John Evans (rugby league)
|Full name||John Evans|
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
John "Jack" Evans was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1920s playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Swinton, as a Centre, i.e. number 3 or 4.
Jack Evans won caps for England while at Swinton in 1925 against Wales (2 matches), in 1926 against Wales, and Other Nationalities, in 1928 against Wales, and won caps for Great Britain while at Swinton in 1926-27 against New Zealand (3 matches).
County Cup Final appearances
Jack Evans played Centre, i.e. number 4, in Swinton's 0–17 defeat by St Helens Recs in the 1923 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1923–24 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 24 November 1923, played Centre, i.e. number 4, and scored a try in the 15–11 victory over Wigan in the 1925 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1925–26 season at the Cliff, Broughton, Salford on Wednesday 9 December 1925 (postponed from Saturday 21 November 1925 due to fog), and played Centre, i.e. number 4, in the 5–2 victory over Wigan in the 1927 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1927–28 season at Watersheddings, Oldham on Saturday 19 November 1927.
- "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- "Club History - The Early Years". swintonlionstales.co.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.