John Wood (rugby league)

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John Wood
Personal information
Full name John Wood
Born (1956-04-01) 1 April 1956 (age 60)
Widnes, Cheshire England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 16 st 2 lb (103 kg)
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1973–77 Widnes 96 2
1977–79 Wigan 27 2 0 0 6
1981–82 Fulham RLFC
1982–83 Leigh
1983–84 Salford
1984–85 Widnes
Total 123 4 0 0 6
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1982 Great Britain 1 0 0 0 0
As of 21 June 2012
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

John Wood is a professional rugby league footballer of the 1970s, and 1980s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Widnes (twice), Wigan, Fulham RLFC, Leigh, and Salford, as a Prop, i.e. number 8 or 10.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

John Wood won a cap for Great Britain while at Leigh in 1982 against France.[1]

John Wood played at Right-Prop, i.e. number 10 in Great Britain's 7-8 defeat by France in the friendly at Stadio Pierluigi Penzo, Venice on Saturday 31 July 1982.

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

John Wood played Right-Prop, i.e. number 10, in Widnes' 5-20 defeat by St. Helens in the 1976 Challenge Cup Final during the 1975–76 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 8 May 1976.

Player's No.6 Trophy Final appearances[edit]

John Wood played Right-Prop, i.e. number 10, in Widnes' 19-13 victory over Hull F.C. in the 1975–76 Player's No.6 Trophy Final during the 1975–76 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 24 January 1976

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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