Barry Philbin

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Barry Philbin
Playing information
Position Loose forward/Lock
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Swinton
Warrington
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1975 England 1 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Barry Philbin is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1970s playing at representative level for England, and at club level for Swinton (with his brother Mick, a winger) and Warrington, as a Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 13, during the era of contested scrums. He subsequently broke his leg, which he puts down to playing in jersey number unlucky 13.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Barry Philbin won a cap for England while at Warrington in the 1975 Rugby League World Cup against France.[1]

Championship final appearances[edit]

Barry Philbin played, and was man of the match winning the Harry Sunderland Trophy in Warrington's 13-12 victory over St. Helens in the Championship final (a one-off precursor Premiership) during the 1973–74 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 18 May 1974.

Challenge Cup final appearances[edit]

Barry Philbin played Loose forward/Lock in Warrington's 7-14 defeat by Widnes in the 1975 Challenge Cup final during the 1974–75 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 10 May 1975.

BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final appearances[edit]

Barry Philbin played Loose forward/Lock in Warrington's 0-0 draw with Salford in the 1974 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final during the 1974–75 season at The Willows, Salford on Tuesday 17 December 1974, and played Loose forward/Lock in the 5-10 defeat by Salford in the 1974 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final replay during the 1974–75 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Tuesday 28 January 1975.

Player's No.6 Trophy final appearances[edit]

Barry Philbin played Loose forward/Lock in Warrington's 27-16 victory over Rochdale Hornets in the 1973-74 Player's No.6 Trophy final during the 1973–74 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 9 February 1974, and played Right-Second-row, i.e. number 12, in Warrington's 9-4 victory over Widnes in the 1977-78 Players No.6 Trophy final during the 1977–78 season at Knowsley Road, St. Helens on Saturday 28 January 1978

Outside of rugby league[edit]

Married to Julie with two daughters Anna and Gemma.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

External links[edit]