Bruce Dickison

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Bruce Dickison
Personal information
Full name Bruce Ian Dickison[1]
Born New Zealand
Playing information
Position Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
19??–1976 Eastern Suburbs (CRL)
1977–1980 Sydenham (CRL)
1983 Papanui (CRL)
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1973–1980 Canterbury 21
1973 Southern Zone
1975–1980 New Zealand 8 0 0 0 0
1974–1980 South Island
Coaching information
Club
Years Team Gms W D L W%
1985 Eastern Suburbs (CRL)
Source: RLP

Bruce Dickison is a New Zealand former rugby league player who represented his country in the 1975 World Cup.

Playing career[edit]

Dickison played for the Eastern Suburbs in the Canterbury Rugby League competition. He represented New Zealand at the under 17 and under 19 levels before first being selected for the New Zealand Kiwis in 1975 as part of the World Cup. Dickison scored three tries in his debut against Southwest France.[2] Dickison again played for the Kiwis in 1980, finishing his career with 19 matches for New Zealand, including six Test matches. In his career with New Zealand, Bruce Dickison scored eight tries.

Dickison was also a Canterbury representative, playing 21 times for Canterbury between 1973 and 1980. He also played for Southern Zone against Northern Zone and represented South Island in such competitions as a 1976 match against Sydney Metropolitan and another in 1980 against Australia.

In 1973 Dickison shared the A.G.Bailey Challenge Cup as the leading try-scorer in the Canterbury Rugby League. Dickison moved to the Sydenham club between 1977 and 1980 before finishing his career with Papanui in 1983.[2] He finished his career with 125 tries in the Canterbury Rugby League competition.

Coaching career[edit]

Dickison coached Eastern Suburbs in 1985.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DICKISON, Bruce Ian - 1975, 1980 nzleague.co.nz
  2. ^ a b c Coffey, John. Canterbury XIII, Christchurch, 1987.