Tom Dowling (rugby league)

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Tom Dowling
Personal information
Full nameThomas Dowling
Born1907
Died1969
Playing information
Position Fullback
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1933–37 Eastern Suburbs 671600123
As of 7 June 2019
Source: [1]

Tom Dowling (19071969) was an Australian professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1930s. He played in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership for the Eastern Suburbs club.

Playing career

Dowling was a fullback in the champion Eastern Suburbs sides of the 1930s.

Dowling played 67 matches for the club in the years (1933–37).

Dowling won premierships with the club in 1935, 1936 and 1937 as well as being a runner up in the 1934 premiership decider. The fullback is recognised as the 224th player to wear the red, white and blue of Eastern Suburbs. Dowling was a very fine goal-kicker, scoring 1 try and 60 goals during his five seasons at Easts. [2] [3] [4] [5]

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References

  1. "Tom Dowling - Career Stats & Summary - Rugby League Project". Rugbyleagueproject.org.
  2. "Men's Honour Roll". Sydney Roosters.
  3. "The 10 Most Dominant NRL Seasons in History". rugbyleagueopinions.com.
  4. "PREMIERSHIP RECORDS". www.nrl.com.
  5. Alan Whiticker/Glen Hudson: The Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. (1995 edition) ISBN   1875169571