Hudson Irving

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Hudson Irving
Personal information
Born October→December 1912
Cockermouth district, Cumberland, England
Died 12 April 1947(1947-04-12) (aged 34–35)
Halifax, England
Playing information
Position Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2 Sep 1933–12 Apr 47 Halifax 392 73 0 0 219
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Yorkshire 1
Cumberland 6
1938–43 England 4 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Hudson Irving (birth registered October→December 1912[1] — 12 April 1947[2]) birth registered in Cockermouth district, was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, and 1940s, playing at representative level for England, Cumberland, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Halifax, as a Second-row, i.e. number 11 or 12 during the era of contested scrums, he died in Halifax.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Hudson Irving won caps for England while at Halifax in 1938 against Wales, in 1940 against Wales, in 1941 against Wales, and in 1943 against Wales.[3]

County Honours[edit]

Hudson Irving won caps for Cumberland, and Yorkshire while at Halifax.

Other notable games[edit]

Hudson Irving played right-Second-row for a Rugby League XIII against Northern Command XIII at Thrum Hall, Halifax on Saturday 21 March 1942.[4]

Death[edit]

In 1947 at a match for Halifax against Dewsbury, at Thrum Hall, Halifax, Hudson Irving suffered a heart attack and died.[5][6]

Honoured at Halifax[edit]

Hudson Irving is a Halifax Hall Of Fame Inductee.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Death details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "inside programme, Northern Command v. A Rugby League XIII, 1942". rugbyleagueoralhistory.co.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ Baker, Andrew (1995-08-20). "100 years of rugby league: From the great divide to the Super era". The Independent. independent.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-09-25. 
  6. ^ "Game united in grief after tragic loss of Leon Walker". Yorkshire Post. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "Halifax RLFC Hall of Fame". halifaxrlfc.co.uk. 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 September 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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