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Anthony Farrell (born 17 January 1969) is a former professional rugby league footballer. He played at representative level for England, Wales, and at club level for the Huddersfield Giants, Sheffield Eagles, Leeds Rhinos, Widnes Vikings and Halifax, as a prop or second-row forward.[1][2]

Anthony Farrell
Personal information
Born (1969-01-17) 17 January 1969 (age 50)
Huddersfield, England
Playing information
PositionCentre, Stand-off
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1985–90 Huddersfield
1990–96 Sheffield Eagles
1997–2001 Leeds Rhinos 146 23 0 0 92
2002–03 Widnes Vikings 51 5 1 0 22
2004 Halifax
Total 197 28 1 0 114
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
England
Wales
Yorkshire
Source: [1][2][3]

BackgroundEdit

Anthony Farrell was born in Huddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

Playing careerEdit

Farrell played for Leeds Rhinos at second-row in their 1998 Super League Grand Final loss to Wigan Warriors. Whilst in his first year at Halifax the sacking of Tony Anderson opened a new career for "Faz" as he was asked to become temporary coach until the end of the year. After saving the club from relegation the following season Farrell took the club within a whisker of a place in the grand final. Losing out to Castleford Tigers. The year after was less successful for Farrell though, after a poor series of results including a club record loss to Hull Kingston Rovers, "Faz" eventually lost his job.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "EnglandStatistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Coach Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.