Frank Spottiswoode

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Frank Spottiswoode
Personal information
Full name Frank Spottiswoode
Born Cumberland, England
Playing information
Position Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1901–05 Oldham 112 45 135
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1904 England 1 0 0 0 0

Frank Spottiswoode was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1900s, playing at representative level for England, and at club level for Oldham, as a Wing, i.e. number 2 or 5.[1]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Frank Spottiswoode won a cap for England in the 3-9 defeat by Other Nationalities at Central Park, Wigan on 5 April 1904, in the first ever international rugby league match.[2][3]

Championship appearances[edit]

Frank Spottiswoode played in Oldham's victory in the Championship during the 1904–05 season.[4]


  1. ^ "England Statistics at". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "The First International Rugby League Match". 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 4 February 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Representative Honours". 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ The Umpire (1905). Oldham Football Team - Winners of the Northern League Championship, Season 1904–05. The Umpire. ISBN n/a

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