Tom Golden

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Tom Golden
Personal information
Full nameThomas Golden
Born(1881-10-28)28 October 1881
Concord, New South Wales, Australia
Died3 September 1952(1952-09-03) (aged 70)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Playing information
Position Lock, Second-row
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1908–09 South Sydney 72006
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Thomas Golden (1881–1952) was a pioneer Australian rugby league footballer who played in the 1900s.

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Playing career

Golden came from South Sydney's rugby union ranks to convert to the new game of rugby league in 1908. He played in the first South Sydney premiership team in 1908 and played the following season before retiring. He also represented a combined firsts Sydney team that played a match in 1909. [2]

Death

A Surry Hills, New South Wales local for his entire life, Golden died at St. Vincent's Hospital on 3 September 1952, aged 70. [3]

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References

  1. Rugby League Project
  2. Alan Whiticker/Glen Hudson: Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. 1995 ( ISBN   1875169571)
  3. Sydney Morning Herald: Death Notice 05/09/52