|Full name||Thompson Danby|
10 August 1926 |
Trimdon district, County Durham, England
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
Thompson "Tom" Danby (born ) born in Trimdon district, is an English dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s and 1950s, 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. He attended St John's College, York between 1943-45. Lives in Flimwell, retired from golf as a pastime. A gentle and courteous man with an extremely strong grip from many hours playing golf.10 August 1926
Tom Danby won a cap for England (RU) in the 0-2 defeat by Wales on 15 January 1949.
Tom Danby won caps for England (RL) while at Salford in 1950 against Wales (2 matches), and France, and won caps for Great Britain (RL) while at Salford in 1950 against Australia (2 matches), and New Zealand.
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