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Phil McKenzie (born 13 June 1963) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played as a hooker. He started his career in his home country, playing for Illawarra Steelers for two years before moving to England, where he played for Rochdale Hornets, Widnes and Workington Town.

Phil McKenzie
Personal information
Born (1963-06-13) 13 June 1963 (age 56)
Australia
Playing information
PositionHooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1982–83 Illawarra Steelers 10 1 0 0 4
1985–86 Rochdale Hornets 33 19 0 0 76
1986–93 Widnes 213 52 0 0 208
1993–96 Workington Town
Total 256 72 0 0 288
Source: RLP

Playing careerEdit

Representative careerEdit

Although born in Australia, McKenzie was eligible to play for Great Britain through his Scottish-born father. Despite making himself available for selection however, McKenzie never appeared for Great Britain.[1]

County Cup Final appearancesEdit

Phil McKenzie played hooker in Widnes' 24-18 victory over Salford in the 1990 LancashireCounty Cup Final during the 1990–91 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 29 September 1990.

John Player Special Trophy Final appearancesEdit

Phil McKenzie played hooker in Widnes' 6-12 defeat by Wigan in the 1988–89 John Player Special Trophy Final during the 1988–89 season at Burnden Park, Bolton on Saturday 7 January 1989.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ de la Rivière, Richard (29 December 2010). "Phil McKenzie". WordPress. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  2. ^ "7th January 1989: Wigan 12 Widnes 6 (John Player Trophy Final)". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.

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