Geoff Pimblett

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
11-05-1944
N/A
07-01-1971
St. Helens RU
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
27-02-1971 v Whitehaven
Wakefield Trinity
1979- when he Retired
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
1970-1978
365 (5)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
48
608
28
1388

Biography of Geoff Pimblett



HERITAGE NO : 870
Geoffrey Pimblett by Dave Dooley:
I first came across Geoff Pimblett when he arrived at Grange Park Technical School in the mid-1960s as a fresh-faced teacher of History. There must be some kind of fountain of eternal youth close to Broadway as `Sir Geoffrey` didn`t seem to age through the following fifteen or so years during which he became one of Saints` all time great full backs and captains. The very same `secret spring` could also explain why Geoff became a `lifer` at the same school for the rest of his professional career.

In the late sixties I recall Geoff playing captain and centre up at Moss Lane and gaining representative honours for Lancashire RU. He was famed for his nimble feet, a fine side step and a good tactical, attacking rugby brain. He signed professional forms on the 7th. of January, 1971 and made his debut as substitute in the away match against Whitehaven on the 27th of February 1971, when Saints emerged victors by 15 points to 8. His first start in the line up was in the following match against Featherstone Rovers when Geoff played at stand off. His utility value was realised almost immediately as `Pimmer` played four games in the centres before donning the number one jersey for the first time in the Good Friday derby win over Wigan at Central Park by 9 points to 6. By the end of the campaign Geoff was playing a vital role in the 1971 Championship Final over Wigan at Station Road, Swinton. His points contributions during the next few seasons remained relatively low as the goal-kicking role was mostly attributable to captain Kel Coslett. In his first full season (1971-72) Geoff established himself as almost a permanent feature in the number one Saints` jersey.

The eight and half seasons of Geoff`s Sainthood were punctuated by finals, winners medals and man of the match awards. Geoff indeed was the first player to be awarded the double Lance Todd Trophy and the Harry Sunderland Trophy in the 1976 RL Challenge Cup Final and the 1977 Premiership Final respectively. The latter victory over Warrington by 32 to 20 best illustrated Geoff`s forte for linking up with the attack scoring a try and kicking 7 goals in the process. When Billy Benyon moved to Warrington at the end of the season Geoff was appointed Club Captain. Another outstanding performance I recall was the 1975 BBC Floodlit Trophy final win over Dewsbury. There was a magical moment in the game when Pimblett broke through from close to the Saints line the defence using a beautiful side step to send Roy Mathias racing down the Popular side Stand touchline for a cracking try. The era saw Saints playing some fantastic rugby. Unfortunately, the games witnessed poor attendances apart from big cup games and the traditional derbies.

A summary of Geoff`s winners` medals indicates just how hot Saints were at the time. Two Challenge Cup Finals, one Championship Final, two BBC Floodlit Trophy Finals, two Premiership Finals a member of the 1974/75 Championship winning team were amongst Pimblett`s impressive haul. The last honour demonstrates how important Geoff was to the team. That season Pimblett appeared in more matches than any other player as Saints ended the season nine points ahead of the opposition.

The end of his career coincided with a relative decline in the fortunes of the club. The 1978/79 season was far from glamorous for the Club however we had battled to the semi-final of the RL Challenge Cup eager to make amends after the loss to Leeds in the previous season`s Final. A string of poor results culminated in a 23 points to 3 loss away to Wakefield on April 1st. 1979. As the team were playing Wakefield in the RL Cup semi-final the following weekend the then coach Eric Ashton decided to drop Geoff Pimblett. Geoff immediately announced his retirement from the game. It was a move well received by the supporters who saw Pimmer being used as a bit of a scapegoat for the poor team form.

As well as winning two Lancashire caps Geoff won his only international cap playing for England against Wales on May 28th 1978 at Knowsley Road. Pimblett scored one try and kicked nine goals in the glorious St Helens sunshine as the Welsh were thrashed by a record margin of 60 points to 13.Geoff Pimblett is still sixth on the Club`s all time points scoring chart with 1388 points from 48 tries, 608 goals and 28 drop goals.

Even after his magnificent playing career had come to an end Geoff has maintained his link to the St. Helens Club. He was a founder member of, and still plays an active role in St. Helens Past Players Association and he is an integral part of the Saints Smart School.

This is the obituary for Geoff, by Alex Service, after his death in February 2018.

It is extremely sad to report the passing of a true Saints' great after a short illness at the age of 73.

Born in the Laffak district of St. Helens, Geoff Pimblett showed he had tremendous sporting ability as a pupil at Windle junior school and later at Cowley Grammar School. He had tremendous hand-eye coordination and was a natural games player. Even then it was obvious that he was cool under pressure and was rarely, if ever, flustered. Although he was a quiet, somewhat reserved character, he had a total belief in his own ability that could never be described as arrogance, which every successful sportsperson has to have. In rugby and cricket, he continued to flourish and by the late 1960s, he was an integral member of St. Helens RUFC and he had picked up county honours, for Lancashire in the process. In the summer months, he was a deadly fast bowler for St. Helens Cricket Club and also represented the Manchester Association. Many good judges reckon he was one of the quickest bowlers never to play for his county, but I digress.

He was never the biggest of players and his anticipation and timing had to compensate accordingly another reason he was to achieve so much. "I was quite happy playing rugby union with St. Helens RUFC at Moss Lane, where I was captain and that's where I thought I would remain until Saints came in for me," he recalled. "I was well into my twenties and they wanted me to play as an attacking full-back. I had been a centre in union, although I played a few games at stand-off before settling down in the number one jersey. I was really chuffed that they had approached me and it was the right time to do so for me, personally." What they got was an astute and intelligent footballer, with a nimble step and the ability to chime into the attack with deadly effect. It seemed as though his football brain was several notches ahead of his opponents and he made things look easy, such was his natural ability. He appeared to be so organised and unflappable, in command of most situations, whether in defence or attack. Geoff was also a fine goal-kicker, with a precise, chipped style, like a golfer with a 9 iron and could pop over crucial drop-goals if need be.

Geoff was 26 when he became a Saint on 7th January 1971 and a change of codes was always a potential gamble. He played several games in the A team as a stand-off and was the back substitute for the visit to Whitehaven on 27th February. "You have to have some luck in the game and I remember the team got knocked out of the Challenge Cup by Leeds and perhaps it was then that they thought about giving me a chance to establish myself." He wore the full-back's jersey for the first time against Wigan on Good Friday at Central Park, with the Saints winning 9-6, in front of 24,017 and by the end of the campaign, 12 matches in fact, Geoff was playing a vital role in another Saints' success over Wigan, at Swinton in the Championship Final, when they kept the trophy for the second successive year. He looked the part in the number one jersey too.

Geoff had certainly arrived at Knowsley Road at the right time. The next eight seasons were sprinkled with finals, winner's medals and Man of the Match awards, as Geoff made the number one jersey very much his own. He was the first player to win both the Lance Todd Trophy [1976 v Widnes] and Harry Sunderland Trophy [1977 v Warrington] and after taking over the goal-kicking duties from his great friend Kel Coslett, he led the goal-kicking charts in 1977/78 with 138. He also became the only man to captain both St. Helens RUFC and St. Helens RLFC!

He made a sterling contribution towards Saints' success in the 1972 Challenge Cup Final victory over a powerful Leeds side and was a virtual ever-present in the team that won the First Division Championship in 1975 at a canter. Yet it is the 1976 Challenge Cup Final that saw him produce his greatest performance. "We were playing good rugby that season, the best I had experienced in a Saints' side," he remembered. "Once we got the breakthrough, you could enjoy the experience of playing at Wembley." Despite the intense heat, Pimblett revealed why he was such an asset to the Saints, with three conversions and two vital drop-goals as his 'Dad's Army' side held their own and more against a much younger Widnes outfit. He was a constant threat to the Widnes defence all afternoon doing what he did best, linking up with the attack. It was a superb all-round performance worthy of the coveted Lance Todd Trophy. "It was different in those days," he remembered. "As we were lining up ready to go up for the cup, this fellow comes up to me and says 'by the way, you've won the Lance Todd,' which was a nice surprise - without doubt the highlight of my career."

Following a 15-2 Premiership success against Salford seven days later, Geoff and his team-mates embarked on a short tour Down Under, playing against Easts at the Sydney Cricket Ground, but were beaten decisively.

The Saints, with Geoff in sparkling form, retained the Premiership trophy in 1977, with the 32-20 defeat of Warrington. Pimblett's marvellous 7 goals and a try earned him the Harry Sunderland Trophy outright, when, almost like an extra stand-off with his deceptive, jinking running style, he created wholesale panic in the opposition ranks! By this time, despite his relatively slight frame, he had also perfected a superb front-on man-and-ball tackle. Not many got past him! He was more durable than many realised.

Geoff was the natural choice as Club Captain, following the departures of Billy Benyon and Kel Coslett and he skippered the team in the classic 1978 Challenge Cup Final against Leeds. Unfortunately, the heavier Leeds pack triumphed that day 14-12, in one of the classic Wembley finals. Indeed, the Captain could not disguise his disappointment: "I would have loved to have lifted up the cup for the fans, that's my main regret, although it was a close game."

Geoff became a dual-code county player with his selection for Lancashire against Other Nationalities at Knowsley Road on 25th November 1975, at right centre. He played once more, two years later, in his more accustomed full-back position, against Yorkshire at Naughton Park, Widnes. He also achieved a long-standing ambition by playing for England against Wales at Knowsley Road on 28 May 1978. It was a proud moment when Geoff heard of his selection: "There were some good full-backs around at the time, especially Wigan's George Fairbairn, but I finally got my chance after Wembley. We stayed the night before in a hotel in Kirkby, which was a bit strange with me living so close to the ground anyway! But to play at Knowsley Road was always a pleasure, a superb, flat pitch, always in great condition." England won 60-13, the widest-ever margin between the two countries, yet Geoff delighted his supporters with a fabulous 21-point performance, 9 goals and a try, a record for an England player at the time. Ironically, this was later broken by another Saints' full-back, Steve Prescott, in 1996.

The 1978/79 season saw the Saints in relative decline, although the side battled through to the semi-final of the Challenge Cup against Wakefield Trinity. After a string of bad results, the unthinkable happened and Geoff was dropped before the game. The team itself had not been playing well in the run up and supporters thought that Pimblett had been made a scapegoat, especially when Saints lost 9-7 and he could have made quite a difference. "I decided to call it a day after that," he remembered. "I didn't feel bitter, although the feeling of stability I felt had gone. In the mid-seventies I was making, perhaps four tackles in a match. Now it was in double figures! I played with the best and I had no intention of putting on a pair of boots again!"

But for the fantastic achievements of another superb full-back and local lad, Paul Wellens, Geoff would have been nailed on as a member of the club's Greatest 17. Even after his magnificent playing career had come to an end Geoff maintained his links with the St. Helens Club, right to the end. He was the Secretary and a founder member of the St. Helens Players Association, which has grown from strength to strength over the years and he was an integral part of the Saints' Smart School, helping local primary schools who visited the club. He loved that. Geoff was also a trustee of the Saints' Lottery.

Geoff was a brilliant history teacher at Grange Park High School, where another Saints' great, Steve Llewellyn, was Deputy Head. He was a supremely organised person, an engaging personality and so well-respected by pupils and staff alike. When Grange Park became Broadway, he was Senior Master and remained a popular figure until his retirement in the mid-1990s. A devoted family man, and married to Merle for over 50 years, they have two daughters, Helen and Janet; five grand-children, Jarrod, Josh, Keeley, Hollie and Chloe, together with two great grandchildren, Zak and Eli. Indeed, his grandson Josh [Simm], has recently returned from the Saints' Academy tour to Australia and, hopefully, has a great future ahead of him. Geoff was so proud of the progress he was making.

St. Helens RFC has lost one of its greatest sons and we extend our sympathy to Geoff's family at this sad time. Geoff was always a very modest man, despite his considerable achievements and never one for fuss. He was an absolutely top-notch bloke, great company and so many will feel such a tremendous sense of loss at his untimely passing. He was truly one of our own.

Ray Ashby on a unique coincidence

"I was very fortunate at school and in junior rugby because I was always the captain and this would very often mean that I would think of other players ahead of my own so to speak. I do think that I should have done more kicking and maybe this would have accelerated my career more, certainly would have given me more strings to my bow. I think I was playing with the Glover's Ropery junior team at the time, probably in the mid-1950s and I would practise kicking goals on Laffak fields near where I lived. It was a bit of a pain, kicking the ball from half-way and then retrieving it, until one day this little lad came up to me and said 'can I kick the ball back?' This made things much easier, of course and I didn't have to fetch the ball back after every kick. To cut a long story short, the little lad who acted as ball boy for me was a young Geoff Pimblett, who also lived in the Laffak district. Little did we both realise that in the next twenty years we would both have played professional rugby league as full-backs and would both win the Lance Todd trophy. I won it for Wigan in the 1965 final, when I shared the award with Brian Gabbitas and Geoff won it outright in the 1976 final, when Saints beat Widnes. It was an amazing coincidence when Geoff became a 'ball boy' and who knows, it might have gone a long way to helping him in his Saints' career, when he kicked over 600 goals!

Geoff died in St Helens in February 2018, aged 73.


SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1970~71 0 5 0 14
1971~727 4 0 54
1972~73 5 4 0 40
1973~74 5 51 0 48
1974~75 7 2 0 42
1975~76 6 144 5 49
1976~77 7 140 11 42
1977~78 9 159 3 42
1978~79 2 99 6 34
TOTALS:48 608 25 365
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1971~72 0001
1972~73 0001
1974~75 1002
1975~76 0503
1976~770201
TOTALS:1708

ALL MATCHES

DateMatchPosOpponentsCompVenueFTFTOTGDG
27th Feb 1971 1
W
14 Whitehaven L A 15 8 VIEW
6th Mar 1971 2
W
6 Featherstone Rovers L H 23 16 VIEW
13th Mar 1971 3
W
6 Hull Kingston Rovers L A 26 9 3 VIEW
20th Mar 1971 4
W
6 Swinton L H 40 0 VIEW
22nd Mar 1971 5
W
6 Leeds L H 30 9 2 VIEW
2nd Apr 1971 6
W
4 Widnes L A 8 5 VIEW
9th Apr 1971 7
W
1 Wigan L A 9 6 VIEW
10th Apr 1971 8
W
6 Batley L A 27 4 VIEW
17th Apr 1971 9
W
6 Huddersfield L A 11 8 VIEW
24th Apr 1971 10
W
1 Huddersfield Ch1 H 28 5 VIEW
30th Apr 1971 11
W
1 Hull Ch2 H 30 5 VIEW
7th May 1971 12
W
1 Leeds ChSF H 22 7 VIEW
22nd May 1971 13
W
1 Wigan ChF N 16 12 VIEW
5th Jun 1971 14
W
1 St. Gaudens ECF(2) H 62 0 VIEW
30th Jul 1971 --
L
1 Salford * Fr Gallie Cup A 13 28 VIEW
6th Aug 1971 15
W
1 Leigh LC1 H 11 10 VIEW
12th Aug 1971 16
W
1 Warrington LC2 H 23 6 VIEW
14th Aug 1971 17
W
1 Leigh CS H 11 4 VIEW
17th Aug 1971 18
L
1 Widnes LCSF H 10 12 1 VIEW
21st Aug 1971 19
W
4 Hull L H 30 14 VIEW
24th Aug 1971 20
L
4 Leeds L A 13 20 VIEW
27th Aug 1971 21
W
1 Leigh L A 8 3 VIEW
30th Aug 1971 22
W
1 Workington Town L H 21 14 1 VIEW
4th Sep 1971 23
W
1 Keighley L H 30 19 VIEW
6th Sep 1971 24
W
1 New Zealand Tour H 18 8 VIEW
8th Sep 1971 25
L
1 Castleford L A 13 22 VIEW
11th Sep 1971 26
W
1 Wakefield Trinity L A 23 12 VIEW
18th Sep 1971 27
W
1 Halifax L H 14 10 VIEW
21st Sep 1971 28
W
1 Swinton FT1 A 14 9 VIEW
2nd Oct 1971 29
W
1 Salford L H 23 12 1 VIEW
9th Oct 1971 30
L
1 Bramley L A 10 15 VIEW
18th Oct 1971 31
W
1 Oldham L H 50 2 2 VIEW
23rd Oct 1971 32
L
1 Huddersfield L A 15 17 VIEW
25th Oct 1971 33
W
6 Batley L H 35 5 VIEW
30th Oct 1971 34
W
4 Bramley L H 37 4 VIEW
6th Nov 1971 35
W
3 Dewsbury L A 4 2 VIEW
9th Nov 1971 36
W
1 Leigh FT2 A 13 4 VIEW
13th Nov 1971 37
W
1 Featherstone Rovers JP1 H 37 7 VIEW
20th Nov 1971 38
W
1 Castleford L H 14 2 VIEW
27th Nov 1971 39
W
1 Whitehaven JP2 A 12 0 VIEW
30th Nov 1971 40
W
1 Leeds FTSF A 17 0 VIEW
4th Dec 1971 41
W
1 Oldham L A 28 0 VIEW
11th Dec 1971 42
W
1 Hull JP3 H 33 5 VIEW
14th Dec 1971 43
W
1 Rochdale Hornets FTF H 8 2 VIEW
18th Dec 1971 44
L
1 Wakefield Trinity JPSF A 9 14 VIEW
27th Dec 1971 45
L
1 Wigan L A 3 8 VIEW
1st Jan 1972 46
W
1 Widnes L H 33 5 1 VIEW
8th Jan 1972 47
W
1 Wakefield Trinity L H 18 12 VIEW
15th Jan 1972 48
W
1 Keighley L A 24 4 VIEW
22nd Jan 1972 49
D
1 Leeds L H 15 15 VIEW
29th Jan 1972 50
W
1 Oldham CC1 A 8 6 VIEW
12th Feb 1972 51
W
1 Leigh L H 20 7 1 VIEW
19th Feb 1972 52
W
1 Huddersfield CC2 H 32 9 VIEW
26th Feb 1972 53
L
1 Hull Kingston Rovers L A 2 5 VIEW
4th Mar 1972 54
W
1 York CC3 A 32 5 1 VIEW
11th Mar 1972 55
W
1 Huddersfield L H 27 0 VIEW
14th Mar 1972 56
W
1 Hull Kingston Rovers L H 29 2 VIEW
18th Mar 1972 57
W
1 Dewsbury L H 16 14 VIEW
24th Mar 1972 58
W
1 Salford L A 7 0 1 VIEW
27th Mar 1972 59
W
1 Halifax L A 19 5 2 VIEW
31st Mar 1972 60
W
1 Wigan L H 21 4 VIEW
3rd Apr 1972 61
L
1 Widnes L A 9 19 VIEW
6th Apr 1972 62
W
6 Workington Town L A 19 10 VIEW
15th Apr 1972 63
D
1 Warrington CCSF N 10 10 VIEW
19th Apr 1972 64
W
1 Warrington CCSF(rep) N 10 6 VIEW
28th Apr 1972 65
W
1 Rochdale Hornets Ch2 H 17 5 VIEW
4th May 1972 66
W
1 Bradford Northern ChSF A 14 10 VIEW
13th May 1972 67
W
1 Leeds CCF N 16 13 VIEW
20th May 1972 68
L
1 Leeds ChF N 5 9 VIEW
11th Aug 1972 --
D
3 Salford * Fr Gallie Cup A 12 12 VIEW
20th Aug 1972 69
W
3 Rochdale Hornets L A 21 3 VIEW
28th Aug 1972 70
W
1 Huyton L A 47 6 1 VIEW
3rd Sep 1972 71
W
1 Warrington LC1 A 18 16 VIEW
8th Sep 1972 72
W
1 Leigh L H 9 2 VIEW
13th Sep 1972 73
L
1 Widnes LC2 A 2 13 VIEW
17th Sep 1972 74
L
1 Featherstone Rovers L A 14 19 VIEW
23rd Sep 1972 75
W
1 Halifax JP1 A 22 20 VIEW
29th Sep 1972 76
W
1 Swinton L H 33 12 VIEW
7th Oct 1972 --NPS
D
14 Oldham L A 12 12 VIEW
27th Oct 1972 77
W
14 Featherstone Rovers L H 33 8 1 2 VIEW
3rd Nov 1972 78
W
1 Dewsbury L H 12 7 VIEW
15th Nov 1972 79
L
1 Australia Tour H 9 24 VIEW
19th Nov 1972 80
L
1 Workington Town L A 4 12 VIEW
24th Nov 1972 81
W
1 Featherstone Rovers JP2 H 24 8 VIEW
1st Dec 1972 82
W
1 Oldham L H 24 10 VIEW
9th Dec 1972 83
W
1 Widnes JP3 H 10 3 1 2 VIEW
15th Dec 1972 84
L
1 Workington Town L H 12 14 VIEW
24th Dec 1972 85
W
1 Blackpool Borough L A 33 14 VIEW
26th Dec 1972 86
D
1 Wigan L H 15 15 VIEW
1st Jan 1973 87
W
1 Widnes L A 22 10 VIEW
13th Jan 1973 88
L
1 Leeds JPSF A 0 19 VIEW
20th Jan 1973 89
W
1 Leeds L A 5 2 VIEW
26th Jan 1973 90
W
1 Doncaster CC1 H 41 0 1 VIEW
30th Jan 1973 91
W
1 Rochdale Hornets L H 22 7 VIEW
2nd Feb 1973 92
W
1 Barrow L H 33 2 VIEW
11th Feb 1973 93
L
1 Warrington L A 11 13 VIEW
18th Feb 1973 94
L
1 Wigan CC2 A 2 15 VIEW
23rd Feb 1973 95
L
1 Salford L A 10 15 VIEW
2nd Mar 1973 96
W
1 Blackpool Borough L H 29 0 VIEW
7th Mar 1973 97
L
1 Swinton L A 7 11 VIEW
11th Mar 1973 98
L
1 Whitehaven L A 7 9 VIEW
16th Mar 1973 99
W
4 Salford L H 21 4 VIEW
25th Mar 1973 100
W
4 Leigh L A 11 7 VIEW
27th Mar 1973 101
W
4 Leeds L H 19 12 VIEW
30th Mar 1973 102
W
4 Whitehaven L H 15 9 VIEW
6th Apr 1973 103
W
4 Barrow L A 6 5 VIEW
17th Apr 1973 104
W
1 Bradford Northern L A 24 8 VIEW
20th Apr 1973 105
L
1 Wigan L A 2 12 VIEW
23rd Apr 1973 106
W
4 Widnes L H 15 5 VIEW
2nd May 1973 107
W
4 Wakefield Trinity Ch2 H 28 0 1 VIEW
6th May 1973 108
L
4 Leeds ChSF A 2 7 VIEW
17th Aug 1973 109
W
1 Whitehaven L H 26 19 VIEW
20th Aug 1973 110
W
1 Barrow FTP(1) A 12 6 VIEW
24th Aug 1973 111
W
1 Leigh L A 23 2 VIEW
27th Aug 1973 112
W
1 Barrow FTP(2) H 20 8 VIEW
2nd Sep 1973 113
L
1 Workington Town LC1 A 5 11 1 VIEW
7th Sep 1973 114
W
6 Wakefield Trinity L H 30 9 9 VIEW
15th Sep 1973 115
W
1 Featherstone Rovers JP1 H 34 16 8 VIEW
21st Sep 1973 116
W
1 Whitehaven L A 26 7 4 VIEW
30th Sep 1973 117
W
1 Dewsbury L A 21 8 VIEW
5th Oct 1973 118
W
1 Hull Kingston Rovers L H 39 15 VIEW
13th Oct 1973 119
L
1 Leeds L A 15 20 VIEW
16th Oct 1973 120
W
1 Whitehaven FT1 H 35 5 4 VIEW
19th Oct 1973 121
W
1 Warrington L H 24 6 VIEW
28th Oct 1973 122
W
1 Castleford L A 17 7 4 VIEW
6th Nov 1973 123
W
1 Rochdale Hornets FT2 H 15 7 VIEW
11th Nov 1973 124
W
1 Warrington L A 11 5 VIEW
13th Nov 1973 125
W
1 Australia Tour H 11 7 VIEW
18th Nov 1973 126
W
6 Dewsbury L H 35 3 1 VIEW
25th Nov 1973 127
W
1 Hull Kingston Rovers L A 14 9 1 VIEW
4th Dec 1973 128
L
1 Bramley FTSF A 12 13 VIEW
8th Dec 1973 129
L
1 Oldham L A 11 12 VIEW
16th Dec 1973 130
W
1 Whitehaven JP2 H 28 2 VIEW
22nd Dec 1973 131
L
1 Featherstone Rovers L A 8 13 3 VIEW
26th Dec 1973 132
W
4 Wigan L A 20 10 4 VIEW
29th Dec 1973 133
D
4 Wakefield Trinity JP3 A 18 18 3 VIEW
6th Jan 1974 134
W
1 Wakefield Trinity JP3 (rep) H 16 10 1 2 VIEW
12th Jan 1974 135
L
1 Warrington JPSF A 9 20 3 VIEW
20th Jan 1974 136
L
6 Rochdale Hornets L A 7 11 1 VIEW
27th Jan 1974 137
W
6 Salford L A 12 11 VIEW
3rd Feb 1974 138
W
6 Keighley CC1 H 27 5 VIEW
10th Feb 1974 139
W
6 Featherstone Rovers L H 8 0 VIEW
17th Feb 1974 140
W
6 Rochdale Hornets L H 38 5 1 VIEW
24th Feb 1974 141
W
6 Bramley CC2 H 10 5 VIEW
3rd Mar 1974 142
W
14 Castleford L H 25 5 VIEW
10th Mar 1974 143
L
6 Leigh CC3 A 5 11 VIEW
16th Mar 1974 144
W
14 Bramley L A 20 4 1 VIEW
19th Mar 1974 145
D
14 Salford L H 19 19 VIEW
24th Mar 1974 146
W
1 Leigh L H 44 5 4 VIEW
26th Mar 1974 147
L
6 Widnes L H 0 5 VIEW
31st Mar 1974 148
W
1 Oldham L H 33 12 VIEW
5th Apr 1974 149
W
1 Leeds L H 17 5 VIEW
10th Apr 1974 150
W
1 Wakefield Trinity L A 15 2 VIEW
12th Apr 1974 151
D
1 Wigan L H 9 9 VIEW
15th Apr 1974 152
L
1 Widnes L A 9 12 VIEW
20th Apr 1974 153
W
1 Workington Town MCC1 H 24 7 VIEW
28th Apr 1974 154
W
1 Castleford MCC2 H 25 9 VIEW
3rd May 1974 155
W
1 Leeds MCCSF A 23 10 1 VIEW
18th May 1974 156
L
1 Warrington MCCF N 12 13 VIEW
16th Aug 1974 --
W
3 Blackpool Borough * Fr Charity H 30 8 1 VIEW
23rd Aug 1974 157
W
3 Warrington L A 16 10 VIEW
30th Aug 1974 158
L
3 Workington Town LC1 H 11 13 VIEW
6th Sep 1974 159
W
1 York L H 26 6 VIEW
15th Sep 1974 160
W
1 Dewsbury L A 21 7 VIEW
17th Sep 1974 161
W
1 Wakefield Trinity FTP(1) H 21 12 VIEW
20th Sep 1974 162
W
1 Leeds L H 21 5 VIEW
29th Sep 1974 163
L
1 Swinton JP1 A 6 7 VIEW
6th Oct 1974 164
W
1 Featherstone Rovers L A 22 8 VIEW
11th Oct 1974 165
W
1 Keighley L H 33 7 VIEW
15th Oct 1974 166
W
1 Leeds FT1 H 30 2 VIEW
20th Oct 1974 167
W
1 Halifax L A 47 15 2 VIEW
25th Oct 1974 168
W
1 Rochdale Hornets L H 23 5 1 VIEW
2nd Nov 1974 169
W
1 Bramley L A 17 9 VIEW
12th Nov 1974 170
L
1 Salford FT2 H 7 11 VIEW
15th Nov 1974 171
W
1 Bramley L H 12 10 VIEW
24th Nov 1974 172
L
1 Wakefield Trinity L A 5 13 VIEW
29th Nov 1974 173
W
1 Castleford L H 17 5 VIEW
15th Dec 1974 174
W
1 Warrington L H 20 2 VIEW
21st Dec 1974 175
D
1 Castleford L A 10 10 VIEW
26th Dec 1974 176
W
1 Wigan L H 20 7 VIEW
29th Dec 1974 177
W
1 Salford L A 14 0 VIEW
1st Jan 1975 178
W
1 Widnes L A 11 10 VIEW
5th Jan 1975 179
W
6 Halifax L H 19 3 VIEW
12th Jan 1975 180
W
1 Keighley L A 13 5 VIEW
25th Jan 1975 181
L
1 Leeds L A 10 11 VIEW
2nd Feb 1975 182
W
1 Salford L H 18 5 VIEW
8th Feb 1975 183
W
1 Bramley CC1 A 30 5 VIEW
12th Feb 1975 184
W
1 Bradford Northern L H 20 11 1 VIEW
22nd Feb 1975 185
L
1 Wakefield Trinity CC2 A 9 13 VIEW
7th Mar 1975 186
L
1 Featherstone Rovers L H 8 12 1 VIEW
11th Mar 1975 187
W
1 Wakefield Trinity L H 16 6 VIEW
14th Mar 1975 188
W
6 Rochdale Hornets L A 4 2 VIEW
23rd Mar 1975 189
W
1 Bradford Northern L A 26 15 1 VIEW
28th Mar 1975 190
W
1 Wigan L A 21 2 VIEW
31st Mar 1975 191
W
1 Widnes L H 25 5 1 VIEW
6th Apr 1975 192
W
1 York L A 10 9 VIEW
15th Apr 1975 193
W
1 Dewsbury L H 36 14 VIEW
20th Apr 1975 --
L
1 Wales * Fr Testimonial H 22 31 VIEW
25th Apr 1975 194
W
1 Oldham PT1 H 42 5 1 VIEW
1st May 1975 195
D
1 Bradford Northern PT2 A 5 5 VIEW
2nd May 1975 196
W
1 Bradford Northern PT2 (rep) H 14 5 VIEW
4th May 1975 197
W
1 Wigan PTSF A 22 16 1 VIEW
17th May 1975 198
L
1 Leeds PTF N 11 26 VIEW
31st Aug 1975 199
W
1 Oldham LC1 A 19 17 VIEW
6th Sep 1975 200
W
1 Huddersfield L A 22 21 VIEW
14th Sep 1975 201
W
1 Swinton LC2 A 17 2 VIEW
16th Sep 1975 202
W
1 Leeds L H 24 2 VIEW
23rd Sep 1975 203
L
1 Salford LCSF H 8 21 VIEW
28th Sep 1975 204
W
1 Blackpool Borough JP1 A 36 11 1 VIEW
5th Oct 1975 205
L
1 Featherstone Rovers L A 15 29 VIEW
8th Oct 1975 206
W
1 Rochdale Hornets FTP A 15 7 4 1 VIEW
12th Oct 1975 207
L
1 Australia Tour H 7 32 2 VIEW
22nd Oct 1975 208
W
1 Whitehaven FT1 H 38 10 7 VIEW
9th Nov 1975 209
W
1 Batley JP2 H 47 9 7 VIEW
16th Nov 1975 210
W
1 Castleford L H 22 9 1 5 VIEW
18th Nov 1975 211
W
1 Hull FT2 H 36 13 1 6 VIEW
22nd Nov 1975 212
L
1 Hull JP3 A 8 9 1 VIEW
30th Nov 1975 213
W
1 Huddersfield L H 47 3 10 VIEW
2nd Dec 1975 214
W
1 Barrow FTSF H 11 9 1 VIEW
14th Dec 1975 215
W
1 Oldham L AB A 15 3 2 VIEW
16th Dec 1975 216
W
1 Dewsbury FTF H 22 2 2 VIEW
26th Dec 1975 217
D
1 Wigan L A 12 12 1 1 VIEW
28th Dec 1975 218
W
1 Hull Kingston Rovers L A 18 4 4 1 VIEW
1st Jan 1976 219
W
1 Widnes L H 12 4 2 VIEW
11th Jan 1976 220
W
1 Bradford Northern L H 19 7 5 VIEW
17th Jan 1976 221
W
1 Leeds L A 17 8 4 VIEW
20th Jan 1976 222
W
1 Swinton L H 40 6 1 5 VIEW
25th Jan 1976 223
L
1 Warrington L H 3 9 VIEW
8th Feb 1976 224
L
1 Oldham L H 7 8 2 VIEW
15th Feb 1976 225
W
1 Hull CC1 A 5 3 1 VIEW
20th Feb 1976 226
L
1 Castleford L A 10 26 2 VIEW
29th Feb 1976 227
W
1 Salford CC2 A 17 11 4 VIEW
5th Mar 1976 228
L
1 Salford L A 9 10 3 VIEW
9th Mar 1976 229
W
1 Dewsbury L A 7 6 2 VIEW
14th Mar 1976 230
W
1 Oldham CC3 H 17 9 1 2 1 VIEW
17th Mar 1976 231
L
1 Wakefield Trinity L H 7 10 2 VIEW
19th Mar 1976 232
W
1 Keighley L H 21 2 3 VIEW
24th Mar 1976 233
W
1 Oldham L A 15 8 3 VIEW
28th Mar 1976 234
W
1 Bradford Northern L A 21 9 3 VIEW
30th Mar 1976 235
W
1 Salford L H 24 7 6 VIEW
3rd Apr 1976 236
W
1 Keighley CCSF N 5 4 1 VIEW
4th Apr 1976 237
W
1 Warrington L A 16 10 2 VIEW
11th Apr 1976 238
W
1 Wakefield Trinity L A 28 12 5 VIEW
13th Apr 1976 239
L
1 Keighley L A 12 14 3 VIEW
16th Apr 1976 240
L
1 Wigan L H 11 28 4 VIEW
19th Apr 1976 241
L
1 Widnes L A 7 23 2 VIEW
25th Apr 1976 242
W
1 Hull Kingston Rovers L H 33 8 6 VIEW
30th Apr 1976 243
W
1 Wigan PT1 H 19 6 5 VIEW
8th May 1976 244
W
1 Widnes CCF N 20 5 3 VIEW
11th May 1976 245
W
1 Leeds PTSF(1) A 12 5 3 VIEW
16th May 1976 246
W
1 Leeds PTSF(2) H 21 4 6 VIEW
22nd May 1976 247
W
1 Salford PTF N 15 2 3 2 VIEW
22nd Jun 1976 --
L
1 Queensland * Fr Tour A 15 21 3 VIEW
29th Jun 1976 --
L
1 Eastern Suburbs* Fr Tour ( Unoffic. W A 2 25 1 VIEW
4th Jul 1976 --
L
1 Auckland* Fr Tour A 13 20 1 VIEW
5th Sep 1976 248
L
1 Rochdale Hornets L A 21 24 6 VIEW
10th Sep 1976 249
D
1 Wakefield Trinity L H 7 7 2 VIEW
19th Sep 1976 250
W
1 Barrow L A 19 2 1 VIEW
24th Sep 1976 251
W
1 Leigh L A 20 5 5 1 VIEW
26th Sep 1976 252
W
1 Castleford L H 17 15 5 1 VIEW
2nd Oct 1976 253
L
1 Bradford Northern L A 7 17 2 VIEW
9th Oct 1976 254
L
1 Leeds L A 13 23 3 1 VIEW
17th Oct 1976 255
W
1 Warrington L H 23 9 1 4 VIEW
24th Oct 1976 256
W
1 Hull Kingston Rovers JP1 A 12 7 4 1 VIEW
26th Oct 1976 257
W
1 Swinton FT1 A 22 15 5 VIEW
29th Oct 1976 258
W
1 Salford L A 18 15 4 VIEW
6th Nov 1976 259
L
1 Castleford JP2 H 18 22 3 VIEW
11th Nov 1976 --
L
1 Catalan XIII* Fr Charity A 10 18 2 VIEW
14th Nov 1976 260
W
1 Featherstone Rovers L H 22 17 5 VIEW
16th Nov 1976 261
L
1 Huddersfield FT2 A 7 9 2 VIEW
28th Nov 1976 262
W
1 Hull Kingston Rovers L H 32 8 7 VIEW
4th Dec 1976 263
W
1 Workington Town L A 16 12 3 1 VIEW
12th Dec 1976 264
W
1 Leeds L H 17 6 4 VIEW
27th Dec 1976 265
L
1 Wigan L H 12 14 1 3 VIEW
6th Jan 1977 266
L
1 Widnes L A 8 13 2 1 VIEW
9th Jan 1977 267
W
1 Oldham L H 17 7 1 VIEW
16th Jan 1977 268
W
1 Barrow L H 17 10 4 VIEW
23rd Jan 1977 269
L
1 Wakefield Trinity L A 5 21 1 VIEW
4th Feb 1977 270
L
1 Castleford L A 12 16 VIEW
12th Feb 1977 271
W
1 Warrington CC1 A 13 12 2 3 VIEW
20th Feb 1977 272
W
1 Rochdale Hornets L H 20 9 1 4 VIEW
27th Feb 1977 273
W
1 Wigan CC2 A 9 4 1 1 VIEW
6th Mar 1977 274
W
1 Salford L H 29 9 4 VIEW
13th Mar 1977 275
W
1 Dewsbury CC3 A 11 8 1 2 VIEW
20th Mar 1977 276
W
1 Workington Town L H 13 7 2 VIEW
26th Mar 1977 277
L
1 Leeds CCSF N 2 7 1 VIEW
29th Mar 1977 278
L
1 Featherstone Rovers L A 7 24 2 VIEW
1st Apr 1977 279
W
1 Bradford Northern L H 34 6 5 VIEW
8th Apr 1977 280
W
1 Wigan L A 17 8 4 VIEW
11th Apr 1977 281
W
1 Widnes L H 31 0 5 VIEW
15th Apr 1977 282
L
1 Hull Kingston Rovers L A 13 18 1 3 VIEW
20th Apr 1977 283
W
1 Leigh L H 49 2 1 8 VIEW
23rd Apr 1977 284
L
1 Warrington L A 11 12 1 VIEW
30th Apr 1977 285
D
1 Wigan PT1 H 10 10 2 VIEW
4th May 1977 286
W
1 Wigan PT1 (rep) A 8 3 1 1 VIEW
10th May 1977 287
W
1 Castleford PTSF (1) A 36 12 6 VIEW
14th May 1977 288
W
1 Castleford PTSF (2) H 25 13 4 VIEW
28th May 1977 289
W
1 Warrington PTF N 32 20 1 7 VIEW
28th Aug 1977 290
D
1 Rochdale Hornets LC2 A 4 4 2 VIEW
30th Aug 1977 291
W
1 Rochdale Hornets LC2 (rep) H 16 5 1 2 VIEW
4th Sep 1977 292
L
1 New Hunslet L A 17 22 4 VIEW
11th Sep 1977 293
W
1 Castleford L H 39 17 2 9 VIEW
18th Sep 1977 294
W
1 Dewsbury L A 18 0 3 VIEW
21st Sep 1977 295
L
1 Workington Town LCSF A 4 5 2 VIEW
1st Oct 1977 296
L
1 Warrington L A 10 22 2 VIEW
8th Oct 1977 297
W
1 Leeds L A 17 6 1 4 VIEW
11th Oct 1977 298
W
1 Dewsbury FT1 H 51 0 4 VIEW
16th Oct 1977 299
W
1 Hull L H 52 14 1 8 VIEW
23rd Oct 1977 300
W
1 Swinton JP1 A 28 11 1 3 VIEW
30th Oct 1977 301
W
1 Featherstone Rovers L A 12 5 1 VIEW
6th Nov 1977 302
L
1 Featherstone Rovers JP2 A 10 17 2 VIEW
13th Nov 1977 303
W
1 Leeds L H 19 10 5 VIEW
20th Nov 1977 304
W
1 Bramley L A 36 11 4 VIEW
22nd Nov 1977 305
W
1 Leigh FT2 A 14 7 3 VIEW
27th Nov 1977 306
W
1 Salford L H 13 12 2 VIEW
4th Dec 1977 307
L
1 Workington Town L A 3 16 VIEW
6th Dec 1977 308
W
1 Salford FTSF H 7 4 2 VIEW
10th Dec 1977 309
W
1 Featherstone Rovers L H 20 19 4 VIEW
13th Dec 1977 310
L
1 Hull Kingston Rovers FTF A 11 26 VIEW
22nd Jan 1978 311
W
1 New Hunslet L H 39 7 6 VIEW
29th Jan 1978 312
W
1 Hull L A 18 12 3 VIEW
5th Feb 1978 313
W
1 Warrington L H 17 6 4 VIEW
24th Feb 1978 314
W
1 Huyton CC1 H 36 8 6 VIEW
1st Mar 1978 315
W
1 Castleford L A 29 12 1 5 1 VIEW
5th Mar 1978 316
W
1 Bramley L H 71 7 13 VIEW
12th Mar 1978 317
W
1 Oldham CC2 A 26 11 1 4 VIEW
19th Mar 1978 318
W
1 Huddersfield CC3 H 31 5 5 VIEW
21st Mar 1978 319
W
1 Salford L A 24 11 3 VIEW
24th Mar 1978 320
L
1 Wigan L H 17 22 5 VIEW
27th Mar 1978 321
L
1 Widnes L A 5 33 1 VIEW
30th Mar 1978 322
W
1 Bradford Northern L H 28 13 5 VIEW
2nd Apr 1978 323
W
1 Wakefield Trinity L H 36 5 6 VIEW
8th Apr 1978 324
W
1 Warrington CCSF N 12 8 2 VIEW
12th Apr 1978 325
D
1 Bradford Northern L A 9 9 1 VIEW
16th Apr 1978 326
L
1 Wakefield Trinity L A 23 36 4 VIEW
22nd Apr 1978 327
W
1 Hull Kingston Rovers L H 23 13 4 VIEW
30th Apr 1978 328
W
1 Salford PT1 H 29 11 7 VIEW
3rd May 1978 329
W
1 Bradford Northern PTSF(1) H 14 10 1 4 VIEW
7th May 1978 330
L
1 Bradford Northern PTSF(2) A 12 19 2 2 VIEW
13th May 1978 331
L
1 Leeds CCF N 12 14 3 VIEW
23rd Aug 1978 332
D
1 Rochdale Hornets LC1 (rep) A 8 8 1 1 VIEW
25th Aug 1978 333
W
1 Rochdale Hornets LC1 (2nd rep) N 28 9 5 VIEW
27th Aug 1978 334
L
1 Leigh LC2 A 4 21 2 VIEW
3rd Sep 1978 335
W
1 Huddersfield L A 18 11 1 2 VIEW
6th Sep 1978 336
W
1 Barrow L H 21 7 6 VIEW
10th Sep 1978 337
W
1 Wakefield Trinity L H 20 15 4 VIEW
12th Sep 1978 338
W
1 Warrington FTP H 13 9 3 1 VIEW
17th Sep 1978 339
D
1 Barrow L A 16 16 3 VIEW
23rd Sep 1978 340
W
1 Leeds JP1 H 16 11 3 1 VIEW
1st Oct 1978 341
W
1 Castleford L H 48 14 9 VIEW
8th Oct 1978 342
W
1 Rochdale Hornets L H 33 5 3 VIEW
17th Oct 1978 343
W
1 Salford FT1 A 17 15 2 VIEW
29th Oct 1978 344
W
1 Featherstone Rovers L A 22 11 5 VIEW
3rd Nov 1978 345
W
1 Leigh L H 27 20 3 VIEW
7th Nov 1978 346
W
1 Castleford FT2 H 47 5 7 VIEW
12th Nov 1978 347
L
1 Australia Tour H 4 26 2 VIEW
19th Nov 1978 348
L
1 Rochdale Hornets L A 3 7 1 VIEW
26th Nov 1978 349
L
1 Huddersfield L H 15 16 3 VIEW
28th Nov 1978 350
W
1 Hull FTSF A 13 5 3 VIEW
2nd Dec 1978 351
L
1 Widnes JP2 A 10 11 2 VIEW
10th Dec 1978 352
W
1 Salford L A 16 13 5 VIEW
12th Dec 1978 353
L
1 Widnes FTF H 7 13 2 VIEW
26th Dec 1978 354
W
1 Wigan L H 18 11 2 VIEW
13th Jan 1979 355
L
1 Leeds L A 11 26 1 VIEW
11th Feb 1979 356
W
1 Doncaster CC1 H 34 9 2 VIEW
20th Feb 1979 357
W
1 Workington Town L H 10 6 2 VIEW
23rd Feb 1979 358
D
1 Castleford L A 13 13 3 1 VIEW
4th Mar 1979 359
W
1 Rochdale Hornets CC2 A 11 10 1 VIEW
7th Mar 1979 360
W
1 Warrington L A 15 8 5 1 VIEW
10th Mar 1979 361
W
1 Castleford CC3 A 10 6 3 1 VIEW
18th Mar 1979 362
L
1 Leeds L H 15 20 3 VIEW
25th Mar 1979 363
L
1 Hull Kingston Rovers L A 5 20 1 VIEW
29th Mar 1979 364
L
1 Workington Town L A 8 10 1 VIEW
1st Apr 1979 365
L
1 Wakefield Trinity L A 3 23 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
WINS : 261 | LOSSES : 95 | DRAWS : 18

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