John Walsh (rugby league)

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For the rugby league footballer of the 1970s for Castleford, see John Walsh (rugby league Castleford).
For other people named John Walsh, see John Walsh (disambiguation).
John Walsh
Personal information
Nickname Waller
Playing information
Position Fullback, Wing, Centre, Stand-off/Five-eighth
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1968–75 St. Helens 181+4 48 156 0 456
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1975 England 4 0 0 0 0
1972 Great Britain 5 1 0 0 3
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

John Walsh is an English professional Rugby League World Cup winning footballer of the 1960s and '70s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for St. Helens, as a Fullback, Wing, Centre, Stand-off/Five-eighth, or Stand-off/Five-eighth, i.e. number 1, 2 or 5, 3 or 4, or 6.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

John Walsh won caps for England while at St. Helens in 1975 against France, in the 1975 Rugby League World Cup against Australia, and New Zealand, in 1975 against Papua New Guinea (non-test),[1] and won caps for Great Britain while at St. Helens in 1972 against France (sub), and in the 1972 Rugby League World Cup against Australia, France, New Zealand, and Australia.[2]

Challenge Cup final appearances[edit]

John Walsh played Centre, i.e. number 4 in St. Helens' 16-13 victory over Leeds in the 1971-72 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 13 May 1972.

Outside of rugby league[edit]

John Walsh now lives in Canada.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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