Jim Champion

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Player No. 56
Nickname Bones / Champ
Position Centre
Contract 1939
Height 178cm (5' 10")
Weight 76kg (167lbs)
DOB 27th Jun 1913
Origin Lithgow, NSW, Australia
Debut Vs North Sydney - 23rd Apr 1938
Dog Years (2) 1938 , 1939
Rep Caps
Other Clubs
Junior Club Lithgow

Biography Jim Champion joined Canterbury in 1938 and made an instant impact securing a position in the centres.

Jim played in the Premiership winning team of 1938 aswell as the winning City Cup team of 1939.

The City Cup final was Jim's last game for the club where he scored two tries.

After two successful seasons, Jim returned to Lithgow remaining in the game for many years as a player and in development of the game.

Jim passed away in June 2003 at the age of 90.

Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1938 16 4 0 0 12
1 1939 14 2 1 0 8
Total: 30 6 1 0 20
Average (per year): 15 3 0.5 0 10
Average (per game): 0.2 0 0 0.7

Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 2 30 6 1 0 20
Average (per year): 15 3 0.5 0 10
Average (per game): 0.2 0 0 0.7

Data provided by Clint Crofts