Arthur Oxford

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Arthur Thomas Oxford (1895–1980) was an Australian rugby league footballer, a state and national representative whose club career was played with the Eastern Suburbs Roosters and the South Sydney Rabbitohs from 1915 to 1929.

He won a premiership with Souths in NSWRL season 1918 and later with Easts in NSWRL season 1923.

In 1920 he kicked a then record 23 successive goals in club matches for Souths. For the season 1923, he was the NSW Rugby Football League's top point scorer.

He represented for New South Wales in twenty-two matches against Queensland from 1919 - 1924. He made five Test appearances in the Australia national rugby league team touring against New Zealand in 1919 and later against Great Britain. In 1925 during a season as captain-coach of Rockhampton in Queensland he was selected as a Queensland representative, playing one match in 1925.

His son, also called Arthur Oxford, played first grade for Eastern Suburbs in the 1940s, his cousin, Aub Oxford was a lower grade player who went on to become a top-grade and international level referee and his grandson Gary Stevens was a Rabbitohs star of the 1960s and an Australian Test representative.

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