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Australia's Top 100 Rugby League Players

Australia's 100 greatest players was named today with Darren Lockyer the only current player to make the esteemed list.
Australia's Top 100 Rugby League Players
by NRL

Australia's 100 greatest players was named today with Darren Lockyer the only current player to make the esteemed list.

The deeds of Harry Bath and Brian Bevan didn't go unrecognised with Bevan playing all bar eight of his career matches in England and Bath only had four seasons in Australia, but also enjoyed a long career in the UK.

Only Laurie Daley, Andrew Ettingshausen, Bradley Clyde, Allan Langer, Brad Fittler, Andrew Johns, Shane Webcke and Lockyer from the 2000's era made the side.

Players who retired in the 1990's included Wayne Pearce, Gene Miles, Peter Sterling, Wally Lewis, Steve Roach, Brett Kenny, Mal Meninga, Terry Lamb, Steve Walters and Glenn Lazarus.

Some of the 1980's gladiators included Arthur Beetson, Tom Raudonikis, Graham Eadie, Steve Rogers, MIchael Cronin, Ray Price, Steve Mortimer, Kerry Boustead and Eric Grothe.

A total of 38 players were selected from the pre-war years and 62 players from the post-war years.

How would you rank the players from 1-100 in the list supplied?

The 100 GREATEST
1908-1945
Dally Messenger, Chris Mckivat, Pony Halloway, Albert Rosenfeld, Howard Hallett, Billy Cann, Dan Frawley, Sandy Pearce, Frank Burge, Herb Gilber, Cec Blinkhorn, Les Cubitt, Viv Farnsworth, Harold Horder, Jimmy Craig, Duncan Thompson, Ted Courtney, Chook Fraser, Tom Gorman, Herb Steinohrt, George Treweek, Eric Weissel, Benny Wearing, Vic Armbruster, Dan Dempsey, Wally Prigg, Frank McMillan, Chimpy Busch, Viv Thicknesse, Mick Madsen, Jack Beaton, Ernie Norman, Dave Brown, Andy Norval, Joe Pearce, Herb Narvo, Vic Hey, Ray Stehr.

1946-2007
Arthur Clues, Brian Bevan, Duncan Hall, Harry Bath, Clive Churchill, Brian Davies, Brian Carlson, Keith Holman, Roy Bull, Harry Wells, Ken Kearney, Norm Provan, Kel O'Shea, Keith Barne, Brian Clay, Brian Hambly, Arthur Summons, Ken Thornett, Peter Gallagher, Ian Walsh, Eddie Lumsden, Reg Gasnier, Johnny Raper, Noel Kelly, Barry Muir, Les Johns, Johnny King, Ken Irvine, John Sattler, Graeme Langlands, John O'Neill, Billy Smith, Bob McCarthy, Bob Fulton, Ron Coote, Arthur Beetson, Tom Raudonikis, Graham Eadie, Steve Rogers, Michael Cronin, Ray Price, Steve Mortimer, Kerry Boustead, Eric Grothe, Peter Sterling, Wayne Pearce, Wally Lewis, Steve Roach, Gene Miles, Mal Meninga, Brett Kenny, Terry Lamb, Steve Walters, Glenn Lazarus, Laurie Daley, Andrew Ettingshausen, Bradley Clyde, Allan Langer, Brad Fittler, Andrew Johns, Shane Webcke, Darren Lockyer.


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