Ernie Hammerton

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Full Name
Ernest Alfred Hammerton
Born
Sunday, 12th June, 1927
Died
Thursday, 4th July, 1991 (Aged 64 years and 22 days)

Biography

Souths' hooker played in seven consecutive premiership deciders (1949-55), winning premierships in 1950-51 and 1953-55. After making his debut for NSW in 1951 Hammerton made his only Test appearance against France in Brisbane. In 1956 he forced his way back into the NSW side and toured with the Kangaroos (11 matches, no Tests). On retirement he pursued a career as a selector, starting out on the Metropolitan and State panels in 1965. Hammerton served for 18 years as an Australian selector (1970-88) before standing down several years before his death in 1991.

- 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 1951 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Overall 1951 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 %  
Australia XIII 1951 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
NSW Firsts 1951, 1953, 1956 6 - -   - - 3 3 0 50.00% List
NSW City Firsts 1951 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Sydney Firsts 1952 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Probables (AU) 1952 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
NSW Country Firsts 1953 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Overall 1951-1956 11 0 0   0 - 6 5 0 54.55% List


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney NSWRFL 1947 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1949 2 - -   - - 0 2 0 0.00% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1950 20 2 -   - 6 16 4 0 80.00% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1951 18 1 1   - 5 15 2 1 83.33% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1952 20 - -   - - 13 7 0 65.00% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1953 2 3 -   - 9 2 0 0 100.00% List
South Sydney NSWRFL 1954 ? 1 -   - 3  
South Sydney NSWRFL 1955 ? 2 -   - 6  
South Sydney NSWRFL 1956 ? - -   - -  
South Sydney NSWRFL 1957 ? - -   - -  
South Sydney NSWRFL 1958 ? 1 -   - 3  
Overall 1947-1958 ? 10 1   0 32 ? ? ? ?  

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney 1947, 1949-53 63 10 1   - 32 47 15 1 74.60% List
Overall 1947-1958 ? 10 1   0 32 ? ? ? ?  

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney 1947-1953 11 1 1   - 5 7 4 0 63.64% List
Overall 1949-1953 11 1 1   0 5 7 4 0 63.64% List

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney 1947, 1949-56 68 10 1   - 32 52 15 1 76.47% List
Overall 1947-1958 68 10 1   0 32 52 15 1 76.47% List

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