Kirk Dixon

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Kirk Dixon
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Personal information
Full nameKirk Dixon
Born (1984-07-19) 19 July 1984 (age 34)
England
Playing information
Height187 cm (6 ft 2 in) [1]
Weight98 kg (15 st 6 lb) [2]
Rugby league
PositionCentre, Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2004–06 Hull F.C. 17 6 4 0 32
2007–14 Castleford Tigers 160 72 308 0 904
Total 177 78 312 0 936
Rugby union
PositionWing, Outside centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2006 Northampton Saints
Source: [3][4]

Kirk Dixon (born (1984-07-19)19 July 1984), also known by the nickname of "Dicko", is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played as a centre or wing for Hull FC, and the Castleford Tigers in the Super League.

Dixon has previously played for Hull F.C. and rugby union for Northampton Saints.[5][6]

Dixon was given a new two-year deal at Castleford following some good form in 2009. He finished the club's top try scorer in this season. He won the coaches player of the year for 2009.

Prior to the start of the 2015 season, Dixon announced his retirement due to a neck injury.[7]

Dixons retirement was met with sadness across the Castleford faithful. He still attends games down at Castleford.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Castleford Tigers First Team". web page. Castleford Tigers Rugby League Football Club Ltd. Archived from the original on 27 July 2011. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
  2. ^ "The official Engage Super League web site". web page. Super League. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  3. ^ loverugbyleague
  4. ^ Rugby League Project
  5. ^ "League Centre Dixon Joins Saints on Two-Month Trial". Guinness Premiership. 25 September 2006. Retrieved 1 January 2008.[dead link]
  6. ^ "Saints sign league centre Dixon". BBC. 25 September 2006. Retrieved 1 January 2008.
  7. ^ "Kirk Dixon: Castleford Tigers man forced to retire with neck injury". BBC Sport. 7 January 2015. Retrieved 18 January 2015.

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