Edward Campbell (rugby league)

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Edward Campbell
Personal information
Full name Edward Campbell
Nickname Ted
Born July→September 1943
Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire
Died 27 July 2015 (aged 71)
Royston, South Yorkshire
Playing information
Position Prop
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Aug 1962–Feb 70 Wakefield Trinity
Feb 1973–Sep 75 Wakefield Trinity
1976–≥76 York
Total 0 0 0 0 0

Edward "Ted" Campbell (July→September 1943[1] – 27 July 2015) was a professional rugby league footballer of the 1960s and 1970s, playing at club level for Wakefield Trinity (twice) (Heritage #680), and York, as a Prop, i.e. number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrums, he died in Royston, South Yorkshire.

Playing career[edit]

Championship Final Appearances[edit]

Ted Campbell played Right-Prop, i.e. number 10, in Wakefield Trinity's 21-9 victory over St. Helens in the Championship final replay during the 1966–67 season at Station Road, Swinton on Wednesday 10 May 1967.[2]

County Cup final appearances[edit]

Ted Campbell played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8, in Wakefield Trinity's 18-2 victory over Leeds in the 1964 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1964–65 season at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield on Saturday 31 October 1964.

Outside of rugby league[edit]

Campbell died after a long illness on 27 July 2015 at the age of 71.[3]


  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Hoole, Les (2004). Wakefield Trinity RLFC - FIFTY GREAT GAMES. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-429-9
  3. ^ http://www.wakefieldwildcats.co.uk/news/2015/07/rip-ted-campbell-1943-2015

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