Dave Markey

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
03-02-1945
N/A
Date unknown.
St.Helens Juniors
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
12-09-1964 v Blackpool Borough
Salford
1966- Widnes
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
1964-1966
12 (5)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
2
0
0
6

BIOGRAPHY

Dave Markey by Alex Service

A forceful second row forward, local product Dave Markey made his debut in the First Team against Blackpool Borough on 12th September 1964. He was initially on the bench, with Peter Harvey for this game, which the Saints won 37-5. The game itself was characterised by a hat-trick from stand-off Keith Northey, together with a brace [and 5 goals] from scrum-half Alex Murphy.

A regular member of what was quite a strong A Team at Knowsley Road, Dave played for the seniors on seven occasions, with five more as substitute, scoring two tries. It was always extremely competitive for places in the back-row at the time of Dave’s arrival, with the likes of John Mantle, Ray French, John Warlow, Mervyn Hicks, Jimmy Mustrad and others all vying for a spot. Dave’s last match for the Saints was in the Floodlit trophy Preliminary round [second leg] against Salford at Knowsley Road. The Saints won comfortably by 40-5. He moved to Widnes, with Ray French, as part of the deal that took Frank Myler to Knowsley Road. Dave has kept his links with the St. Helens club and remains a staunch member of the Saints’ Past Players Association. It is quite true to say that he is also a popular and respected figure in the local community of Eccleston.

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1964~652 0 0 3
1965~660 0 0 11
1966~67 0 0 0 5
TOTALS:2 0 0 19
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1966~670001
TOTALS:0001

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompSeasonVenueFTFTOTGDGNPS**
12th Sep 1964 W 15 Blackpool Borough L 1964~65 H 37 5 VIEW
26th Sep 1964 W 11 Featherstone Rovers L 1964~65 A 30 15 2 VIEW
10th Oct 1964 W 12 Blackpool Borough L 1964~65 A 31 9 VIEW
28th Aug 1965 W 15 Castleford L 1965~66 A 19 15 VIEW
30th Aug 1965 W 15 Whitehaven L 1965~66 H 30 5 Y VIEW
4th Sep 1965 W 15 Warrington L 1965~66 A 11 2 Y VIEW
1st Oct 1965 W 15 Oldham L 1965~66 H 23 17 Y VIEW
16th Oct 1965 W 12 Salford L 1965~66 A 15 11 VIEW
29th Jan 1966 W 15 Halifax L 1965~66 A 5 2 Y VIEW
19th Feb 1966 L 15 Wakefield Trinity L 1965~66 A 12 20 VIEW
12th Mar 1966 W 15 Huddersfield L 1965~66 A 8 7 Y VIEW
23rd Mar 1966 W 14 Leigh L 1965~66 A 6 5 Y VIEW
26th Mar 1966 L 14 Wigan L 1965~66 A 8 17 Y VIEW
2nd Apr 1966 W 15 Hull K.R. CC3 1965~66 H 12 10 VIEW
12th Aug 1966 L 15 Swinton* Fr Gallie Cup 1966~67 H 13 27 VIEW
19th Aug 1966 D 12 Widnes L 1966~67 A 10 10 VIEW
23rd Aug 1966 L 12 Warrington L 1966~67 H 6 10 VIEW
27th Aug 1966 W 12 Salford L 1966~67 H 42 7 VIEW
29th Aug 1966 L 12 Wakefield Trinity L 1966~67 A 15 28 VIEW
26th Sep 1966 W 15 Salford FTP(2) 1966~67 H 40 5 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.

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