Tom Tyquin

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Thomas James Tyquin (18 June 1932 – 15 July 2015) [1] was an Australian rugby league player. He was a member of the Australian squad which won the inaugural Rugby League World Cup in 1957.

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Club football

Tyquin was a lock forward who alongside his brother, Bill, played his club football with Souths (Brisbane). [2]

National representative career

Tom Tyquin made six Test appearances for Australia after debuting in the 1956 domestic series against New Zealand. He toured with the 1956–57 Kangaroos playing in two Tests and thirteen tour matches. He was selected in the 1957 Australian World Cup squad. [3] A number of his representative appearances were played as a second-row forward.

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References

  1. "Tom Tyquin". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  2. "Tyquin's promise". The Courier-Mail (4607). Queensland, Australia. 3 September 1951. p. 5. Retrieved 9 March 2016 via National Library of Australia.
  3. "Australia v. The Rest To Wind Up World Cup Series". The Canberra Times . 31 (9, 203). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 24 June 1957. p. 10. Retrieved 9 March 2016 via National Library of Australia.