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Kelly in 2014
Personal information
Full name Noel R Kelly
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 14 st 0 lb (89 kg)
Playing information
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1958–59 Brothers (Ipswich)
1960 Ayr
1961–69 Western Suburbs 111 6 0 0 18
1970 Wollongong
Total 111 6 0 0 18
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1959–60 Queensland 8 1 0 0 3
1959–68 Australia 25 2 0 0 6
1963–67 New South Wales 6 1 0 0 3
Coaching information
Club
Years Team Gms W D L W%
1966–69 Western Suburbs 85 43 2 40 51
1970 Wollongong
1973–76 North Sydney 88 33 4 51 38
Total 173 76 6 91 44

Noel Kelly (22 January 1936 – 14 June 2020) was an Australian professional rugby league footballer and coach.

Kelly played at club, state and national level. He has been named among the country's best footballers of the 20th century.

Kelly played as a hooker, prop forward or lock for much of his career with the Western Suburbs Magpies. He played for in three consecutive NSWRFL grand finals from 1961 to 1963.

Kelly was named at hooker of the Western Suburbs Magpies, Queensland and Australian teams of the 20th century.

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