Keith England

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Keith England
Personal information
Full name Keith England
Nickname Beefy
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1982–94 Castleford 346 33 0 0 130
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1987–90 Great Britain 11 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Keith England is a professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s and '90s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Castleford, as a Prop, or Second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12.[1][2]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Keith England won caps for Great Britain while at Castleford in 1987 in the 1985 - 1988 Rugby League World Cup against France, in 1987 against France, in 1989 against France, in 1989 in the 1989–1992 Rugby League World Cup against New Zealand, in 1990 against France, and Papua New Guinea, in 1990 in the 1989–1992 Rugby League World Cup against Papua New Guinea, in 1990 against New Zealand (2 matches), in 1990 in the 1989–1992 Rugby League World Cup against New Zealand, and in 1991 against France.[3]

Challenge Cup final appearances[edit]

Keith England Left-Second-row, i.e. number 11, in Castleford's 15-14 victory over Hull Kingston Rovers in the 1986 Challenge Cup final during the 1985–86 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 3 May 1986,[4] and played Right-Prop, i.e. number 10, and scored a try in the 12-28 defeat by Wigan in the 1992 Challenge Cup final during the 1991–92 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 2 May 1992.

County Cup final appearances[edit]

Keith England played Loose forward/Lock in Castleford's 2-13 defeat by Hull in the 1983 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1983–84 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Saturday 15 October 1983, played Loose forward/Lock in the 18-22 defeat by Hull Kingston Rovers in the 1986 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1986–87 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Sunday 27 October 1985, did not play the 12-12 draw with Bradford Northern in the 1987 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1987–88 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 17 October 1987, played Right-Second-row, i.e. number 12, (replaced by Interchange/Substitute Giles Boothroyd) in the 2-11 defeat by Bradford Northern in the 1987 Yorkshire Cup final replay during the 1987–88 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Saturday 31 October 1987, played Right-Prop, i.e. number 10, in the 12-33 defeat by Leeds in the 1988 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1988–89 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Sunday 16 October 1988, played as an Interchange/Substitute, i.e. number 14, (replacing Scrum-half/Halfback Gary Atkins) in the 11-8 victory over Wakefield Trinity in the 1990 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1990–91 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Sunday 23 September 1990, and was an Interchange/Substitute, i.e. number 15, in the 28-6 victory over Bradford Northern in the 1991 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1991–92 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Sunday 20 October 1991.

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Smart & Andrew Howard (1 July 2000) "Images of Sport - Castleford Rugby League - A Twentieth Century History". The History Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0752418957
  2. ^ "Castleford RLFC A to Z Player List (All Time)". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Sat 3rd May 1986 - Challenge Cup - Neutral Ground - 82,134". thecastlefordtigers. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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