Geoff Robinson (rugby)
|Full name||Geoffrey Robinson|
Wigton district, Cumberland, England
|Died||15 December 2011(aged 77)|
|≤1958–≥58||Cumberland & Westmorland|
Geoffrey "Geoff" Robinson (birth registered October→December 1934 in Wigton district — died 15 December 2011 (aged 77)) was an English rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s and '60s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Cumberland & Westmorland, and at club level for Workington RFC, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Cumberland, and at club level for Whitehaven, and Oldham, and Warrington, as a Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 13.
Challenge Cup semi-final appearances
Geoff Robinson was transferred from Whitehaven to Oldham in 1959 for £9,000 (based on increases in average earnings, this would be approximately £395,000 in 2010).
Honoured at Whitehaven
Geoff Robinson is a Whitehaven Hall of Fame Inductee.
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