Barry Ledger

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Barry D. Ledger
Personal information
Full name Barry D. Ledger
Born (1962-01-19) 19 January 1962 (age 55)
St. Helens, Lancashire, England
Playing information
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1981–87 St. Helens 214 112 79 9 601
1987–93 Leigh
Total 214 112 79 9 601
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1984 England +1 0 0 0 0
1985–86 Great Britain 2 0 0 0 0
Lancashire

Barry D. Ledger ( (1962-01-19) 19 January 1962 (age 55)[1]) born in St. Helens, Lancashire, is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1980s and 1990s. He played at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for St. Helens, and Leigh, as a wing, i.e. number 2 or 5. He currently lives in St Helens, Merseyside.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Barry Ledger won a cap for England while at St. Helens in 1984 against Wales (sub),[2] and won caps for Great Britain while at St. Helens in 1985 against France, and in 1986 against Australia.[3]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Barry Ledger played right wing, i.e. number 2, in St. Helens' 18–19 defeat by Halifax in the 1987 Challenge Cup Final during the 1986–87 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 2 May 1987.

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Barry Ledger played right wing, i.e. number 2, in St. Helens 0–16 defeat by Warrington in the 1982 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1982–83 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 23 October 1982, and played right wing in the 28–16 victory over Wigan in the 1984 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1984–85 season at Central Park, Wigan on Sunday 28 October 1984.

Honoured at St Helens R.F.C.[edit]

Ledger is a St Helens R.F.C. Hall of Fame inductee.[4]

Spelling of the name[edit]

Barry was spelt wrong throughout the whole of his career spelt as 'Barrie' by the majority of press and the public. Since then it has been confirmed his name is spelt Barry

Genealogical information[edit]

Ledger is the son of the St. Helens, and Rochdale Hornets Wing of the 1950s, Eric Ledger.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "England International Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Great Britain International Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "St Helens Hall of Fame". saints.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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