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John, Dick & Ken ThornettPrint Page Print this page

The plaque commemorates the Thornett Brothers, John (1935-2019), Ken (1937- 2016) and Dick (1940-2011). 

Their record is unique, for all played for Australia in one or both rugby codes. The oldest, John (MBE) played 37 union Tests in a long international career starting in 1955; Dick a forward like John, played Tests in both union and league; while Ken, a fullback represented Australia in league only.

Location

Address:Driver Avenue, Sydney Cricket Ground Walk of Honour, Moore Park, 2021
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.891285
Long: 151.223676
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2001
Source: MA
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