Lamb: "My final game was something special"

Bulldogs TV sat down with Club Legend Terry Lamb to chat about his final game at Belmore.

Terry Lamb played 88 games for Western Suburbs between 1980 and 1983. Terry was the Dally M player of the year in 1983.

Terry joined Canterbury in 1984 to become the regular five-eight for the next 13 seasons.

Terry played for NSW and for a short period of time captained the first grade team. He captained Canterbury on 121 occasions from 1984 to 1995 which is the current record.

Terry played eight games for NSW from 1981 to 1989. He played seven Tests for Australia from 1986 to 1988.

Terry played in the Premiership winning team against Parramatta and was the competitions leading try scorer.

In 1985 he played most of the season including the Semi-Final against St George, however, missed the rest of the season due to a groin injury.

Terry started the 1986 playing his only reserve grade game but went on to be the competitions leading point scorer and played in the Grand Final against Parramatta.

Terry was selected on the Kangaroo tour and played in every game of the tour.

In 1987, Terry was the competitions leading try scorer and in 1988, played in the Premiership winning team against Balmain.

Terry continued in 1989 and 1990 as a regular first grade player and by 1990 was appointed captain. He would be captain for the next five seasons.

In 1991, Terry led a young team to the play-offs and after missing the finals in 1992, led the team to finals in 1993.

Terry became the first Canterbury player to score 100 first grade tries in 1993 and played in the Preliminary Final against Brisbane.

In 1994, Terry missed half of the season due to a broken arm but returned to lead the team to the Grand Final against Canberra.

In 1995, Terry's leadership played an important role during the unstable season. He led the Premiership winning team against Manly.

Terry returned for one more season in 1996 to close his playing career.

He became reserve grade coach in 1998 and coached the reserve grade to Premierships in 1998 and 2000 before Terry coached the Wests Tigers from 2001 to 2002.

In 2004, Terry was named captain and five-eight of the Berries to Bulldogs 70 Year Team of Champions and is ranked alongside Steve Mortimer and Les Johns as the club's greatest player.

On April 1 2007, he was inducted into the Bulldogs Ring of Champions and on February 22 2008, Terry was named in the 100 Greatest Players as part of the centenary year celebrations.

Terry will coach the Bulldogs NSW Cup side in 2008.

CLUB STATS

-13 years
-263 grade games
-123 tries
-375 goals
-37 field goals
-1279 points

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