George Bunter

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George Bunter
Personal information
Full name George Bunter
Playing information
Position Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1940–≥40 Broughton Rangers
≤1944–≥44 Dewsbury (guest)
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1940 England 1 0 0 0 0

George Bunter is an English professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1940s, playing at representative level for England, and at club level for Broughton Rangers, and Dewsbury (World War II guest), as a second-row, i.e. number 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

George Bunter won a cap for England while at Broughton Rangers in 1940 against Wales.[1]

Championship Final appearances[edit]

George Bunter played right-second-row, i.e. number 12, in Dewsbury's 14-25 aggregate defeat by Wigan in the Championship Final during the 1943–44 season; the 9-13 first-leg defeat at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 13 May 1944, and the 5-12 second-leg defeat at Crown Flatt, Dewsbury on Saturday 20 May 1944.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "1943-1944 War Emergency League Championship Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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