Paul Charlton (rugby league)

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Paul Charlton
Personal information
Full name Harold Paul Charlton
Born (1941-12-06) 6 December 1941 (age 73)[1]
Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
Playing information
Position Fullback
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1961–≥65 Workington Town
1969–75 Salford 234 99 2 0 301
1975–81 Workington Town
Total 234 99 2 0 301
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1975 England 1 0 0 0 0
1965–74 Great Britain 19 4 0 0 12
Coaching information
Club
Years Team Gms W D L W%
Workington Town
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Harold Paul Charlton (born 6 December 1941[2]) is an English professional Rugby League World Cup winning footballer of the 1960s, '70s and '80s playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Kells ARLFC [1] (in Whitehaven), Workington Town (Twice), and Salford, as a Fullback, i.e. number 1,[3] and coaching at club level for Workington Town.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Charlton won a cap for England while at Salford in the 1975 Rugby League World Cup against France,[4] and won caps for Great Britain while at Workington in 1965 New Zealand, while at Salford in the 1970 Rugby League World Cup against New Zealand (sub), in 1972 against France (2 matches), in the 1972 Rugby League World Cup against Australia, France, New Zealand, and Australia, in 1973 against Australia (3 matches), and in 1974 against France (2 matches), Australia (3 matches), and New Zealand (3 matches).[5]

Career at Workington Town[edit]

In his two spells at Workington Town, Charlton made 415 appearances (Workington Town's "Appearances in a Career" record), scoring 111 tries, and kicking 77 goals.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paul Charlton". The National Archive of Rugby League. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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