Willie Aspinall

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William H. Aspinall
Personal information
Full name William H. Aspinall
Nickname Willie
Playing information
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 11 st 07 lb (73.0 kg; 161.0 lb)
Position Stand-off/Five-eighth
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1962–71 Warrington 268 55 40 30 305
1971–≥74 Rochdale Hornets
Total 268 55 40 30 305
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1966 Great Britain 1 1 0 0 3
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

William "Willie" H. Aspinall is a professional rugby league footballer of the 1960s and '70s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Warrington, and Rochdale Hornets, as a Stand-off/Five-eighth, i.e. number 6.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Willie Aspinall won a cap for Great Britain while at Warrington in 1966 against New Zealand.[1]

Club career[edit]

Willie Aspinall gained two winners’ medals while at Warrington, a Lancashire Cup final 16-5 victory over Rochdale Hornets in 1965, and a Lancashire League title success in 1968. He also played for Rochdale Hornets in the 16-27 defeat by Warrington in the 1973–74 Player's No.6 Trophy final at Central Park, Wigan.

Honoured at Warrington Wolves[edit]

Willie Aspinall is a Warrington Wolves Hall of Fame inductee.[2]


  1. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Hall of Fame at Wire2Wolves.com". wire2wolves.com. 2011-12-31. Retrieved 2012-01-01. 

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