Robert "Bob" "Macca" McCarthy - South Sydney Player Report

Second-Row

FG Player - 512

Promoted into first grade in 1963 when John Sattler was sent off midweek in the pre-season cup match against Manly. Bob played the weekend trial against Manly, before making his first grade competition debut.

Representative Qualification
NSW City

South Sydney First Grade Debut
1963 Pre03 v Eastern Suburbs (18y 224d)
1963 Rd01  v Canterbury-Bankstown (Premiership - 18y 244d)

Previous Clubs
Canterbury-Bankstown (1976-77)

Date of Birth
5th August 1944


First Grade
                           Premiership :         ANZ & Aust Championship :     Midweek / 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
1963    18  18   -   2   -      -    6 :                                 :   2   2   -   -   -      -    - :   2   2   -   -   -      -    -
1964    14  14   -   4   -      -   12 :                                 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   5   5   -   3   -      -    9 :   2   2   -   -   -      -    -
1965    11  11   -   -   -      -    - :                                 :   2   1  (1)  -   -      -    - :   5   5   -   -   -      -    - :   3   3   -   3   3      -   15
1966    11  11   -   4   -      -   12 :                                 :                                 :   6   6   -   4   -      -   12 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1967    18  18   -  13   -      -   39 :                                 :                                 :   6   6   -   1   -      -    3 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1968    12  12   -   6   -      -   18 :   2   1  (1)  3   -      -    9 :                                 :   3   3   -   -   -      -    - :   2   2   -   5   -      -   15
1969    16  16   -  11   -      -   33 :                                 :                                 :   6   6   -   8   -      -   24
1970    21  21   -  15   -      -   45 :                                 :                                 :   6   6   -   3   -      -    9
1971    19  19   -  17   -      -   51 :                                 :                                 :   4   4   -   2   -      -    6
1972    19  19   -  10   -      -   30 :                                 :                                 :   6   6   -   3   -      -    9
1973    17  17   -   7   -      1   22 :                                 :                                 :   4   4   -   3   -      -    9
1974    10  10   -   5   -      -   15 :                                 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   1   1   -   1   -      -    3
1975    20  20   -   6   -      -   18 :                                 :   2   2   -   1   -      -    3 :   1   1   -   -   -      -    -
1978     5   5   -   -   -      -    - :                                 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   2   2   -   -   -      -    -
 
TOTAL  211 211   - 100   -      1  301 :   2   1  (1)  3   -      -    9 :   6   5  (1)  1   -      -    3 :  57  57   -  28   -      -   84 :   7   7   -   8   3      -   30

SS FG  283 281  (2)140   3      1  427 

Lower Grades                                                             : Juniors
                        Reserve  Grade :                     Third Grade :                  Presidents Cup :                    Jersey Flegg
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                                   :                                 :                                 :               -   -      -    -
1962                                   :                                 :   3   3   -   2   -      -    6 :
1963     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1964     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1965     4   4   -   1   -      -    3 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1966     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1967     1   1   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1968     5   5   -   4   -      -   12 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1969     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1970     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1971     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1972     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1973     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1974     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1975     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1978     6   4  (2)  3   -      -    9 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -

TOTAL   16  14  (2)  8   -      -   24 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    - :  3   3   -   2   -      -    6 :               -   -      -    -

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 228 225  (2)108   -      1  325 : 299 295  (4)148   3      1  451

Captaincy Record


Suspensions

Year       Grade v           Wk CHARGE
1967 Rd15  FG    Canterbury  2  Punching
1969 Rd20  FG    Parramatta  3  Stiff Arm Tackle

Player Awards

Year  Award
1963 - Sunday Telegraph Find of the Season
1973 - South Sydney DRLFC Life Membership
2003 - ARL Greatest Kangaroo Tourist
2003 - SCG Trust Walk of Honour
2003 - Bob McCarthy Award (South Sydney Clubman of the Year) named in his honour
2004 - South Sydney Dream Team
2005 - ARL Team of the 1970s (Second Row)
2008 - South Sydney Juniors Team of the Century
2018 - NRL Hall of Fame

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
Sydney City II       1964-68                                :                                :  2   2   -   1   -      -    3
NSW Colts            1964                                   :                                :  1   1   -   -   -      -    -
Sydney City          1969     1   1   -   1   -      -    3 :                                :
New South Wales      1969     7   6  (1)  2   -      -    6 :                                :

TOTAL                         3   3   -   1   -      -    3

Internationals                                        Tests :                          Other
                              M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
Australia            1969     2   2   -   1   -      -    3 :  3   3   -   -   -      -    -

TOTAL                         5   5   -   1   -      -    3

ALL REPS                     12  11  (1)  3   -      -    9

Year Pos  Team                 Versus               Match         T  G/A  FG

1964 SRow Sydney City II       v NSW Country II                   -  -     -
1964 SRow NSW Colts            v France             Tour Match    -  -     -

1968 Res  Sydney City II       v NSW Country II                   1  -     -

1969 SRow Sydney City          v NSW Country                      1  -     -
1969      New South Wales      (Queensland Tour Squad)
1969 SRow New South Wales      v Queensland         1st Match     -  -     -
1969      Australia            (New Zealand Tour Squad)
1969 SRow Australia            v New Zealand        1st Test      -  -     -
1969 SRow Australia            v NZ South Island    Tour Match    -  -     -
1969 Res  Australia            v Wellington NZ      Tour Match    -  -     -
1969 SRow Australia            v New Zealand        2nd Test      1  -     -
1969 SRow Australia            v Auckland           Tour Match    -  -     - 
1969 SRow New South Wales      v Queensland         3rd Match     -  -     -
1969 SRow New South Wales      v Queensland         4th Match     -  -     -


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