Bill McNeight

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Bill McNeight
Personal information
Full name William John McNeight
Born New Zealand
Playing information
Position Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Unknown (WCRL)
Newton Rangers
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1936 West Coast
1936 South Island
1936–1938 New Zealand 2 0 0 0 0
1938 Auckland
Source: [1]

Bill McNeight was a New Zealand rugby league player who represented his country.

Playing career[edit]

McNeight first made the New Zealand side in 1936, while playing for the West Coast.[2] He played in two test matches for New Zealand that year and also played for the South Island.[1][3]

By 1938 McNeight had moved to Auckland, joining the Newton Rangers club. He captained New Zealand on their 1938 tour of Australia, however no test matches were played on tour.[4]


  1. ^ a b William McNeight
  2. ^ McNEIGHT, William John (1936, 1938)
  3. ^ Coffey, John. Canterbury XIII, Christchurch, 1987.
  4. ^ Coffey, John and Bernie Wood Auckland, 100 years of rugby league, 1909-2009, 2009. ISBN 978-1-86969-366-4.