Brian Moore (rugby league)

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Brian Moore
Personal information
Full name Brian Reginald Moore
Nickname Chicka
Born (1944-04-19)19 April 1944
Died 26 October 2014(2014-10-26) (aged 70)
Playing information
Position Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1962–73 Newtown 173 90 0 0 270
Macquarie
Total 173 90 0 0 270
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1963–70 New South Wales 3 2 0 0 6
1966–70 City NSW 3 2 0 0 6
1967–68 Australia 0 0 0 0 0
Coaching information
Club
Years Team Gms W D L W%
1983 Newtown Jets 26 7 2 17 27

Brian "Chicka" Moore (19 April 1944 – 26 October 2014) was an Australian rugby league footballer and coach.

He played in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership for the Newtown "Bluebags" from 1962 to 1973 - scoring 90 tries during his long and successful career. He later coached the club for its final season, the 1983 Winfield Cup Premiership. He represented New South Wales in 1963, 1965 and 1970. He also represented Australia, touring Great Britain and France with the 1967/68 Kangaroos, playing 11 minor tour matches but no tests.[1] During the 1970s Moore captain-coached in the Newcastle Rugby League with the Macquarie club.[2] While playing football, Moore also served in the New South Wales Police Force and in 2008, rugby league's centenary year in Australia, he was named at centre in a NSW Police team of the century.

In 2008 Brian 'Chicka' Moore was named in the Newtown Jets team of the century. He died following a long illness on 26 October 2014.[3][4]

References[edit]

Preceded by
Warren Ryan
1979-1982
Coach
Newtown Jets

1983
Succeeded by
Club exited competition