Arthur Stephen "Ash" Hennessy - South Sydney Player Report

Hooker

Arthur Hennessy is known as the one of the founding fathers of South Sydney. He was the clubs first captain and is honored by being with the #1 First Grade player number. Hennessy was also the first New South Wales and Australian test captain.

FG Player - 1

Representative Qualification
NSW City

South Sydney First Grade Debut
1908 Rd01 v North Sydney (31y 209d) (c)

Previous Clubs
South Sydney Rugby Union
Eastern Suburbs (1909)

Date of Birth
24th September 1876 (Died - 1959)


First Grade
                           Premiership :                           Tour
         M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
1908     5   5   -   2   -      -    6 
1910    10  10   -   4   1      -   14 
1911    10  10   -   1   -      -    3 :  1   1   -   -   -      -    -

TOTAL   25  25   -   7   1      -   23 :  1   1   -   -   -      -    -

SS FG   26  26   -   7   1      -   23 

Lower Grades
                         Second  Grade :                     Third Grade : 
Year     M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :   M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts : 
1908     -   -   -   -  -       -    - :   -   -   -   -  -       -    -
1910     -   -   -   -  -       -    - :   -   -   -   -  -       -    -
1911     -   -   -   -  -       -    - :   -   -   -   -  -       -    -

TOTAL    -   -   -   -  -       -    - :   -   -   -   -  -       -    - 

South Sydney Senior(FG/RG/3G) Grade Career
                           Premiership :                     All Matches
         M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :   M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
CAREER  25  25   -   7   1      -   23 :  26  26   -   7   1      -   23

Captaincy Record

      First Grade
Year  Premiership(  W- D-L      %) : Other(  W- D-L      %)
1908            5(  5- 0-0   100%) :
1910            2(  2- 0-0   100%) :
1911                               :     1(  0- 0-1     0%)

TOTAL           7(  7- 0-0   100%) :     1(  0- 0-1     0%)

SS FG           8(  7- 0-1    88%)

Suspensions


Year       Grade  v           Wk CHARGE
1911 Rd14  FG     Balmain      1 Disputing Decision

Player Awards

Year  Award
1914 - NSWRL Life Membership
1952 - Rugby League News Immortal

Representative Honours at South Sydney

Domestic                                   CvC / Interstate :                       Tourists :                          Other
                              M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
New South Wales      1907-08  1   1   -   -   -      -    - :  4   4   -   1   -      -    3 :

TOTAL                         5   5   -   1   -      -    3

Internationals                                        Tests :                          Other
                              M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
Australia            1908-09  2   2   -   -   -      -    - :  8   8   -   -   -      -    -

TOTAL                        10  10   -   -   -      -    -

ALL REPS                     15  15   -   1   -      -    3

Captaincy                            State/Tests :               Other 
                              M(  W- D-L      %) :  M(  W- D-L      %)
New South Wales      1907-08  4(  2- 0-2    50%) :
Australia            1908     2(  1- 0-1    50%) :

TOTAL                         6(  3- 0-3    50%)

Year Pos  Team                 Versus               Match         T  G/A  FG
1907 Fwd  NSW Pioneers         v New Zealand        1st Match     -  -     - (c) L
1907 Fwd  NSW Pioneers         v New Zealand        2nd Match     -  -     - (c) L

1908 Hook New South Wales      v New Zealand        1st Match     -  -     - (c) W
1908 Hook Australia            v New Zealand        1st Test      -  -     - (c) L (Injured early in the game)
1908 Hook Australia            v New Zealand        2nd Test      -  -     - (c) W
1908 Hook New South Wales      v NZ Maoris          1st Match     1  -     - (c) W
1908 Hook New South Wales      v Queensland         1st Match     -  -     -
1908      Australia            (Kangaroo Tour) 
1908 Hook Australia            v Bradford Northern  Tour Match    -  -     -       (Jaw broken in the match)
1908 Hook Australia            v Treherbert         Tour Match    -  -     -
1908 SRow Australia            v Leeds              Tour Match    -  -     -
1909 Hook Australia            v Widnes             Tour Match    -  -     -
1909 SRow Australia            v Keighley           Tour Match    -  -     -
1909 SRow Australia            v Broughton Rangers  Tour Match    -  -     -
1909 Prop Australia            v Warrington         Tour Match2   -  -     -

1909 Fwd  Australia            v New South Wales    2nd Match     -  -     -


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