John Hibbs

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John Hibbs
Personal information
Full name John Douglas Hibbs
Born New Zealand
Playing information
Position Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
West Coast
South Island
1969–1975 New Zealand 6 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]

John Hibbs is a New Zealand former rugby league player who represented his country in the 1975 World Cup.

Playing career[edit]

Hibbs played in Greymouth, representing both the West Coast and the South Island.[2] He was first selected for the New Zealand Kiwis in 1969, playing against Australia. In 1974 he won the New Zealand Rugby League player of the year award.[3]

His final match for New Zealand was against France in 1975 at the World Championship.[4]


  1. ^ John Hibbs
  2. ^ Coffey, John. Canterbury XIII, Christchurch, 1987.
  3. ^ Sky Rugby League Annual '98 New Zealand Rugby League, 1998
  4. ^ HIBBS, John Douglas - 1969 - 70, 1974 - 75[permanent dead link]