Vinty Matthews

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
01-04-1921
N/A
Date unknown.
Unknown.
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
16-09-1944 v Castleford
Oldham
1945-
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
1944-1946
10 (0)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
2
0
0
6

BIOGRAPHY

Vinty learned his rugby trade at Lowe House school. He was a strong loose forward who played first team football at the end of the Second World War. Vinty scored a try on his debut against Castleford in September 1944. After his playing days were over he became trainer of the Pilkington Recs team in the 1950s. Vinty kept a close eye on the Saints from his dwelling in Knowsley Road and was a regular attendee at Past Players events. He died in St Helens in September 1996 aged 75.

Dave Dooley

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1944~45 2 0 0 10
TOTALS:2 0 0 10
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
TOTALS:

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompSeasonVenueFTFTOTGDGNPS**
16th Sep 1944 L 11 Castleford WEL 1944~45 A 11 26 1 VIEW
23rd Sep 1944 W 13 Oldham WEL 1944~45 A 27 6 VIEW
30th Sep 1944 L 13 Halifax WEL 1944~45 H 7 21 VIEW
7th Oct 1944 L 13 Dewsbury WEL 1944~45 A 2 31 VIEW
14th Oct 1944 W 13 Featherstone Rovers WEL 1944~45 H 18 3 1 VIEW
28th Oct 1944 L 13 Barrow YC1(2) 1944~45 A 8 21 VIEW
18th Nov 1944 L 13 Keighley WEL 1944~45 A 8 15 VIEW
25th Nov 1944 L 13 Wakefield Trinity WEL 1944~45 H 6 14 VIEW
17th Feb 1945 L 13 Barrow WEL 1944~45 H 8 24 VIEW
10th Mar 1945 L 13 Oldham WEL 1944~45 H 10 21 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.

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