1995 Illawarra Steelers season

The 1995 Illawarra Steelers season was the club's fourteenth season in its history. During the height of the Super League War, the club lost its coach, Graham Murray after round 4, with club legend Allan Fitzgibbon taking over in a caretaker role for the rest of the season. The Steelers finished the season in 12th, missing the finals series.

Illawarra Steelers
1995 season
CEOAustralia Bob Millward
Head CoachAustralia Graham Murray, Allan Fitzgibbon
CaptainAustralia John Cross
ARL12th (out of 20)
Top try scorerClub: Paul McGregor, Shaun Timmins, Rod Wishart (11)
Top points scorerClub: Rod Wishart (176)
Highest home attendance13,127
(vs Brisbane Broncos in Round 3)
Lowest home attendance7,780
(vs Parramatta Eels in Round 16)
Average home attendance9,651

PlayersEdit

SquadEdit

No. Position Player
  HB Glen Air
  WG Keith Beauchamp
  PR Anthony Bonus
  WG Jonathon Britten
  HK Dean Callaway
  LK John Cross (captain)
  CE Michael Cross
  LK Ben Duckworth
  PR Scott England
  PR Darren Fritz
  PR Peter Johnston
  CE Paul McGregor
  PR Martin Masella
  WG Dean Moon
No. Position Player
  WG Brendan O'Meara
  FE Peter Phillips
  SR Neil Piccinelli
  SR Wayne Richards
  FB David Riolo
  CE Brett Rodwell
  FE Craig Simon
  HB John Simon
  HK Sean Skelton
  LK Hamish Smith
  WG Rex Terp
  CE Shaun Timmins
  PR David Walsh
  WG Rod Wishart

Player MovementsEdit

LadderEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1   Manly 22 20 0 2 687 248 +439 40
2   Canberra 22 20 0 2 634 255 +379 40
3   Brisbane 22 17 0 5 600 364 +236 34
4   Cronulla 22 16 0 6 516 287 +229 32
5   Newcastle 22 15 0 7 549 396 +153 30
6   Sydney Bulldogs (P) 22 14 0 8 468 352 +116 28
7   St. George 22 13 0 9 583 382 +201 26
8   North Sydney 22 11 2 9 542 331 +211 24
9   Sydney City 22 12 0 10 466 406 +60 24
10   Auckland 22 13 0 9 544 493 +51 24
11   Western Reds 22 11 0 11 361 549 -188 22
12   Illawarra 22 10 1 11 519 431 +88 21
13   Western Suburbs 22 10 0 12 459 534 -75 20
14   Penrith 22 9 0 13 481 484 -3 18
15   Sydney Tigers 22 7 0 15 309 591 -282 14
16   South Queensland 22 6 1 15 303 502 -199 13
17   Gold Coast 22 4 1 17 350 628 -278 9
18   South Sydney 22 4 1 17 319 686 -367 9
19   Parramatta 22 3 0 19 310 690 -380 6
20   North Queensland 22 2 0 20 269 660 -391 4
  • Auckland Warriors were stripped of 2 competition points due to exceeding the replacement limit in round 3.

Home Crowd AveragesEdit