Leo Trevena

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Leo Trevena
Personal information
Full nameLeo Matthew Trevena
Born1929
Died20 July 2013 (aged 8384)
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Playing information
Position Halfback
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1950–53 Western Suburbs 29521057
1954 Canterbury 1125016
Total40726073
Coaching information
Club
YearsTeamGmsWDLW%
1967 Penrith 441023223
1973 Penrith 0000
Total441023223

Leo Trevena (1929-2013) was an Australian professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1950s, and coached in the 1960s and 1970s. He played 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]

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Playing career

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

Leo Trevena captain-coached Young to win the Clayton Cup in 1955. [4] He coached the Penrith Panthers in 1967 and 1973. [5]

He retired to the Gold Coast in later life, and died there on 20 July 2013. [6]

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References

  1. "Leo Trevena's Playing Career". RLP.
  2. "Leo Trevena's Coaching Career". RLP.
  3. "Bulldogs 1954 season".
  4. "Sporting Round-Up". Yass Tribune-Courier. Yass: National Library of Australia. 13 Oct 1955. p. 8. Retrieved 28 Mar 2020.
  5. http://www.rugbyleagueproject.org
  6. Daily Telegraph, Sydney: Death Notice 23/7/2013
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Bob Boland
1968-1972
Coach
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Penrith

1973
Succeeded by
Jack Clare
1974
Preceded by
Coach
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Penrith

1967
Succeeded by
Bob Boland
1968-1972