Keith Holman


Keith Holman

Infobox rugby league biography
playername = Keith Holman
fullname = Keith Holman


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club1 = Western Suburbs
year1start = 1949
year1end = 1961
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points1 = 381
teamA = New South Wales
yearAstart = 1950
yearAend = 1955
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Keith Holman is a former Australian rugby league footballer , a national and state representative half-back whose club career was played with Western Suburbs from 1949 to 1961. He has since been named as one of the nation's finest footballers of the 20th century [ [http://www.livenews.com.au/Articles/2008/02/22/Controversy_reigns_as_NRL_releases_top_100_players Century's Top 100 Players] ] . After retiring as player, Holman became one of the game's top-level referees.

Club career

Eric Bennett helped sign Holman with Wests from the Central Western New South Wales town of Dubbo.

Representative career

Referee

Accolades

He was voted in the Wests Tigers Team of the Century and the Western Suburbs Magpies Team of the Century. In 2003 he was admitted into the Australian Rugby League Hall of Fame [ [http://rl1908.com/Hoffame/index.htm Australian Rugby League Hall of Fame] ] .

In February 2008, Holman was named in the list of Australia's "100 Greatest Players" (1908–2007) which was commissioned by the NRL and ARL tocelebrate the code's centenary year in Australia. [cite web|publisher="NRL & ARL"|title=Centenary of Rugby League - The Players
url=http://www.centenaryofrugbyleague.com.au/site/the-players.aspx?cat=3&list=true|accessdate=2008-02-23|date=2008-02-23
]

Footnotes

References

External links

* [http://www.sahof.org.au/hallOfFame/memberProfile/index.php?memberID=103&memberType=athlete Keith Holman biography at Sport Australia Hall of Fame]
* [http://www.eraofthebiff.com/p102a.html Keith Holman at eraofthebiff.com]
* [http://www.yesterdayshero.com.au/PlayerProfile_Keith-Holman_4040.aspx Keith Holman at yesterdayshero.com.au]


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