Kenneth Batty

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Kenneth Batty
Personal information
Full nameKenneth Batty
Bornc. 1945 (age 73–74)
England
Playing information
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight12 st 1 lb (77 kg)
Rugby union
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1966–66 West Park Leeds RUFC
Rugby league
PositionWing, Centre, Stand-off
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1966–70 Wakefield Trinity 184
1971–73 St. George Dragons 26 4 0 0 12
Total 210 4 0 0 12
Source: [1][2]

Kenneth "Ken" Batty (born c. 1945 (1945)) is a former rugby union, and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1960s and 1970s. He played club level rugby union (RU) for West Park Leeds RUFC, and club level rugby league (RL) for Wakefield Trinity (Heritage № 714), and St. George Dragons, as a wing, centre, or stand-off, i.e. number 2 or 5, 3 or 4, or 6.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Championship Final appearances[edit]

Ken Batty played left wing, i.e. number 5, in Wakefield Trinity's 17-10 victory over Hull Kingston Rovers in the Championship Final during the 1967-68 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 4 May 1968.[3]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Ken Batty played left wing, i.e. number 5, in Wakefield Trinity's 10-11 defeat by Leeds in the 1968 Challenge Cup "Watersplash" Final during the 1967–68 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 11 May 1968, in front of a crowd of 87,100.[3]

NRL Grand Final appearances[edit]

Ken Batty played right wing, i.e. number 2, in St. George Dragons' 10-16 defeat by South Sydney Rabbitohs in the NRL Grand Final Final during the 1971 NSWRFL season at Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday 18 September 1971.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Coach Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b Hoole, Les (2004). Wakefield Trinity RLFC - FIFTY GREAT GAMES. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-429-9
  4. ^ Alan Whiticker/Glen Hudson: Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. 1995 (ISBN 1875169571)

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