Eric Hughes

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
17-10-1950
N/A
04-02-1986
Widnes
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
02-03-1986 v Halifax
Leeds
1986- Rochdale Hornets
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
1985-1985
13 (0)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
1
0
0
4

BIOGRAPHY

Eric came to the Saints at the end of a glorious Widnesian career. A natural footballer and blessed with pace he was one of the best support players of that era.

He played 13 matches at stand off for the Saints between March and April 1986. Eric helped guide the club to victories in the first twelve fixtures. Ironically his only try for the club came in the unlucky thirteenth match against Leeds when the Saints were bundled out of the Premiership competition at the first hurdle.

Eric returned to the club in 1995 when he took over the coaching reins at the club. His attacking philosophy suited the Saints and the supporters were treated to some excellent rugby that season. With the onslaught of the Super League era and the appointment of Shaun McRae as coach, Eric was redeployed within the club to become Football Manager.

Dave Dooley

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1985~86 1 0 0 13
TOTALS:1 0 0 13
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
TOTALS:

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompSeasonVenueFTFTOTGDGNPS**
2nd Mar 1986 W 6 Halifax L 1985~86 H 22 10 VIEW
16th Mar 1986 W 6 York L 1985~86 A 18 11 VIEW
19th Mar 1986 W 6 Salford L 1985~86 H 28 10 VIEW
23rd Mar 1986 W 6 Dewsbury L 1985~86 A 18 12 VIEW
28th Mar 1986 W 6 Wigan L 1985~86 H 18 13 VIEW
31st Mar 1986 W 6 Widnes L 1985~86 A 16 6 VIEW
2nd Apr 1986 W 6 Oldham L 1985~86 A 38 12 VIEW
6th Apr 1986 W 6 Swinton L 1985~86 H 24 14 VIEW
9th Apr 1986 W 6 Hull K.R. L 1985~86 A 22 13 VIEW
13th Apr 1986 W 6 Salford L 1985~86 A 30 28 VIEW
16th Apr 1986 W 6 Castleford L 1985~86 H 62 12 VIEW
20th Apr 1986 W 6 Oldham L 1985~86 H 44 12 VIEW
27th Apr 1986 L 6 Leeds PT1 1985~86 H 22 38 1 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.

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