James Pyke (rugby union)

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James Pyke
Personal information
Full name James Pyke
Nickname Jimmy
Born 8 February 1866
St. Helens, Lancashire, England
Died 17 May 1941 (aged 75)
St. Helens, Lancashire, England
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Forwards
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1892–≥92 St Helens Recs
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1892 England 1 0 0 0 0

James "Jimmy" Pyke (born 8 February 1866 in St. Helens, Lancashire[1] — died 17 May 1941 (aged 75) in St. Helens, Lancashire[2]) was a rugby union footballer who played in the 1890s, playing at representative level for England, and at club level for St Helens Recs,[3] as a Forward, e.g. Front row, Lock, or Back row. Prior to Saturday 6 September 1913, St. Helens Recs was a rugby union, and association football (Soccer) club.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Jimmy Pyke won a cap for England while at St. Helens Recs in the 17-0 victory over Wales at Rectory Field, Blackheath on Saturday 2 January 1892.[4]

Genealogical information[edit]

Jimmy Pyke's marriage to Martha (née Eden) was registered during July–September 1888 in Prescot district.[5]

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. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. p. 178. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6. 
  4. ^ "Statistics at espnscrum.com". espnscrum.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Marriage details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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