Anthony Sullivan

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Anthony C. Sullivan
Full name Anthony C. Sullivan
Date of birth (1968-11-23) 23 November 1968 (age 48)
Place of birth Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
Current team Retired
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1988–91
1991–03
1998–99
2001–03
Hull Kingston Rovers
St. Helens
Cardiff RU
Cardiff RU

305

(862)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
  Wales RL
Great Britain
Wales RU
()

Anthony C. "Sully" Sullivan (born 23 November 1968 in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire) is an English-born former rugby league and rugby union player who represented Wales at international level. Sullivan played for St. Helens in the Championship and the Super League. He had previously played for Hull Kingston Rovers. He also played for Cardiff RFC in rugby union during two stints at the club. He is the son of Welsh rugby league international Clive Sullivan.

Playing career[edit]

Sullivan was selected to represent Wales at the 1995 Rugby League World Cup. He played for St Helens on the wing in their 1996 Challenge Cup Final victory over Bradford.[1] At the end of Super League's first season, he was named on the wing in the 1996 Super League Dream Team. Together with Alan Hunte he was the 1997 St. Helens' top try scorer. In the 1997 post season, Sullivan was selected to play for Great Britain on the wing in the first match of the Super League Test series against Australia. His usual position was on the wing and he was named in this position in 1998's Super League III Super League Dream Team. Sullivan played for St. Helens on the wing in their 1999 Super League Grand Final victory over Bradford. He also played for St Helens on the wing in their 2000 Super League Grand Final victory over Wigan. He played for Wales in the 2000 Rugby League World Cup. As Super League V champions, St. Helens played against 2000 NRL Premiers, Brisbane Broncos in the 2001 World Club Challenge. Sullivan played on the wing in Saints' victory. He became a dual-code international when he represented the Wales national rugby union team in 2001.

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Anthony Sullivan played left wing, i.e. number 5, in St. Helens' 24-14 victory over Rochdale Hornets in the 1991 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1991–92 season at Wilderspool, Warrington, on Sunday 20 October 1991, and played left wing in the 4-5 defeat by Wigan in the 1992 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1992–93 season at Knowsley Road, St. Helens, on Sunday 18 October 1992.[2]

Regal Trophy Final appearances[edit]

Anthony Sullivan played left wing, i.e. number 5, in St. Helens' 16-25 defeat by Wigan in the 1995–96 Regal Trophy Final during the 1995–96 at Alfred McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield on Saturday 13 January 1996.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "steveprescottfoundation.co.uk". Steve Prescott Stats. Steve Prescott Foundation. Retrieved 3 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "1992–1993 Lancashire Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "13th January 1996: St Helens 16 Wigan 25 (Regal Trophy Final)". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 

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