David Chisnall

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David Chisnall
Personal information
Full name David Chisnall
Nickname Dave, Chissy
Born (1948-04-10)10 April 1948
St. Helens, Lancashire
Died 11 January 2013(2013-01-11) (aged 64)
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1970–≥70 Leigh
≤1975–≥75 Warrington
≤1975–≥77 Leigh
≤1977–≥79 St. Helens
≤1979–≥81 Barrow
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1975 England 5 0 0 0 0
1970 Great Britain 2 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

David "Dave" 'Chissy' Chisnall ((1948-04-10)10 April 1948 – 11 January 2013(2013-01-11)[1]) was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1970s and '80s playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Leigh (twice), Warrington, St. Helens, and Barrow, as a Prop, i.e. number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrums.

Early life[edit]

Chisnall was born in St. Helens, Lancashire,[2] and was the brother of the rugby league footballer, Eric Chisnall.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Dave Chisnall won caps for England while at Warrington in 1975 against Wales (sub), in the 1975 Rugby League World Cup against France, Wales, and New Zealand, in 1975 against Papua New Guinea (non-test),[3] and won caps for Great Britain while at Leigh in 1970 against Australia, and in the 1970 Rugby League World Cup against New Zealand.[4]

Challenge Cup final appearances[edit]

Dave Chisnall played Open-side-Prop, i.e. number 8 in Warrington's 7-14 defeat by Widnes in the 1974-75 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 10 May 1975.

Honoured at Warrington Wolves[edit]

Dave Chisnall is a Warrington Wolves Hall of Fame inductee.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ,"Dave Chisnall - one of the big characters of rugby league - passes away". St Helens Star. 11 January 2013. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Hall of Fame at Wire2Wolves.com". wire2wolves.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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