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Name  Hans Mork

Died  1960, Ashfield, Sydney, Australia

Hans Eric Mork (1909–1960) was an Australian rugby league footballer of the 1920s and 1930s. He played in Sydney for the Newtown club (with whom he won the 1933 NSWRFL Premiership), as well as in Newcastle for the Western Suburbs club and elsewhere in country New South Wales.

Career

Born in South Africa, Hans Mork was one of four brothers to play for Newtown. He was graded with the club in 1927 and made it to first grade two years later. He played eight seasons with Newtown between 1929-1938 with a few country captain-coach seasons in between. He was captain-coach of the Newcastle Rugby League's Western Suburbs club in 1932. Mork represented N.S.W. Country Firsts in 1934 whilst playing for Goulburn but returned to Newtown the following season. Hans Mork won a premiership with Newtown Jets in 1933 and became club captain in 1935.

Mork was killed in a car accident on 2 January 1960, aged 50.

References

Hans Mork Wikipedia


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