Eric Freestone

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Eric Freestone
Personal information
Full nameEric Vivian Freestone
Born1904
Gundagai, New South Wales
Died12 October 1957
Villawood, New South Wales
Playing information
PositionWing three-quarter
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1929–32 St George Dragons 48 16 32 0 112
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1928 New South Wales 2 1 4 0 11
1928 Australia 1 0 1 0 2

Eric Vivian Freestone (1904–1957) was an Australian rugby league player of the 1920s and 1930s. He was a state and national representative winger

Career[edit]

Born in Gundagai, New South Wales Eric 'Bluey' Freestone played four seasons with St George Dragons between 1929-1932. He came to Saints from Gundagai, New South Wales after already representing New South Wales and Australia in the first test against the touring 1928 English team in Brisbane. Freestone is listed on the Australian Players Register as Kangaroo No. 137.[1] Eric Freestone played in the 1930 Grand Final for St. George.[2]

Eric Freestone died on 12 October 1957, aged 54.[3]

Freestone back row 2nd from right in Saints' 1930 side

References[edit]

  1. ^ ARL Annual Report 2005
  2. ^ Alan Whiticker/Glen Hudson: The Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. 1995 edition, ISBN 1875169571
  3. ^ Sydney Morning Herald: death Notice. 14/10/1957