Frederick Brown (rugby league)

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Frederick Brown
Personal information
Full name Frederick Brown
Nickname Fred
Born Wales
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1921–23 Oldham 78 11 0 0 33
1923–25 Wigan 62 8 0 0 24
Total 140 19 0 0 57
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1921–23 Wales 2 1 0 0 3
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

Frederick "Fred" Brown was a Welsh professional rugby league footballer of the 1920s playing at representative level for Wales, and at club level for Oldham, and Wigan, as a Prop, or Second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.[1]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Fred Brown won caps for Wales while at Oldham 1921–1923 2-caps.[2]

Rugby Football League Championship final appearances[edit]

Fred Brown played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8 in Oldham's 2–13 defeat to Wigan in the 1921–22 Rugby Football League Championship final at The Cliff, Broughton on Saturday 6 May 1922.[3]

Rugby League County League appearances[edit]

Sid Jerram played in Wigan's 1923–24, Lancashire League victory.[4]

Rugby Football Challenge Cup final appearances[edit]

Fred Brown played Left-Second-row, i.e. number 11 in Wigan's 21–4 victory over Oldham in the 1923–24 Challenge Cup final at Athletic Grounds, Rochdale on Saturday 12 April 1924.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "1921–1922 Championship Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Statistics at wigan.rlfans.com". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "1923-1924 Challenge Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

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