Darcy Russell

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Darcy Russell
Personal information
Full name Darcy James Russell
Playing information
Position Fullback
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1948–51 Eastern Suburbs 46 3 136 0 281
1957–60 Western Suburbs 79 16 357 1 764
Total 125 19 493 1 1045
Source: Whiticker/Hudson

Darcy Russell was a rugby league footballer in the NSWRFL and was a prolific goal kicker and point-scorer.

Club career[edit]

He played in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership for the Eastern Suburbs for 4 seasons between 1948-1951 and the Western Suburbs for 4 seasons between 1957-1960.

He played in the Wollongong competition between 1952-1956, and was selected for N.S.W. Country in 1953 and kicked 8 goals in the match.

Point scoring records[edit]

In the 1947 season Russell topped the point scoring lists for Easts in 1st grade and 3rd grade.

Darcy Russell was the leading pointscorer in the NSWRFL on three different occasions :1957, 1959 and 1960.

He retired after the 1960 season, aged 38. His brother, Barry Russell also played for Easts in the 1950s.[1]


  1. ^ Alan Whiticker/Glen Hudson: Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. 1995 (ISBN 1875169571)

External links[edit]

  • The Encyclopedia Of Rugby League; Alan Whiticker & Glen Hudson