Ziggy Niszczot

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Ziggy Niszczot
Personal information
Born (1955-09-01) 1 September 1955 (age 61)
Playing information
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 90 kg (14 st 2 lb)
Position Centre, Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Norths (Newcastle)
1980–84 South Sydney Rabbitohs 114 39 0 0 129
Total 114 39 0 0 129
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1982 New South Wales 2 2 0 0 6

Ziggy Niszczot (born 1 September 1955) is an Australian former professional rugby league player for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership. He was a powerful, hard running centre or wing three-quarter.

Playing career[edit]

Originally from Maitland, New South Wales, Niszczot played for North Newcastle before signing with South Sydney in 1980. Niszczot captained the Rabbitohs in the early 1980s.

Niszczot was selected for New South Wales for Games I and II of the 1982 State of Origin series against Queensland, scoring two tries in Game I to inspire a 20–16 win at Lang Park.[2]


  1. ^ Gary Lester (editor) (1983). The Sun Book of Rugby League - 1983. Sydney, New South Wales: John Fairfax Marketing. p. 78. ISBN 0-909558-83-3. 
  2. ^ "Classic State of Origin III's". Fox Sports News (Australia). 2008-07-01. Retrieved 2008-09-14. 


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