Len Aston

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Leonard Aston
Personal information
Full name Leonard Aston
Nickname Len
Born June 14, 1920
Prescot district, England
Died November 19, 1987 (1987-11-20) (aged 67)
Playing information
Position Centre, Prop, Second-row, Loose forward/Lock
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1939–50 St. Helens 126 26 9 0 96
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1947–48 England 3 2 0 0 6
1947 Great Britain 3 1 0 0 3
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Leonard "Len" Aston (June 14, 1920 in Prescot district – 19 November 1987) [1] is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for St. Helens, as a Centre, Prop, Second-row, or Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 3 or 4, 8 or 10, 11 or 12, or 13 during the era of contested scrums.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Len Aston won caps for England while at St. Helens in 1947 against Wales, and France, in 1948 against France,[2] and won caps for Great Britain while at St. Helens in 1947 against New Zealand (3 matches).[3]

Testimonial match[edit]

Len Aston's Testimonial match at St. Helens took place on Saturday 3 March 1951 against Hull F.C.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index (IGI)," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:1:MZ3B-5KG : accessed 2016-05-03)
  2. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

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