Jack Why

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Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Full Name
John Why
Born
Friday, 3rd April, 1903
Died
Sunday, 14th May, 1944 (Aged 41 years and 42 days)
Place Of Birth
Wellington, New South Wales, Australia

Known Family Links

Brother
Alby Why

Biography

Souths winger, the brother of Alby Why, represented NSW in consecutive years before touring with the 1933-34 Kangaroos. Why, who had been a non-playing reserve in the Third Test against Great Britain on the Lions tour of Australia in 1932, played in two Tests against England on tour as well as 15 other matches. Why was a member of the champion Rabbitoh teams that won premierships in 1931-32.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1933 2 - -   - - 0 2 0 0.00% Match list
Overall 1933 2 0 0   0 0 2 0 0.00% Match list

International Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1933 1 3 -   - 9 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
Overall 1933 1 3 0   0 9 1 0 0 100.00% Match list


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Metropolis 1930 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
NSW City Seconds 1930-32, 1934 4 - -   - - 3 1 0 75.00% Match list
NSW Firsts 1930-33 11 4 -   - 12 8 3 0 72.73% Match list
NSW City Possibles 1931-33 3 1 -   - 3 0 3 0 0.00% Match list
NSW City Firsts 1933 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
Overall 1930-1934 20 5 0   0 15 13 7 0 65.00% Match list


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney NSWRFL 1926 2 - -   - - 2 0 0 100.00% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1928 2 - -   - - 2 0 0 100.00% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1929 18 10 -   - 30 15 2 1 83.33% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1930 12 3 -   - 9 8 4 0 66.67% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1931 12 5 -   - 15 8 4 0 66.67% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1932 14 7 -   - 21 12 2 0 85.71% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1933 6 2 -   - 6 5 1 0 83.33% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1934 11 5 -   - 15 5 5 1 45.45% Match list
Overall 1926-1934 77 32 0   0 96 57 18 2 74.03% Match list

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney 1926, 1928-34 77 32 -   - 96 57 18 2 74.03% Match list
Overall 1926-1934 77 32 0   0 96 57 18 2 74.03% Match list

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney 1926-1934 12 6 -   - 18 9 3 0 75.00% Match list
Overall 1928-1934 12 6 0   0 18 9 3 0 75.00% Match list

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