Arthur Butler

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
Thursday, 8th June, 1882
Died
Friday, 30th May, 1947 (Aged 64 years and 355 days)

Biography

Souths five-eighth/halfback was a Pioneer Kangaroo tourist in 1908-09, playing in 23 matches including two Tests against England. Butler, who was a product of Alexandria RU Club, was later a member of the Souths team that won the 1909 premiership on forfeit. The following year he played for Souths in the 1910 final against Newtown, which finished in a 4-all draw. Described as ‘a superb handler, a tactician and a grim tackler’ Butler passed away in 1957, aged 74.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   App T G   FG Pts W L D Win %  
NRL 137 26 19   - 116 82 49 6 59.85% List
Tour Matches New South Wales Firsts 5 1 2   - 7 5 0 0 100.00% List
Interstate Matches 2 1 -   - 3 2 0 0 100.00% List
Tour Matches Australia 27 5 5   - 25 15 9 3 55.56% List
Test Series 3 1 -   - - 0 2 1 0.00% List
The Ashes 2 1 -   - 6 0 1 1 0.00% List
NRL Finals 2 - -   - - 1 0 1 50.00% List
Tour Matches Kangaroos 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
City Cup 11 - -   - - 7 4 0 63.64% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1908-09 4 1 -   - 3 0 3 1 0.00% List
Overall 1908-1909 4 1 0   0 3 0 3 1 0.00% List

International Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1908-09 4 1 4   - 11 3 1 0 75.00% List
Overall 1908-1909 4 1 4   0 11 3 1 0 75.00% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NSW Firsts 1908-09, 1911 7 2 2   - 10 7 0 0 100.00% List
Kangaroos 1909-10 4 - -   - - 2 2 0 50.00% List
Metropolis 1911, 1914-15 3 - -   - - 3 0 0 100.00% List
Overall 1908-1915 14 2 2   0 10 12 2 0 85.71% List


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney NSWRFL 1908 9 8 11   - 46 8 1 0 88.89% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1909 8 3 1   - 11 8 0 0 100.00% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1910 14 4 1   - 14 10 3 1 71.43% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1911 12 2 4   - 14 7 3 2 58.33% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1912 14 2 2   - 10 8 6 0 57.14% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1913 11 4 -   - 12 8 3 0 72.73% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1914 14 - -   - - 11 2 1 78.57% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1915 13 2 -   - 6 7 5 1 53.85% List
Glebe NSWRFL 1916 13 1 -   - 3 10 2 1 76.92% List
Glebe NSWRFL 1917 8 - -   - - 5 3 0 62.50% List
Annandale NSWRFL 1918 13 - -   - - 0 13 0 0.00% List
Annandale NSWRFL 1919 8 - -   - - 0 8 0 0.00% List
Overall 1908-1919 137 26 19   0 116 82 49 6 59.85% List

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney 1908-15 95 25 19   - 113 67 23 5 70.53% List
Glebe 1916-17 21 1 -   - 3 15 5 1 71.43% List
Annandale 1918-19 21 - -   - - 0 21 0 0.00% List
Overall 1908-1919 137 26 19   0 116 82 49 6 59.85% List

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney 1908-1910 2 - -   - - 1 0 1 50.00% List
Overall 1909-1910 2 0 0   0 - 1 0 1 50.00% List

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney 1908-15 102 25 19   - 113 72 25 5 70.59% List
Glebe 1916-17 24 1 -   - 3 17 6 1 70.83% List
Annandale 1918-19 22 - -   - - 0 22 0 0.00% List
Overall 1908-1919 148 26 19   0 116 89 53 6 60.14% List

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