James Moffatt (rugby league)
|Full name||James G. Moffatt|
James "Jim" G. Moffatt was a Scottish rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1890s and 1900s. He played club level rugby union (RU) for Melrose RFC, as a forward, and representative level rugby league (RL) for Other Nationalities, and Lancashire, and at club level for Oldham, and Leeds, as a hooker, i.e. number 9.
Jim Moffatt won a cap playing hooker for Other Nationalities (RL) while at Leeds in the 9-3 victory over England at Central Park, Wigan on Tuesday 5 April 1904, in the first ever international rugby league match.
Challenge Cup Final appearances
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- Search for "Moffatt" at espnscrum.com
- Search for "Moffat" at espnscrum.com
- Dai Harris' Rugby League cap v England 1904
- Statistics at orl-heritagetrust.org.uk
- Scots have played their part
- Search for "James Moffatt" "Rugby" at britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk
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