Ray Blacklock

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Raymond Patrick Blacklock (6 April 1955 – 28 October 2020) was an Australian rugby league footballer. He played in the 1970s and 1980s. He was born in Oberon, New South Wales. He started his career at the Penrith Panthers, making first grade in 1976.

He then switched to the Newtown Jets for two seasons between 1981-1982. He moved to Canberra Raiders for his final two seasons between 1983 to 1984 before retiring.[1][2]

Blacklock died on 28 October 2020 from problems caused by multiple system atrophy in Cranebrook, New South Wales at the age of 65.[3]

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  1. Whiticker, Alan; Hudson, Glen (1995). The encyclopedia of rugby league players : every premiership player (Rev.. includes special Queensland section ed.). G. Allen. ISBN 1875169571.
  2. "Canberra Raiders Player Numbers: 1982–2019". Canberra Raiders.
  3. "The Mole: Rugby league legend Ray Blacklock loses brave health battle aged 65". nine.com. 28 October 2020. Retrieved 28 October 2020.