Dougie McGregor

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Dougie McGregor
Personal information
Full name Alwin John McGregor
Nickname Dougie
Born (1889-12-16)16 December 1889
Thames, New Zealand
Died 15 April 1963(1963-04-15) (aged 73)
Auckland, New Zealand
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1909–1914 Auckland 30 23 0 0 69
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1913 New Zealand 2 1 0 0 3
Rugby league
Position Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Unknown (ARL)
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1919 New Zealand 2 2 0 0 6
Source: RLP

Alwin John "Dougie" McGregor[1] (1889–1963) was a dual-code rugby footballer who represented New Zealand in both rugby union and rugby league.

Rugby union career[edit]

McGregor played rugby union for the Karangahake club in the Goldfields sub-union competition in 1908. The following year he moved to Auckland, joining the Ponsonby club. McGregor represented Auckland and the North Island that same year.[2]

In 1913 McGregor was picked in the New Zealand squad for their North America tour and played in 11 games during the tour, including Test matches against Australia and the United States.

Rugby league career[edit]

In 1915 McGregor switched codes to rugby league, playing in the Auckland Rugby League competition.

McGregor represented Auckland and played in two Test matches for New Zealand in 1919.[2]

Later years[edit]

McGregor was later a rugby league coach in Auckland and Otago.[2]


McGregors uncle, Dick, played for the All Blacks between 1901 and 1904 while his nephew, Ron, played for the Kiwis between 1947 and 1948.