Eric Carson

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Eric Carson
Personal information
Full name Eric Morris Carson
Born New Zealand
Playing information
Position Scrum-half
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Glenora Bears
1971 St. George (WRL)
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1962–19?? Auckland
1968–1970 New Zealand 4 0 0 0 0
Source: RLP

Eric Carson is a New Zealand former rugby league player who represented his country in the 1968 World Cup.

Playing career[edit]

Carson played for the Glenora Bears in the Auckland Rugby League competition. He represented Auckland and was part of the sides that lost to France in 1964 and defeated Australia in 1969.[1] He won the Rothville Trophy in 1969 as the Auckland Rugby League's Player of the Year.

In 1968 he was selected in the New Zealand Kiwis squad for the 1968 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. He again played for New Zealand in 1970 during the tour of Great Britain.[2]

In 1971 Carson moved to Wellington, joining St. George and captaining the club in the Wellington Rugby League competition.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coffey, John and Bernie Wood Auckland, 100 years of rugby league, 1909-2009, 2009. ISBN 978-1-86969-366-4.
  2. ^ CARSON, Eric Morris - 1968, 1970 nzleague.co.nz
  3. ^ Team of the Century - Week 2 Wellington Rugby League