Vince Fawcett

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Vince Fawcett
Personal information
Full name Vince Fawcett
Nickname No Thumbs
Born (1970-11-13) 13 November 1970 (age 46)
Leeds, England
Playing information
Position Wing, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1987–93 Leeds 69 22 0 0 88
1994–96 Workington Town
1995–96 Parramatta Eels 14 3 0 0 12
1997 Oldham Bears 9 3 0 0 12
1998 Warrington Wolves 14 1 0 0 4
1999 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 14 2 0 0 8
Total 120 31 0 0 124

Vince Fawcett ( (1970-11-13) 13 November 1970 (age 46) in Leeds) is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s, and 1990s, playing at club level for Leeds, Workington Town, Parramatta Eels, Oldham Bears, Warrington Wolves, and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, as a Wing, Centre.[1]

He struggled to fulfil his potential in a star-studded but underachieving Leeds side, but thrived in a big-fish-in-a-small-pond role at Workington Town in the 1994–95 season when Workington Town, back in the game's top division, secured a mid-table finish. Fawcett enjoyed an excellent season and scored three tries against his old side.

Vince Fawcett's form alerted Parramatta Eels where he enjoyed a successful short stint in 1995 where he is best remembered for a match-winning performance against big rivals Sydney Bulldogs, as his two tries helped the Parramatta Eels register a shock win.

The big centre returned to England with Oldham Bears in 1997, scoring only three tries, but they all came in the same game against Challenge Cup holders, St. Helens. He went on to play Super League for Warrington Wolves and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats.

International honours[edit]

Vince Fawcett appeared for Great Britain at Under-21 level.

Family Information[edit]

Vince Fawcett's son, Benn Fawcett, has played in the junior ranks of home town club, Leeds Rhinos, he attended Lawnswood School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 2010-12-31. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 

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