Jack Dawson (rugby league)

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Jack Dawson was an Australian first-grade rugby league and rugby union footballer.

After converting from rugby union to rugby league Jack Dawson played in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership with the Eastern Suburbs in the (1923–24) seasons before joining Balmain in 1926. A centre, Dawson was a member of Eastern Suburbs' fourth premiership winning side in NSWRFL season 1923.

Dawson was also a representative of NSW.

In the 1925 season Dawson coached the rural NSW side Temora, in their local rugby league competition.


  • The Encyclopedia of Rugby League; Alan Whiticker and Glen Hudson.