Adam Hughes (rugby)

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Adam Hughes
Personal information
Full name Adam Hughes
Born (1977-10-01) 1 October 1977 (age 39)
Leeds, England
Playing information
Rugby league
Position Centre, Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1996–97 Leeds Rhinos 12 7 0 0 28
1999–2000 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 47 21 34 0 152
2001 Halifax 16 8 0 0 32
2002–05 Widnes Vikings 99 52 63 0 334
2006 Leigh Centurions
2007 Oldham Roughyeds
2008 Barrow Raiders
Total 174 88 97 0 546
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2002–07 Wales 13 9 3 0 42
Rugby union
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1997–99 Leeds Tykes

Adam Hughes (born 1 October 1977) is an English born professional rugby league and rugby union footballer of the 1990s, and 2000s, playing representative rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Milford ARLFC, Leeds Rhinos, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, Halifax, Widnes Vikings, Leigh Centurions, Oldham Roughyeds, and Barrow Raiders, as a Centre, or Wing, i.e. 2 or 5, or, 3 or 4, and playing club rugby union (RU) for Leeds Tykes.[1]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

born 1 October 1977 in Leeds, Adam Hughes won caps for Wales (RL) in 2002 against New Zealand, in 2003 against Russia, and Australia, in 2004 against Ireland. and Scotland, in 2005 against Scotland, and France, in 2006 against Scotland, and in 2007 against Papua New Guinea, Scotland, and Lebanon. Adam Hughes won caps for Wales while at Widnes, Leigh, and Oldham 2002–2007 13(11?)-caps.

First Division Grand Final appearances[edit]

Adam Hughes played Centre, i.e. number 4, in Wakefield Trinity's 24–22 victory over Featherstone Rovers in the 1998 First Division Grand Final at McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield on Saturday 26 September 1998.[2]

Championship Cup Final appearances[edit]

Adam Hughes played Centre, i.e. number 3, in Leigh Centurions' 22–18 victory over Hull Kingston Rovers in the 2006 Northern Rail Cup Final at Bloomfield Road, Blackpool on Sunday 16 July 2006.

Genealogical Information[edit]

Adam Hughes is the younger brother of the rugby league footballer, Ian Hughes.


  1. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6. 
  2. ^ Hoole, Les (2004). Wakefield Trinity RLFC – FIFTY GREAT GAMES. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-429-9

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