Glyn Moses

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Glyn Moses
Personal information
Full name Arthur Glyn Moses
Born (1928-05-30) 30 May 1928 (age 88)
Nant-y-Moel, Wales
Playing information
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 12 st 4 lb (78 kg; 172 lb)
Rugby union
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Newbridge RFC
Maesteg RFC
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Fullback
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1949–51 Salford
1952–59 St. Helens 259 44 0 0 132
Total 259 44 0 0 132
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1957 Great Britain & France 1
1953 Wales 2
1955 Other Nationalities 2
1955 Great Britain 9
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Arthur Glyn Moses ( (1928-05-30) 30 May 1928 (age 88)[1]) born in Nant-y-Moel, is a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s, and 1950s, playing club level rugby union (RU) for Newbridge RFC, and Maesteg RFC, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, Wales, Other Nationalities, and Great Britain & France, and at club level for Salford and St. Helens, as a Fullback, i.e. number 1.[2]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Glyn Moses represented Great Britain & France in the 37-31 victory over New Zealand at Carlaw Park, Auckland on 3 July 1957, won caps for Wales (RL) while at St. Helens in 1953 against England and France, won caps for Other Nationalities (RL) while at St. Helens in 1955 against England and France, and won caps for Great Britain (RL) while at St. Helens in 1955 against New Zealand (2 matches), in 1956 against Australia, in 1957 against France (3 matches), and in the 1957 Rugby League World Cup against France, Australia, and New Zealand.[3]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Glyn Moses played Fullback in St. Helens' 10-15 defeat by Huddersfield in the 1953 Challenge Cup Final during the 1952–53 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 25 April 1953, in front of a crowd of 89,588,[4] and played Fullback in the 13-2 victory over Halifax in the 1956 Challenge Cup Final during the 1955–56 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 28 April 1956, in front of a crowd of 79,341.

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Glyn Moses played Fullback, and scored a try in St. Helens' 16-8 victory over Wigan in the 1953 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1953–54 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 24 October 1953, and played Fullback in the 3-10 defeat by Oldham in the 1956 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1956–57 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 20 October 1956.

Honoured at St Helens R.F.C.[edit]

Glyn Moses is a St Helens RFC Hall of Fame inductee.[5]

Genealogical information[edit]

Glyn Moses is the brother of Salford and Swinton forward Dai Moses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  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. ^ McCorquodale, London S.E. (25 April 1953). The Rugby League Challenge Cup Competition - Final Tie - Huddersfield v St. Helens - Match Programme. Wembley Stadium Ltd. ISBN n/a
  5. ^ "St Helens Hall of Fame". saints.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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