Geoff Carr

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Geoff Carr
Personal information
Born 1952
Died  Australia
Playing information
Position Three-quarter back
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1970–74 St. George 59 27 0 0 81
Source: [1]

Geoff Carr is an Australian former professional rugby league football player of the 1970s and administrator of the 1990s and 2000s. He was the CEO of the Australian Rugby League[2] as well as the New South Wales Rugby League.

Playing career[edit]

Originally from Grafton, New South Wales, Carr played first grade in the NSWRL premiership with the St. George Dragons for five seasons between 1970-1975.[3] and played in the 1971 Grand Final under mastercoach Jack Gibson.

Administrative career[edit]

Carr was appointed secretary of the St. George club in 1989.[4] He later became the club's chief executive, and in 1995 after exploring the possibility of a merger with the Roosters in an attempt to match the turnover of the all-conquering Brisbane Broncos, was sacked by his board.[5] He then joined the ARL and was team manager for Australia in their successful1995 World Cup campaign.[6] Carr later also worked for the National Rugby League. Carr became CEO of the ARL in 2000[7] and was later appointed New South Wales Rugby League chief executive.[8]

He announced his retirement from full-time administration in 2013.[9]


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