Gordon Brown (rugby league)
|Full name||Gordon F. Brown|
|Born||October→December 1930 (age 84–85)
Leeds district, England
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
Gordon F. Brown (birth registered October→December 1930 (age 84–85)) birth registered in Leeds district, is an English professional Rugby League World Cup winning footballer of the 1950s and '60s, and coach of the 1960s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Leeds, and Keighley, as a Stand-off/Five-eighth, i.e. number 6, and coaching at club level for Keighley.
Gordon Brown won caps for Great Britain while at Leeds in the 1954 Rugby League World Cup against Australia (2-tries), France (1-try), New Zealand (1-try), France (2-tries); and in 1955 against New Zealand (2 matches).
Gordon Brown played Stand-off/Five-eighth in all four of Great Britain's 1954 Rugby League World Cup matches, including Great Britain’s 16-12 victory over France in the 1954 Rugby League World Cup final at Parc des Princes, Paris on 13 November 1954.
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