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Tom Watson


Career: 1902
Debut: Round 1, 1902 Vs Geelong, aged 28 years, 122 days
Carlton Player No. 123
Games: 14
Goals: 0
Last Game: Round 15, 1902 Vs Melbourne, aged 28 years, 227 days
Height: ? cm
Weight: ? kgs
DOB: 1st January, 1874 Dunedin N.Z.

Image: T. Watson Richmond (VFA), Trove; Melbourne Punch July 06 1899


Watson played 14 games for Carlton in his only season with the Blues in 1902. He later represented the Melbourne Football Club at VFL level in 1904 where he played a single game for the Demons.

Tom Watson was born at Dunedin in New Zealand and along with his 3 brothers all played for Richmond in the VFA, from where Carlton recruited him..
He played for the Tigers 1897 - 1901 and in again in 1903 playing 94 games and kicking 2 goals.. He was Richmond captain in 1899 & 1900.

Watson passed away on 28th May, 1920 at Northcote, he was aged 46.



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