Billy Conway

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Billy Conway
Personal information
Full name Billy Roy Conway
Nickname Billy
Born (1967-01-31) 31 January 1967 (age 50)
Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire
Playing information
Position Hooker
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1984–97 Wakefield Trinity 276 33 17
1999–02 Doncaster 65 7 1 3 33
Total 341 40 18 3 33

Billy Roy Conway (born January 31, 1967[1]) birth registered in Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire, is an amateur boxer of the 1980s, who was runner-up for the Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) Junior Class-B (48 kg) title against Joe Morgan (Enfield ABC) at The City of Derby, Assembly Rooms [1], Derby on Saturday 21 March 1981,[2] and professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s, playing at club level for Wakefield Trinity (Heritage № 944), Doncaster, and Normanton Knights, as a Hooker, i.e. number 9.

Playing career[edit]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Billy Conway played Hooker, (replaced by Interchange/Substitute Richard Slater) in Wakefield Trinity's 8–11 defeat by Castleford in the 1990 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1990–91 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Sunday 23 September 1990, and played Hooker in Wakefield Trinity's 29–16 victory over Sheffield Eagles in the 1992 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1992–93 Rugby Football League season at Elland Road, Leeds on Sunday 18 October 1992.[3]

Testimonial match[edit]

Billy Conway's Testimonial match at Wakefield Trinity took place in 1996.[4]

Club career[edit]

Billy Conway made his début for Wakefield Trinity against Doncaster at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Sunday 28 October 1984.


  1. ^ "Birth details at". 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "1981 ABAE National Championship". 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Hoole, Les (2004). Wakefield Trinity RLFC – FIFTY GREAT GAMES. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-429-9
  4. ^ Wakefield Trinity (1996). Billy Roy Conway – 1984–1996 – Testimonial Brochure. Wakefield Trinity. ISBN n/a

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