Stan Moorhouse

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Stan Moorhouse
S(tanley). Moorhouse - Huddersfield.jpg
Godfrey Phillips Cigarette card featuring Stan Moorhouse
Personal information
Full name Stanley Moorhouse
Born December quarter 1891[1]
Huddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died 23 April 1951(1951-04-23) (aged 59)
Almondbury, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Playing information
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1909–23 Huddersfield 255 240 1 722
1923–24 Bradford Northern 5 0 0 0
Total 260 240 1 0 722
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1912–14 England 3 7 0 0 21
1912–20 Yorkshire 5 8 0 0 24
1914 Great Britain 2 4 0 0 12
Source: [2]

Stanley "Stan" Moorhouse (1891–1951) was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1910s, and 1920s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Huddersfield, and Bradford Northern as a Wing, i.e. number 2 or 5.

Moorhouse won caps for England while at Huddersfield in 1912 against Wales, in 1913 against Wales, in 1914 against Wales.[3] He equalled the record for the most tries scored in an England match, with four against Wales at South Devon Place, Plymouth on Saturday 15 February 1913.[4]

Moorhouse also won caps for Great Britain while at Huddersfield when he was selected to go on the 1914 Great Britain Lions tour of Australia and New Zealand.[5]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Stan Moorhouse played Left-Wing, i.e. number 5, and scored a try in Huddersfield's 22-10 victory over Hull Kingston Rovers in the 1911 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1911–12 season at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Saturday 25 November 1911, played Left-Wing, i.e. number 5, and scored a try in the 31-0 victory over Hull F.C. in the 1914 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1914–15 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 28 November 1914, and played Right-Wing, i.e. number 2, and scored a 4-tries in the 24-5 victory over Leeds in the 1919 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1919–20 season at Thrum Hall, Halifax on Saturday 29 November 1919. The record for the most tries in a Yorkshire County Cup Final is 6-tries, and is jointly held by; Stan Moorhouse, Alan Smith, and Stanley Smith.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Index entry". FreeBMD. ONS. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Stanley Moorhouse". Huddersfield Rugby League Heritage. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Stan Moorhouse". Rugby League Project. Shawn Dollin, Andrew Ferguson and Bill Bates. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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