Bill Hirschberg

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Bill Hirschberg
Full name William Adolphous Hirschberg[1]
Date of birth 1882[1][2]
Place of birth Grafton, New South Wales[1]
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position flanker[1]
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1905[1] Australia 1[1] (0)[1]

William Adolphous "Bill" Hirschberg (born c. 1880) was a rugby union player who represented Australia.

Hirschberg, a flanker, was born in Grafton, New South Wales and claimed one international rugby caps for Australia, playing against New Zealand, at Dunedin, on 2 September 1905.[3] He had already played for New South Wales against New Zealand.[4][5]

Hirschberg participated in the first inter-state game played in Western Australia, held in 1907, where he played as a forward for the winning team, New South Wales.[6] He played another inter-state game against Queensland in 1910.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Scrum.com player profile of Bill Hirschberg". Scrum.com. Retrieved 12 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Register of Births Deaths and Marriages". NSW Government. Retrieved 2011-06-17. 
  3. ^ "RUGBY.". The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954) (NSW: National Library of Australia). 4 September 1905. p. 4. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "FOOTBALL.". Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878-1954) (Rockhampton, Qld.: National Library of Australia). 8 July 1905. p. 9. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "N.S.W. V. NEW ZEALAND.". The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866-1939) (Brisbane, Qld.: National Library of Australia). 22 July 1905. p. 14. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "NEW SOUTH WALES V. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.". Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885-1954) (Perth, WA: National Library of Australia). 3 August 1907. p. 37. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "QUEENSLAND V NEW SOUTH WALES.". The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954) (NSW: National Library of Australia). 11 July 1910. p. 10. Retrieved 17 June 2011.