Billy Platt

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROMDEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
6-10-1954
N/A
17-10-1972
Local juniors
12-10-1975 v Australia
Dewsbury
1978- Leigh
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
1975-1977
18 (10)
2
0
0
6

BIOGRAPHY

Billy Platt was a larger tha life character and former guardsman renowned in local rugby league circles for his dedication to the game. He made his first team debut for the club in the match against the Australian touring team in October 1975. He was a versatile player who was equally at home in the back row or at centre. Billy scored a brace of tries in the Lancashire Cup thrashing of Swinton. Billy moved on to Leigh after his days at Knowsley Road were over.

Dave Dooley

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1975~76 1 0 0 8
1976~770 0 0 5
1977~782 0 0 8
TOTALS:3 0 0 21
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1976~770001
1977~781002
TOTALS:1003

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompSeasonVenueFTFTOTGDGNPS**
12th Oct 1975 L 11 Australia Tour 1975~76 H 7 32 V
24th Mar 1976 W 12 Oldham L 1975~76 A 15 8 V
30th Mar 1976 W 15 Salford L 1975~76 H 24 7 1 V
4th Apr 1976 W 15 Warrington L 1975~76 A 16 10 V
11th Apr 1976 W 15 Wakefield Trinity L 1975~76 A 28 12 V
13th Apr 1976 L 11 Keighley L 1975~76 A 12 14 V
16th Apr 1976 L 15 Wigan L 1975~76 H 11 28 V
19th Apr 1976 L 12 Widnes L 1975~76 A 7 23 V
21st Aug 1976 L 4 Wigan LC1 1976~77 A 5 37 V
11th Nov 1976 L 15 Catalan XIII* Fr Charity 1976~77 A 10 18 V
21st Nov 1976 W 14 Oldham L 1976~77 A 20 9 Y V
20th Feb 1977 W 14 Rochdale Hornets L 1976~77 H 20 9 V
29th Mar 1977 L 14 Featherstone Rovers L 1976~77 A 7 24 V
1st Apr 1977 W 14 Bradford Northern L 1976~77 H 34 6 Y V
7th Aug 1977 W 4 Pilkington Recs* Fr Queens Silver Jub 1977~78 H 23 17 1 V
10th Aug 1977 W 4 Wigan* Fr Queens Silver Jub 1977~78 H 29 5 V
21st Aug 1977 W 3 Swinton LC1 1977~78 H 49 3 2 V
30th Aug 1977 W 11 Rochdale Hornets LC2 (rep) 1977~78 H 16 5 V
1st Oct 1977 L 14 Warrington L 1977~78 A 10 22 Y V
23rd Oct 1977 W 14 Swinton JP1 1977~78 A 28 11 V
13th Dec 1977 L 14 Hull K.R. FTF 1977~78 A 11 26 V
18th Dec 1977 L 3 Hull K.R. L 1977~78 A 9 21 V
8th Jan 1978 W 15 Dewsbury L 1977~78 H 23 7 V
24th Mar 1978 L 15 Wigan L 1977~78 H 17 22 V
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
CALCULATED APPEARANCES : OFFICIAL 15 OTHER 3 = 21
ACTUAL APPEARANCES (inc 10 Subs) = 18
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