John Wilson (New Zealand rugby league)
|Full name||Johnnie Wilson|
|Te Atatu Roosters|
|1975–1977||New Zealand Māori|
Wilson played for the Te Atatu Roosters and represented Auckland. A fullback, Wilson was selected for the New Zealand Kiwis in 1972. He played in two matches at that year's World Cup, scoring three goals.
In the second half of his career Wilson joined the Northcote Tigers and in 1975 won the Painter Rosebowl Trophy as the top point scorer in the Auckland Rugby League competition. In 1977 he won the Lipscombe Cup as Auckland's Sportsman of the Year. That same year, he was involved in Auckland's "Grand Slam" as they defeated Australia 19-15 on 1 June, Great Britain 14-10 on 14 June and France 17-0 on 21 June all at Carlaw Park.
- John Wilson rugbyleagueproject.org
- Johnnie Wilson nzleague.co.nz
- Coffey, John and Bernie Wood Auckland, 100 years of rugby league, 1909-2009, 2009. ISBN 978-1-86969-366-4.
- John Coffey, Bernie Wood (2008). 100 years: Māori rugby league, 1908-2008. Huia Publishers. pp. 198–201. ISBN 978-1-86969-331-2. ISBN 1-86969-331-0.