Tommy Kirk

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Player No. 35
Nickname
Position Fullback
Contract 1939
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Origin
Debut Vs Western Suburbs - 13th Apr 1936
Dog Years (3) 1936 , 1938 , 1939
Rep Caps NSW(3)
Other Clubs Newtown, North Sydney
Junior Club Tumut

Biography Originally from Tumut, Tom joined Canterbury in 1936 as a goal kicking fullback.

Tom secured the fullback position in 1936 and played in the inaugural semi-final against Easts (Roosters).

A broken leg spoiled his 1937 season but he came back in 1938 to play all matches in the Premiership winning team. Tom was also the competitions top point scorer.

In 1939, he played centre for NSW but was unfortunate to miss the City Cup final through injury.

Departing Canterbury, Tom played 85 games for Newtown between 1940 and 1946 including the Premiership winning 1943 team.

Tom also played one season with North Sydney in 1947 including one more game for NSW.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1936 12 1 38 0 79
1 1938 16 2 44 0 94
1 1939 14 5 26 0 67
Total: 42 8 108 0 240
Average (per year): 14 2.7 36 0 80
Average (per game): 0.2 2.6 0 5.7

Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 3 42 8 108 0 240
Average (per year): 14 2.7 36 0 80
Average (per game): 0.2 2.6 0 5.7

Data provided by Clint Crofts

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