Frederick Talbot

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Frederick Talbot
Personal information
Full name Frederick Talbot
Nickname Fred
Born Ebbw Vale,[1] Wales
Playing information
Position Second-row, Loose forward
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1933–≥35 Huddersfield
≤1937–≥37 Keighley
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1935 Wales 1

Frederick "Fred" Talbot is a professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, playing at representative level for Wales, and at club level for Huddersfield, and Keighley as a Second-row, or Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 11 or 12, or 13, during the era of contested scrums.[2]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Fred Talbot was a "reserve to travel" for Wales while at Huddersfield in the 11-18 defeat by France during the 1935 European Rugby League Championship at Stade du Parc Lescure, Bordeaux on Tuesday 1 January 1935, and won a cap for Wales while at Huddersfield in the 11-24 defeat by England during the 1935 European Rugby League Championship at Anfield, Liverpool on Wednesday 10 April 1935.[3]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Fred Talbot played Right-Second-row in Huddersfield's 21–17 victory over Warrington in the 1933 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 6 May 1933.[4] played Loose forward in the 8–11 defeat by Castleford in the 1935 Challenge Cup final at Wembley on Saturday 4 May 1935, in front of a crowd of 39,000,[5][6] and played Right-Second-row in Keighley's 5-18 defeat by Widnes in the 1937 Challenge Cup final at Wembley on Saturday 8 May 1937, in front of a crowd of 47,699.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Leeds Loiner - Challenge Cup semi-final - Keighley v. Wakefield Trinity, Saturday 3 April 1937". footballzone.co.uk. 31 December 2016. Retrieved 1 January 2017. 
  2. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Fartown At Wembley - "The Wembley Years" - 1933, 1935, 1953 And 1962" (PDF). huddersfieldrlheritage.co.uk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Sat 4th May 1935 - Challenge Cup - Neutral Ground - 39,000". thecastlefordtigers ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2014. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "Castleford Beat Huddersfield For Rugby League Cup". newspapers.nl.sg. 23 May 1935. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

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