Ray Higgs

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Ray Higgs is an Australian former rugby league footballer of the 1970s. An Australian international and Queensland representative forward,[1] he played club football for the Parramatta Eels and Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership.[2]

Originally from Roma, Queensland, Higgs played for Nambour and Souths Magpies. He was selected to represent Queensland and then made his debut for the Australian national side in 1974.[3] The following year he helped the Kangaroos to victory in the 1975 World Cup. After winning both the Rothmans Medal and the Rugby League Week player of the year award in 1976, he captained his club, the Parramatta Eels, to that year's and 1977's Grand Finals. Higgs continued representing Australia, featuring in The Kangaroos' triumph in the 1977 World Cup.


  1. ^ Queensland Representative Players at qrl.com.au
  2. ^ Ray Higgs at nrlstats.com
  3. ^ Ray Higgs at yesterdayshero.com.au

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