Rex Harrison

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Full Name
Rex Aubrey Harrison
Born
Saturday, 27th June, 1914
Died
Friday, 26th July, 1996 (Aged 82 years and 29 days)
Place Of Birth
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Biography

Adelaide-born, with a grounding in Australian Rules and Rugby Union, Rex Harrison proved to be a valued clubman as a pivot with Norths. Starting in 1938, he partnered fellow Norths halfback Roy Thompson in six consecutive NSW matches - a club record that still stands. Joining the AIF his career came to a standstill during the war (despite playing in Combined Services matches) but he resumed playing in 1945 until he suffered a broken collarbone in the second last match of the 1946 season. After his retirement Harrison coached Norths to the semi-finals in 1954 while his son Peter Harrison also played first grade for the Bears in the 1960s.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Additional Notes

Served in World War II as a Corporal for the AIF.

Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   App T G   FG Pts W L D Win %  
NRL 126 38 68   - 250 51 69 6 40.48% List
NRL Finals 2 1 -   - 3 0 2 0 0.00% List
City Cup 7 2 5   - 16 2 5 0 28.57% List
Interstate Matches 10 6 4   - 26 6 4 0 60.00% List
City vs Country Firsts 3 2 -   - 6 2 1 0 66.67% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NSW City Seconds 1934 1 1 -   - 3 0 1 0 0.00% List
Combined 1st 1935 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Sydney Firsts 1936, 1941 3 - -   - - 2 1 0 66.67% List
Metropolis 1936 1 2 -   - 6 1 0 0 100.00% List
NSW Firsts 1938-41 11 6 4   - 26 7 4 0 63.64% List
NSW City Firsts 1939, 1941-42 3 2 -   - 6 2 1 0 66.67% List
Felsh's Team 1940 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Army Firsts 1942, 1944 2 2 3   - 12 0 2 0 0.00% List
Fighting Services I 1942 1 1 -   - 3 1 0 0 100.00% List
Overall 1934-1944 24 14 7   0 56 14 10 0 58.33% List


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
North Sydney NSWRFL 1934 12 7 -   - 21 4 6 2 33.33% List
North Sydney NSWRFL 1935 15 6 -   - 18 8 6 1 53.33% List
North Sydney NSWRFL 1936 14 8 -   - 24 7 6 1 50.00% List
North Sydney NSWRFL 1937 8 4 -   - 12 3 5 0 37.50% List
North Sydney NSWRFL 1938 12 3 14   - 37 5 7 0 41.67% List
North Sydney NSWRFL 1939 9 - 6   - 12 2 6 1 22.22% List
North Sydney NSWRFL 1940 8 1 1   - 5 4 4 0 50.00% List
North Sydney NSWRFL 1941 13 4 14   - 40 3 9 1 23.08% List
North Sydney NSWRFL 1942 13 3 27   - 63 5 8 0 38.46% List
North Sydney NSWRFL 1945 12 1 3   - 9 7 5 0 58.33% List
North Sydney NSWRFL 1946 10 1 3   - 9 3 7 0 30.00% List
Overall 1934-1946 126 38 68   0 250 51 69 6 40.48% List

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
North Sydney 1934-42, 1945-46 126 38 68   - 250 51 69 6 40.48% List
Overall 1934-1946 126 38 68   0 250 51 69 6 40.48% List

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
North Sydney 1934-1936 2 1 -   - 3 0 2 0 0.00% List
Overall 1935-1936 2 1 0   0 3 0 2 0 0.00% List

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
North Sydney 1934-42, 1945-46 133 46 85   1 310 53 74 6 39.85% List
Overall 1934-1946 133 46 85   1 310 53 74 6 39.85% List

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