Cameron Bell (rugby league)

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Cameron Bell
Coaching information
Years Team Gms W D L W%
Manukau Magpies
1990–94 Carlisle
1996 Counties Maunkau 26 21 0 5 81
Total 26 21 0 5 81
Years Team Gms W D L W%
1988–89 Auckland
1995–00 New Zealand Māori

Cameron Bell is a New Zealand rugby league coach. He is a member of the famous Bell rugby league family that includes George, Ian, Dean (his son) and Cathy and Clayton Friend.

Coaching career[edit]

As coach of the Manukau Magpies, in 1985 he won the Hyland Memorial Cup as Auckland Rugby League's coach of the year. In 1988 Bell was appointed Auckland coach, a position he held for two seasons.[1]

Between February 1990 and April 1994 Bell was the coach of Carlisle in England.

He returned to New Zealand in 1995, taking up the position of head coach of the New Zealand Māori side, a job he would hold until the 2000 World Cup.[2]

He coached the Counties Manukau Heroes to a grand final victory in the 1996 Lion Red Cup.

Bell coached the Ngongotaha Chiefs in the 2001 Bartercard Cup.[3]


  1. ^ Coffey, John and Bernie Wood Auckland, 100 years of rugby league, 1909-2009, 2009. ISBN 978-1-86969-366-4, p.296.
  2. ^ Lion Red Rugby League Annual 1995, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1995. p.179
  3. ^ Jessup, Peter (8 March 2001). "Rugby League: Bears' migration adds some bite to clash". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 22 September 2011.