Herbert Place

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Herbert Place
Personal information
Full name Herbert Place
Born c. 1882
Died 3 November 1928 (aged 46)[1]
Hunslet, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Playing information
Position Fullback, Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1900–20 Hunslet 426 8 22 68
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1909 England 1 0 0 0 0

Herbert Place (c. 1882 – 3 November 1928) was an English professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1900s. He played at representative level for England, and at club level for Hunslet, as a fullback, or wing.

Playing career[edit]

Place made his debut for Hunslet in 1900, and went on to make over 400 appearances for the club.[2]

International honours[edit]

Herbert Place won a cap for England while at Hunslet in 1909 against Wales.[3]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Herbert Place played fullback in Hunslet's 14-0 victory over Hull F.C. 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.

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Place played fullback in Hunslet's 13-3 victory over Halifax in the 1905 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1905–06 season at Park Avenue, Bradford on Saturday 2 December 1905, in front of a crowd of 18,500, and played left wing in the 17-0 victory over Halifax in the 1907 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1907–08 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 21 December 1907, in front of a crowd of 15,000.

All Four Cups[edit]

Place was a member of Hunslet's 1907–08 All Four Cups winning team.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Rugby Star of Former Days". Yorkshire Evening Post. 5 November 1928. p. 9. 
  2. ^ "Player Stats". Hunslet Rugby Foundation. Retrieved 25 December 2017. 
  3. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Hunslet remembered - Leisure and sport". hunslet.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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