George Watt

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
Saturday, 28th April, 1917
Died
Tuesday, 28th December, 2010 (Aged 93 years and 244 days)

Known Family Links

Brother
Neville Watt

Biography

Tough hooker, the nephew of former Australian Test rake Horrie Watt, played in Balmain's grand final wins in 1939 and 1944. Watt moved to Easts in 1945 and playing against his former club in the 22-18 win over Balmain in the final. He represented Australia in all three Tests against Great Britain the following year but moved to Booroowa in 1947. Watt continued his career in the NSW side before going to England to play for Hull in 1948. He captained the club during his five seasons there before returning to Australia for a final season with Balmain in 1954.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   App T G   FG Pts W L D Win %  
NRL 100 16 2   - 52 65 30 5 65.00% List
NRL Finals 10 1 -   - 3 7 3 0 70.00% List
City Cup 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
City vs Country Firsts 3 2 1   - 8 3 0 0 100.00% List
Interstate Matches 6 5 -   - 15 5 0 1 83.33% List
Tour Matches New South Wales Firsts 2 - -   - - 0 2 0 0.00% List
Tour Matches Australia 3 - -   - - 0 2 1 0.00% List
Test Series 3 - -   - - 0 2 1 0.00% List
The Ashes 3 - -   - - 0 2 1 0.00% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1946 3 - -   - - 0 2 1 0.00% List
Overall 1946 3 0 0   0 - 0 2 1 0.00% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Combined City 1939-40 5 1 -   - 3 3 2 0 60.00% List
NSW Country Seconds 1941, 1947 2 1 1   - 5 1 1 0 50.00% List
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, 1947 2 1 -   - 3 1 1 0 50.00% List
NSW City Firsts 1944-46 4 2 1   - 8 4 0 0 100.00% List
NSW Firsts 1945-47 9 5 -   - 15 6 2 1 66.67% List
Overall 1939-1947 24 10 2   0 34 17 6 1 70.83% List


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Balmain NSWRFL 1938 8 - -   - - 3 5 0 37.50% List
Balmain NSWRFL 1939 16 2 -   - 6 12 2 2 75.00% List
Balmain NSWRFL 1940 7 - -   - - 3 3 1 42.86% List
Balmain NSWRFL 1942 16 2 -   - 6 10 6 0 62.50% List
Balmain NSWRFL 1943 14 3 2   - 13 9 4 1 64.29% List
Balmain NSWRFL 1944 12 2 -   - 6 9 2 1 75.00% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1945 16 6 -   - 18 13 3 0 81.25% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1946 11 1 -   - 3 6 5 0 54.55% List
Overall 1938-1946 100 16 2   0 52 65 30 5 65.00% List

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Balmain 1938-40, 1942-44 73 9 2   - 31 46 22 5 63.01% List
Cessnock 1941 ? - -   - - ? ? ? ?  
Eastern Suburbs 1945-46 27 7 -   - 21 19 8 0 70.37% List
Overall 1938-1946 ? 16 2   0 52 ? ? ? ?  

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Balmain 1938-39, 1942-44 8 1 -   - 3 5 3 0 62.50% List
Eastern Suburbs 1945 2 - -   - - 2 0 0 100.00% List
Overall 1938-1945 10 1 0   0 3 7 3 0 70.00% List

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