Leo Trevena

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Leo Trevena
Personal information
Full name Leo Matthew Trevena
Nickname Trapper
Born 1929
Died 20 July 2013
Gold Coast, Queensland
Playing information
Position Halfback
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1950–53 Western Suburbs 29 5 21 0 57
1954 Canterbury 11 2 5 0 16
Total 40 7 26 0 73
Coaching information
Years Team Gms W D L W%
1967, 1973 Penrith Panthers 44 10 2 32 23

Leo Trevena (1929-2013) was a rugby league player for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and the Western Suburbs Magpies in the 1950s.[1] He also coached the Penrith Panthers in their 1967 season and their 1973 season.[2] He was the captain of Canterbury team in '54.[3]

Playing career[edit]

Leo Trevena played four seasons with the Western Suburbs Magpies between 1950-1953. He played halfback in the 1950 Magpies team that were runners up in the premiership. He won a premiership with the Magpies in 1952 NSWRFL season.

He joined the Canterbury Bulldogs for one season in 1954 was their main captain throughout the season.

Coaching career[edit]

Leo Trevena coached the Penrith Panthers in 1967 and 1973.[4]

He retired to the Gold Coast in later life, and died there on 20 July 2013.[5]