Tom Danby

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Tom Danby
Personal information
Full name Thompson Danby
Nickname Tom
Born (1926-08-10) 10 August 1926 (age 89)
Trimdon district, County Durham, England
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1949–49 Harlequin F.C.
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1949 England 1 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1949–54 Salford 174 61 2 187
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1950 England 3 0 0 0 0
1950 Great Britain 3 1 0 0 3
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Thompson "Tom" Danby (born (1926-08-10) 10 August 1926 (age 89)[1]) born in Trimdon district, is an English dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s and '50s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for England, and at club level for Harlequin F.C., as a Wing, i.e. number 11 or 14, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Salford, as a Wing, i.e. number 2 or 5. He signed for Salford in August 1949.[2] He attended St John's College, York between 1943-45.

International honours[edit]

Tom Danby won a cap for England (RU) in the 0-2 defeat by Wales on 15 January 1949.[3]

Tom Danby won caps for England (RL) while at Salford in 1950 against Wales (2 matches), and France,[4] and won caps for Great Britain (RL) while at Salford in 1950 against Australia (2 matches), and New Zealand.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ The Who, When, and Where of English International Rugby since 1947. ISBN 0-9532010-0-7
  3. ^ "International Statistics at scrum.com". scrum.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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