David Jeanes

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Horace David Jeanes
Personal information
Full name Horace David Jeanes
Born (1943-12-27) 27 December 1943 (age 70)
Skipton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Playing information
Weight 16 st 5 lb (104 kg; 229 lb)
Rugby union
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1968–≤68 Wakefield RFC
Rugby league
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1968–72 Wakefield Trinity 168
1972–75 Leeds 83
1977–≥79 Huddersfield 36
Total 287 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1971–72 Great Britain 8 3
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Horace David Jeanes ( (1943-12-27) 27 December 1943 (age 70)) born in Skipton, is an English rugby union and professional Rugby League World Cup winning footballer, playing club level rugby union for Wakefield RFC and representative level rugby league for Great Britain and Yorkshire, and at club level for Wakefield Trinity, Leeds and Huddersfield, as a Prop, number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrums.

Rugby Union career[edit]

Keighley Grammar School 1959/61 – 1st team – second row
Keighley RUFC 1960–1966 - Yorkshire Colts 1962
Wakefield RFC 1966/67 – prop
Baildon RU 1974/78 and 1979 - 2007 player, then coach/assistant

Rugby League career[edit]

Silsden U19 RL team – 1 game in 1961 final – second row
Wakefield Trinity 1967–1972 – played 168 games – prop
– 1968 won championship final
– lost 'watersplash' final at Wembley (D. Fox missed goal)
– 1971 played 3 times for Yorkshire RL
– Played 3 times for Great Britain (once against France, twice against New Zealand)
Captained Wakefield against Halifax in No 6 final – which Wakefield lost
– 1972 played for Great Britain twice against France
– 1972 played for Yorks RL once

Leeds 1972/74 - prop
– 1972 played for GB in World Cup (twice against Australia; including final, and once against New Zealand)
– 1973 won Players No 6 final
– 1973 won Yorkshire Cup
– 1974 won Yorks Cup

Amateur Rugby League
– 1975 Shaw Lane - won division, cup runners up (player coach)
– 1976/77 Underbank - played important games

Huddersfield 1977/1979
– part of promotion winning team, player of the season

International honours[edit]

Jeanes played Right-Prop, i.e. number 10, in Great Britain’s 10–10 draw with Australia in the 1972 Rugby League World Cup final at Stade de Gerland, Lyon on 11 November 1972. Great Britain were awarded the Rugby League World Cup by virtue of a better position in the final qualification league table.[1]

Rugby Football League Championship Final appearances[edit]

David Jeanes played Left-Prop, number 8, and scored a try in Wakefield Trinity’s 17–10 victory over Hull in the 1967–68 Rugby Football League Championship final at Headingley on Saturday 4 May 1968.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Hoole, Les (2004). Wakefield Trinity RLFC – FIFTY GREAT GAMES. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-429-9

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