Percy Eccles

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Percy Eccles
Personal information
Full name Percy Eccles
Playing information
Position Wing

Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Halifax
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1908 England 1 1 0 0 3
1908 Great Britain 1 1 0 0 3
Source: [1][2][3]

Percy Eccles was a professional rugby league and association footballer of the 1900s. He played at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Halifax, as a wing, i.e. number 2 or 5.[1]

He played association football for Bradford F.C. in 1908 before returning to his "first love" of rugby in 1909.[4][5]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Percy Eccles won a cap for England while at Halifax in 1908 against New Zealand,[2] and won a cap for Great Britain while at Halifax in 1908 against New Zealand.[3]

Career records[edit]

Percy Eccles was the league's top try-scorer in the 1906–07 season with 41-tries.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Leeds and District F.A". Leeds Mercury. 27 May 1909. p. 4.
  5. ^ "The Return of Percy Eccles". Yorkshire Evening Post. 31 August 1909. p. 5.

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