John Woods (rugby league)
|Full name||John Woods|
|Position||Fullback, Centre, Stand-off/Five-eighth|
|As of 5 April 2012|
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
John Woods is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1970s, '80s and '90s, and coach of the 1980s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Leigh (twice), Bradford Northern, Warrington, and Rochdale Hornets, as a Fullback, Centre, or Stand-off/Five-eighth, i.e. number 1, 3 or 4, or 6, and coaching at club level for Leigh.
John Woods won caps for England while at Leigh in 1979 against Wales (sub), and France, in 1980 against Wales (sub), and France, in 1981 against France, Wales, and Wales (sub), and won caps for Great Britain while at Leigh in 1979 against Australia (3 matches), and New Zealand, in 1980 against New Zealand, in 1981 against France (2 matches), in 1982 against Australia, and Australia (sub), in 1983 against France, and while at Warrington in 1987 against Papua New Guinea.
John Woods holds Leigh's "Most Career Points" record with 2492 points, and with 3985-points is fourth on British rugby league's "most points in a career" record list behind Neil Fox, Jim Sullivan, and Gus Risman.
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