Dick Padbury

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Richard Padbury
Personal information
Full name Richard Padbury
Nickname Dick
Born January→March 1886
Runcorn district, England
Playing information
Position Prop, Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1908–≥12 Runcorn RFC
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1904–≥04 Cheshire ≥1
1908–12 England 4 2 0 0 6
1908 Great Britain 1 0 0 0 0

Richard "Dick" Padbury (birth registered January→March 1886[1] — death unknown) birth registered in Runcorn district, was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1900s and 1910s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, England, and Cheshire, and at club level for Runcorn RFC, as a Prop, or Hooker, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 9, during the era of contested scrums.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Dick Padbury won caps for England while at Runcorn RLFC in 1908 against Wales, and New Zealand, in 1909 against Wales, and in 1912 against Wales,[2] and won a cap for Great Britain while at Runcorn RLFC playing Hooker in the 6-5 victory over Australia during the 1908–09 Kangaroo tour of Great Britain at Villa Park on 10 February 1909.[3]

Club career[edit]

Dick Padbury was considered a "Probable" for the 1910 Great Britain Lions tour of Australia and New Zealand, but ultimately he was not selected for the tour.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. 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. ^ "Northern Union → The Colonial Football Tour → Probable Players". paperspast.natlib.govt.nz. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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