Ernest Ogg

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Ernest Samuel 'Sammy' Ogg (1906-1969) was an Australian rugby league footballer who played in the 1920s and 1930s. He played in the NSWRFL Premiership for Sydney's University club, whom he also captained.

Ernest Ogg
Personal information
Full nameErnest Samuel Ogg
Born(1906-12-30)30 December 1906
Camperdown, New South Wales
Died8 July 1969(1969-07-08) (aged 62)
Dover Heights, New South Wales
Playing information
PositionSecond-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1925–33 University 113 25 22 0 119
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1925 Metropolis 1 0 0 0 0
1929 NSW City 1 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]

BackgroundEdit

Ogg was born at Camperdown, New South Wales on 30 December 1906.

Playing careerEdit

While obtaining his medical degree at Sydney University, he joined the University Rugby League team in 1925 and played a total of nine seasons with them between 1925 and 1933. He played second row in the 1926 Grand Final loss to South Sydney.

He later went on to captain the team during his later years as a player. He played 113 first grade games, scoring 25 tries and kicking 22 goals during his career.[2]

Post playingEdit

Ogg became a doctor in Sydney and later the chief Coroner of New South Wales.

DeathEdit

Ogg died at Dover Heights, New South Wales on 8 July 1969.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ernest Ogg - Career Stats & Summary - Rugby League Project". Rugbyleagueproject.org.
  2. ^ Alan Whiticker, The Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. 1995 (ISBN 1875169571)
  3. ^ Sydney Morning Herald - death notice - 9/07/1969