Neil Courtney

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Neil Courtney
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1979–83 Warrington 133 4 0 0 12
1984–85 Wigan 47 1 0 0 4
Total 180 5 0 0 16
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1982 Great Britain 1 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

Neil Courtney is a professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Warrington, and Wigan, as a Prop, i.e. number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrums.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Neil Courtney won a cap for Great Britain while at Warrington in 1982 against Australia (sub).[1][2]

Challenge Cup final appearances[edit]

Neil Courtney played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8 in Wigan's 28-24 victory over Hull in the 1985 Challenge Cup final during the 1984–85 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 4 May 1985.[3]

County Cup final appearances[edit]

Neil Courtney played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8, in Warrington's 26-10 victory over Wigan in the 1980 Lancashire Cup final during the 1980–81 season at Knowsley Road, St. Helens, on Saturday 4 October 1980, played Left-Prop in the 16-0 victory over St. Helens in the 1982 Lancashire Cup final during the 1982–83 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 23 October 1982, and played Left-Prop in Wigan's 18-26 defeat by St. Helens in the 1984 Lancashire Cup final during the 1984–85 season at Central Park, Wigan on Sunday 28 October 1984.

John Player Trophy final appearances[edit]

Neil Courtney played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8, in Warrington's 12-5 victory over Barrow in the 1980–81 John Player Trophy final during the 1980–81 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 24 January 1981.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Courtney, Neil". Warrington Rugby League RLFC Players Archive. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "1984-1985 Challenge Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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