Bruce McGuire

Bruce McGuire (born 31 January 1962) is an Australian former rugby league footballer who played in the 1980s and 1990s.

Bruce McGuire
Personal information
Full nameBruce McGuire
Born (1962-01-31) 31 January 1962 (age 58)
Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
Playing information
PositionSecond-row, Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1986–90 Balmain Tigers 83 6 0 0 24
1989–90 Sheffield Eagles 2 0 0 8
1991–92 Canterbury-Bankstown 39 7 0 0 28
1992–94 Sheffield Eagles 4 0 0 16
1994–96 Warrington Wolves 4 0 0 16
Total 122 23 0 0 92
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1989–91 Country Origin 3 0 0 0 0
1989–90 New South Wales 5 1 0 0 4
1989 Australia 2 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]

Playing careerEdit

A New South Wales State of Origin and Australian international representative forward, he played in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership for the Balmain Tigers for five seasons between 1986 and 1990 and the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs for two seasons between 1991 and 1992. Bruce Maguire played in two losing Grand Finals with the Balmain Tigers in 1988 and 1989. His representative career includes N.S.W. City in 1988 and New South Wales State of Origin in 1989 and 1990. He then represented Australia in two tests against New Zealand in 1989.[2] He is listed on the Australian Players Register as Kangaroo No. 595.[3] He finished his rugby league career in England, initially at the Sheffield Eagles and finally at the Warrington Wolves between 1994–1996.[4] Bruce McGuire played right-prop, i.e. number 10, in Warrington's 10–40 defeat by Wigan in the 1994–95 Regal Trophy Final during the 1994–95 season at Alfred McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield on Saturday 28 January 1995.[5]

Originally from Nowra, he is a member of the Shoalhaven Sporting Hall of Fame.[6]

County Cup FinalEdit

Bruce McGuire played left-centre, i.e. number 4, and scored 2-tries in Sheffield Eagles' 16–29 defeat by Wakefield Trinity in the 1992 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1992–93 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Sunday 18 October 1992.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.rugbyleagueproject.org/players/bruce-mcguire/summary.html
  2. ^ "Profile at yesterdayshero.com.au". yesterdayshero.com.au. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ ARL Annual Report, 2005. page 56
  4. ^ Alan Whiicker, Encyclopedia og Rugby League Players, 2005
  5. ^ "28th January 1995: Warrington 10 Wigan 40 (Regal Trophy Final)". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Sporting Hall of Fame" (PDF). shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.