Charles Sampson “Charlie” Collier


BIRTH: 17 September 1887
Woollahra, NSW
DEATH: 2 December 1962 Sydney, NSW
DEATH: 2 December 1962
Sydney, NSW

OCCUPATION: Jeweller, 1912

RESIDENCE: Percival St Bexley, NSW


  • South Sydney RU 1910
  • South Sydney RL 1911, 1912
  • Metropolis RL 1911
  • Wests RL First Grade 1914
  • Wests RL City Cup 1914


Charlie Collier who was an accomplished centre or wing three-quarter was first recorded playing rugby union with the South Sydney Club in 1910.

The following year he switched across to play rugby league with South Sydney. He was at Souths for two seasons and played nineteen First Grade games, scoring twelve tries.

In 1912, Charlie was living at Surry Hills, an inner Sydney suburb but by the following year he had moved to Bexley which at that time was in Wests territory. Charlie played with Wests in the 1914 season.


                  Ashton – Collier ANZAC Man of the Match Medal

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