23 January 1922|
Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England
|Died||23 March 2001
Willie Horne (23 January 1922 – 25 March 2001) was an English rugby league footballer. He played for Great Britain, England, Lancashire and Barrow between 1943 to 1959 and captained all four sides. He captained Great Britain in a test series against Australia (1952) in the days when Great Britain could beat the Aussies.
Horne was the 1951–52 Northern Rugby Football League season's top point scorer.
He lifted the Challenge Cup in 1955 as captain of his home town club, Barrow after their 21-12 victory over Workington Town in the 1954–55 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 30 April 1955
- "1950-1951 Challenge Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- Edgar, Harry (2007). Rugby League Journal Annual 2008 Page-110. Rugby League Journal Publishing. ISBN 0-9548355-3-0
- "Barrow at greyhoundderby.com". greyhoundderby.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- "Barrows all time leading try scorers". barrowrlfc.com. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk
- Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk
- Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org
- Back on the Wembley trail
- See also obituary in the Independent.