Dick Silcock

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Dick Silcock
Personal information
Full name Richard Silcock
Born April→June 1878
Wigan district
Died April→June 1936 (aged 57–58)
Wigan district
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row, Loose forward/Lock
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Leigh
1907–19 Wigan 241 17 0 0 51
Total 241 17 0 0 51
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1906 England 1 0 0 0 0
1909 Great Britain 1 0 0 0 0
Coaching information
Club
Years Team Gms W D L W%
1929–30 Castleford 39 11 2 26 28

Richard "Dick" Silcock (birth registered April→June 1878[1] – death registered April→June 1936 (aged 57–58)[2]) birth registered in Wigan district, was an English professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1900s, and 1910s, and coached in the 1920s, and 1930s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Leigh, and Wigan, as a Prop, Second-row, or Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 8 or 10, 11 or 12, or 13, during the era of contested scrums, and coaching at club level for Castleford, his death was registered in Wigan district.

Silcock won a cap for England while at Leigh in 1906 against Other Nationalities,[3] and won a cap for Great Britain while at Wigan in 1909 against Australia.[3]

Silcock played Right-Second-row, in Wigan's 7-3 victory over Oldham in the Championship Final during the 1908–09 season at The Willows, Salford on Saturday 1 May 1909.[4]

Silcock played Right-Second-row, in Wigan's 10-9 victory over Oldham in the 1908 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1908–09 season at Wheater's Field, Broughton, on Saturday 19 December 1908,[5] played Left-Prop, in the 22-5 victory over Leigh in the 1909 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1909–10 season at Wheater's Field, Broughton, on Saturday 27 November 1909,[6] and played Right-Second-row, in the 21-5 victory over Rochdale Hornets in the 1912 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1912–13 season at Weaste, Salford, on Wednesday 11 December 1912.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Death details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "1908-1909 Championship Final". cherryandwhite.co.uk. wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "1908-1909 Lancashire Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "1909-1910 Lancashire Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "1912-1913 Lancashire Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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