Alfred Boardman

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For the English cricketer, see Alfred Boardman (cricketer).
Alfred Boardman
Personal information
Full name Alfred Boardman
Nickname Alf
Playing information
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1905–Jan 14 Warrington 403 0 0 0 87
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1905 England 1 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Alfred "Alf" Boardman was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1900s, and 1910s playing at representative level for England, and at club level for Warrington (Heritage № 61).

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Alf Boardman won a cap for England while at Warrington in 1905 against Other Nationalities.[1]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Alf Boardman played in Warrington's 0-9 defeat by Batley in the 1901 Challenge Cup Final during the 1900–01 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds, in front of a crowd of 29,563, played in the 3-8 defeat by Halifax in the 1904 Challenge Cup Final during the 1903–04 season at The Willows, Salford, in front of a crowd of 17,041, played in the 6-0 victory over Hull Kingston Rovers in the 1905 Challenge Cup Final during the 1904–05 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds, in front of a crowd of 19,638, and played in the 17-3 victory over Oldham in the 1907 Challenge Cup Final during the 1906–07 season at Wheater's Field, Broughton, Salford, in front of a crowd of 18,500.

Notable tour matches[edit]

Alf Boardman played Hooker in Warrington's 10-3 victory over Australia in the 1908–09 Kangaroo tour of Great Britain tour match during the 1908–09 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington, Saturday 14 November 1908, in front of a crowd of 5,000, due to the strikes in the cotton mills, the attendance was badly affected, the loss of earnings meant that some fans could not afford to watch the first tour by the Australian rugby league team.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "100 years since Wire took on the Aussies for the first time". warringtonwolves.com. 31 December 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2016. 

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