History

Team Of The Century

New Zealand Rugby League's Team of the Century

In 2007 New Zealand Rugby League commemorated 100 years of international rugby league. At the annual awards dinner held in Manukau in December, the Team of the Century was named.

Des-White

Fullback - Des White (Auckland)
1950-56
21 tests
132 points (2 tries, 63 goals)
Kiwi No. 323

Tom-Hadfield

Wing - Tom Hadfield (Auckland)
1956-61
17 tests
45 points (15 tries)
Kiwi No. 375

Tom-Baxter

Centre - Tom Baxter (Auckland)
1949-56
29 tests
15 points (5 tries)
Kiwi No. 320

R Bailey

Centre - Roger Bailey (Auckland)
1961-70
29 tests
36 points (12 tries)
Kiwi No. 402

Phil-Orchard

Wing - Phil Orchard (Bay of Plenty & Wellington)
1969-75
21 tests
45 points (15 tries)
Kiwi No. 475

George-Menzies

Standoff - George Menzies (West Coast)
1951-61
29 tests
12 points (4 tries)
Kiwi No. 326

Stacey-Jones

Halfback - Stacey Jones (Auckland)
1995-2006
46 tests
160 points (16 tries, 47 goals, 2 field goals)
Kiwi No. 665

Cliff-Johnson

Captain of the Century
Prop - Cliff Johnson (Auckland)
1950-60
34 tests 9 points (3 tries)
Kiwi No. 325

Ruben-Wiki

Prop - Ruben Wiki (Auckland)
1994-2006 
55 tests 
60 points (15 tries) 
Kiwi No. 655

Jock-Butterfield

Hooker - Jock Butterfield (Canterbury & West Coast)
1954-63
36 tests
21 points (7 tries)
Kiwi No. 355

Mark-Graham

Second row - Mark Graham (Auckland)
Player of the Century

1977-88 
29 tests 24 points (7 tries) 
Kiwi No. 535

Ron-Ackland

Second row - Ron Ackland (Auckland)
1954-63 
18 tests 
3 points (1 try) 
Kiwi No. 354

Mel-Cooke

Loose forward - Mel Cooke (Canterbury)
1959-64 
22 tests 15 points (5 tries) 
Kiwi No. 384