Charles Pawsey (rugby league)

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Charles H. Pawsey
Personal information
Full name Charles H. Pawsey
Nickname Charlie
Born 15 April 1923
Salford, England
Died 7 January 2012 (aged 88)
Playing information
Position Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1951–≥54 Leigh
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1951–53 England 8 0 0 0 0
1952–54 Great Britain 7 1 0 0 3
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Charles "Charlie" H. Pawsey (15 April 1923 – 7 January 2012 (aged 88)) born in Salford, was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Leigh, as a Second-row, i.e. number 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.[1]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Charlie Pawsey, won caps for England while at Leigh in 1951 against Wales, in 1952 against Other Nationalities (2 matches), and Wales, in 1953 against France (2 matches), Wales, and Other Nationalities,[2] and won caps for Great Britain while at Leigh in 1952 against Australia (3 matches), and in 1954 against Australia (2 matches), and New Zealand (2 matches).[3]

Charlie Pawsey also represented Great Britain while at Leigh between 1952 and 1956 against France (3 non-Test matches).[4]

County Cup final appearances[edit]

Charlie Pawsey played Right-Second-row, i.e. number 12, in Leigh's 7-20 defeat by Wigan in the 1949 Lancashire Cup final during the 1949–50 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 29 October 1949, and played Left-Second-row, i.e. number 11, in the 6-14 defeat by Wigan in the 1951 Lancashire Cup final during the 1951–52 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 27 October 1951.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brierley, Chris (31 December 2011). "Rugby League legend Charlie Pawsey dies aged 88". cbsport.org. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ Edgar, Harry (2007). Rugby League Journal Annual 2008 Page-110. Rugby League Journal Publishing. ISBN 0-9548355-3-0

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