Ron Tucker

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROMDEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
01-02-1922
N/A
18-09-1945
N and S Eccleston Labour Club
13-04-1946 v Oldham
Workington Town
1947- Swinton
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
1945-1946
12 (0)
3
0
0
9

BIOGRAPHY

Ron Tucker by SHS

Ron was born in Malvern Road, Parr and was 6 feet and 13 stones in his playing days. He played 12 matches for the Saints and scored 3 tries. He signed from North and South Eccleston Labour Club after demobilization from the navy in 1946.

He later played for Swinton and Salford. A fairground fighter, he once claimed a famous victory against fellow rugby league player Jonty Pilkington in a three-round challenge bout.

Ron died at the age of 46. He was married to Edith and has a daughter, Barbara. His brother Lawrence was Mayor of St.Helens in 1990-91. His nephew and namesake is Chairman of Blackbrook ARLFC.

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1945~46 2 0 0 4
1946~471 0 0 8
TOTALS:3 0 0 12
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
TOTALS:

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompSeasonVenueFTFTOTGDGNPS**
13th Apr 1946 L 12 Oldham L 1945~46 H 9 14 V
19th Apr 1946 L 12 Wigan L 1945~46 A 9 15 V
20th Apr 1946 L 13 Wakefield Trinity L 1945~46 A 10 32 V
27th Apr 1946 W 11 Hull K.R. L 1945~46 H 29 6 2 V
31st Aug 1946 L 12 Widnes L 1946~47 H 2 10 V
30th Nov 1946 W 13 Huddersfield L 1946~47 H 18 10 1 V
7th Dec 1946 L 13 Leigh L 1946~47 A 3 10 V
14th Dec 1946 W 13 Salford L 1946~47 H 9 8 V
25th Dec 1946 L 13 Liverpool Stanley L 1946~47 H 16 17 V
26th Dec 1946 L 13 Wigan L 1946~47 H 9 11 V
28th Dec 1946 L 13 Huddersfield L 1946~47 A 12 19 V
19th Apr 1947 L 13 Workington Town L 1946~47 A 2 13 V
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
CALCULATED APPEARANCES : OFFICIAL 12 OTHER 0 = 12
ACTUAL APPEARANCES (inc 0 Subs) = 12
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