John Fieldhouse (rugby league)

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John Fieldhouse
Personal information
Full name John Fieldhouse
Born (1962-06-28) 28 June 1962 (age 55)
Wigan, England
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1979–85 Warrington 115 16 0 0 56
1985–86 Widnes 58 5
1986–89 St. Helens 58 7 0 0 28
1989–91 Oldham 61 7 0 0 28
1991–96 Halifax
1996 South Wales Dragons 14 0 0 0 0
1998 Widnes Vikings
Total 306 35 0 0 112
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1985–86 Great Britain 7 0 0 0 0
Lancashire
Coaching information
Club
Years Team Gms W D L W%
1991 Oldham

John Fieldhouse (born 28 June 1962) is a professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1980s, and 1990s, and current coach, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Wigan St Patricks, Warrington, Widnes (twice), St. Helens, Oldham, and Halifax, as a prop, or second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, and coaching at club level for Oldham, and Leigh East ARLFC [1].

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Fieldhouse moved from Warrington to Widnes as part of a deal for Andy Gregory, and then moved from Widnes to St. Helens in return for Harry Pinner. He went to play for Oldham,[1] Halifax, and South Wales Dragons.[2]

International honours[edit]

John Fieldhouse won caps for Great Britain while at Widnes in 1985 against New Zealand (3 matches), and in 1986 against France (2 matches), and Australia, and while at St. Helens against Australia.[3]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

John Fieldhouse played right-prop, i.e. number 10, in St. Helens' 18–19 defeat by Halifax in the 1987 Challenge Cup Final during the 1986–87 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 2 May 1987.

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

John Fieldhouse played right-second-row, i.e. number 12, in Warrington's 16–0 victory over St. Helens in the 1982 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1982–83 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 23 October 1982, and played right-prop, i.e. number 10, in Oldham's 16–24 defeat by Warrington in the 1989 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1989–90 season at Knowsley Road, St. Helens on Saturday 14 October 1989.

Genealogical information[edit]

John Fieldhouse is the father of the rugby league Fullback for Halifax, Ryan Fieldhouse.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Statistics". Oldham Rugby League Heritage Trust. Retrieved 16 November 2014. 
  2. ^ Fletcher, Raymond (1997). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1997. Headline Book Publishing. p. 120. ISBN 978-0-7472-7764-4. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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