Jack Riley (rugby league)

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For the rugby league forward of the 1900s for Wakefield Trinity, see John Riley (rugby league).
Jack Riley
Playing information
Position Prop
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1904–≥04 Halifax
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1904 England 1 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Jack Riley was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1900s who played at representative level for England and at club level for Halifax. He played as a Prop, i.e. number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrums.

International honours[edit]

Jack Riley won a cap playing Right-Prop for England in the 3-9 defeat by Other Nationalities at Central Park, Wigan on Tuesday 5 April 1904, in the first ever international rugby league match.[1][2]


  1. ^ Fagan, Sean. "The First International Rugby League Match". rl1895.com. Archived from the original on 1 April 2004. Retrieved 14 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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