Neil Courtney

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Neil Courtney
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1979–83 Warrington 133 4 0 0 12
1984–85 Wigan 47 1 0 0 4
Total 180 5 0 0 16
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1982 Great Britain 1 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

Neil Courtney is a professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Warrington, and Wigan, as a Prop, i.e. number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrums.

Playing career[edit]

Warrington[edit]

Courtney made 133 appearances for Warrington between 1979 and 1983, scoring four tries.[1]

Wigan[edit]

Courtney played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8 in Wigan's 28-24 victory over Hull in the 1984–85 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 4 May 1985.[2] He was also a substitute in Wigan's 14-8 victory over New Zealand in the 1985 New Zealand rugby league tour of Great Britain and France match at Central Park, Wigan on Sunday 6 October 1985.[3]

International honours[edit]

Neil Courtney won a cap for Great Britain while at Warrington in 1982 against Australia (sub).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Courtney, Neil". Warrington Rugby League RLFC Players Archive. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "1984-1985 Challenge Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "1985 Tour Match: Wigan 14 New Zealand 8". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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