Archie Brown (rugby)

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Archibald Brown
Personal information
Full name Archibald Brown
Nickname Archie
Born 2 November 1894
Crosskeys, Wales
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Scrum-half
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Cross Keys RFC
≤1920–20 Risca RFC
1920–21 Newport RFC 11 1 3
Total 11 1 0 0 3
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1921 Wales 1 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Scrum-half/Halfback
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1921–≥21 Leeds 25 6 18
≥1921–≥21 Dewsbury
Total 25 6 0 0 18
Source: scrum.com

Archibald "Archie" Brown (2 November 1894 — death date unknown) was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1910s and '20s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales.

Brown was born in Crosskeys, and played at club level for Cross Keys RFC, Risca RFC, and Newport RFC, as a Scrum-half, i.e. number 9, and playing club level rugby league (RL) for Leeds, and Dewsbury, as a Scrum-half/Halfback, i.e. number 7.[1]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Archie Brown won a cap for Wales (RU) while at Newport RFC in 1921 against Ireland.[2]

County Cup final appearances[edit]

Archie Brown played Scrum-half/Halfback in the 11-3 victory over Dewsbury in the 1921-22 Yorkshire Cup final at Thrum Hall, Halifax.[3]

Club career[edit]

Archie Brown made his début for Leeds against Featherstone Rovers at Headingley Stadium on Monday 29 August 1921.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert Gate (1986). "Gone North - Volume 1". R. E. Gate. ISBN 0-9511190-0-1
  2. ^ "Statistics at scrum.com". scrum.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "History of Leeds Rugby League Club". britishrugbyleague.blogspot.co.uk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Dalby, Ken (1955). The Headingley Story - 1890-1955 - Volume One - Rugby. The Leeds Cricket, Football & Athletic Co. Ltd ASIN: B0018JNGVM

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