NSWRFL 1944

Stats

Premiers
Balmain 
Minor Premiers
Newtown 
No. Of Teams
8
No. Of Games
64
No. Of Players
224
Top Tryscorer
Sidney Goodwin (22)
Top Pointscorer
Tom Kirk (185)

Ladder

 HomeAwayOverall
TeamPWLDFAPD PWLDFAPD PWLDFAPtsPD
1. Newtown761-18193+88752-198127+7114113-37922022+159
2. Balmain761-18685+101742121686+13014103140217121+231
3. St George743-133118+15752-97120-231495-23023818-8
4. South Sydney733181139-58743-112148-361476119328715-94
5. North Sydney734-129100+29724175102-271458120420211+2
6. Western Suburbs715173152-79733110794+131448218024610-66
7. Eastern Suburbs716-115186-71734-112174-6214410-2273608-133
8. Canterbury7151103147-44725-103150-471431012062977-91
  • Total games played: 56
  • Total points scored: 2,021
  • Average points per game: 36.09
  • Best attack: Balmain Tigers (28.71 ppg - 159.10%)
  • Best defense: Balmain Tigers (12.21 ppg - 67.66%)
  • Worst attack: Western Suburbs Magpies (12.86 ppg - 71.27%)
  • Worst defense: Eastern Suburbs (25.71 ppg - 142.48%)

Team Stats (includes Cup/Tour matches)

Team Name Position W L D Pts For Pts Ag. Coach Top Tryscorer(s) Top Pointscorer(s) Home Venue(s) Home Crowd Avg Extra Info
Balmain Tigers 2nd 16 3 1 494 231 Normam ROBINSON 19 - Arthur PATTON 105 -Cecil JORGENSON Leichhardt 6,381 Premiers
Canterbury Bankstown 8th 3 10 1 206 297 Ron BAILEY
Cecil FIFIELD
10 - Alf WATSFORD 40 -Lin JOHNSON Belmore 3,924 League Wooden Spoon
Eastern Suburbs 7th 4 10 0 227 360 Sidney PEARCE JNR 7 - Paul TIERNEY 29 -Richard DUNN Sports Ground * 2,776
Newtown Jets 1st 13 7 0 537 296 Arthur FOLWELL 22 - Sidney GOODWIN 185 -Tom KIRK Henson (4)
Sports Ground (1)
* 12,007 Grand Final Challenge
North Sydney 5th 5 8 1 204 202 Frank HYDE 7 - Johnny BLISS 47 -Frank COLLINS North Sydney 6,584
St George Dragons 3rd 9 7 0 244 348 William KELLY 6 - James HALE 87 -Les DOYLE Hurstville 6,323 Semi Final
South Sydney Rabbitohs 4th 7 8 1 205 317 Alfred BLAIR 10 - James ARMSTRONG 40 -Frank BONNER Sports Ground * 6,003 Semi Final
Western Suburbs Magpies 6th 4 8 2 180 246 Henry BOLEWSKI
Patrick BUGDEN
7 - Bruce BROWN 28 -Bob ANDREWS Pratten * 5,724

Finals Results

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Aug 26th Newtown 55 St George 7 T. McMahon Jnr SCG 34,883 View
Sep 2nd Balmain 15 South Sydney 6 J. O'Brien SCG 28,237 View
Sep 9th Balmain 19 Newtown 16 T. McMahon Jnr SCG 41,807 View
Sep 16th Balmain 12 Newtown 8 J. O'Brien SCG 24,186 View