John Walsh is an English professional Rugby League World Cup winning footballer of the 1960s and '70s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for St. Helens, as a Fullback, Wing, Centre, Stand-off/Five-eighth, or Stand-off/Five-eighth, i.e. number 1, 2 or 5, 3 or 4, or 6.
John Walsh won caps for England while at St. Helens in 1975 against France, in the 1975 Rugby League World Cup against Australia, and New Zealand, in 1975 against Papua New Guinea (non-test), and won caps for Great Britain while at St. Helens in 1972 against France (sub), and in the 1972 Rugby League World Cup against Australia, France, New Zealand, and Australia.
Challenge Cup final appearances
John Walsh played Centre, i.e. number 4, in St. Helens' 16-13 victory over Leeds in the 1972 Challenge Cup final during the 1971-72 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 13 May 1972.
County Cup final appearances
John Walsh played Centre, i.e. number 4, St. Helens' 4-7 defeat by Leigh in the 1970 Lancashire Cup final during the 1970–71 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 28 November 1970.
BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final appearances
John Walsh played Centre, i.e. number 4, in St. Helens' 5-9 defeat by Leeds in the 1970 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final during the 1970-71 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Tuesday 15 December 1970, and played Centre, i.e. number 4, in the 8-2 victory over Rochdale Hornets in the 1971 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final during the 1971-72 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Tuesday 14 December 1971.
Outside of rugby league
John Walsh now lives in Canada.