Mick Clark

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Michael Clark
Personal information
Full name Michael Clark
Nickname Mick
Born 1936 or 1937
Leeds, England
Died 6 March 2015 (aged 78)
Playing information
Position Second-row, Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1963–≤63 Dewsbury
≤1963–≤63 Huddersfield
≤1963–63 Salford
1963–69 Leeds 200+
1969–≥69 Keighley
Total 200 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1967–≥67 Yorkshire ≥2
1968 Great Britain 5 0 0 0 0
Coaching information
Club
Years Team Gms W D L W%
1969–≥69 Keighley
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Michael "Mick" Clark (1936 or 1937–6 March 2015) was a professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s and 1960s, and coach of the 1960s and 1970s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Salford, Leeds (Captain), and Keighley, as a Prop, or Second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums, and coaching at club level for Keighley.[1]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Mick Clark won caps for and was captain of Great Britain while at Leeds in 1968 against France (2 matches), and in the 1968 Rugby League World Cup against Australia, France, and New Zealand.[2]

County honours[edit]

Mick Clark won caps for Yorkshire while at Leeds against Cumberland at Wheldon Road, Castleford, and against Lancashire at Naughton Park, Widnes.[1]

Challenge Cup final appearances[edit]

Mick Clark played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8, and was Captain in Leeds' 11-10 victory over Wakefield Trinity in the 1968 Challenge Cup "Watersplash" final during the 1967–68 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 11 May 1968.

County Cup final appearances[edit]

Mick Clark played Left-Second-row, i.e. number 11, in Leeds' 2-18 defeat by Wakefield Trinity in the 1964 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1964–65 season at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield on Saturday 31 October 1964, and played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8, and was Captain in Leeds' 11-10 victory over Castleford in the 1968 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1968–69 season at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Saturday 19 October 1968.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Mick Clark RIP". rugbyleagueproject.org. 6 March 2015. Retrieved 6 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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