John Booth (rugby league)

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John Booth
Personal information
Full name John Booth
Nickname Jack
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1946–56 Wakefield Trinity 257 33 16 0 393
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1947/48–51/52 Yorkshire ≥3

John "Jack" Booth is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s and '50s, playing at representative level for Yorkshire, and at club level for Wakefield Trinity, as a Prop, or Second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12.

Playing career[edit]

County Honours[edit]

Jack Booth was selected for Yorkshire County XIII whilst at Wakefield Trinity during the 1947/48, 1950/51 and 1951/52 seasons.[1]

County Cup Final Appearances[edit]

Jack Booth played Right-Second-row, i.e. number 12, in Wakefield Trinity’s 8-7 victory over Leeds in the 1947 Yorkshire Cup final at Odsal Stadium, Bradford on Wednesday 5 November 1947, and played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8, in Wakefield Trinity’s 17-3 victory over Keighley in the 1951 Yorkshire Cup final at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield on Saturday 27 October 1951.[2]

Testimonial match[edit]

Jack Booth's Testimonial match at Wakefield Trinity took place against a Lionel Cooper Select XIII on Wednesday 28 April 1954.


  1. ^ Lindley, John (1960). Dreadnoughts - A HISTORY OF Wakefield Trinity F. C. 1873 - 1960 [Page118]. John Lindley Son & Co Ltd. ISBN n/a
  2. ^ Hoole, Les (2004). Wakefield Trinity RLFC - FIFTY GREAT GAMES. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-429-9

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