George Brown (rugby league)

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George Brown
Personal information
Full name George Brown
Playing information
Position Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1942–≥45 Batley
≤1942–≥42 Leeds (Guest appearance
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1945 England 1 0 0 0 0

George Brown is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s, playing at representative level for England, and at club level for Batley, and Leeds (guest), as a Second-row, i.e. number 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

George Brown won a cap for England while at Batley in 1945 against Wales.[1]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

George Brown played Right-Second-row, i.e. number 12, in Leeds' 15-10 victory over Halifax in the 1942 Challenge Cup Final during the 1941–42 season at Odsal Stadium, Bradford, in front of a crowd of 15,250.[2]


  1. ^ "England Statistics at". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "History of Leeds Rugby League Club". 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

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