Richard Horne

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Richard Horne
Richard Horne Hull FC.jpg
Personal information
Born (1982-07-16) 16 July 1982 (age 32)
Hull, Yorkshire, England
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 84 kg (13 st 3 lb) [1]
Playing information
Position Fullback, Wing, Stand-off/Five-eighth, Scrum-half/Halfback
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1998–2014 Hull 387 117 12 7 499
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2000 Scotland 3 0 0 0 0
2002–03 Yorkshire 2 0 0 0 0
2003–06 Great Britain 12 1 0 0 4
As of 27 October 2008
Source: Rugby League Project

Richard Horne (born 16 July 1982 in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire) is a former professional rugby league footballer who played for Hull F.C. of Super League. A Great Britain and Scotland international, his preferred position was Stand-off/Five-eighth. He is the older brother of Graeme Horne.

Horne made his debut for Hull at the age of 16, and spent his entire career with the club. He has also played for Great Britain and Scotland.

Horne played at stand-off half for Hull in the 2005 Challenge Cup final victory against the Leeds Rhinos.

He set a Super League record of tries scored in succession by scoring tries in 13 consecutive games during 2006's Super League XI. Hull reached the 2006 Super League Grand final to be contested against St Helens RLFC and Horne played at scrum half back in his side's 4-26 loss.[2]

On 27 October 2008, it was announced that Horne had signed a new three-year deal with Hull.[3]

On 17 January 2010, Horne played his testimonial match against neighbours, Hull Kingston Rovers, and Hull won, 28-16 in front of a crowd of over 16,000 supporters, and former Hull player Steve Prescott paid tribute to Horne.

Horne announced his retirement at the end of the 2014 season.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hull F.C.". web page. Hull F.C. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "St Helens 26-4 Hull FC". BBC News. 14 October 2006. Retrieved 18 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Horne signs new contract at Hull". BBC. 27 October 2008. Retrieved 27 October 2008. 
  4. ^ "Hull FC half-back Richard Horne confirms retirement". BBC Sport. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 

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