Bill Carson (rugby league)

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Bill Carson
Personal information
Nickname King
Born 1933
Died 1985
Playing information
Position Forward
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1954–64 Wests (Sydney) 118 24 0 0 72
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1962 New South Wales 2 0 0 0 0
1962 Australia 2 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]

Bill Carson is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s and 1960s. An Australian national and New South Wales state representative forward, he played his club football in the New South Wales Rugby Football League for Sydney's Western Suburbs club.[2]

Carson played for Wests in the 1958 NSWRFL season's and 1961 NSWRFL season's grand finals. His two international appearances were for Australia in the 2nd and 3rd games of the 1962 Ashes series. He is listed on the Australian Players Register as Kangaroo No.373.[3]

After retiring, Carson commenced a long career in administration with the Wests club, serving as club president in the 1970s and 1980s.[4]


  1. ^ Bill Carson at
  2. ^ "Player Profile - Bill Carson". SmartPack International. Retrieved 23 June 2013. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ ARL Annual Report 2005
  4. ^ Bill Carson at