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John Francis "Mick" Cremin (14 May 1923 – 13 January 2011) was an Australian rugby union player. Born in Sydney, he graduated from Sydney Boys High School in 1939[1] and later the University of Sydney. He played for Randwick and New South Wales before making his Test debut against New Zealand at Dunedin on 14 September 1946.[2]

Mick Cremin
Birth nameJohn Francis Cremin
Date of birth(1923-05-14)14 May 1923
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales, Australia
Date of death13 January 2011(2011-01-13) (aged 87)
Place of deathSydney, New South Wales, Australia
SchoolSydney Boys High School
UniversityUniversity of Sydney
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1946–1948 Australia 19 (0)

Cremin played as a fly-half in three Tests and 19 matches for Australia. He was renowned as a strategist and became one of the Wallabies' most influential players in the post-World War II period. He died in Sydney on 13 January 2011, aged 87.[3]