Rugby legend John Maxwell on the move from Maroubra

Rugby legend John Maxwell, who won 11 first grade premierships over his near two decade career, has listed his longheld Maroubra home.

The former Australian captain, who played a club record 320 first grade games at Randwick Rugby, bought the family home for $775,000 in 1996 with wife Jennifer.

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Randwick RU coach John Maxwell & players at training. 14 September 1994 Sport / Rugby Union

Randwick RU coach John Maxwell & players at training. 14 September 1994 Sport / Rugby UnionSource:News Corp Australia

Set on an elevated 670 sqm block with ocean views, the coastal home has five bedrooms and two living areas.

An alfresco deck with pond overlooks the private gardens.

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Phillips Pantzer Donnelley agent Jason Pantzer has a guide of $2.8 million to $3 million.

Maxwell, a back-rower, played rugby from the age of nine for Randwick then coached for a decade.

What a view.

What a view.Source:Supplied

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He also captained, and then later managed, the Australian 7’s side to victories in Hong Kong Sevens in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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