Asa Robinson

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Asa Robinson
Personal information
Full name Asa Robinson
Born Halifax, Yorkshire, England
Playing information
Position Second-row, Loose forward/Lock
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
5 Nov 1904–9 Sep 23 Halifax 348 38 14 0 142
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Yorkshire 4
1908–09 England 6 1 0 0 3
1908–09 Great Britain 3 3 0 0 9
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Asa Robinson was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1900s, 1910s, and 1920s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, England, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Halifax, as a Second-row, or Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 11 or 12, or 13, during the era of contested scrums.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Asa Robinson won caps for England while at Halifax in 1908 against Wales (2 matches), and New Zealand, in 1909 against Australia (3 matches),[1] and won caps for Great Britain while at Halifax in 1908 against New Zealand, and in 1908-09 against Australia (2 matches).[2]

County Honours[edit]

Asa Robinson won caps for Yorkshire while at Halifax.

Testimonial match[edit]

A testimonial match at Halifax was shared by Joe Riley, and Asa Robinson at Thrum Hall, Halifax in 1920, 20,000 people attended the match.[3]

Honoured at Halifax[edit]

Asa Robinson is a Halifax Hall Of Fame Inductee.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Tom Mather (2010). "Best in the Northern Union". Pages 128-142. ISBN 978-1-903659-51-9
  4. ^ "Halifax RLFC Hall of Fame". halifaxrlfc.co.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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