Leslie Grainge

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Les Grainge
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Personal information
Full name George Leslie Grainge
Nickname Les
Born 29 November 1910
Keighley, England
Died 29 August 1983 (aged 72)
Keswick, England
Playing information
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 13 st 0 lb (83 kg)
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1935–39 Bradford Northern 140 56
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1937–38 England 1 0 0 0 0

George Leslie "Les" Grainge (29 November 1910[1] in Keighley — 29 August 1983 in Keswick) was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, playing at representative level for England, and at club level for Bradford Northern, as a Wing, i.e. number 2 or 5.

International honours[edit]

Les Grainge won a cap for England while at Bradford Northern in 1938 against France.[2]

School days[edit]

Les Grainge attended Woodhouse Grove School, in Apperley Bridge, where he was Head Prefect and Victor Ludorum twice, and Captain of Cricket, Rugby and Lacrosse.

Note[edit]

Although Les Grainge's date of birth is stated as 29 November 1910, his birth was not registered until January→March 1911 in Keighley district.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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