Steve Diamond

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Steve Diamond
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Flyhalf
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1976–77 Newport RFC 4 1 0 0 4
Rugby league
Position Fullback, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1977–81 Wakefield Trinity 268
1981–84 Fulham RLFC 109 24 305 4 691
1984–85 Warrington 5 0 5 1 11
Hunslet
1985–86 Castleford 16 1 6 1 17
≤1987–87 York
Total 130 25 584 6 719
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1979–81 Wales 3 0 2 0 6

Steve Diamond is a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1970s, and 1980s playing club level rugby union (RU) for Newport RFC, playing at Flyhalf, i.e. number 10, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Wakefield Trinity (Heritage № 854), Fulham RLFC, Warrington, Hunslet, Castleford, and York, as a Fullback, or Centre, i.e. number 1, or 3 or 4.[1]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Diamond won caps for Wales (RL) while at Wakefield in 1980 against France and England, and in 1981 against France.[2]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Steve Diamond played Centre, i.e. number 3, in Wakefield Trinity's 3-12 defeat by Widnes in the 1979 Challenge Cup Final during the 1978–79 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 5 May 1979, in front of a crowd of a crowd of 94,218.[3]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Steve Diamond played Stand-off/Five-eighth, and scored a conversion in Castleford's 18-22 defeat by Hull Kingston Rovers in the 1985 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1985–86 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Sunday 27 October 1985.

Career Records[edit]

Steve Diamond holds Fulham RLFC/London Crusaders/London Broncos/Harlequins RL's career goalscoring record; with 309-goals scored between 1981–84, and is one of less than twenty-five Welshmen to have scored more than 1000-points in their rugby league career.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Hoole, Les (2004). Wakefield Trinity RLFC - FIFTY GREAT GAMES. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-429-9
  4. ^ Robert Gate (1988). "Gone North - Volume 2". R. E. Gate. ISBN 0-9511190-3-6

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