Clarrie Horder

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Clarence 'Clarrie' Horder (1890-1960) was an Australian pioneer rugby league player from the 1910s.

Clarrie Horder was born in Sydney, New South Wales to parents Charles and Ellen Horder on 27 August 1890. The older brother of South Sydney Rabbitohs and North Sydney Bears legend Harold Horder, Clarrie was also a handy rugby league player for South Sydney Rabbitohs, playing eight seasons with them between 1913-1921. Known by the nickname of 'Spot', Clarrie Horder also played representative rugby league for New South Wales in 1919.

Clarrie Horder scored 41 tries and 14 goals (total 151 points) for South Sydney Rabbitohs during his career. In 1922 he became captain-coach of an Ipswich team before retiring from the game and returning to Sydney. [1]

Clarrie Horder died on 6 June 1960 at St. George Hospital, aged 69. He was cremated at Woronora Crematorium, Sutherland. [2]


  1. ^ Alan Whiticker/Glen Hudson: Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. 1995 (ISBN 1875169571)
  2. ^ Sydney Morning Herald: Death Notice 07/06/1960