Tony Quirk

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Tony Quirk
Personal information
Full nameAnthony Quirk
Born (1956-02-11) 11 February 1956 (age 64)
Tumut, New South Wales, Australia
Playing information
Height181 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight12 st (170 lb; 76 kg)
Position Fullback
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1975–77 St George Dragons 28719059
1978 North Sydney 19411034
Total471130093
Source: [1]

Tony Quirk (born 11 February 1956) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s.

Playing career

Anthony 'Tony' Quirk played for the St George Dragons at fullback for three seasons between 1975-1977.

Initially used to replace recently retired captain-coach Graeme Langlands during 1976, Quirk played out the season at fullback, but by 1977 had lost his place in the first grade team to Ted Goodwin.

He was used as a reserve during the 1977 Grand Final draw, and is remembered for a field goal attempt that would have won the match. It hit the cross-bar and the game ended in a draw.

He saw out his career at North Sydney for one season in 1978 before retiring. [2]

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References

  1. "Tony Quirk - Career Stats & Summary - Rugby League Project". Rugbyleagueproject.org.
  2. Alan Whiticker/Glen Hudson: Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. 1995 ( ISBN   1875169571)