Thomas Griffen

Thomas Sydney Griffen[2] (19 February 1884 – 19 December 1950) was an Australian rugby union player who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.

Tom Griffin
Olympic Rugby 1908.jpg
Birth nameThomas Sydney Griffin[1]
Date of birth(1884-02-19)19 February 1884[1]
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales [1]
Date of death19 December 1950(1950-12-19) (aged 66)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker[1]
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1907–12[1] Wallabies[1] 6[1] (0)[1]

Griffin, a hooker, was born in Sydney, New South Wales and claimed a total of six international rugby caps for Australia.[3]

Griffen middle row 3rd from right, with the 1908 Wallaby tour squad

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h " player profile of Tom Griffin". Retrieved 12 July 2010.
  2. ^ Other sources spell his name Griffin.
  3. ^ Australian Rugby Team (Touring America), 1912, The Daily Telegraph, (Wednesday, 18 September 1912), p.15.

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