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. In 1923 Wearing won the rugby league sprint championship beating Horder and Blinkhorn.

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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