John Wood (rugby league)

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John Wood
Personal information
Full nameJohn Wood
Born (1956-04-01) 1 April 1956 (age 65)
Widnes, Lancashire, England
Playing information
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight16 st 2 lb (103 kg)
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1973–77 Widnes 962
1977–79 Wigan 272006
1981–82 Fulham RLFC
1982–83 Leigh
1983–84 Salford
1984–85 Widnes
Total1234006
Representative
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1982 Great Britain 10000
Source: [1]

John Wood is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s and 1980s. He played at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Widnes (two spells), Wigan, Fulham RLFC, Leigh and Salford, as a prop or second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12. [1]

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Playing career

International honours

John Wood won a cap for Great Britain while at Leigh in 1982 against France. [1]

John Wood played at right-prop, i.e. number 10, in Great Britain's 7-8 defeat by France in the friendly at Stadio Pier Luigi Penzo, Venice on Saturday 31 July 1982.

Challenge Cup Final appearances

John Wood played right-prop, i.e. number 10, in Widnes' 5-20 defeat by St. Helens in the 1976 Challenge Cup Final during the 1975–76 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 8 May 1976.

Player's No.6 Trophy Final appearances

John Wood played right-prop, i.e. number 10, in Widnes' 19-13 victory over Hull F.C. in the 1975–76 Player's No.6 Trophy Final during the 1975–76 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 24 January 1976

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.