James Michael "Big Jim" "Sherlock" Armstrong - South Sydney Player Report

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Armstrong retired in 1947 to train as a heavyweight wrestler for the 1948 Olympics. He won a Bronze Medal in the 1948 London Olympic games and a Gold Medal in the 1950 Auckland Empire Games. He was 5 time Australian champion, and was again a Commonwealth Games Bronze Medalist in 1962.

FG Player - 261

Representative Qualification
NSW Country

Souths First Grade Debut
1939 KO-01 v North Sydney (21y 275d)
1939 Rd01  v St George (Premiership - 21y 282d)

Previous Clubs
Junee

Date of Birth
14th July 1917 (Died - 1981)


First Grade
                           Premiership :                        City Cup :              State Championship :                            Tour
         M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :   M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :   M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :   M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
1939     9   9   -   1   1      -    5 :                                 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   2   2   -   -   3      -    6
1940     1   1   -   -   -      -    - :                                 :                                 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1941     2   2   -   -   -      -    - :                                 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1942    14  14   -   3   -      -    9 :   1   1   -   -   -      -    - :                                 :   1   1   -   -   -      -    -
1943    14  14   -   6   1      -   20 :                                 :   2   2   -   1   -      -    3 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1944    15  15   -  10   2      -   31 :                                 :   3   3   -   2   4      -   14 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1945    12  12   -   3   -      -    9 :                                 :   1   1   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1946     9   9   -   4   -      -   12 :
1947     7   7   -   1   1      -    5
 
TOTAL   83  83   -  28   5      -   94 :   1   1   -   -   -      -    - :   6   6   -   3   4      -   17 :   3   3   -   -   3      -    6

SS FG   93  93   -  31  12      -  117 


Short Form
                    Short-Game Matches
         M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
1939     2   2   -   -   -      -    -
1940     -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1943     3   3   -   1   5      -   13
1946     -   -   -   -   -      -    -

TOTAL    5   5   -   1   5      -   13

SS SF    2   2   -   1   5      -   13

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