Bill Fallowfield

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Bill Fallowfield
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Full nameWilliam Fallowfield
Born England
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195657 Great Britain 961267
1960 Great Britain 3300100
As of 11 March 2021

William Fallowfield was a British rugby league football coach and administrator of the mid-20th century.


In 1967 Fallowfield devised the limited tackle rule to help improve the flow and speed of rugby league. [1]

He worked as secretary of the International Rugby League Board during the 1970s. [2]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jim Brough
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Great Britain

Succeeded by
Colin Hutton
Preceded by
G Shaw
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Succeeded by
Jim Brough

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  1. Middleton, 2008: 27
  2. "Lowe agrees to return". The Sydney Morning Herald. Australia. 6 April 1977. p. 27. Retrieved 18 December 2009.