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|Full name||Terry Regan|
21 May 1958 |
Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia
Terry Regan (born 21 May 1958 in Cessnock, New South Wales) is an Australian former professional rugby league player who was New South Wales Country Rugby League Player of the Year in 1981. Regan was a forward with a reputation as a hard-playing, head-on tackler.
Regan began his rugby league career playing for Cessnock under coach Garry Johns. In 1981, Regan was named Country Rugby League Player of the Year and was selected to represent Country in the annual City-Country clash. Although playing on the losing side, Regan's efforts in that match gained the attention of the Balmain Tigers in the New South Wales Rugby League competition, the premier competition of the time. He was given a contract for the 1982 season where he played nineteen games in first-grade but also won a reserve-grade grand-final title.
Regan was offered a contract with Eastern Suburbs for the following season. In his two seasons at Easts, Regan was sent from the field on three occasions for tackling infringements.
In 1985, Regan moved to the Canberra Raiders where he was a member of the club's first semi-finals and then the first grand-final appearance in 1987. Regan played in the last twenty minutes of the grand-final, a game lost to Manly-Warringah 18–8, In 1986 Terry took up Boxing losing on points over 3 rounds to Steve Marott.
- Tony Adams. "Legend Q&A". Rugby League Week. Sydney, NSW: PBLMedia (30 April 2008): pgs 30–31.
- Alan Whiticker & Glen Hudson (2007). The Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. Wetherill Park, New South Wales: Gary Allen Pty Ltd. p. 457. ISBN 978-1-877082-93-1.