Bill Ives (rugby league)

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Bill Ives
Personal information
Full name William Francis Ives
Nickname Bill
Born 1896
Glebe, New South Wales
Died 23 March 1975 [1]
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1920–1928 Glebe/Easts/St. George 101 15 8 76

Bill Ives (1896-1975) was an Australian rugby league footballer. He played for the Glebe in 1920, Eastern Suburbs between 1921-1927 and the St. George Dragons 1928 in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership in Australia His usual position was at prop-forward. He won two premierships with the Roosters in 1923 and 1924 and captained the club on many occasions.[2]

He was the younger brother of Australian test player Clarrie Ives.[3]

Career playing statistics[edit]

Point scoring summary[edit]

Games Tries Goals F/G Points
101 15 8 - 76

Matches played[edit]

Team Matches Years
Glebe 12 1920
Eastern Suburbs 87 1921–1927
St. George Dragons 2 1928
New South Wales 6 1921 & 1923 - 1925

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sydney Morning Herald: Death Notice 27/03/1975
  2. ^ http://www.rugbyleagueproject.org
  3. ^ Alan Whiticker/Glen Hudson: Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. 1995 (ISBN 1875169571)