Benjamin Francis "Benny" Wearing - South Sydney Player Report

Wing

In 1920 Wearing ran the 100 yards in 10.2 seconds. Wearing had a trademark overhead kick on the run that he would gather one handed before racing to score.

FG Player - 123

Representative Qualification
NSW City

South Sydney First Grade Debut
1921 Rd02  v Eastern Suburbs (20y 323d)

Previous Clubs
none

Date of Birth
11th June 1900 (Died - 1968)

South Sydney Junior Club
Redfern Iona

First Grade
                           Premiership :                       City Cup :        Aust/State Championship :                           Tour
         M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
1921     7   7   -   9   -      -   27 : 10  10   -  11   -      -   33 :                                :  1   1   -   3   -      -    9 
1922    15  15   -  10   9      -   48 :  -   -   -   -   -      -    - :                                :  1   1   -   1   -      -    3 
1923    15  15   -  15   3      -   51 :  2   2   -   1   3      -    9 :                                :  1   1   -   2   -      -    6 
1924     6   6   -   6   -      -   18 :  7   7   -   5   -      -   15 :                                :  1   1   -   4   3      -   18 
1925    11  11   -  12  20      -   76 :  2   2   -   1   2      -    7 :  1   1   -   -   -      -    - :  1   1   -   2   2      -   10 
1926    16  16   -  14   8      -   58 :                                :                                :  3   3   -   1   1      -    5 
1927    17  17   -  20  10      -   80 :                                :                                :  2   2   -   2   -      -    6 
1928    14  14   -   8  35      -   94 :                                :                                :  2   2   -   2   2      -   10 
1929    18  18   -   8  17      -   58 :                                :                                :  5   5   -   1  15      -   33 
1930    13  13   -  12  14      -   64 :                                :                                :  3   3   -   5   4      -   23 
1931    17  17   -  13  34      -  107 :                                :  1   1   -   1   2      -    7 :  2   2   -   5   -      -   15 
1932    12  12   -  11  32      -   97 :                                :  1   1   -   2   2      -   10 :  1   1   -   -   2      -    4 
1933    11  11   -   5  17      -   49 :                                :                                :  2   2   -   1   6      -   15 
 
TOTAL  172 172   - 143 199      -  827 : 21  21   -  18   5      -   64 :  3   3   -   3   4      -   17 : 25  25   -  29  35      -  157

SS FG  221 221   - 193 243      - 1065 

Short Form
                   Short-Game Knockout :                             9s
         M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
1923     1   1   -   -   -      -    -
1928                                   :  -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1932     -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1933     2   2   -   1   3      -    9


TOTAL    3   3   -   1   3      -    9 :  -   -   -   -   -      -    -

SS SF    3   3   -   1   3      -    9

Player Awards

Year  Award
1952 - Rugby League News Immortal
1996 - Randwick Council Hall of Fame
2018 - NRL Hall of Fame

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