Phil Kitchin

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Philip Kitchin
Personal information
Full name Philip Kitchin
Born April→June 1941 (age 76–77)
Died Whitehaven district
Playing information
Position Stand-off/Five-eighth
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1956–1965 Whitehaven
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1965 Great Britain 1 0 0 0 0
Coaching information
Years Team Gms W D L W%
1980–87 Whitehaven
1989 Workington Town
Total 0 0 0 0

Philip "Phil" Kitchin (birth registered April→June 1941 (age 76–77)[1]) birth registered in Whitehaven district, is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1950s, and 1960s, and coached in the 1980s. He played at representative level for Great Britain, and Cumberland, and at club level for Whitehaven as a stand-off/five-eighth, i.e. number 6, and coached at club level for Whitehaven, and Workington Town.

International honours[edit]

Phil Kitchin won a cap for Great Britain while at Whitehaven in 1965 against New Zealand.[2]

County honours[edit]

Phil Kitchin won caps for Cumberland while at Whitehaven, making his début aged-19 alongside; Brian Edgar, Dick Huddart, Syd Lowdon, William "Bill" McAlone, and Ike Southward, against Yorkshire at Recreation Ground, Whitehaven circa-1960.[3]

Honoured at Whitehaven[edit]

Phil Kitchin is a Whitehaven Hall Of Fame Inductee, i.e. one of the "Haven immortals".


  1. ^ "Birth details at". 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at". 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Phil's Kitchins hopes for West Cumbrian rugby league". 31 December 2016. Retrieved 1 January 2017. 

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