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Player Games Tries Goals FGs Points State Tests Years/Comment

Bailey, Phil

24

1

0

0

4

0

0

1999, 2001. Second row, Manly junior, went to Cronulla.
Bailey, Rex

14

1

0

0

3

0

0

1953
Bailey, Trevor

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1974
Baker, Ian

12

0

0

0

0

0

0

1976
Bandy, Jay

11

1

0

0

4

0

0

2000 2001. Came from Parramatta.
Barber, John

24

1

2

0

7

1

0

1972 - 1975. Country Prop, played for NSW in 1971. Later had a long career as a captain coach in the Brisbane competition.[W&H]
Barkley, Ian

20

6

0

0

24

0

0

1984 - 1985, 1987-1988. Came from Easts.
Barnett, R

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1953
Barrett, Alf

20

3

0

0

9

0

0

1948 1949 1952
Bartlett, Bob

2

0

0

0

0

2

0

1958 1960.
Former Wollongong centre/winger who had a long career in the Illawarra competiton, including NSW representation in 1953 before joining Manly. [W&H]
Bathgate, Eric

19

0

5

0

10

0

0

1947-1950. From Norths.
Batty, Allan

24

0

16

1

34

0

0

1953-1958
Batty, Bob

196

40

509

15

1154

0

0

Fullback, 1959-71

A highly consistent fullback for the club in the 1960s, he retired as the club's greatest point scorer and with a then record 257 grade games ... more [ARTICLE]

Batty, Steve

1 0 0 0 0 0 0

1985

Beardsmore, K

7

1

0

0

3

0

0

1948 1949
Beath, Paul

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

1986 1988. Went to Canberra in 1989.
Beaumont, Ron

115

3

3

0

15

0

0

Fullback 1947-53
A member of Manly's successful Presidents Cup side in 1946 he made a try saving ball and all tackle in the final moments to save the game ... more [ARTICLE]
Beckett, Lenny

33

7

0

0

28

0

0

Winger/Centre 2001-02
A former Parramatta junior (younger brother of Robbie Beckett) who signed for the Northern Eagles from Newcastle in 2001. He represented Australia at schoolboy level in 1997 and 1998. Not offered a contract by Manly in 2003.
Bell, Steve

17

13

0

0

52

    2006  
Bella, Martin

57

2

0

0

8

21

9

Prop, 1990-92.
A burly straight running front rower who toured with the Kangaroos in 1986 and 1990...
more [ARTICLE]
Bennett, Jamie

2

1

0

0

4

0

0

1998
Bentley, Col

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

1993 1994. A safe defensive centre, originally from Cudgen he joined Manly from Penrith in 1993. Played little first grade but captained Manly's Reserve Grade team for two seasons before returning to Penrith in 1995. After retiring he served on the NRL Judiiary in 1998-99. [W&H]
Bertoli, Adam

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1995
Bertoli, Neil

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1962
Bertrand, Norm

20

2

0

0

6

0

0

1954-1956
Bilton, Roger

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

1968 1969
Black, Ray

29

5

0

0

15

0

0

1947-1950. Came from Norths in Manly's inaugral year. [W&H]
Blackett, Keith

3

0

5

0

10

0

0

1970 1972
Blake, Michael

47

23

0

0

80

0

0

1979, 1981-1984. A Manly junior, the older brother of Phil Blake. He later played for Canberra and Souths.[W&H]
Blake, Phil

90

63

0

7

250

1

0

1982-1986. Manly junior who burst onto the League scene as an 18 year old halfback in 1982. Blake was a brilliant prospect, possessing a great chip kick with great anticipation and positional play ...
more [ARTICLE] [W&H]
Bliss, Johnny

76

41

0

0

123

6

1

1947-1953. Said to be the fastest white man in the World in his time, "Blistering" Johnny Bliss was Australian beach sprint champion for twelve consecutive years from 1939 to 1952 ...
more [ARTICLE]
Boland, Noel

2

1

0

0

3

0

0

1957
Boden, Michael

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1986  
Booth, Simon

109

30

0

0

90

0

0

1977-1982. Long-serving Manly centre, originally from Lakes United in Newcastle. He played in the 1978 Grand Final Victory. He followed Frank stanton to Balmain in 1983.
[W&H]
Bourne, Glenn

31

2

0

0

8

0

0

1989 1991
Boustead, Kerry

65

30

0

0

120

15

25

1983-1986. A winger from Innisfail NQ, Kerry Boustead made a stunning debut for Queensland as an 18 year old in1978 and became Australia's youngest ever test player later that year ...
more [ARTICLE]
Boyd, Les

73

14

0

0

45

8

17

1980-1984
Les Boyd, a talented, aggressive second row forward, was born in Nyngan and raised in Cootamundra. Boyd came to Manly in 1980 on a huge contract and initially his career blossomed. He toured NZ in 1980, played Tests against France (1981) and NZ (1982) before making his second Kangaroo tour. Boyd had no peer as a Test forward in the early 1980s...
more [ARTICLE]
Bradley-Qalilawa, Nick

11

4

0

0

16

0

0

2004

 
Bradstreet, Bill

102

28

33

0

150

3

1

1964-1970, 1973. Lock
Manly junior and the son of former Norths forward Fred Bradstreet, gave great service to the Sea Eagles, playing in the 1968 Grand Final loss to Souths. Bill played one test for Australia against England in 1966 and represented NSW 3 times in 1966-67. In 1971 he captain-coached Port Kembla before returning to Manly in 1973. His son Darren played first grade for Illawarra. His son Shaun plays cricket for NSW. [W&H 2002, pp. 52-53]
Branighan, Ray

108

31

52

0

197

5

8

1972-1978.

Robust winger/centre who came to Manly from Souths in 1972 and played a major role in the club's first premiership success, partnering the brilliant Bob Fulton in the centres.

[W&H 2002, pp. 53-54]

...more [ARTICLE]

Broadhurst, Mark


Mark cops one from Steve Bowden in the 1981 semi.

40

6

0

0

18

0

0

1981 1982.
Tough as nails Kiwi forward made his Test debut against Australia in 1980. Broadhurst joined Manly the following year and had his face smashed by two brutal head butts in the infamous 1981 semifinal clash against Newtown. Broadhurst left the club at the end of the 1982 season after failing to secure a place in Manly's semifinal side and was signed by Ilawarra. He then went to English club Hull KR at the end of 1983.
[W&H 2002, p. 59; Smith 1991, p. 140.]
Brokenshire, Mark

24

0

0

0

0

0

0

1987 1988. Murwillumbah forward, a country rep in 1984 and 1986, played for Salford in 1984-85 before joining Newcastle club Lakes United. Brokenshire then moved to Manly in 1987 but staked his reputation as a mature, experienced prop with Cbury in the early 1990s. At age 34, he was the oldest player on the field in the 1994 grand final but retired after C'bury's resounding loss to Canberra. [W&H 2002, p. 60]
Brown, Adam

16

1

38

0

80

0

0

1999. Halfback/five-eighth from Newcastle. Played in 16 games in 1999 scoring 80 points. Was in the original playing squad for the Northern Eagles in 2000 but did not play in first grade.
Brown, Dave

32

2

0

0

8

10

5

1983 1984. A bruising prop from Brisbane Souths, came to Manly from the Roosters in 1983. Brown played 9 state of origin matches for Queensland and 5 test matches for Australia. He went back to Easts in 1985 and later took on a captain coach position in Perth. [W&H 2002, p. 63]
Brown, Fred

116

19

0

0

57

1

0

1948-1953. Newcastle prop who played in Manly's first grand final in 1951. Captained Manly in 1948. Later represented NSW when playing for maitland in 1955. [W&H 2002, p. 63]
Brown, Max

62

20

33

0

126

0

0

1972-1975. A winger who came to Manly from Canterbury in 1972. Played in Manly's first two grand final victories in 1972 and 1973.
Brown, Ray

92

4

0

0

14

5

5

1980-1986. From the Riverina. Ray brown was the Country Player of the Year in 1978. He was a clever ball-player, a consistent ball-winner and elusive in the open. Wests won the race for his services in 1979 but his representative career took off when he signed with Manly. ...more [ARTICLE]
Browne, Damian

14

0

0

0

0

0

0

1998. Came from Souths.
Bryant, Mick

10

4

0

0

12

0

0

1967 1968
Bryant, Mark

41

1

0

0

4

0

0

2005 2006
Buchan, Tony

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1975
Bucknall, John

30

2

0

0

6

1

0

1969-1970, 1972-1973. Controversial forward who broke Sattler's jaw in the 1970 Grand Final loss to Souths.
Buettner, Michael

23

7

2

0

32

1

1

2000. Centre. Parramatta junior who came to the Northern Eagles from Norths in 2000. Returned to Parramatta in 2001.
Bull, Martin

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1979
Bull, Roy

177

25

0

0

75

26

22

1947, 1949-1959, Prop
A powerful tight head prop who was Manly's first international, Roy Bull was a member of Manly's winning 1946 President's Cup team. The success of that team lead directly to Manly gaining first grade status in 1947.
...more [ARTICLE]
Burge, F

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1947
Burke, Matt

28

7

0

0

28

0

0

1988, 1989, Centre.
Son of Peter Burke. A Wallaby international centre who played in 23 tests before switching to rugby league to play for his father's club Manly in 1988.
Burke, Peter

109

21

0

0

63

4

0

1955-1963, halfback.
Toured with the 1959-60 Kangaroos after playing in the 1957 and 1959 losing grand finals against St George. All four of his sons played rugby for Randwick with Brad anf Matt representing Australia. Son Matt also played for Manly.
Burke, Ritchie

10

5

0

0

15

0

0

1947 1948 1950
Burns, Travis 26 2 17 0 42 0 0 2005 2006
Butcher, Jeff

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1985
Butterfield, Jock

9

0

0

0

0

0

0

1964, hooker/prop.
Kiwi test forward who first tried to join Manly in 1963 but was blocked by the NZRL. Although he had played a record 36 tests for New Zealand, Butterfield had a modest single season with Manly in 1964.
Byrne, Pat

8

1

3

0

9

0

0

1963
Byrne, Peter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1985  
Main Sources: Whiticker & Hudson 2002; Smith 1991