Norman Fender

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Norman Fender
Full name Norman Henry Fender
Date of birth (1910-09-02)2 September 1910
Place of birth Cardiff, Wales
Date of death 24 October 1983(1983-10-24) (aged 73)
Place of death York, England
School Ninian Park School
Occupation(s) labourer
licensee
Rugby league career
Position Forward
Professional clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1931-? York
National teams
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1932–38
1932
Wales
Great Britain
9
0
(3)
(0)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
1927–31 Cardiff RFC
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1930–31 Wales 6 (3)

Norman Henry Fender (2 September 1910 – 24 October 1983)[1] was a Welsh dual-code international rugby footballer who played rugby union for Cardiff as a Flanker, and rugby league with York. He won six caps for Wales at rugby union and also represented Wales at rugby league. In 1932/33 he toured Australasia with Great Britain.[2]

International honours[edit]

Norman Fender won caps for Wales (RU) while at Cardiff RFC in 1930 against Ireland, and France, and in 1931 against England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, represented Great Britain (RL) while at York on the 1932/33 tour to Australasia playing in 14 tour (non-Test matches), scoring 11-tries, and won caps for Wales (RL) while at York 1932…1938 9-caps.[3]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Godwin, Terry (1984). The International Rugby Championship 1883–1983. Grafton Street, London: Willow Books. ISBN 0-00-218060-X. 
  • Smith, David; Williams, Gareth (1980). Fields of Praise: The Official History of The Welsh Rugby Union. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. ISBN 0-7083-0766-3. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics at espnscrum.com". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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