David Jeanes

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Horace David Jeanes
Personal information
Full nameHorace David Jeanes
Born (1943-12-27) 27 December 1943 (age 77)
Skipton, England
Playing information
Weight16 st 5 lb (104 kg; 229 lb)
Rugby union
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
≤1968–≤68 Wakefield RFC
Rugby league
Position Prop
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1968–72 Wakefield Trinity 168
1972–75 Leeds 83
1977–≥79 Huddersfield 36
Total2870000
Representative
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
≥1968–≤75 Yorkshire ≥4
1971–72 Great Britain 83
Source: [1]

Horace David Jeanes (27 December 1943) is an English former rugby union and World Cup winning professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1960s and 1970s. He played club level rugby union (RU) for Keighley RUFC and Wakefield RFC, and representative level rugby union for Yorkshire and rugby league (RL) for Great Britain and Yorkshire, and at club level for Wakefield Trinity (captain) (Heritage № 734), Leeds and Huddersfield, as a prop, number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrums.

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Background

David Jeanes was born in Skipton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

Rugby Union career

Rugby League career

International honours

David Jeanes played right-prop, i.e. number 10, in Great Britain's 10-10 draw with Australia in the 1972 Rugby League World Cup Final at Stade de Gerland, Lyon on 11 November 1972. Great Britain were awarded the Rugby League World Cup by virtue of a better position in the final qualification league table. [1]

County honours

David Jeanes won cap(s) for Yorkshire while at Wakefield Trinity.[ citation needed ]

Championship Final appearances

David Jeanes played left-prop, number 8, and scored a try in Wakefield Trinity's 17-10 victory over Hull Kingston Rovers in the Championship Final during the 1967–68 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 4 May 1968. [2]

Challenge Cup Final appearances

David Jeanes played left-prop, number 8, in Wakefield Trinity's 10-11 defeat by Leeds in the 1967–68 Challenge Cup "Watersplash" Final during the 1967–68 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 11 May 1968, in front of a crowd of 87,100. [2]

County Cup Final appearances

David Jeanes played left-prop, i.e. number 8, in Leeds 7-2 victory over Wakefield Trinity in the 1973–74 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1973–74 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 20 October 1973.

Player's No.6 Trophy Final appearances

David Jeanes played left-prop, i.e. number 8, and was captain in Wakefield Trinity's 11-22 defeat by Halifax in the 1971–72 Player's No.6 Trophy Final during the 1971–72 season at Odsal Stadium, Bradford on Saturday 22 January 1972, and played right-prop, i.e. number 10, in Leeds' 12-7 victory over Salford in the 1972–73 Player's No.6 Trophy Final during the 1972–73 season at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield on Saturday 24 March 1973.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  2. 1 2 Hoole, Les (2004). Wakefield Trinity RLFC – FIFTY GREAT GAMES. Breedon Books. ISBN   1-85983-429-9