Gary Parcell

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Gary Parcell
Personal information
Born (1933-07-21) 21 July 1933 (age 84)
Playing information
Position Front row forward
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Brothers (Ipswich)
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1956–62 Queensland 14 1 0 0 3
1959–62 Australia 8 0 0 0 0

Gary Parcell is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s and 1960s. A Queensland interstate and Australia international representative forward, he played his club football in Ipswich for Brothers.

The son of Queensland Maroons forward, Percy Parcell, Gary, like his father, played for Ipswich's Brothers club.[1]

In 1959, Queensland won the interstate series against New South Wales 3-1, but managed only seven players in a Kangaroo touring party of 26. They were Parcell Elton Rasmussen, Jim Paterson, Dud Beattie, Noel Kelly, Barry Muir and Ron Boden, with Boden originally from NSW.

In 1959 Parcell was first selected for the Australian national team, becoming Kangaroo No. 356.[2]

Parcell is the grandfather of current Leeds Rhinos player Matt Parcell.[3]