Kevin Rayne

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Kevin Rayne
Personal information
Full nameKevin Rayne
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1975–81 Wakefield Trinity 115180054
1981–≥81 Leeds
1988–92 Doncaster 96220088
Total2114000142
Representative
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1980–≥80 Yorkshire 2
1986 Great Britain 10000
Source: [1]

Kevin Rayne is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. He played at representative level for Great Britain and Yorkshire, and at club level for Wakefield Trinity (Heritage № 816), Leeds and Doncaster, as a prop, or second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12.

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Playing career

International honours

Kevin Rayne played left-second-row, i.e. number 11, in Great Britain's 24-10 victory over France in the Test match at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 1 March 1986. [1]

County honours

Kevin Rayne won cap(s) for Yorkshire while at Wakefield Trinity.

Challenge Cup Final appearances

Kevin Rayne was an unused interchange/substitute in Wakefield Trinity's 3-12 defeat by Widnes in the 1978–79 Challenge Cup Final during the 1978–79 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 5 May 1979, in front of a crowd of a crowd of 94,218. [2]

John Player Special Trophy Final appearances

Kevin Rayne played right-prop, i.e. number 10, in Leeds' 18-10 victory over Widnes in the 1983–84 John Player Special Trophy Final during the 1983–84 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 14 January 1984, and played right-prop (replaced by interchange/substitute John Fairbank) in the 14-15 defeat by St. Helens in the 1987–88 John Player Special Trophy Final during the 1987–88 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 9 January 1988.

Club career

Kevin Rayne made his début for Wakefield Trinity in the 30-13 victory over Huddersfield at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield on Saturday 4 October 1975.

Genealogical Information

Kevin Rayne is the twin brother of the rugby league footballer, Keith Rayne.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Hoole, Les (2004). Wakefield Trinity RLFC - FIFTY GREAT GAMES. Breedon Books. ISBN   1-85983-429-9