Jim Serdaris

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Jim Serdaris (born 1 October 1971 in Sydney, Australia) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 1990s. He played for the South Sydney Rabbitohs, Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, Western Suburbs Magpies, Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles, New South Wales and for the Australian national side. He primarily played at hooker.

Serdaris won the Dally M Rookie of the Year in 1989. At the end of the 1994 NSWRL season, he went on the 1994 Kangaroo tour.

Serdaris was selected to represent New South Wales as a hooker for all three games of the 1995 State of Origin series and played his only Test for Australia in the subsequent series against New Zealand.

Serdaris was a member of the 1996 Grand Final winning Manly-Warringah team which defeated St. George Dragons, 20–8.

Although his Australian first-grade career came to an end in 1999, Serdaris returned to rugby league in 2002, joining French club Pia XIII.

References

  • Whiticker, Alan and Hudson, Glen (2007). The Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. Wetherill Park, New South Wales: Gary Allen Pty Ltd. p. 609. ISBN 978-1-877082-93-1.