Robert Laurie (rugby league)
|Born||Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia|
Robert "Rocky" Laurie (born in Wauchope, New South Wales) is an Australian former rugby league footballer. He played for the Eastern Suburbs Roosters and the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership.
Laurie along with Ian Schubert, both from the rural New South Wales (NSW) township of Wauchope, came to the Roosters in NSWRFL season 1975, although Laurie didn't make his first grade debut till the following season. During the 1976 NSWRFL season, he played in the forwards, helping Eastern Suburbs to victory in their unofficial 1976 World Club Challenge match against British champions St. Helens in Sydney. Laurie was awarded the 1980 Dally M Medal. Laurie played for Easts in their win at the final of the 1981 Craven Mild Cup.
During the 1988 Great Britain Lions tour, Laurie captained a Northern Division side to victory over the visitors.
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