George Watt

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Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
Saturday, 28th April, 1917
Current Age
103 years and 149 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

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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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% Match list
Overall 1946 3 0 0   0 0 2 1 0.00% Match 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% Match list
NSW Country Seconds 1941 1 - 1   - 2 0 1 0 0.00% Match list
NSW City Seconds 1943 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
Metropolis 1944 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
Rest of NSW Firsts 1944 1 1 -   - 3 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
NSW City Firsts 1944-46 3 2 1   - 8 3 0 0 100.00% Match list
NSW Firsts 1945-47 6 5 -   - 15 5 0 1 83.33% Match list
Overall 1939-1947 18 9 2   0 31 14 3 1 77.78% Match 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% Match list
Balmain NSWRFL 1939 16 2 -   - 6 12 2 2 75.00% Match list
Balmain NSWRFL 1940 7 - -   - - 3 3 1 42.86% Match list
Balmain NSWRFL 1942 16 2 -   - 6 10 6 0 62.50% Match list
Balmain NSWRFL 1943 14 3 2   - 13 9 4 1 64.29% Match list
Balmain NSWRFL 1944 12 2 -   - 6 9 2 1 75.00% Match list
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1945 16 6 -   - 18 13 3 0 81.25% Match list
Eastern Suburbs NSWRFL 1946 11 1 -   - 3 6 5 0 54.55% Match list
Balmain NSWRFL 1948 ? - -   - -  
Balmain NSWRFL 1949 ? - -   - -  
Balmain NSWRFL 1950 ? - -   - -  
Balmain NSWRFL 1951 ? - -   - -  
Balmain NSWRFL 1952 ? - -   - -  
Balmain NSWRFL 1953 ? - -   - -  
Balmain NSWRFL 1954 ? - -   - -  
Overall 1938-1954 ? 16 2   0 52 ? ? ? ?  

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% Match list
Eastern Suburbs 1945-46 27 7 -   - 21 19 8 0 70.37% Match list
Overall 1938-1954 ? 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% Match list
Eastern Suburbs 1945 2 - -   - - 2 0 0 100.00% Match list
Overall 1938-1945 10 1 0   0 3 7 3 0 70.00% Match list

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Last modified: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 01:57:17 +1000 (Sydney time)