Hughie McDowell *

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROMDEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
17-11-1907
N/A
Date unknown.
Widnes (guest)
06-09-1941 v York
Hunslet
1942-
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
1941-1941
19 (0)
1
0
0
3

BIOGRAPHY

McDowell was a guest player from the Widnes club who played 19 matches for the Saints in World War Two between September 1941 and May 1942. He was a second row forward who scored one try against Dewsbury in January 1942.

Hughie played 269 matches for Widnes in the 1930s, scoring 34 tries and kicking 11goals. He featured in Challenge Cup and other trophy winning teams.Hughie also gained an international cap for England against France in 1939.

Thanks to Steve Fox, the Widnes rugby historian, for the image of Hughie.

Dave Dooley

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1941~421 0 0 19
TOTALS:1 0 0 19
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
TOTALS:

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompSeasonVenueFTFTOTGDGNPS**
6th Sep 1941 W 12 York WEL 1941~42 H 23 13 V
13th Sep 1941 W 8 Hull WEL 1941~42 H 11 10 V
20th Sep 1941 W 12 Keighley WEL 1941~42 A 20 2 V
27th Sep 1941 L 11 Huddersfield WEL 1941~42 A 13 21 V
4th Oct 1941 W 11 Batley WEL 1941~42 H 26 16 V
17th Oct 1941 W 11 Castleford WEL 1941~42 H 16 2 V
19th Oct 1941 L 11 Hunslet WEL 1941~42 A 5 13 V
8th Nov 1941 W 11 Featherstone Rovers WEL 1941~42 H 24 10 V
22nd Nov 1941 W 12 Keighley WEL 1941~42 H 17 11 V
29th Nov 1941 L 12 Castleford WEL 1941~42 A 5 12 V
3rd Jan 1942 L 11 Wigan WEL 1941~42 H 0 18 V
10th Jan 1942 L 11 Dewsbury WEL 1941~42 A 8 37 1 V
14th Jan 1942 W 13 Halifax WEL 1941~42 H 13 9 V
21st Jan 1942 L 13 Oldham WEL 1941~42 A 5 8 V
4th Apr 1942 L 11 Halifax WEL 1941~42 A 5 36 V
6th Apr 1942 L 11 Dewsbury WEL 1941~42 H 2 9 V
18th Apr 1942 W 11 Featherstone Rovers CC1(2) 1941~42 H 8 3 V
25th Apr 1942 L 11 Hunslet CC2(1) 1941~42 A 3 16 V
2nd May 1942 W 11 Hunslet CC2(2) 1941~42 H 21 14 V
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
CALCULATED APPEARANCES : OFFICIAL 19 OTHER 0 = 19
ACTUAL APPEARANCES (inc 0 Subs) = 19
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