Bill Bryant (rugby league)
|Full name||William Bryant|
22 December 1940 |
Lower Agbrigg district, Wakefield, England
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
William "Bill" Bryant (born Agbrigg district, Wakefield) is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Normanton, Castleford, as a Second-row, i.e. number 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.22 December 1940 in Lower
Bill Bryant won caps playing Left-Second-row, i.e. number 11, for Yorkshire while at Castleford in the 14-6 victory over Cumberland at Whitehaven's stadium on 9 September 1964, the 3-19 defeat by Cumberland at Hull Kingston Rovers's stadium on 8 September 1965, the 15-9 victory over New Zealand at Castleford's stadium on 20 September 1965, the 16-13 victory over Lancashire at Swinton's stadium on 10 November 65, the 17-22 defeat by Lancashire at Leeds' stadium on 21 September 1966, and the 34-23 victory over Cumberland at Castleford's stadium on 25 October 1967.
County League appearances
BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final appearances
Bill Bryant played Left-Second-row, i.e. number 11, in Castleford's 4-0 victory over St. Helens in the 1965 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final during the 1965–66 season at Knowsley Road, St. Helens on Tuesday 14 December 1965, played Left-Second-row in the 7-2 victory over Swinton in the 1966 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final during the 1966–67 season at Wheldon Road, Castleford on Tuesday 20 December 1966, and played Left-Second-row in the 8-5 victory over Leigh in the 1967 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final during the 1967–68 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 16 January 1968.
Honoured at Castleford Tigers
Bill Bryant is the younger brother of the rugby league footballer of the 1950s, and 1960s for Castleford, and Bramley, Edward Bryant/Eddie Bryant (birth registered July→September 1938 in Wakefield district).
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