William Little (rugby league)

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Not to be confused with the rugby league footballer of the 1930s for England, and Barrow, William "Billy" Little
William B. Little
Personal information
Full name William B. Little
Nickname Billy
Born Cumberland, England
Playing information
Position Fullback
Years Team Pld T G FG P
21 Sep 1901–28 Mar 10 Halifax 305 4 326 0 664
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Yorkshire 4
Cumberland 8
1904 England 1 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

William "Billy" B. Little was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1900s, and 1910s playing at representative level played for England, Cumberland, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Halifax, as a Fullback, i.e. number 1.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Billy Little won a cap for England while at Halifax in 1904 against Other Nationalities.[1]

County Honours[edit]

Billy Little won caps for Cumberland, and Yorkshire while at Halifax.

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Billy Little played Fullback in Halifax's 3-13 defeat by Hunslet in the 1905 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1905–06 season at Park Avenue, Bradford on Saturday 2 December 1905.

Honoured at Halifax[edit]

Billy Little is a Halifax Hall Of Fame Inductee.[2]


  1. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Halifax RLFC Hall of Fame". halifaxrlfc.co.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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