Jack Robinson (rugby league)

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Jack E. Robinson
Playing information
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1911–≥14 Rochdale Hornets
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1914 Great Britain 2 1 2 0 0

Jack E. Robinson was a professional rugby league footballer of the 1910s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Rochdale Hornets, as a Wing, i.e. number 2 or 5. After touring Australasia with Great Britain, Robinson joined the Great War and was badly wounded at Neuve-Chapelle in March 1915.[1]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Jack Robinson won caps for Great Britain while at Rochdale in 1914 against Australia (2 matches).[2]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Around Jack Robinson's time there was Rochdale Hornets' 12–5 victory over Oldham in the 1911 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1911–12 season at Wheater's Field, Broughton, Salford on Saturday 2 December 1911, in front of a crowd of 20,000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Tony (2006). Rugby League in Twentieth Century Britain. UK: Taylor & Francis. p. 8. ISBN 9780415396141. Retrieved 15 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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