St. Helens, Lancashire, England
|Died||1 May 2009 (aged 61–62)
St. Helens, Merseyside, England
|Weight||12 st 0 lb (76 kg; 168 lb)|
|St. Helens RUFC|
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
Derek Noonan (birth registered January→March 1947 in St. Helens — died 1 May 2009 (aged 61–62) in St. Helens) was an English rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1970s and '80s, playing club level rugby union (RU) for St. Helens RUFC, as a Wing, i.e. number 11 or 14, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for England, and Lancashire, and at club level for Warrington, St. Helens, and Fulham RLFC, as a Centre, i.e. number 3 or 4.
Derek Noonan Centre in St. Helens 2-25 defeat to the 1975 NSWRFL season premiers, Eastern Suburbs Roosters in the unofficial 1976 World Club Challenge at Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday 29 June 1976.
Challenge Cup final appearances
Derek Noonan played Centre, i.e. number 3 in Warrington's 7-14 defeat to Widnes in the 1974-75 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 10 May 1975, and played Centre, i.e. number 4 in St. Helens' 20-5 victory over Widnes in the 1975–76 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 8 May 1976.
- "Derek Noonan : Obituary". jpress.co.uk. 7 May 2009. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- "International Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- "World Club Challenge 1976 at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- International Statistics at englandrl.co.uk
- Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org
- Profile at saints.org.uk
- Rugby Leaguer & League Express - 4th May 2009 - Page-11 - Sad Farewells
- Fans of the club from the first Fulham season will be sad to hear of the death of Derek Noonan at the age of 62 from cancer
- RUGBY LEAGUE JOURNAL - Issue number 27 – Summer 2009
- Noonan Passes Away
- Tributes to ex-Saint Derek Noonan
- Warrington’s World Cup heroes – Derek Noonan
- Wakefield Wildcats v London Skolars Mistakenly stated to be an ex-Widnes player of 1979.
- Warrington Wolves was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former player Derek Noonan