coach Bob Fulton to Manly after the 1982 Kangaroo
tour. He scored 120 points for Manly in 65 matches.
Injuries ruined his career in the mid 80s before
making his comeback with Norths in 1988, retiring in
1990. He also played in England for Hull Kingston
played 6 games for NSW scoring 3tries, 9 games for
Queensland scoring 8 tries and 25 Tests for Australia
scoring 15 tries.
returned to the game as the CEO of the North
Queensland Cowboys in 1995 but resigned as a matter
of principle after 5 matches when the Cowboys sold
out to Super League.
& Hudson 2002, p. 48-49]