|Full name||Wayne John Wallace|
|Height||178 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||87 kg (13 st 10 lb)|
|Position||Hooker, Loose forward|
He first made the Canterbury side in 1979, initially as a Loose Forward but he soon shifted to the Hooker position after an injury to Alan Rushton. He set a Canterbury record of 57 appearances between 1978 and 1990, leading the province to wins over Great Britain and Auckland in 1990.
Wallace made the New Zealand Kiwis in 1985 and went on to play in eleven test matches. He was the only non-professional player in the 1988 World Cup Final loss to Australia, his last game for his country.
Wallace became player-coach of Hornby before retiring as a player to become a full-time coach.
- WALLACE, Wayne John 1985 - 89 - Kiwi #589 nzleague.co.nz
- "Remembering what might have been . . .". The Press. 21 November 2008. Retrieved 2 December 2011.
- Wayne Wallace Significant Results in Canterbury Rugby League
- Lion Red Rugby League Annual 1994, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1994. p.133
- John Coffey Hornby has edge - Wallace The Press, 26 July 1997
- John Coffey Hornby holds off tough challenge for cup The Press, 28 July 1997
- Harding fires Papanui's revival The Press, 18 May 1998
- New Zealand Rugby League Annual '98, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1998. p.160