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 professional rugby league footballer of the 1970s, and 1980s, playing 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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