Peter Brown (rugby league)

Peter Michael Gordon Brown (born (1961-09-01)1 September 1961) is a New Zealand rugby league footballer agent and a former footballer who represented New Zealand. His position of preference was at prop.

Peter Brown
Personal information
Full namePeter Michael Gordon Brown[1]
Born (1961-09-01) 1 September 1961 (age 59)
Auckland, New Zealand
Playing information
PositionProp
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Te Atatu Roosters
1984–85 Hunslet
1988–89 Salford 16 1 17 0 38
1989–90 Leigh
1990–91 Halifax
Total 16 1 17 0 38
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Auckland
1986–1991 New Zealand 16 4 20 0 56
Source: [2][3]

Playing careerEdit

Brown was a Te Atatu Roosters player in the Auckland Rugby League competition and also represented Auckland.[4]

Brown also spent four off-seasons in England, playing for Hunslet, Salford, Halifax and Leigh.

He was first selected for the New Zealand national rugby league team in 1986 and went on to play in sixteen tests, with his final appearance being in 1991. He was part of the Kiwis squad that lost the final of the 1985-1988 World Cup to Australia.

County Cup Final appearancesEdit

Peter Brown played right-prop, i.e. number 10, and scored two conversions in Salford's 17-22 defeat by Wigan in the 1988 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1988–89 season at Knowsley Road, St. Helens on Sunday 23 October 1988.[5]

Later yearsEdit

Brown is now a player agent, working alongside Frank Endacott.[6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BROWN, Peter Michael Gordon 1986 - 1991 - Kiwi #600 Archived 24 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine nzleague.co.nz
  2. ^ "Peter Brown". Rugby League Project. Shawn Dollin, Andrew Ferguson and Bill Bates. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  3. ^ Platt, Darrell (1991). A History of Salford Rugby League Club. Salford Rugby League Club.
  4. ^ Mackey, Turei (3 November 2010). "League son returns to Eden Park". Auckland City Harbour News. Retrieved 2 November 2011.
  5. ^ "1988-1989 Lancashire Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  6. ^ Maddaford, Terry (28 July 2001). "Sport: Agents of change". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 13 April 2010.
  7. ^ Jessup, Peter (22 April 2004). "Rugby League: No room for Ali says Betham". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 2 November 2011.

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