Junior Club: Renown United
Senior Matches: 125
St George Matches: 125
Australia: 39 International + 38 Tour Matches
Highlights: An Immortal of Rugby league, Reg Gasnier was born and raised in the southern Sydney suburb of Mortdale playing his junior league with the Renown Club. Widely regarded as the greatest centre three quarter to play the game, ‘Puff’ possessed an amazing turn of speed that more often than not, left all in his wake. 39 Test & World Cup matches, Reg Gasnier was selected at age 13 in a New South Wales Schoolboy side in a curtain raiser to the 1952 Australia and New Zealand Test. The competition‘s leading try scorer in 1960 (25 tries), 1963 (24 tries) and 1964 (18 tries). Scored two tries in the 1960 Grand Final victory and played in six premiership winning sides. In 1962 and at just 22-years-old, Reg Gasnier became Australia’s youngest ever Test captain. At 28, he finally succumbed to another leg injury, announcing his retirement after a provincial match in Avingnon, France on December 21st, 1967. In his 125 appearances for St George, he scored 127 tries. Reg is listed in top 100 footballers of all Time. An original Immortal and a AM Awardee. Reg is acknowledged in the Australian Sporting Hall of Fame. In their elite category of 30 legends of Australian sport, Reg Gasnier is the only footballer."