Michael Speechley

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Michael Speechley
Personal information
Full name Michael Speechley
Nickname The Lawnmower, Speech
Born (1964-04-29) 29 April 1964 (age 50)[1]
Playing information
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Weight 76 kg (12 st 0 lb)[1]
Position Five-eighth
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1983 Newtown Jets 16 5 1 0 22
1984–1985 South Sydney Rabbitohs 4 0 0 0 0
1986–1992 Cronulla Sharks 120 13 0 4 56
1994–1995 Parramatta Eels 33 2 0 0 8
Total 173 20 1 4 86
Source: RLP

Michael Speechley (born 29 April 1964) is an Australian former professional rugby league player for the Newtown Jets, the South Sydney Rabbitohs, the Cronulla Sharks and the Parramatta Eels. His career spanned thirteen seasons in first-grade Australian competition. He primarily played at five-eighth.

Speechley was nicknamed The Lawnmower by a commentator in reference to his tackling technique.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Gary Lester (editor) (1983). The Sun Book of Rugby League - 1983. Sydney, New South Wales: John Fairfax Marketing. pp. page 56. ISBN 0-909558-83-3.