John Warlow

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Douglas John Warlow
Personal information
Full name Douglas John Warlow
Born (1939-02-13) 13 February 1939 (age 77)
Dafen, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Playing information
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 15 st 0 lb (95 kg; 210 lb)
Rugby union
Position Prop forward
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Felinfoel RFC
≤1962–23 Oct 63 Llanelli RFC
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1962 Wales 1 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
23 Oct 1963–10 May 69 St. Helens 203 25 0 0 75
10 May 1969–15 Nov 73 Widnes 133 2 1
15 Nov 1973–17 May 75 St. Helens 42 2 0 0 6
17 May 1975–≥17 May 75 Rochdale Hornets
Total 378 29 1 0 81
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1964–71 Great Britain 6 0 0 0 0
1968–70 Wales 3 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Douglas John Warlow ( (1939-02-13) 13 February 1939 (age 77)) born in Dafen, Carmarthenshire, is a Welsh dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1960s and 1970s playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales, and at club level for Felinfoel RFC, and Llanelli RFC, as a Prop forward, i.e. number 1 or 3, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, and at club level for St. Helens (twice), Widnes, and Rochdale Hornets, as a Prop, i.e. number 8 or 10.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

John Warlow won a cap for Wales (RU) while at Llanelli RFC in 1962 against Ireland, and won caps for Great Britain (RL) while at St. Helens in 1964 against France, in the 1968 Rugby League World Cup against New Zealand, and France, and while at Widnes in 1971 against France (twice), and New Zealand.[1]

County Cup final appearances[edit]

John Warlow played Right-Prop, i.e. number 10, in St. Helens' 12-4 victory over Swinton in the 1964 Lancashire Cup final during the 1964–65 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 24 October 1964, played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8, in the 2-2 draw with Warrington in the 1967 Lancashire Cup final during the 1967–68 season at Central Park, Wigan on played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8, in the 2-2 draw with Warrington in the 1967 Lancashire Cup final during the 1967–68 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 7 October 1967, played Left-Prop, and scored a try in the 13-10 victory over Warrington in the 1967 Lancashire Cup final replay during the 1967–68 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 2 December 1967, played Left-Prop in the 30-2 victory over Oldham in the 1968 Lancashire Cup final during the 1968–69 season at Central Park, Wigan on Friday 25 October 1968, and played Left-Prop in Widnes 8-15 defeat by Wigan in the 1971 Lancashire Cup final during the 1970–71 season at Knowsley Road, St. Helens on Saturday 28 August 1971.[2]

BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final appearances[edit]

John Warlow played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8, in St. Helens' 4-7 defeat by Wigan in the 1968 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final during the 1968-69 season at Central Park, Wigan on Tuesday 17 December 1968,[3] and played Right-Prop, i.e. number 10, in Widnes' 0-5 defeat by Leigh in the 1972 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final during the 1972-73 season at Central Park, Wigan on Tuesday 19 December 1972.

Honoured at St Helens RLFC[edit]

John Warlow is a St Helens RLFC Hall of Fame inductee.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "1971-1972 Lancashire Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "1968-1968 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "St Helens Hall of Fame". saints.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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