Ron Giteau

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Ron Giteau
Personal information
Full name Ron Giteau
Born (1955-05-31) 31 May 1955 (age 59)
Playing information
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 90 kg (14 st 2 lb)
Position Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1974–80 Wests (Sydney) 102 41 152 2 429
1981–82 Eastern Suburbs 46 11 141 2 319
1983–86 Canberra Raiders 78 14 234 3 527
Total 226 66 527 7 1275
Source: NRL Stats

Ron Giteau (born 31 May 1955[1]) is an Australian former professional rugby league player. A prolific point-scoring centre, he was captain of the Canberra Raiders team in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership. Giteau also played for the Western Suburbs Magpies and Eastern Suburbs.

He was a Wests junior graded from the Enfield Federals junior club in 1974. [2]

Ron Giteau is the father of current Australian rugby union player, Matt Giteau[3] and Australia women's dual-code rugby international Kristy Giteau.

Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gary Lester (editor) (1983). The Sun Book of Rugby League - 1983. Sydney, New South Wales: John Fairfax Marketing. pp. page 16. ISBN 0-909558-83-3. 
  2. ^ Ed T (2012-05-31). "Happy Birthday this week...". Wests Magpies. Retrieved 2012-05-27. 
  3. ^ Wayne Smith (2007-05-26). "Million dollar baby". The Australian. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Allan McMahon
Canberra Raiders captain
1984-85
Succeeded by
Dean Lance