John Arkwright (rugby league)
|Full name||John Arkwright|
|Born||3 December 1902|
|Died||20 January 1990(aged 87)|
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
John 'Big' "Jack" Arkwright (3 December 1902 — 20 January 1990) was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s and '40s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for St. Helens, and Warrington, as a prop, or second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.
Jack Arkwright, won caps for England while at St Helens in 1933 against Other Nationalities, while at Warrington in 1936 against France, and Wales, in 1937 against France, in 1938 against France, and won caps for Great Britain while at Warrington in 1936 against Australia (2 matches), and New Zealand, and in 1937 against Australia (3 matches).
County Cup final appearances
Jack Arkwright played Left-second-row, i.e. number 12, in St Helens' 9-10 defeat by Warrington in the 1932 Lancashire Cup final during the 1932–33 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 19 November 1932.
Honoured at St Helens RLFC and Warrington Wolves
- French, Ray (1989). 100 Great Rugby League Players [Page 9]. MacDonald Queen Anne Press. ISBN 0-356-17578-2
- "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
- "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
- "St Helens Hall of Fame". saints.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- "Hall of Fame at Wire2Wolves.com". wire2wolves.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk
- Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk
- Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org
- Profile at saints.org.uk
- Hall of Fame at Wire2Wolves.com