Bill Ives (rugby league)

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Bill Ives
Personal information
Full name William Francis Ives
Nickname Bill
Born 14 November 1896
Glebe, New South Wales
Died 23 March 1975
Newport Beach, New South Wales
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1920 Glebe 12 3 0 0 9
1921–27 Eastern Suburbs 87 12 8 0 52
1928 St George Dragons 2 0 0 0 0
Total 101 15 8 0 61
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1924–25 New South Wales 4 1 0 0 3

Bill Ives (1896-1975) was an Australian rugby league footballer from the 1920s.

Career[edit]

Ives played for the Glebe in 1920, Eastern Suburbs between 1921-1927 and the St. George Dragons 1928 in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership in Australia. His usual position was at prop-forward. He won two premierships with the Roosters in 1923 and 1924 and captained the club on many occasions.[1]

He was the younger brother of Australian test player Clarrie Ives.[2]

He also played first-class cricket for New South Wales as a right-handed lower-order batsman and a right-arm fast-medium bowler, appearing in seven matches between 1919–20 and 1921–22.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. ^ Alan Whiticker/Glen Hudson: Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. 1995 (ISBN 1875169571)
  3. ^ "William Ives". www.cricketarchive.com. Retrieved 2 March 2015.