Henry Porter

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Henry "Tarzan" Porter (died 1990) was an Australian rugby league footballer of the 1930s and 40s. He played club football for Newtown and Canterbury-Bankstown in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership (winning premierships with both clubs) and for Fortitude Valley in the Brisbane Rugby League premiership. He also played representative football for both the Queensland and New South Wales sides.[1] In World War II, Porter was based in Brisbane.

Porter also coached Canterbury-Bankstown in 1949.[2]


  1. "FOOTBALL BONUS GOES TO PORTER.". The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) (Brisbane, Qld.: National Library of Australia): p. 4. 23 July 1945. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article50259118. Retrieved 15 March 2013.
  2. "Henry Porter". Bulldogs Rugby League Club website. http://thebulldogs.com.au/sportal.php?page=coach&id=13. Retrieved 14 March 2013.