Dave Watson

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Career Stats & Summary

Biography

Veteran Souths forward was graded by the club in 1921 and was unlucky not have toured with the 1929-30 Kangaroos. Watson, who played in six premiership-winning seasons with the Rabbitohs (1925-29 & 1931), was a try-scorer in the 11-5 win over University in the 1926 final. Despite captaining the club during the 1931 season he did not play in the grand final that year. Watson represented NSW in two matches in 1929 and later coached Souths in 1935-36 and 1947-49. During a long administrative career, Watson was an Australian selector (1958-60), a vice-president of the NSWRL (1958-60 & 1963) and a member of the NSW Judiciary during the late 1960 and early 1970s.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

All statistics shown in this section are based only on data available in the RLP database, and are not necessarily a complete and/or 100% accurate representation of a player's career. This information should be used as a guide only. If you see a question mark (?), it denotes that the figure is not available.

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Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Metropolis 1923 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
Possibles (AU) 1924 2 1 -   - 3 1 1 0 50.00% Match list
Probables (AU) 1928 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
NSW City Seconds 1929-30 2 2 -   - 6 2 0 0 100.00% Match list
Combined City 1929 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
NSW Firsts 1929 4 1 -   - 3 4 0 0 100.00% Match list
Overall 1923-1930 11 4 0   0 12 10 1 0 90.91% Match list


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney NSWRFL 1923 10 1 -   - 3 8 2 0 80.00% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1924 8 - -   - - 6 2 0 75.00% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1925 2 - -   - - 2 0 0 100.00% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1926 7 3 1   - 11 7 0 0 100.00% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1927 12 2 -   - 6 10 2 0 83.33% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1928 12 2 -   - 6 9 3 0 75.00% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1929 16 1 -   - 3 14 1 1 87.50% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1930 10 - -   - - 7 3 0 70.00% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1931 4 - -   - - 2 2 0 50.00% Match list
Overall 1923-1931 81 9 1   0 29 65 15 1 80.25% Match list

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney 1923-31 81 9 1   - 29 65 15 1 80.25% Match list
Overall 1923-1931 81 9 1   0 29 65 15 1 80.25% Match list

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney 1923-24, 1926-29 10 3 1   - 11 8 2 0 80.00% Match list
Overall 1923-1929 10 3 1   0 11 8 2 0 80.00% Match list

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney 1923-31 83 9 1   - 29 65 16 2 78.31% Match list
Overall 1923-1931 83 9 1   0 29 65 16 2 78.31% Match list

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Last modified: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:11:58 +0000 (Sydney time)