|Full name||Brian L. Gabbitas|
|Born||April→June 1935 (age 81–82)
Leeds district, England
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
Brian L. Gabbitas (birth registered April→June 1935 (age 81–82)) birth registered in Leeds district, is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s, and 1960s playing at representative level for Great Britain and English League XIII, and at club level for Hunslet, as a Stand-off/Five-eighth, i.e. number 6.
Challenge Cup Final appearances
Brian Gabbitas played Stand-off in Hunslet's 16-20 defeat by Wigan in the 1965 Challenge Cup Final during the 1964–65 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 8 May 1965, in front of a crowd of 89,016.
Wigan's Ray Ashby, and Hunslet's Brian Gabbitas, jointly won the Lance Todd Trophy for man of the match in the 1965 Challenge Cup final, it was the first time two players polled the same number of votes.
County Cup Final appearances
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- "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
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- "Lance Todd Trophy winners". BBC Sport. 26 August 2008. Retrieved 22 May 2009.
- Ledger, John (31 December 2011). "What a shoddy way to treat Challenge Cup final heroes". The Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 1 January 2012.