Dennis Goodwin

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Dennis Goodwin
Personal information
Full nameDennis Goodwin
BornOctober→December 1929
Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England
Died12 April 2011 (aged 81–82)
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England
Playing information
PositionCentre, Prop, Second-row
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
≤1955–59Barrow
1959–61Leeds
1961–64York
Total00000
Representative
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1955England10000
1957–58Great Britain50000
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk
 
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For the television writer, see Denis Goodwin.
Dennis Goodwin
Personal information
Full nameDennis Goodwin
BornOctober→December 1929
Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England
Died12 April 2011 (aged 81–82)
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England
Playing information
PositionCentre, Prop, Second-row
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
≤1955–59Barrow
1959–61Leeds
1961–64York
Total00000
Representative
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1955England10000
1957–58Great Britain50000
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Dennis Goodwin (birth registered October→December 1929[1] — died 12 April 2011 (aged 81–82)) birth registered in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s and '60s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Barrow, Leeds, and York, as a Centre, Prop, or Second-row, i.e. number 3 or 4, 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums, he died in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Dennis Goodwin won a cap for England while at Barrow in 1955 against Other Nationalities,[2] and won caps for Great Britain while at Barrow in 1957 against France (2 matches), in 1958 against France, and New Zealand (2 matches).[3]

Rugby Football League Championship final appearances[edit]

Dennis Goodwin played in Leeds' 25-10 victory over Warrington in the 1960-61 Rugby Football League Championship final at Odsal Stadium, Bradford on Saturday 20 May 1961.

Challenge Cup final appearances[edit]

Dennis Goodwin played Centre, i.e. number 4, in Barrow's 0-10 defeat by Wigan in the 1950–51 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 5 May 1951,[4] and played in Barrow's 21-12 victory over Workington Town in the 1954–55 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 30 April 1955.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "1950-1951 Challenge Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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