John Cunningham (rugby league)
|Full name||John Cunningham|
3 March 1952 |
|Position||Prop, Second-row, Loose forward/Lock|
|1975–80||Hull Kingston Rovers|
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
John Cunningham ( ) born in Barrow-in-Furness, is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1970s, and '80s playing at representative level for England, and Cumbria, and at club level for Roose ARLFC, Salford 'A', Barrow, Balmain Tigers, Hull Kingston Rovers, Workington Town, Cooma Stallions (alongside Dane Carter), and Corporation Combine ARLFC (now Hindpool Tigers ARLFC of the North West Men's League) as a Prop, Second-row, or Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 8 or 10, 11 or 12, or 13.3 March 1952
John Cunningham represented Cumbria.
BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final appearances
Notable tour matches
John Cunningham joined Barrow in July 1970, his last match for Barrow was against Huddersfield at Craven Park on Friday 14 March 1975, he was transferred from Barrow to Hull Kingston Rovers for £6,000 on 17 July 1975 (based on increases in average earnings, this would be approximately £64,040 in 2012)., he suffered several knee injuries that limited his appearances for Hull Kingston Rovers, he was transferred from Hull Kingston Rovers to Workington Town for £18,000 in 1980 (based on increases in average earnings, this would be approximately £96,900 in 2012).
Outside of rugby league
John Cunningham has been the landlord of; The Derby Hotel, 246-248 Dalton Road, Barrow-In-Furness; The Furness Hotel, 13 Bath St, Barrow-In-Furness; and The Old Bank, 107-109 Duke Street, Barrow-In-Furness.
- "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
- "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
- "Trio Inducted Into Barrow RL Hall Of Fame". nwemail.co.uk. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
- "Measuring Worth - Relative Value of UK Pounds". Measuring Worth. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
- "Profile at barrowrlfc.com". nwemail.co.uk. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
- England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk
- Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org
- Trio Inducted Into Barrow RL Hall Of Fame
- Profile at barrowrlfc.com