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Rex Mossop
Australia
Full name Rex Peers Mossop
Born February 18, 1928, Five Dock, NSW
Died June 17, 2011, North Shore, NSW (aged 83 years 119 days)
Major teams Australia
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Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop GfM Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1949-1951 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 40.00
Bledisloe Cup 1949-1951 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 66.66

Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v Australia at Wellington, Sep 3, 1949 match details
Last Test Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, Jun 23, 1951 match details
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Rex Mossop is a former dual-code international who played eight times for the Wallabies before switching codes to rugby league. He played for the Manly club from 1948 to 1951 at second row.

Having switched to league with a move to Leigh in England, Mossop had a long and distinguished career as a professional and he made is second Australia debut at the age of 30 in 1958 and was on the losing side in two Grand Finals. He retired in 1958 and became a successful television pundit.

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