Kirk Dixon

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Kirk Dixon
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Personal information
Full name Kirk Dixon
Nickname Kirky, Dicko
Born (1984-07-19) 19 July 1984 (age 32)
England
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in) [1]
Weight 98 kg (15 st 6 lb) [2]
Playing information
Rugby league
Position Centre, 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
Position Wing, Outside centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2006 Northampton Saints

As of 8 May 2014
Source: Rugby League Project

*In 2007 Dixon played for the Castleford Tigers in National League One.

Kirk Dixon (born (1984-07-19) 19 July 1984 (age 32)) is a retired English rugby league footballer who played for Hull F.C. and Castleford Tigers in the European Super League. Dixon's position of choice is as a Centre, but he can also play on the Wing.

Dixon has previously played for Hull F.C. and rugby union for Northampton Saints.[3][4]

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.[5]

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. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "The official Engage Super League web site". web page. Super League. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "League Centre Dixon Joins Saints on Two-Month Trial". Guinness Premiership. 2006-09-25. Retrieved 2008-01-01. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Saints sign league centre Dixon". BBC. 2006-09-25. Retrieved 2008-01-01. 
  5. ^ "Kirk Dixon: Castleford Tigers man forced to retire with neck injury". BBC Sport. 7 January 2015. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 

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