Harry Wallace (rugby league)

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Harry Wallace
Personal information
Full name Henry Wallace
Nickname Harry
Died 8 May 1917
Arras, France
Playing information
Position Stand-off, Scrum-half
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1 Sep 1906–10 Hull F.C. 164 40 55 0 230
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≥1 Sep 1906–≥08 Yorkshire 1 0 0 0 0
1908 England 1 0 0 0 0

Henry Wallace (birth unknown — 8 May 1917) was an English professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1900s, and 1910s, playing at representative level for England, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Hull, as a stand-off/five-eighth, or scrum-half/halfback, i.e. number 6, or 7. Harry Wallace served with the 10th Battalion of the Durham Light Infantry in World War I, and died in service at Arras, France.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Harry Wallace won a cap for England while at Hull in 1908 against New Zealand.[1]

County Honours[edit]

Harry Wallace won a cap for Yorkshire while at Hull.[2]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Harry Wallace played stand-off/five-eighth in Hull's 0-14 defeat by Hunslet in the 1908 Challenge Cup Final during the 1907–08 season at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield on Saturday 25 April 1908, in front of a crowd of 18,000, played stand-off/five-eighth in the 0-17 defeat by Wakefield Trinity in the 1909 Challenge Cup Final during the 1908–09 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 24 April 1909, in front of a crowd of 23,587.[3] played stand-off/five-eighth the 7-7 draw with Leeds in the 1910 Challenge Cup Final during the 1909–10 season at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield, on Saturday 16 April 1910, in front of a crowd of 19,413, this was the first Challenge Cup Final to be drawn, and played scrum-half/halfback, and scored a conversion in the 12-26 defeat by Leeds in the 1910 Challenge Cup Final replay at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield, on Monday 18 April 1910, in front of a crowd of 11,608.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Lord Derby (Foreword), Michael E. Ulyatt (Author), Bill Dalton (Author) (Mar 1988). Old Faithful: History of Hull Football Club, 1865-1987. Hutton Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0907033639
  3. ^ Hoole, Les (2004). Wakefield Trinity RLFC - FIFTY GREAT GAMES. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-429-9

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