Jack Feetham

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Jack Feetham
Jack Feetham - Salford - Senior Service - 1935.jpg
Senior Service Cigarette card featuring Jack Feetham
Personal information
Full name John Feetham
Nickname Jack
Born Hull, England[1]
Playing information
Position Prop, Loose forward/Lock
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1926–29 Hull Kingston Rovers 103 30
1929–47 Salford 409 109 0 0 327
Total 512 139 0 0 327
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1932 England 1 0 0 0 0
1929–33 Great Britain 8 2 0 0 6
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

John "Jack" Feetham was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1920s, '30s and '40s playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Hull Kingston Rovers, and Salford, as a Prop, or Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 8 or 10, or 13, during the era of contested scrums.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Jack Feetham won a cap for England while at Salford in 1932 against Wales,[2] and won caps for Great Britain while at Kingston Rovers in 1929-30 against Australia, while at Salford in 1932 against Australia (2 matches), and New Zealand (2 matches), and in 1933 against Australia (3 matches).[3]

Les Diables Rouges[edit]

Jack Feetham was one of the players who successfully toured in France with Salford in 1934, during which the Salford team earned the name "Les Diables Rouges", the seventeen players were; Joe Bradbury, Bob Brown, Aubrey Casewell, Paddy Dalton, Bert Day, Cliff Evans, Jack Feetham, George Harris, Barney Hudson, Emlyn Jenkins, Alf Middleton, Sammy Miller, Harold Osbaldestin, Les Pearson, Gus Risman, Billy Watkins, and Billy Williams.[4]

Rugby Football League Championship final appearances[edit]

Jack Feetham played Loose forward/Lock in Salford's 3–15 defeat by Wigan in the 1933–34 Rugby Football League Championship final at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 28 April 1934.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morris, Graham (2001). 100 Greats: Salford Rugby League Club. Stroud: Tempus. pp. 52–53. ISBN 978-0-7524-2196-4. 
  2. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "The story of The Original Red Devils". reds.co.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "1933-1934 Championship Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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