He was a premiership winning goal-kicking, winger with the Street George Dragons, made state representative appearances and played in Test matches for the Australian national side. Ross Kite began his football career in the Saint George Juniors as a centre-three quarter, but it was his move to wing that initiated his brilliant playing career. He played six seasons for the Street George Dragons between 1952-1957.
He played in two Grand Finals during this time, losing in 1953 and winning a premiership in season 1956.
Kite moved to Wagga Wagga in 1958 for one season in Group 9 before returning to Sydney football in 1959 for Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs where he stayed until he retired at the end of the 1961 NSWRFL season. Kite"s representative career began in 1954 when he was selected to play for New South Wales, in which he scored four tries in his debut match.
He played for the Blues on eight occasions during his career in 1954, 1955, 1956 and 1958 and scored 14 tries during these appearances. In 1955 Kite made his debut at international level, when he was selected for Australian in all three Test matches against the touring French team
He made two more Test appearances in 1958 when he was selected to play against the touring English team
Ross Kite is listed on the Australian Players Register as Kangaroo Number. 316.
Ross Kite died on 30 May 2004, age 73.