Les Quirk

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Les Quirk
Personal information
Full name Leslie J. Quirk[1]
Born (1965-03-06) 6 March 1965 (age 52)
Ulverston, Lancashire, England
Playing information
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1983–87 Barrow 105 63
1987–94 St. Helens 160 98 0 0 392
1994–98 Whitehaven 55
Total 265 216 0 0 392
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Cumbria 3 0
Source: [2]

Leslie Quirk (born 6 March 1965 in Ulverston, Lancashire) is an English rugby league player of the 1980s, and 1990s, playing at club level for Barrow, St. Helens, and Whitehaven, as a wing, i.e. number 2 or 5.

Playing career[edit]

Born in Ulverston, Quirk started his amateur career at Dalton, and made his professional début for Barrow in 1983. In 1987, he joined St. Helens for a fee of £55,000.[3]

Quirk played in St. Helens' 15-14 victory over Leeds in the 1987–88 John Player Special Trophy Final during the 1987–88 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 9 January 1988. He also played in two Challenge Cup finals at Wembley for Saints, but was on the losing side on both occasions.

Quirk also represented Cumbria, playing in a 18–13 win against France in October 1988,[4] and a 34–12 win against Papua New Guinea in November 1991.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Index entry". FreeBMD. ONS. Retrieved 19 July 2017. 
  2. ^ Fletcher, Raymond; Howes, David (1998). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1998. London: Headline. pp. 155–56. ISBN 978-0-7472-7683-8. 
  3. ^ "Barrow RL Greats: Paddy McAteer picks his best local 17". The Mail. CN Group. Retrieved 19 July 2017. 
  4. ^ Fitzpatrick, Paul (20 October 1988). "French lose polish". The Guardian. p. 16. 
  5. ^ Macklin, Keith (6 November 1991). "Papua defence proves their downfall again". The Times. p. 43. 

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