Dave Brown (1900s athlete)
In the 1909, season Brown represented Australia in a match against a touring New Zealand Māori side that season Brown also appeared in several non-sanctioned matches between a rugby league's side known as the 'Kangaroos' and a rugby union side known as 'Wallabies'.
Like so many rugby league players of that time Brown was a former rugby union player, in 1907 he took part in the rebel series against the New Zealand 'All Golds' that helped to launch rugby league in Australia. In its appreciation, the NSWRL awarded Brown life membership in 1914.
David Brown is recognised as the Eastern Suburbs club's 3rd player.
- E E Christensen's Yearbooks
- The Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players