Simon Booth

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
09-12-1971
N/A
05-07-1994
Leigh
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
21-08-1994 v Doncaster
Brisbane Broncos
1997- Hull Sharks
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
1994-1997
47 (14)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
7
0
0
28

BIOGRAPHY



HERITAGE NO : 1050
Simon Booth by Alex Service

A big, rangy second row forward, signed from Leigh, Simon played for the Saints during the transition era from winter to summer rugby. He made his debut against newly-promoted Doncaster in the first match of the 1994-95 campaign, which the Saints lost. Simon was just as effective coming off the bench as an impact player and we shall never forget his contribution during the 1996 Challenge Cup final when he poached a try at such a crucial time in the match. Despite taking the early initiative, the Saints were staring defeat in the face until Bobbie Goulding sent up a series of bombs to unsettle the Bradford Bulls defence. Simon got on the end of one of these towering kicks and touched down. It was on the hour and brought the Saints back level again at 22-22. Goulding kicked the goal and Saints never lost the initiative after that, in what was described as the mother of all come backs.

Simon stayed at Knowsley Road until the end of the 1997 season. His last match was against Brisbane Broncos in the expanded World Club Challenge competition of the time. He then signed for Hull Sharks, together with Stephen Prescott and Alan Hunte. Simon played over 20 matches in Super League for the Sharks before leaving at the end of 1999. It is believed that he went into Further Education in a college in the Humberside area, but we would welcome any further information as to his post-rugby career.

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1994~95 1 0 0 12
1995~96 3 0 0 9
1996 2 0 0 16
19971 0 0 10
TOTALS:7 0 0 47
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1994~950001
1995~961002
19960001
TOTALS:1004

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompVenueFTFTOTGDG
14th Aug 1994
W
3 Widnes* Fr Charity H 48 4 VIEW
21st Aug 1994
L
4 Doncaster L H 20 29 VIEW
24th Aug 1994
L
14 Warrington L A 10 31 VIEW
28th Aug 1994
W
4 Halifax L A 30 22 VIEW
4th Sep 1994
W
4 Salford L H 34 28 VIEW
11th Sep 1994
W
6 Workington Town L A 30 25 VIEW
1st Nov 1994
L
4 Australia Tour H 14 32 VIEW
4th Dec 1994
W
2 Huddersfield RT2 A 52 11 1 VIEW
11th Jan 1995
L
4 Wakefield Trinity L A 0 15 VIEW
15th Jan 1995
W
4 Featherstone Rovers L H 26 20 VIEW
22nd Jan 1995
W
14 Hull L H 54 18 VIEW
29th Jan 1995
L
2 Castleford L A 16 18 VIEW
5th Feb 1995
L
2 Sheffield Eagles L A 31 35 VIEW
6th Aug 1995
W
14 Hull* Fr Testimonial H 64 16 1 VIEW
11th Aug 1995
W
12 Salford* Fr A 32 22 VIEW
20th Sep 1995
L
17 Warrington L A 16 28 VIEW
20th Dec 1995
L
2 Castleford L A 18 26 VIEW
26th Dec 1995
L
13 Wigan L A 4 58 1 VIEW
1st Jan 1996
L
12 Leeds L H 14 20 VIEW
4th Jan 1996
W
15 Warrington RTSF H 80 0 2 VIEW
7th Jan 1996
W
11 Warrington L H 54 14 VIEW
13th Jan 1996
L
11 Wigan RTF N 16 25 VIEW
17th Jan 1996
W
11 London Broncos L H 48 18 VIEW
21st Jan 1996
L
11 Halifax L A 24 32 VIEW
4th Feb 1996
W
12 Castleford Tigers SCCC4 A 58 16 VIEW
11th Feb 1996
W
12 Rochdale Hornets SCCC5 A 58 20 VIEW
24th Feb 1996
W
12 Salford Reds SCCC6 A 46 26 VIEW
9th Mar 1996
W
12 Widnes SCCCSF N 24 14 VIEW
31st Mar 1996
W
12 Workington Town SL A 62 0 VIEW
21st Apr 1996
W
12 Halifax Blue Sox SL A 30 28 VIEW
27th Apr 1996
W
12 Bradford Bulls SCCCF W 40 32 1 VIEW
5th May 1996
W
12 Oldham Bears SL H 66 18 VIEW
12th May 1996
W
12 London Broncos SL H 24 22 1 VIEW
17th May 1996
W
12 Warrington Wolves SL A 25 24 VIEW
27th May 1996
W
15 Castleford Tigers SL H 62 24 VIEW
2nd Jun 1996
W
12 Paris St.Germain SL H 52 10 VIEW
8th Jun 1996
W
12 Sheffield Eagles SL A 43 32 VIEW
16th Jun 1996
W
12 Workington Town SL H 60 16 VIEW
21st Jun 1996
L
12 Wigan Warriors SL A 19 35 VIEW
8th Sep 1996
L
16 Wigan Warriors PTF N 14 44 VIEW
26th Dec 1996
L
16 Wigan* Fr Norweb Challenge A 22 32 VIEW
31st Mar 1997
W
15 Sheffield Eagles SL H 32 12 VIEW
15th Apr 1997
W
14 Salford Reds SL H 19 12 VIEW
1st Jun 1997
W
11 Halifax Blue Sox SL A 26 18 VIEW
6th Jun 1997
L
12 Auckland Warriors WCC H 14 42 VIEW
16th Jun 1997
L
15 Cronulla Sharks WCC H 8 48 VIEW
25th Aug 1997
W
14 Leeds Rhinos SL H 25 18 VIEW
12th Sep 1997
W
14 Salford Reds PT H 26 12 VIEW
19th Sep 1997
W
14 Castleford Tigers PTSF H 32 18 VIEW
28th Sep 1997
L
14 Wigan Warriors PTF N 20 33 VIEW
4th Oct 1997
L
14 Brisbane Broncos WCCQF A 12 66 1 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
WINS : 32 | LOSSES : 19 | DRAWS :

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