Morrie Boyle

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Morrie Boyle (1910-2002) was a rugby league player in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership.

Career[edit]

Morrie Boyle was a Winger and Fullback for the Eastern Suburbs club. He played 40 matches in the years (1929–32). He was a member of the Eastern Suburbs side that was beaten by South Sydney in the 1931 premiership decider.

A noted try scorer, Morrie Boyle scored 28 tries during his career at Easts.

In the 1930 season Boyle was the leading try scorer in the NSWRFL premiership with 15 tries from 15 games. Boyle is recognised as the 196th footballer to play for the Sydney Roosters club.

He wound down his playing career at Dubbo in 1933, captain-coaching them to the Johnny Walker Cup. He scored 17 tries and 22 goals for Dubbo in 1933.[1] He then moved to captain-coach Canberra in 1934.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dubbo Liberal: 06/07/1933 "Thank you MORRIE"
  2. ^ Canberra Times: "Boyle Of Eastern Suburbs To Coach. 29/03/1934