Ray Huyton

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
16-11-1923
N/A
28-08-1943
UGB ARL
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
04-09-1943 v Keighley
Bramley
1949-
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
1949-1949
14 (0)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
0
8
0
16

BIOGRAPHY

Ray Huyton by Alex Service

An A Team stalwart and great clubman who lived in the Eccleston district certainly up to 2009, Ray was nicknamed ‘Ram’ and joined the St.Helens club during bthe second world war in 1943. He played in several back positions for the Saints over a period spanning seven seasons. On debut he kicked four goals against Keighley. His last match was against Bramley at Knowsley Road on 1st October 1949 and over 15,000 fans were there to watch Saints win convincingly 39-2. Ray played scrum-half that day, with Jimmy Honey as his stand-off. He was originally with the UGB amateur club. Saints Chairman Harry Cook, together with Duggie Greenall, were instrumental in getting Ray down to Knowsley Road. Ray died in St Helens in December 2010, aged 87.

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1943~44 0 8 0 4
1946~47 0 0 0 7
1947~48 0 0 0 2
1949~500 0 0 1
TOTALS:0 8 0 14
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
TOTALS:

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompSeasonVenueFTFTOTGDGNPS**
4th Sep 1943
L
2 Keighley WEL 1943~44 H 17 23 4 VIEW
11th Sep 1943
L
2 Leeds WEL 1943~44 H 5 28 1 VIEW
18th Sep 1943
L
2 Dewsbury WEL 1943~44 A 16 46 2 VIEW
25th Sep 1943
L
7 Barrow WEL 1943~44 H 5 24 1 VIEW
23rd Nov 1946
L
6 Bramley L 1946~47 A 0 10 VIEW
30th Nov 1946
W
3 Huddersfield L 1946~47 H 18 10 VIEW
7th Dec 1946
L
3 Leigh L 1946~47 A 3 10 VIEW
1st Jan 1947
L
6 Liverpool Stanley L 1946~47 A 7 8 VIEW
4th Jan 1947
L
2 Leeds L 1946~47 A 5 20 VIEW
12th Apr 1947
L
6 Oldham L 1946~47 H 7 18 VIEW
19th Apr 1947
L
2 Workington Town L 1946~47 A 2 13 VIEW
6th Sep 1947
W
3 Salford L 1947~48 A 12 5 VIEW
13th Sep 1947
W
3 Oldham L 1947~48 H 16 2 VIEW
1st Oct 1949
W
7 Bramley L 1949~50 H 39 2 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
WINS : 4 | LOSSES : 10 | DRAWS :

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