Bill Healey

Bill Healey is a former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1950s. He played at club level for Barrow, as a loose forward, i.e. number 13, during the era of contested scrums.[1]

Bill Healey
Playing information
PositionLoose forward
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1954–≥55 Barrow

Playing careerEdit

Challenge Cup Final appearancesEdit

Bill Healey played loose forward in Barrow's 21-12 victory over Workington Town in the 1955 Challenge Cup Final during the 1954–55 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 30 April 1955, in front of a crowd of 66,513.[2]

County Cup Final appearancesEdit

Bill Healey played loose forward in Barrow's 12-2 victory over Oldham in the 1954 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1954–55 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 23 October 1954.,[3] and played loose forward in the 7-9 defeat by Leeds in the 1957 Challenge Cup Final during the 1956–57 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 11 May 1957, in front of a crowd of 76,318.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Back on the Wembley trail". nwemail.co.uk. 8 May 2010. Archived from the original on 9 October 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Saturday, October 1 1983…". nwemail.co.uk. 11 July 2009. Archived from the original on 4 March 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Barrow make two finals in one year". nwemail.co.uk. 31 December 2013. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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