Ron "Solid" Coote - South Sydney Player Report

Lock

FG Player - 528

Representative Qualification
NSW City

South Sydney First Grade Debut
1964 Pre03 v Balmain (19y 139d)
1964 Rd01  v Eastern Suburbs (Premiership - 19y 163d)

Previous Clubs
none

Date of Birth
25th October 1944

South Sydney Junior Club
Kensington

First Grade
                           Premiership :         ANZ & Aust Championship :               State / Ampol Cup :                 Pre-Season Comp :                            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 :   M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
1964    17  17   -   7   -      -   21 :                                 :   1   1   -   -   -      -    - :   3   3   -   2   -      -    6 :   2   2   -   2   -      -    6
1965    17  17   -   5   -      -   15 :                                 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   6   6   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1966    13  13   -   3   -      -    9 :                                 :                                 :   4   4   -   4   -      -   12 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1967    21  21   -   8   -      -   24 :                                 :                                 :   5   5   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1968    21  21   -   9   -      -   27 :   1   1   -   -   -      -    - :                                 :   3   3   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1969    18  18   -   4   -      -   12 :                                 :                                 :   5   3  (2)  -   -      -    -
1970    22  22   -   7   -      -   21 :                                 :                                 :   3   3   -   1   -      -    3
1971    19  19   -   6   -      -   18 :                                 :                                 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
 
TOTAL  148 148   -  49   -      -  147 :   1   1   -   -   -      -    - :   1   1   -   -   -      -    - :  29  27  (2)  7   -      -   21 :   2   2   -   2   -      -    6

SS FG  181 179  (2) 58   -      -  174 

Lower Grades                                                             : Juniors
                        Reserve  Grade :                     Third Grade :                  Presidents Cup :                Jersey Flegg Cup
Year     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
1961                                   :                                 :                                 :               -   -      -    -
1963     5   5   -   1   -      -    3 :   1   1   -   -   -      -    - :   4   4   -   1   -      -    3
1964     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1965     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1966     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1967     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1968     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1969     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1970     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1971     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -

TOTAL    5   5   -   1   -      -    3 :   1   1   -   -   -      -    - :   4   4   -   1   -      -    3 :               -   -      -    -

South Sydney Senior(FG/RG/3G) Grade Career
                           Premiership :                     All Matches
         M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :   M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
CAREER 154 154   -  50   -      -  150 : 187 185  (2) 59   -      -  177

Captaincy Record

never

Suspensions

Year       Grade v           Wk CHARGE
1968 Rd14  FG    Balmain     1  Stood down by NSWRL for not going on NSW Queensland Tour

Player Awards

Year  Award
1967 - Telegraph-TCN9 Player of the Year
1967 - South Sydney Best and Fairest Player
1967 - Souths Magazine Best Player Award
1968 - E.E.Christensen Player of the Year
1968 - Lakes Shopping Centre Award
1969 - E.E.Christensen Player of the Year
1970 - Harry Sunderland Medal
1971 - Clive Churchill Medal
1990 - South Sydney DRLFC Life Membership
2003 - Greatest Kangaroo Tourist
2003 - SCG Walk of Honour
2005 - ARL/NRL Hall of Fame
2005 - IRL Hall of Fame
2007 - ARL Team of the Decade(1960s - Second Row)
2007 - ARL Team of the Decade(1970s - Second Row)
2008 - Team of the Century
2008 - Ron Coote Cup name in his honour
2013 - Sport Australia - Hall of Fame
2018 - Immortals Final 10 Shortlist

Representative Honours at South Sydney

Domestic                                   CvC / Interstate :                       Tourists :                          Other
                              M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
NSW Colts            1964                                   :  1   1   -   1   -      -    3 :  1   1   -   -   -      -    -
Sydney City II       1965-68                                :                                :  3   2  (1)  3   -      -    9
New South Wales      1965-69  5   5   -   4   -      -   12 :                                :
Sydney City          1969     1   1   -   -   -      -    - :                                :

TOTAL                        11  10  (1)  8   -      -   24

Internationals                                        Tests :                          Other
                              M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
Australia            1967-69 11  11   -   9   -      -   27 : 16  16   -   5   -      -   15

TOTAL                        27  27   -  14   -      -   42

ALL REPS                     38  37  (1) 22   -      -   66

Year Pos  Team                 Versus               Match         T  G/A  FG

1964 Lock NSW Colts            v O Nationalities                  -  -     -
1964 Lock NSW Colts            v France             Tour Match    1  -     -

1965 Lock Sydney City II       v NSW Country II                   2  -     -
1965 SRow New South Wales      v Queensland         3rd Match     1  -     -
1965 SRow New South Wales      v Queensland         4th Match     -  -     -

1967 Res  Sydney City II       v NSW Country II                   1  -     -
1967 Lock New South Wales      v Queensland         2nd Match     1  -     -       (Fractured his hand)
1967      Australia            (Kangaroo Tour Squad) 
1967 Lock Australia            v Yorkshire          Tour Match    1  -     -
1967 Lock Australia            v Lancashire         Tour Match    -  -     -
1967 SRow Australia            v Wigan              Tour Match    -  -     -
1967 Lock Australia            v Rochdale Hornets   Tour Match    -  -     -
1967 Lock Australia            v St Helens          Tour Match    -  -     -
1967 Lock Australia            v Wakefield          Tour Match    -  -     -
1967 Lock Australia            v Great Britain      2nd Test      1  -     -
1967 Lock Australia            v Oldham             Tour Match    -  -     -
1967 Lock Australia            v Barrow             Tour Match    -  -     -
1967 Lock Australia            v Swinton            Tour Match    -  -     -
1967 SRow Australia            v Halifax            Tour Match    1  -     -
1967 Lock Australia            v Bradford Northern  Tour Match    -  -     -
1967 SRow Australia            v Great Britain      3rd Test      1  -     -
1967 SRow Australia            v France             1st Test      -  -     -
1967 SRow Australia            v France             2nd Test      -  -     -
1967 Lock Australia            v Catalans           Tour Match    2  -     -
1967 Lock Australia            v Pyrenees           Tour Match    -  -     -
1968 SRow Australia            v France             3rd Test      -  -     -

1968 Lock Sydney City II       v NSW Country II                   -  -     -
1968      Australia            (RLWC1968 Squad)
1968 SRow Australia            v Great Britain      RLWC1968      1  -     -
1968 SRow Australia            v New Zealand        RLWC1968      1  -     -
1968 SRow Australia            v France             RLWC1968      1  -     -
1968 SRow Australia            v France             RLWC1968 F    1  -     -
1968      New South Wales      (Queensland Tour)                                      (DNP withdrew due to work commitments)

1969 Lock Sydney City          v NSW Country                      -  -     -
1969      New South Wales      (Queensland Tour Squad)
1969 Lock New South Wales      v Queensland         1st Match     -  -     -
1969 Lock New South Wales      v Queensland         2nd Match     2  -     -
1969      Australia            (New Zealand Tour Squad)
1969 Lock Australia            v North Island Colts Tour Match    -  -     -
1969 Lock Australia            v New Zealand        1st Test      2  -     -
1969 Cntr Australia            v Wellington NZ      Tour Match    1  -     -
1969 Cntr Australia            v Auckland           Tour Match    -  -     -
1969 Lock Australia            v New Zealand        2nd Test      1  -     - 


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