Hugh Duffy (rugby)

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Hugh Duffy
Personal information
Full name Hugh Duffy
Born (1934-04-01) 1 April 1934 (age 81)
Shotts, Scotland
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Flanker
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1951–55 Jed-Forest RFC
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1955 Scotland 1
Rugby league
Position Forward
Years Team Pld T G FG P
February 1955–≥60 Salford 241
≥1960–≥65 Halifax
Total 241 0 0 0 0

Hugh Duffy (born (1934-04-01) 1 April 1934 (age 81) in Shotts) is a Scottish rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Scotland making his debut in a five nations international match against France in Paris, and at club level for Jed-Forest RFC, as a Flanker, i.e. number 6 or 7, and playing club level rugby league (RL) for Salford, and Halifax, as a Forward.[1] Duffy was one of the first XV Scottish Rugby Union internationalists to move to rugby league.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Hugh Duffy won a cap for Scotland (RU) while at Jed-Forest RFC in 1955 against France at Stade Colombes, Paris on Saturday 8 January 1955.[2]

County Cup final appearances[edit]

Hugh Duffy played in Halifax's 10-0 victory over Featherstone Rovers in the 1963 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1963–64 season at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Saturday 2 November 1963.


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

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