Jack Lendill

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Jack Lendill
Personal information
Full name Jack Lendill
Born 2 February 1934 (age 82–83)
Leeds, England
Playing information
Position Centre, Stand-off
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1954–59 Leeds 101 18
Source: [1][2]

Jack Lendill (birth registered January→March 1934 (age 82–83)[3]) birth registered in Leeds South district, is a professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1950s, playing at club level for Leeds, as a centre, or Stand-off.[4]

Playing career[edit]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Jack Lendill played Stand-off in Leeds' 9-7 victory over Barrow in the 1957 Challenge Cup Final during the 1956–57 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 11 May 1957, in front of a crowd of 76,318.

Club career[edit]

Jack Lendill's Leeds début came against Bradford Northern in 1954, his last try for Leeds came against Hunslet in 1959.

Genealogical information[edit]

Jack Lendill's first marriage to Joan (née Shaw) was registered during January→March 1958 in Leeds district.[5] His second marriage was to Valerie (née Thompson) in San Francisco, California, May 1969. Jack Lendill is the older brother of the rugby league footballer of the 1950s for Leeds, Peter Lendill (birth registered 10 March 1936 in Leeds South district). Jack currently lives in Leeds, and has one child from his first marriage (Karen A. Lendill (birth registered during April→June 1959 in Leeds district)), 2 children from his second marriage (Deborah Louise, b. 06.12.69 and Anthony Michael Owen, b. 25.01.1972), and seven grandchildren. He is an avid golfer, and he still can be seen at Headingley Stadium supporting the Leeds Rhinos


  1. ^ Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. ^ leedsrugby.dnsupdate.co.uk
  3. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Profile at leedsrugby.dnsupdate.co.uk". leedsrugby.dnsupdate.co.uk. 2009-12-31. Archived from the original on 2008-11-17. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  5. ^ "Marriage details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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