Steve Donlan

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Steve Donlan
Personal information
Full name Stephen Donlan
Born (1954-09-04) 4 September 1954 (age 62)
Leigh, Lancashire
Playing information
Position Fullback, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1982–≥84 Leigh
1985 Wigan 26+1 7 0 0 28
1985–≥87 Bradford Northern
≤1987–≥88 Springfield Borough
Total 27 7 0 0 28
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1984 England 1 0 0 0 0
1984 Great Britain +2 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Steve Donlan ( (1954-09-04) 4 September 1954 (age 62)[1]) born in Leigh, Lancashire, is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Leigh, Wigan, Bradford Northern, and Springfield Borough, as a Fullback, or Centre, i.e. number 1, or, 3 or 4.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Steve Donlan won a cap for England while at Leigh in 1984 against Wales,[2] and won caps for Great Britain while at Leigh in 1984 against New Zealand (sub), and Papua New Guinea (sub).[3]

Championship appearances[edit]

Steve Donlan played in Leigh's victory in the Championship during the 1981–82 season.

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Steve Donlan played Centre, i.e. number 4, in Wigan's 28-24 victory over Hull F.C. in the 1985 Challenge Cup Final during the 1984–85 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 4 May 1985.[4]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Steve Donlan played Centre, i.e. number 4, and scored a drop goal in Leigh's 8-3 victory over Widnes in the 1981 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1981–82 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 26 September 1981.

Genealogical information[edit]

Steve Donlan is the father of the rugby league footballer and coach, Stuart Donlan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "1984-1985 Challenge Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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