Brian Radford

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Brian Radford
Personal information
Full name Brian Radford
Born Kenfig Hill, Bridgend, Wales
Died circa-2007
Kenfig Hill, Bridgend, Wales
Playing information
Rugby union
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1949–≤49 Kenfig Hill RFC
≤1949–≤49 Aberavon RFC
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1948–≥52 Bradford Northern
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1952 Wales 1
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

Brian Radford (birth unknown – c. 2007) born in Kenfig Hill, was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s, playing club level rugby union (RU) for Kenfig Hill RFC, Aberavon RFC, and Neath RFC, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Bradford Northern, as a Prop, or Second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums,[1] he died in Kenfig Hill.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Brian Radford won a cap for Wales while Bradford Northern in 1952.[2]

Championship Final appearances[edit]

Brian Radford played Right-Prop, i.e. number 10 in Bradford Northern's 6-13 defeat by Wigan in the Championship Final during the 1951–52 season at Leeds Road, Huddersfield on Saturday 10 May 1952.[3]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Brian Radford played in every round of the Challenge Cup but was left out for the final, fellow Welshman Frank Whitcombe played at Prop, with Barry Tyler moving back in to the Second-row in Bradford Northern's 12-0 victory over Halifax in the 1949 Challenge Cup Final during the 1948-49 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 7 May 1949.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "1951–1952 Championship Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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