Alan Lowndes (rugby)

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Alan Lowndes
Playing information
Rugby union
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Carnegie College
Wakefield RFC
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Yorkshire
Rugby league
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1968–77 Castleford 201 83 0 0 249
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1 October 1969 Yorkshire 1 0 0 0 0

Alan Lowndes is a rugby union, and professional rugby league footballer of the 1960s and 1970s. He played representative level for rugby union (RU) Yorkshire, and a trialist for England, and at club level for Carnegie College, and Wakefield RFC, and representative level for rugby league (RL) Yorkshire, and at club level for Castleford, as a wing.[1][2]

Playing career[edit]

County honours[edit]

Alan Lowndes won a cap playing Right-Wing for Yorkshire (RL) while at Castleford in the 42–3 victory over Cumberland at Hull Kingston Rovers' stadium on 1 October 1969.[3]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Alan Lowndes played left wing, i.e. number 5, in Castleford's 11–6 victory over Salford in the 1969 Challenge Cup Final during the 1968–69 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 17 May 1969, in front of a crowd of 97,939,[4] and played left wing in the 7–2 victory over Wigan in the 1970 Challenge Cup Final during the 1969–70 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 9 May 1970, in front of a crowd of 95,255.[5]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Alan Lowndes played left wing, i.e. number 5, 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Smart & Andrew Howard (1 July 2000) "Images of Sport – Castleford Rugby League – A Twentieth Century History". The History Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0752418957
  2. ^ "Castleford RLFC A to Z Player List (All Time)". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2013. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at thecastlefordtigers.co.uk". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2013. Archived from the original on 29 April 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Sat 17th May 1969 – Challenge Cup – Neutral Ground – 97,939". thecastlefordtigers. 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 31 December 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Sat 9th May 1970 – Challenge Cup – Neutral Ground – 95,255". thecastlefordtigers. 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 31 December 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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