Tommy Woods (rugby)
|Full name||Thomas Woods|
|Born||9 February 1883
|Died||12 April 1955
|≤1908–09||Bridgwater & Albion |
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
Thomas "Tommy" Woods (9 February 1883, in Bridgwater – 12 April 1883, in Rochdale) was an English dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1900s and 1910s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for England, and Somersetshire, and at club level for Bridgwater & Albion RFC, as a Forward, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Rochdale Hornets, as a Hooker, or Second-row, i.e. number 9, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.
Tommy Woods won a cap for England (RU) while at Bridgwater & Albion RFC against Scotland at Inverleith on 21 March 1908, and won caps for England (RL) while at Rochdale in 1911 against Australia, in 1912 against Wales, in 1913 against Wales, and won caps for Great Britain while at Rochdale in 1911 against Australia, and in 1912 against Australia.
Challenge Cup final appearances
Tommy Woods played Left-Second-row, i.e. number 11, in Rochdale Hornets' 10–9 victory over Hull in the 1922 Challenge Cup final during the 1921–22 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 6 May 1922.
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- "Statistics at espnscrum.com". espnscrum.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
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- "Hornets' One And Only Challenge Cup Final Win". hornetsrugbyleague.co.uk. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.