Kevin Beardmore

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Kevin Beardmore
Personal information
Born April→June 1960 (age 56–57)
Pontefract district
Playing information
Position Hooker, Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1978–92 Castleford 247 80 0 0 297
1985 Canberra Raiders
Total 247 80 0 0 297
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1987–89 Yorkshire 3 0 0 0 0
1984–84 England 1 0 0 0 0
1984–90 Great Britain 13+1 1 0 0 3

Kevin Beardmore (April→June 1960 (age 56–57)[1]) birth registered in Pontefract district, is an English professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, England, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Castleford, as a hooker, or prop, i.e. number 9, or, 8 or 10.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Kevin Beardmore won a cap for England while at Castleford in 1984 against Wales, and won caps for Great Britain while at Castleford in 1984 against New Zealand (sub), in 1987 against France (2 matches), in 1988 against France (2 matches), Papua New Guinea, France (2 matches), and New Zealand, in 1989 against France (2 matches), and New Zealand, and in 1990 against France (2 matches).[2]

Beardmore was selected to go on the 1988 Great Britain Lions tour of Australasia.

County honours[edit]

Kevin Beardmore won caps playing Hooker for Yorkshire while at Castleford in the 16-10 victory over Lancashire at Wigan's stadium on 16 September 1987, the 24-14 Lancashire at Leeds' stadium on 21 September 1988, and the 56-12 Lancashire at Wigan's stadium on 20 September 1989.[3]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Kevin Beardmore played hooker 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]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Kevin Beardmore played hooker in Castleford's 18-22 defeat by Hull Kingston Rovers in the 1986 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1986–87 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Sunday 27 October 1985, played hooker, scored 2-tries, and was man of the match winning the White Rose Trophy in the 31-24 victory over Hull F.C. in the 1986 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1986–87 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 11 October 1986, played hooker in the 12-12 draw with Bradford Northern in the 1987 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1987–88 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 17 October 1987, did not play (Kenny Hill playing Hooker) in the 2-11 defeat by Bradford Northern in the 1987 Yorkshire County Cup Final replay during the 1987–88 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Saturday 31 October 1987, and played hooker in the 12-33 defeat by Leeds in the 1988 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1988–89 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Sunday 16 October 1988.

Testimonial match[edit]

Kevin Beardmore's Testimonial match at Castleford took place in 1988.

Honoured at Castleford Tigers[edit]

Kevin Beardmore is a Tigers Hall Of Fame Inductee.[5]

Genealogical information[edit]

Kevin Beardmore is the twin brother of the rugby league footballer, Bob Beardmore, and the younger brother of Kenneth Beardmore, and Janet Beardmore.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at thecastlefordtigers.co.uk". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2013. Archived from the original on 18 May 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Sat 3rd May 1986 - Challenge Cup - Neutral Ground - 82,134". thecastlefordtigers. 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 31 December 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Hall of Fame at castigers.com". castigers. 31 December 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2009. [permanent dead link]

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