Sam Rimmer

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
15-01-1871
N/A
Date unknown.
Sutton
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
07-09-1895 v Rochdale Hornets
Holbeck
1904-
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
1895-1903
45 (0)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
1
0
0
3

BIOGRAPHY

A tough, durable forward, Sam Rimmer played in the first ever Northern Union game for the Saints against Rochdale Hornets on the 7th September 1895. It was a winning start and he continued to play another 44 matches for the Saints. A former member of the Sutton junior team, he played most of his matches in the pack and was a stalwart in the early days for the Saints. In fact Rimmer finished his career in the 1897 Challenge Cup Final against Batley when a brave St Helens outfit were downed by the men from Yorkshire. Sam was employed as a labourer in a local glass house. Tragically, he died in April 1903 at young age of 32.

Dave Dooley

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1895~96 0 0 0 29
1896~971 0 0 16
TOTALS:1 0 0 45
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1895~96 1001
1896~97 0003
TOTALS:1004

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompSeasonVenueFTFTOTGDGNPS**
7th Sep 1895
W
14 Rochdale Hornets L 1895~96 H 8 3 VIEW
14th Sep 1895
W
14 Runcorn L 1895~96 H 5 0 VIEW
21st Sep 1895
D
14 Batley L 1895~96 A 3 3 VIEW
28th Sep 1895
L
14 Stockport L 1895~96 H 0 3 VIEW
5th Oct 1895
W
14 Broughton Rangers L 1895~96 A 5 3 VIEW
7th Oct 1895
L
14 Bradford L 1895~96 A 4 15 VIEW
12th Oct 1895
W
14 Warrington L 1895~96 H 3 0 VIEW
19th Oct 1895
W
14 Hull L 1895~96 H 3 0 VIEW
2nd Nov 1895
D
14 Leigh L 1895~96 H 6 6 VIEW
9th Nov 1895
L
14 Hunslet L 1895~96 A 0 12 VIEW
23rd Nov 1895
W
14 Leeds L 1895~96 H 9 0 VIEW
30th Nov 1895
W
14 Huddersfield L 1895~96 H 11 3 VIEW
7th Dec 1895
D
14 Wakefield Trinity L 1895~96 A 0 0 VIEW
14th Dec 1895
D
14 Oldham L 1895~96 A 0 0 VIEW
21st Dec 1895
W
8 Broughton Rangers * Fr 1895~96 H 13 10 1 VIEW
25th Dec 1895
W
14 Widnes L 1895~96 H 6 0 VIEW
28th Dec 1895
L
14 Halifax L 1895~96 A 0 3 VIEW
1st Jan 1896
L
14 Manningham L 1895~96 H 3 8 VIEW
4th Jan 1896
L
14 Brighouse Rangers L 1895~96 A 4 6 VIEW
18th Jan 1896
L
14 Stockport L 1895~96 A 3 18 VIEW
25th Jan 1896
W
14 Batley L 1895~96 H 11 5 VIEW
1st Feb 1896
L
14 Hull L 1895~96 A 0 9 VIEW
8th Feb 1896
L
14 Hunslet L 1895~96 H 0 5 VIEW
15th Feb 1896
L
14 Manningham L 1895~96 A 5 9 VIEW
22nd Feb 1896
L
14 Runcorn L 1895~96 A 0 3 VIEW
29th Feb 1896
D
14 Warrington L 1895~96 A 5 5 VIEW
7th Mar 1896
W
14 Bradford L 1895~96 H 11 5 VIEW
14th Mar 1896
L
14 Leigh L 1895~96 A 3 11 VIEW
3rd Apr 1896
L
14 Widnes L 1895~96 A 4 16 VIEW
6th Apr 1896
D
8 Brighouse Rangers L 1895~96 H 0 0 VIEW
5th Sep 1896
W
8 Crompton * Fr 1896~97 H 23 3 VIEW
12th Sep 1896
W
14 Rochdale Hornets L 1896~97 H 6 5 VIEW
19th Sep 1896
D
14 Salford L 1896~97 A 0 0 VIEW
26th Sep 1896
W
14 Tyldesley L 1896~97 H 3 0 VIEW
3rd Oct 1896
L
14 Oldham L 1896~97 A 0 11 VIEW
10th Oct 1896
W
14 Morecambe L 1896~97 A 8 5 VIEW
17th Oct 1896
L
8 Rochdale St. Cuthberts * Fr 1896~97 A 4 6 VIEW
31st Oct 1896
L
11 Runcorn L 1896~97 H 3 7 VIEW
7th Nov 1896
W
11 Rochdale Hornets L 1896~97 A 14 11 VIEW
14th Nov 1896
D
8 Warrington L 1896~97 H 0 0 VIEW
21st Nov 1896
L
8 Rochdale St. Cuthberts* Fr 1896~97 A 0 4 VIEW
28th Nov 1896
W
14 Leigh L 1896~97 H 11 3 VIEW
9th Jan 1897
W
12 Morecambe L 1896~97 H 3 0 VIEW
20th Mar 1897
W
12 Lees CC1 1896~97 H 58 0 VIEW
27th Mar 1897
W
10 Castleford CC2 1896~97 H 17 3 VIEW
3rd Apr 1897
W
10 Wigan CC3 1896~97 H 11 0 1 VIEW
10th Apr 1897
W
10 Tyldesley CC4 1896~97 H 12 0 VIEW
19th Apr 1897
W
10 Swinton CCSF 1896~97 N 7 0 VIEW
24th Apr 1897
L
10 Batley CCF 1896~97 N 3 10 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
WINS : 23 | LOSSES : 18 | DRAWS : 8

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