Peter Small

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Peter E. Small
Personal information
Full name Peter E. Small
Born January→March 1939 (age 75–76)
Pontefract district
Playing information
Position Wing, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1958–69 Castleford 315 109 0 0 327
Hull Kingston Rovers 43 3 0 0 9
≤1972–≥73 Bradford Northern
Total 358 112 0 0 336
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1967 Yorkshire 1 0 0 0 0
1962 Great Britain 1 1 0 0 3
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Peter E. Small (birth registered January→March 1939 (age 75–76)[1]) birth registered in Pontefract district, is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s, '60s and '70s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Castleford, Hull Kingston Rovers, and Bradford Northern, as a Wing, i.e. number 2 or 5, and later as a Second-row, i.e. number 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Peter Small won a cap playing Left-Wing, i.e. number 5, and scored a try for Great Britain while at Castleford in the 8-27 defeat by New Zealand at Carlaw Park, Auckland on Saturday 11 August 1962.[2]

County honours[edit]

Peter Small won a cap for Yorkshire while at Castleford playing Left-Second-row, i.e. number 11 in the 15-14 victory over Australia at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Wednesday 4 October 1967.[3]

County League appearances[edit]

Peter Small played in Castleford's victory in the Yorkshire League during the 1964–65 season.[4]

County Cup final appearances[edit]

Peter Small played Left-Second-row, i.e. number 11, in Castleford's 11-22 defeat by Leeds in the 1968 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1968–69 season at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Saturday 19 October 1968.

BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final appearances[edit]

Peter Small played Loose forward/Lock in Castleford's 4-0 victory over St. Helens in the 1965 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final during the 1965–66 season at Knowsley Road, St. Helens on Tuesday 14 December 1965, and played Right-Second-row, i.e. number 12, in the 7-2 victory over Swinton in the 1966 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final during the 1966–67 season at Wheldon Road, Castleford on Tuesday 20 December 1966.

Honoured at Castleford[edit]

Peter Small is a Castleford Tigers Hall Of Fame Inductee.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at thecastlefordtigers.co.uk". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Castleford RLFC A to Z Player List (All Time)". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Hall of Fame at castigers.com". castigers. 31 December 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2009. 

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