Bruce Gall

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Bruce Gall
Personal information
Full name Bruce Percy Gall
Born New Zealand
Playing information
Position Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Unknown (TRL)
1983–1984 Balmain Tigers 11 1 0 0 4
Total 11 1 0 0 4
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Taranaki
1976 North Island
1979 Central Districts
1980–1982 New Zealand 3 1 0 0 3
Source: [1]

Bruce Gall is a New Zealand rugby league player who represented his country.

Playing career[edit]

Gall played in the Taranaki Rugby League and represented Taranaki. In 1976 Gall played for the North Island against the touring Sydney Metropolitan side.[2]

In 1979 he played for the Central Districts side that won the Inter-Districts competition.[3]

He was selected for the New Zealand Kiwis on the 1980 tour of Great Britain and France. Gall did not play in a test match but did play in 8 games for the Kiwis, scoring 3 tries. In 1982 Gall played in three test matches for New Zealand against Australia and Papua New Guinea, scoring one try.[4]

Gall moved to Sydney in 1983, joining the Balmain Tigers in the NSWRL Premiership. He played in eleven matches over two seasons, scoring one try.[1]

Legacy[edit]

In 2008 he was named in the Taranaki Rugby League Team of the Century.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bruce Gall rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. ^ Air New Zealand Rugby League Annual 1977 New Zealand Rugby League, 1977. p.p.10-11.
  3. ^ Coffey, John and Bernie Wood Auckland, 100 years of rugby league, 1909-2009, 2009. ISBN 978-1-86969-366-4.
  4. ^ GALL, Bruce Percy - 1980, 1982[permanent dead link] nzleague.co.nz
  5. ^ "Dream team of century is named". Taranaki Daily News. 14 October 2008. Retrieved 24 September 2011.