Len Aston

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Leonard Aston
Personal information
Full name Leonard Aston
Nickname Len
Born July 10, 1920
Prescot district, England
Died 1997
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 (July 10, 1920 in Prescot district[1] - 1997[2]) is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, 40s and '50s 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,[3] and won caps for Great Britain while at St. Helens in 1947 against New Zealand (3 matches).[4]

Testimonial match[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England and Wales, Birth Registration Index". https://familysearch.org. familysearch. Retrieved 6 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "England and Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007". familysearch.org. FamilySearch. Retrieved 6 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

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