Charlie Winslade

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Charles Winslade
Personal information
Full name Charles Winslade
Nickname Charlie
Born 21 November 1931
Maesteg, Wales
Died 6 October 1993 (aged 61)
Maesteg, Wales
Playing information
Height 6' 2"
Weight 17 st (238 lb; 108 kg)
Rugby union
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Maesteg RFC
Rugby league
Position Hooker, Second-row, Loose forward/Lock
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1950–62 Oldham 358 30 2 0 94
Nov 1961–Jan 67 Warrington 155+4 1 0 0 3
Total 517 31 2 0 97
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1952–63 Wales 6
1959 Great Britain 1 0 0 0 0
As of 24 September 2015
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Charles "Charlie" Winslade (born 21 November 1931 — died 6 October 1993 (aged 61)) born in Maesteg, was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, playing club level rugby union (RU) for Maesteg RFC, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, and Wales, and at club level for Oldham, and Warrington, as a Hooker, Second-row, or Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 9, 11, 12 or 13, during the era of contested scrums, he died in Maesteg.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Charlie Winslade won caps for Wales (RL) while at Oldham and Warrington 1952…1963 6-caps, and won a cap for Great Britain (RL) while at Oldham in 1959 against France.[1]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

About Charlie Winslade's time, there was Oldham's 2-12 defeat by Barrow in the 1954 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1954–55 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 23 October 1954, and the 10-3 victory over St. Helens in the 1956 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1956–57 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 20 October 1956, he played Left-Second-row, i.e. number 11, in the 13-8 victory over Wigan in the 1957 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1957–58 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 19 October 1957, played Left-Second-row in the 12-2 victory over St. Helens in the 1958 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1958–59 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 25 October 1958, and played Right-Prop, i.e. number 10, in Warrington's 16-5 victory over Rochdale Hornets in the 1965 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1965–66 season at Knowsley Road, St. Helens on Friday 29 October 1965.

Testimonial match[edit]

Charlie Winslade's Testimonial match at Oldham took place in 1960.

Honoured in Oldham[edit]

Winslade Close in Oldham is named after Charles Winslade. In book "Watersheddings Memories" a picture of Charles' granddaughters Charlotte Howell (c. 2007 (age 9–10)) and Jaynee Winslade G (c. 2010 (age 6–7)) can be seen, they are both stood on "Winslade Close" next to the street sign.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  • England & Wales, Birth/Death Indexes

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