Jim Austin (rugby league)

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Jim Austin
Personal information
Full name James David Austin[1]
Born New Zealand
Playing information
Position Wing
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1954 Auckland
1954 New Zealand 3 0 0 0 0
Source: [2]

James David "Jim" Austin is a New Zealand former rugby league player who represented his country in the 1954 World Cup.

Playing career[edit]

Austin played in the Auckland Rugby League competition and was first selected for the New Zealand Kiwis in 1954, playing a Test against the touring Great Britain side. He was then included in the New Zealand squad for the 1954 World Cup and played in two matches.

Austin also played for the Auckland side that defeated Great Britain 5-4 at Carlaw Park that year.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AUSTIN, James David - 1954 nzleague.co.nz
  2. ^ RLP
  3. ^ Coffey, John and Bernie Wood Auckland, 100 years of rugby league, 1909-2009, 2009. ISBN 978-1-86969-366-4.