Leslie White (rugby league born c. 1910)
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Leslie "Les" L. White was a Welsh/English professional rugby league footballer from the 1920s through 1940s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, Wales, England, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Pontypridd, and Hunslet, as a hooker, i.e. number 9, during the era of contested scrums. Les White was also a lance corporal in the British Army during World War II.
White won seven caps for Wales from 1928 to 1933 while at Pontypridd and Hunslet, won a cap for England while at Hunslet in 1933 against Australia, and won caps for Great Britain while at Hunslet in 1932 Australia (3 matches), and New Zealand (2 matches), and in 1933 Australia (2 matches).
Wales and England
By the time White played for England, and Yorkshire, he would have moved from the Pontypridd area, and was living in Yorkshire, as he was playing for Hunslet at the time.
Championship Final appearances
Other notable games
Outside of rugby league
- Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6.
- "inside programme, Northern Command v. A Rugby League XIII, 1942". rugbyleagueoralhistory.co.uk. 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- "Club History, Facts and Figures". Yorkshire Evening Post. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.