Ken Gill (rugby league)

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Ken Gill
Personal information
Full nameKenneth Gill
Born (1948-04-02) 2 April 1948 (age 73)
St. Helens district, England
Playing information
Position Stand-off
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1970–78 Salford 240+46091199
1978 Widnes 1780024
1978–79 Barrow 3+30000
1979–80 Salford 312006
Total2987091229
Representative
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1975–77 England 10+250015
1974–77 Great Britain 5+23009
1974–77 Lancashire 72006
Source: [1] [2] [3] [4]

Kenneth Gill (2 April 1948 [5] ) is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s and 1980s. He played at representative level for Great Britain and England, and at club level for Salford (two spells), Widnes and Barrow, as a stand-off. [2]

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Playing career

International honours

Ken Gill won caps for England while at Salford in 1975 against Wales, in the 1975 Rugby League World Cup against France, Wales (sub), New Zealand (scoring a hat-trick of tries), Australia (sub), Wales, France, New Zealand, Australia, and Australia, and in 1977 against Wales, and France, [3] and won caps for Great Britain while at Salford in 1974 against France (2 matches), Australia (2 matches), and New Zealand, and in the 1977 Rugby League World Cup against France (sub), and Australia (sub). [4]

Championship appearances

Ken Gill played in Widnes' victory in the Championship during the 1977–78 season.

County Cup Final appearances

Ken Gill played stand-off in Salford's 25-11 victory over Swinton in the 1972 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1972–73 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 21 October 1972, played stand-off in the 9-19 defeat by Wigan in the 1973 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1973–74 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 13 October 1973, [6] and played stand-off in the 7-16 defeat by Widnes in the 1975 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1975–76 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 4 October 1975.

BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final appearances

Ken Gill did not play (Tom Brophy played stand-off) in Salford's 0-0 draw with Warrington in the 1974 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final during the 1974–75 season at The Willows, Salford on Tuesday 17 December 1974, and played stand-off in the 10-5 victory over Warrington in the 1974 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final replay during the 1974–75 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Tuesday 28 January 1975.

Player's No.6 Trophy Final appearances

Ken Gill played stand-off (replaced by interchange/substitute P. Ward) in Salford's 7-12 defeat by Leeds 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

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  2. 1 2 "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  4. 1 2 "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2017. Archived from the original on 28 March 2018. Retrieved 1 January 2018.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2016. Retrieved 1 January 2017.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. "1973-1974 Lancashire Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)