|Full name||John Willie Higson|
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
John Willie Higson was a professional rugby league footballer of the 1900s and '10s playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Hunslet, and Huddersfield, as a Prop, or Hooker, i.e. number 8 or 10, or 9, during the era of contested scrums.
John Higson won caps for England while at Hunslet in 1908 against Wales, and in 1909 against Australia (twice), and won caps for Great Britain while at Hunslet in 1908 against Australia, and in 1909 against Australia.
All Four Cups, and "The Terrible Six"
John Higson was a member of Hunslet's 1907–08 All Four Cups winning team, the Forwards were known as "The Terrible Six" they were; Tom Walsh, Harry Wilson, Jack Randall, Bill "Tubby" Brookes, Bill Jukes, and John Willie Higson, he was also a member of Huddersfield's 1914–15 All Four Cups winning "Team Of All Talents", and consequently is the only player to win All Four Cups on two occasions.
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- "Hunslet remembered - Leisure and sport". hunslet.org. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013.