Joe Anderson (rugby league)

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Joe Anderson
Personal information
Full name Joseph Anderson
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1948–55 Castleford 204 8 0 0 24
1955–58 Leeds
1958–61 Featherstone Rovers 47
Total 251 8 0 0 24
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
28 Apr 1953–14 Oct 1953 Yorkshire 3
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

Joseph "Joe" Anderson is a professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s, '50s and '60s, playing at club level for Castleford, Leeds, and Featherstone Rovers, as a Prop, i.e. number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrums.[1]

Playing career[edit]

County honours[edit]

Joe Anderson won caps playing Left-Prop, i.e. number 8 for Yorkshire while at Castleford in the 16-8 victory over Lancashire at Hull's stadium on 28 April 1953, the 16-7 victory over Cumberland at Hull's stadium on 5 October 1953, and the 10-18 defeat by Lancashire at Leigh's stadium on 14 October 1953.[2]

Challenge Cup final appearances[edit]

Joe Anderson played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8 in Leeds' 9-7 victory over Barrow in the 1956–57 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 11 May 1957.[3]

Club career[edit]

Joe Anderson made his début for Leeds against Featherstone Rovers at Headingley Stadium on Saturday 15 January 1955.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Castleford RLFC A to Z Player List (All Time)". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at thecastlefordtigers.co.uk". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "On This Day - 11 May". therhinos.co.uk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Dalby, Ken (1955). The Headingley Story - 1890-1955 - Volume One - Rugby. The Leeds Cricket, Football & Athletic Co. Ltd ASIN: B0018JNGVM

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