John Cunningham (rugby league)
|Full name||John Cunningham|
3 March 1952 |
|Position||Prop, Second-row, Loose forward/Lock|
John Cunningham ( ) born in Barrow-in-Furness, is an English professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s, and 1980s, playing at representative level for England, and Cumbria, and at club level for Roose ARLFC, Salford 'A', Barrow, Balmain Tigers, Hull Kingston Rovers, Workington Town, Cooma Stallions (alongside Dane Carter), and Corporation Combine ARLFC (now Hindpool Tigers ARLFC of the North West Men's League) as a prop, Second-row, or loose forward/lock, i.e. number 8 or 10, 11 or 12, or 13.3 March 1952
John Cunningham represented Cumbria.
BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final appearances
John Cunningham played right-prop, i.e. number 10, in Hull Kingston Rovers' 26-11 victory over St. Helens in the 1977-78 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final at Craven Park, Hull on Tuesday 13 December 1977.
Notable tour matches
John Cunningham joined Barrow in July 1970, his last match for Barrow was against Huddersfield at Craven Park on Friday 14 March 1975, he was transferred from Barrow to Hull Kingston Rovers for £6,000 on 17 July 1975 (based on increases in average earnings, this would be approximately £64,780 in 2013), he suffered several knee injuries that limited his appearances for Hull Kingston Rovers, he was transferred from Hull Kingston Rovers to Workington Town for £18,000 in 1980 (based on increases in average earnings, this would be approximately £98,020 in 2013).
Outside of rugby league
John Cunningham has been the landlord of; The Derby Hotel, 246-248 Dalton Road, Barrow-In-Furness; The Furness Hotel, 13 Bath St, Barrow-In-Furness; and The Old Bank, 107-109 Duke Street, Barrow-In-Furness.
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- "Measuring Worth - Relative Value of UK Pounds". Measuring Worth. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
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