Barry Banks (rugby league)

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Barry Banks
Personal information
Full name Barry Banks
Playing information
Position Fullback, Centre, Stand-off
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1979–80 York
1980–84 Hull F.C.
1984–85 Hunslet
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1979 England +1 0 0 0 0

Barry Banks is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s, and 1980s. He played at representative level for England, and at club level for York, Hull, and Hunslet, as a fullback, Centre, or stand-off/five-eighth, i.e. number 1, 3 or 4, or 6.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Barry Banks won a cap for England while at York in 1979 against France (sub).[1]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Barry Banks played stand-off/five-eighth, and scored 2-conversions in York's 8-18 defeat by Bradford Northern in the 1978 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1978–79 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 28 October 1978.

John Player Trophy Final appearances[edit]

Barry Banks played fullback in Hull's 12-4 victory over Hull Kingston Rovers in the 1981–82 John Player Trophy Final during the 1981–82 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 23 January 1982.

Club career[edit]

Barry Banks was transferred from York to Hull in 1980 for £20,000 (based on increases in average earnings, this would be approximately £108,900 in 2013).[2]


  1. ^ "England Statistics at". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Measuring Worth - Relative Value of UK Pounds". Measuring Worth. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 

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