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Phil Carmichael

Full name: Phillip Patrick "Phil" Carmichael
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Born: January 25, 1884 in Sandgate, Queensland, Australia
Died: September 10, 1973 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Affiliations: Brothers Old Boys, Brisbane (AUS)
Country: ANZ Australasia
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Phil Carmichael was a centre who played for the Wallabies on their 1908-09 tour of the British Isles and France, appearing in 34 of the 38 matches. During that tour he won a gold medal at the 1908 London Olympics. Carmichael earned four caps for Australia. He studied at St. Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace. He also played for Australia during a 1905 tour of New Zealand, and when New Zealand toured Australia in 1907. He later turned down several opportunities to play rugby league professionally, and continued to play club football. Before his death in 1988, at age 89, he was the last surviving member of the Wallaby gold medalists.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 24 London Rugby Men's Rugby Australasia ANZ 1 Gold

Men's Rugby

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result Position PTS T C P DG
1908 Summer 24 London Rugby Australasia ANZ Final Round Match 1/2 1 1908-10-26 ANZ 32, Cornwall 3 Fullback 11 0 4 1 0
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