- Cliff Johnson (rugby league)
Cliff Johnson Personal information Full name Clifford Raymond Johnson Playing information Position Prop, Second-row Club Years Team Pld T G FG P 19?? Richmond Representative Years Team Pld T G FG P 19?? Auckland 1950–1960 New Zealand 34 4 0 0 12 Source: RLP
Clifford Raymond Johnson was a New Zealand rugby league footballer who has been named one of the finest the country produced during the 20th century. An international representative, he played mainly as a prop forward.
Johnson played for the Richmond Bulldogs in the Auckland Rugby League competition. From here he represented Auckland and New Zealand. Between 1950 and 1960 he played a total of 34 tests for his country, a new record at the time of his retirement. He also played in three World Cup tournaments. Including minor tour matches, Johnson played a total of 70 matches for New Zealand.
After retirement he was the foundation chairman of the Howick Rugby League Football Club.
After his death he was named as captain of the New Zealand national rugby league team of the century in 2007.
- ^ JOHNSON, Clifford Raymond 1950 - 60 - Kiwi #325 nzleague.co.nz
- ^ "Graham top choice for the century". nzherald.co.nz (New Zealand: APN Holdings NZ Limited). 2007-12-02. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz-rugby-league/news/article.cfm?o_id=292&objectid=10479546. Retrieved 2009-12-04.
- ^ New Zealand Kiwis Richmond Rovers RLC
- ^ Coffey, John and Bernie Wood Auckland, 100 years of rugby league, 1909-2009, 2009. ISBN 9781869693664. p.183.
- ^ Club History Howick Hornets
- ^ "New Zealand Rugby League Annual Report 2008" (pdf). NZRL. 2008. http://www.nzrl.co.nz/files/financials/nzrl_2008annualreport_part1.pdf. Retrieved 2009-07-21. [dead link]
The New Zealand Rugby League Team of the Century (1907–2006) New Zealand squad – 1954 Rugby League World CupCyril Eastlake (c) · Alister Atkinson (vc) · Doug Anderson · Jimmy Edwards · Neville Denton · Jim Austin · Ron McKay · Bill Sorensen · George Menzies · Len Eriksen ·
Lory Blanchard · John Bond · Cliff Johnson · Bill McLennan · Jock Butterfield · George McDonald · John Yates · Ian Grey · Coach: Jim Amos
New Zealand squad – 1957 Rugby League World CupCliff Johnson (c) · George Menzies (vc) · Pat Creedy · Vern Bakalich · Neville Denton · Tom Hadfield · Ron Ackland · Bill Sorensen · George P Turner · Sel Belsham ·
Jock Butterfield · Bill McLennan · Henry Maxwell · Kevin Pearce · Jim Riddell · John Yates · Rex Percy · Keith Bell · Coach: Bill Telford
New Zealand squad – 1960 Rugby League World Cup
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