Barry Philbin

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Barry Philbin
Playing information
Position Loose forward/Lock
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1975 England 1 0 0 0 0

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 on Saturday 10 May 1975.

Outside of rugby league[edit]

Married to Julie with two daughters Anna and Gemma.


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

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