NSWRFL 1948

Stats

Premiers
Western Suburbs 
Minor Premiers
Western Suburbs 
No. Of Teams
10
No. Of Games
98
No. Of Players
290
Top Tryscorer
Norman Jacobson (27)
Top Pointscorer
John Lindwall (101)

Ladder

 HomeAwayOverall
TeamPWLDFAPD PWLDFAPD PWLDFAPtsPD
1. Western Suburbs99--19490+104972-12899+2918162-32218932+133
2. Balmain9711163101+629531124121+318124228722226+65
  Newtown99--231116+115945-155132+2318135-38624826+138
4. St George9441160145+15963-172117+5518107133226221+70
5. Canterbury9441142126+169351140150-101879228227616+6
  Eastern Suburbs94418998-99351136150-141879222524816-23
7. South Sydney9441151141+10936-114161-4718710126530215-37
8. Parramatta936-124154-309261113192-7918512123734611-109
9. Manly945-127162-359-8194172-781841312213349-113
10. North Sydney9261104130-26917187191-1041831321913218-130
  • Total games played: 90
  • Total points scored: 2,748
  • Average points per game: 30.53
  • Best attack: Newtown Jets (21.44 ppg - 140.45%)
  • Best defense: Western Suburbs Magpies (10.50 ppg - 68.78%)
  • Worst attack: North Sydney (10.61 ppg - 69.51%)
  • Worst defense: Parramatta Eels (19.22 ppg - 125.91%)

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 6 2 339 276 Athol SMITH 18 - Arthur PATTON 69 -Cecil JORGENSON Leichhardt * 7,229 Grand Final Challenge
Canterbury Bankstown 5th 7 9 2 282 276 Arthur HALLOWAY 11 - Eddie TRACEY 53 -Bruce HOPKINS Belmore (5)
Sports Ground (1)
* 8,000
Eastern Suburbs 6th 7 9 2 225 248 Percy WILLIAMS 6 - Laurie JOHNSON 30 -Darcy RUSSELL Sports Ground * 5,038
Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 9th 4 13 1 221 334 Ray STEHR 8 - Gordon WILLOUGHBY
Jim WALSH
47 -Mervyn GILLMER Brookvale * 2,300
Newtown Jets 3rd 13 7 0 402 288 Francis FARRELL 27 - Norman JACOBSON 94 -Oriel KENNERSON Erskineville * 6,000 Semi Final
North Sydney 10th 3 13 2 191 321 Clifford PEARCE 5 - Alf AUSTIN 46 -Allan LAWSON North Sydney * 5,372 League Wooden Spoon
Parramatta Eels 8th 5 12 1 237 346 Victor HEY 6 - Ian JOHNSTON
Ted EVANS
94 -Colin SCHOMBERG Cumberland * 4,237
St George Dragons 4th 12 9 1 396 304 Jim DUCKWORTH 9 - John LINDWALL
Stan ROOT
101 -John LINDWALL Hurstville * 6,020 Runners Up
South Sydney Rabbitohs 7th 7 10 1 265 302 Dave WATSON 11 - Leonard ALLMOND 58 -John GRAVES Redfern * 5,521
Western Suburbs Magpies 1st 18 4 0 352 215 Jeff SMITH 9 - Eric BENNETT
Pat LEAL
99 -William KEATO Pratten * 7,293 Premiers

Finals Results

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Aug 28th Balmain 8 Western Suburbs 7 G. Bishop SCG 25,907 View
Sep 4th St George 20 Newtown 8 J. O'Brien SCG 31,310 View
Sep 11th Balmain 13 St George 12 J. O'Brien SCG 37,404 View
Sep 18th Western Suburbs 8 Balmain 5 G. Bishop Sports Ground 29,122 View