Alan Dickinson

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Alan Dickinson
Personal information
Bornc. 1947 (age 71–72)
Playing information
PositionCentre, Stand-off, Prop, Hooker, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
c. 1963–≤71 Keighley c. 170
1971–79 Castleford 139 14 0 0 42
1978/79–≥78/79 Keighley c. 6
1981 Wakefield Trinity (loan) 5 0 0 0 0
Template:Circa•1982 Dewsbury
Total 14 0 0 42
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1977 Yorkshire 1
Source: [1]

Alan Dickinson is a former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. He played at representative level for Yorkshire, and at club level for Keighley (two spells), Castleford (Heritage №), Wakefield Trinity (Heritage № 882) (loan) and Dewsbury, as a centre, stand-off, prop, hooker or second-row, i.e. number 3 or 4, 6, 8 or 10, 9, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.[2][3]

Playing career[edit]

County honours[edit]

Alan Dickinson won a cap for Yorkshire while at Castleford; he played left-prop, i.e. number 8, in the 12-12 draw with Cumberland at Recreation Ground, Whitehaven on Tuesday 15 February 1977.[4]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Alan Dickinson played left-second-row, i.e. number 11, in Castleford's 7-11 defeat by Hull Kingston Rovers in the 1971 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1971–72 season at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Saturday 21 August 1971.

BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final appearances[edit]

Alan Dickinson played right-prop, i.e. number 10, in Castleford's 12-4 victory over Leigh in the 1976 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final during the 1976–77 season at Hilton Park, Leigh on Tuesday 14 December 1976.

Player's No.6 Trophy Final appearances[edit]

Alan Dickinson played right-prop, i.e. number 10, in Castleford's 25-15 victory over Blackpool Borough in the 1976–77 Player's No.6 Trophy Final during the 1976–77 season at The Willows, Salford on Saturday 22 January 1977.

Club career[edit]

Alan Dickinson made his début for Wakefield Trinity during April 1981, and he played his last match for Wakefield Trinity during the 1980–81 season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2018. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  2. ^ David Smart & Andrew Howard (1 July 2000) "Images of Sport - Castleford Rugby League - A Twentieth Century History". The History Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0752418957
  3. ^ "Castleford RLFC A to Z Player List (All Time)". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2013. Archived from the original on February 16, 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Statistics at thecastlefordtigers.co.uk". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2013. Archived from the original on April 15, 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2014.

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