|Full name||Vince Fawcett|
13 November 1970 |
Vince Fawcett ( 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.13 November 1970 in
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.
Vince Fawcett appeared for Great Britain at Under-21 level.
- "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 2010-12-31. Retrieved 2011-01-01.