Tom Leamy

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Tom Leamy
Personal information
Full nameThomas Leamy
Born(1898-06-14)14 June 1898
Nymagee, New South Wales, Australia
Died17 June 1969(1969-06-17) (aged 71)
West Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
Playing information
Position Hooker
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1923–30 Newtown 703009
Representative
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1924–25 New South Wales 50000
1925–26 Metropolis 30000
Source: [1]

Thomas Leamy (1898–1969) was an Australian rugby league footballer who played in the 1920s and 1930s.

Playing career

A Newtown junior, Tom Leamy was a hooker for the Newtown club during the 1920s. He played seven seasons for Newtown between 1923–1930.

Leamy had one grand final appearance for the club, playing hooker in the 1929 Grand Final against South Sydney, and also represented New South Wales on five occasions in 1924 and 1925. [2]

Tom Leamy died on 17 June 1969, aged 71. [3]

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References

  1. "Tom Leamey – Career Stats & Summary – Rugby League Project". Rugbyleagueproject.org.
  2. Alan Whiticker/Glen Hudson: Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. 1995 ( ISBN   1875169571)
  3. Sydney Morning Herald: Death Notice 18/6/1969