Billy Thompson

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Full Name
William Thompson
Born
Sunday, 23rd September, 1923
Current Age
99 years and 70 days

Biography

Souths junior was graded in 1942 and represented City in 1944. With interstate matches postponed because of the Second World War Billy Thompson was selected for NSW against a Services team that year. In 1946 he went to Moree as captain-coach and played for Northern NSW against Great Britain in a tour match at Tamworth. Joining the Valleys club in Toowoomba in 1947 Thompson gained selection for Queensland and proved to be the No.1 halfback in the state. Selected as the third halfback on the 1948-49 Kangaroo Tour he made his Test debut in Australia’s 16-7 First Test loss to Great Britain at Swinton. Although he later toured NZ with the Australian squad in 1949 this was to be Thompson’s only Test appearance.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   App T G   FG Pts W L D Win %  
NRL 32 1 -   - 3 17 15 0 53.13% List
City vs Country Firsts 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
NRL Finals 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Interstate Matches 8 5 -   - 15 0 7 1 0.00% List
Tour Matches Queensland Firsts 2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List
Tour Matches Australia 6 2 -   - 6 5 1 0 83.33% List
Test Series 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
The Ashes 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Tour Matches Toowoomba 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1948 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Overall 1948 1 0 0   0 - 0 1 0 0.00% List

International Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1948-1949 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Overall 1949 1 0 0   0 - 1 0 0 100.00% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NSW City Seconds 1943 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Metropolis 1944 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Rest of NSW Firsts 1944 1 1 -   - 3 1 0 0 100.00% List
NSW City Firsts 1944 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Toowoomba 1947, 1950 2 - -   - - 0 2 0 0.00% List
QLD Firsts 1947-50 10 5 -   - 15 1 8 1 10.00% List
Possibles (AU) 1950 1 - 1   - 2 0 1 0 0.00% List
Overall 1943-1950 17 6 1   0 20 5 11 1 29.41% List


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney NSWRFL 1942 6 - -   - - 4 2 0 66.67% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1943 11 1 -   - 3 7 4 0 63.64% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1944 9 - -   - - 5 4 0 55.56% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1945 5 - -   - - 1 4 0 20.00% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1946 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Overall 1942-1946 32 1 0   0 3 17 15 0 53.13% List

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney 1942-46 32 1 -   - 3 17 15 0 53.13% List
Overall 1942-1946 32 1 0   0 3 17 15 0 53.13% List

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney 1942-1944 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Overall 1944 1 0 0   0 - 0 1 0 0.00% List

Your Say

warren swadlig says: i would like to find out more about Billy Thompson and as u say he still lives ..somehow i would like to have some contact with him or his family he is my great uncle on my mums side and find out more of stories that i am sure he has ..
hope u can help me
and long live The Bunnies
Wazza (23/11/2018)

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