David Hill (rugby league)

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David Hill
Personal information
Full name David Hill
Born St. Helens, Lancashire, England
Playing information
Position Stand-off, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1967–77 Wigan 329 113 15 0 369
1977 Oldham 12 0 0 0 0
1977–78 Barrow 6
Total 347 113 15 0 369
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1969 Lancashire 1
1971 Great Britain 1 0 0 0 0
Source: [1][2]

David Hill is a professional rugby league footballer of the 1960s, and 1970s, playing at representative level for Great Britain and Lancashire, and at club level for Wigan, Oldham and Barrow as a Stand-off or Centre.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

David Hill won a cap for Great Britain while at Wigan in 1971 against France.[2]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

David Hill played Stand-off/Five-eighth in Wigan's 15-8 victory over Widnes in the 1971 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1971–72 season at Knowsley Road, St. Helens on Saturday 28 August 1971,[3] and played Centre, i.e. number 3, in the 19-9 victory over Salford in the 1973 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1973–74 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington, on Saturday 13 October 1973.[4]

BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final appearances[edit]

David Hill played Stand-off/Five-eighth in Wigan's 6-11 defeat by Leigh in the 1969 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final during the 1969–70 season at Central Park, Wigan on Tuesday 16 December 1969.

Personal life[edit]

David Hill is the younger brother of the rugby league footballer Cliff Hill.[1] David Hill attended Ashton-in-Makerfield Grammar School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Morris, Graham (2005). Wigan Rugby League Football Club: 100 Greats. Stroud: Tempus Publishing. p. 66. ISBN 978-0-7524-3470-4. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "1971-1972 Lancashire Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "1973-1974 Lancashire Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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