||Parts of this article (those related to his loan at Salford in 2015???) need to be updated. (march 2017)|
|Full name||Wayne Godwin|
13 March 1982 |
Pontefract, Yorkshire, England
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||13 st 8 lb (86 kg)|
|As of 26 July 2015
Source: RLP, Love Rugby League & Wigan stats
Wayne Godwin turned pro in 2002 by being signed from his local club Knottingley Rockware to play for Castleford until the end of 2004, making over 60 appearances. Wayne signed a two-year deal with Wigan after Castleford's relegation at the end of 2004's Super League IX.
Godwin signed for Hull F.C. in 2006
Wayne signed for Bradford in 2008 and was the understudy to Terry Newton, during his time at Bradford he always wore the number 14 shirt and has established himself as a fans' favourite. During his time at Bradford he played many different positions including loose forward several times. Mick Potter's arrival at Odsal and the arrival of the vastly experienced hooker Matt Diskin put Wayne in a position where he would be the 3rd choice hooker and would not feature in every game of the 2011 season. On 20 December it was rumoured and all but confirmed in the League Express that he was going to join Salford on a 3-year deal.
It was announced that Wayne Godwin had joined Salford due to their intended hooker Tevita Leo Latu being refused a visa despite currently playing for Wakefield Trinity in the Super League. On Godwin's debut he scored a try vs Leigh but still lost 13–12, in his second game vs Wigan he did not cross the line in Salford's 28–34 defeat against the current champions
Wayne signed for Dewsbury for the 2014 season playing in the Kingstone Press Championship. On 15 March 2015, Godwin returned on a four-week loan to Salford.
Wayne was called into the England A squad for the 2004 European Nations cup.
As of September 2010, With 20 goals, Wayne is 6th in the list of England's all-time goal scorers (behind George Fairbairn, Andrew Farrell, Kevin Sinfield, Ernest Ward, & James "Jimmy" Ledgard), with 44 points he is 9th in the list of England's all-time Point Scorers (behind George Fairbairn, Andrew Farrell, Kevin Sinfield, Ernest Ward, James "Jimmy" Ledgard, Jamie Rooney, Rob Burrow & Bobbie Goulding).
- "Salford City Reds". official club website. Salford City Reds. Retrieved 17 August 2011.
- Bradford Bulls profile
- Castleford Tigers profile
- England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk
- Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org
- Godwin Signs For Hull FC form www.wiganwarriors.com
- Hooker Godwin agrees Hull switch from BBC Sport
- GODWIN TO JOIN BULLS
- The Bulls tied up the services of Wayne Godwin
- Wayne Godwin Wigan Career Page on the Wigan RL Fansite.