Harry Field (rugby league)

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Harry Field
Personal information
Full name Harry Field
Nickname Tupper
Playing information
Position Prop, Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Oct 1927–Feb 36 Wakefield Trinity 255 19
Feb 1936–≥36 York
Total 255 19 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1936 Great Britain 3 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Harry 'Tupper' Field was a professional rugby league footballer of the 1920s and 1930s playing at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Nostell Welfare ARLFC [1], Wakefield Trinity (Heritage #335), and York, as a Prop, or Hooker, i.e. number 8 or 10, or 9, during the era of contested scrums.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Harry Field won caps for Great Britain while at York in 1936 against Australia, and New Zealand (2 matches).[1]

County Cup final appearances[edit]

Harry Field played Hooker in Wakefield Trinity's 5-5 draw with Leeds in the 1934 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1934–35 season at Crown Flatt, Dewsbury on Saturday 27 October 1934, played Hooker in the 2-2 draw with Leeds in the 1934 Yorkshire Cup final replay during the 1934–35 season at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield on Wednesday 31 October 1934, and played Hooker in the 0-13 defeat by Leeds in the 1934 Yorkshire Cup final second replay during the 1934–35 season at Parkside, Hunslet on Wednesday 7 November 1934.

Notable tour matches[edit]

Harry Field played Hooker in Wakefield Trinity's 6-17 defeat by Australia during the 1933–34 Kangaroo tour of Great Britain at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Saturday 28 October 1933.

Club career[edit]

Harry Field made his début for Wakefield Trinity against York at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Saturday 22 October 1927. Harry worked for Hemsworth Urban District Council back circa 1972. He gained the nickname 'Tupper' because on a tour of Australia he head butted a post and snapped it.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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