John Hickey

1887-1950

John (Darb) Hickey, from NSW, was an elusive centre for the team and scored two tries in the Olympic match. He eventually played rugby league with Glebe and Balmain and became a dual rugby international. He served in World War I.

Team: P Carmichael, C Russell, J Hickey, FB Smith, D Carroll, C McKivat, A McCabe, T Richards, M McArthur, R Craig, S Middleton, P McCue, C McMurtrie, T Griffin, J Barnett

Australia 32 (7 tries, 4 conversions, 1 penalty) d GBR (Cornwall) 3 (1 try)

 

Olympic Results

1908 London

Rugby Union - Men
Final GBR 32-3 Win
Final Placing 1 / 2