Charles Renilson

Charles "Charlie" W. Renilson (born 14 September 1938) is a Scottish former rugby union, and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, serving in the Duke of Wellington's Regiment. He played club level rugby union (RU) for Jed-Forest RFC, and representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain and Commonwealth XIII, and at club level for Halifax (Heritage № 687), Newtown and Eastern Suburbs as a second-row or loose forward, i.e. number 11 or 12 or 13, during the era of contested scrums.

Charles W. Renilson
Personal information
Full nameCharles Waugh Renilson
Born (1938-09-14) 14 September 1938 (age 81)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Playing information
Rugby union
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1957–57 Jed-Forest RFC
Rugby league
PositionSecond-row, Loose forward
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1957–69 Halifax 302 70 19 0 248
1969–71 Newtown 54 6 0 0 18
1972 Eastern Suburbs 1 0 0 0 0
Total 357 76 19 0 266
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1965–≥65 Commonwealth XIII ≥1
1965–68 Great Britain 8 1 0 0 3
Source: [1]

Playing careerEdit

International honoursEdit

Charlie Renilson represented Commonwealth XIII (RL) while at Halifax in 1965 against New Zealand at Crystal Palace National Recreation Centre, London on Wednesday 18 August 1965,[2] and won caps for Great Britain (RL) while at Halifax in 1965 against New Zealand, in 1967 against Australia (sub), in 1968 against France (2 matches), in the 1968 Rugby League World Cup against Australia, France and New Zealand, and in 1968 against France.[1]

Championship Final appearancesEdit

Charlie Renilson played in Halifax's 15-7 victory over St. Helens in the Rugby Football League Championship Final during the 1964–65 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 22 May 1965.[3]

County Cup Final appearancesEdit

Charlie Renilson played loose forward, and scored a try in Halifax's 10-0 victory over Featherstone Rovers in the 1963 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1963–64 season at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Saturday 2 November 1963.

Testimonial matchEdit

Charlie Renilson's Testimonial match at Halifax took place in 1968.

Honoured at HalifaxEdit

Charlie Renilson is a Halifax Hall of Fame inductee.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ "…and win at Crystal Palace". rugbyleague.org. 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 14 January 2010. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  3. ^ Edgar, Harry (2008). Rugby League Journal Annual 2009 [Page-55]. Rugby League Journal Publishing. ISBN 978-0-9548355-4-5
  4. ^ "Halifax Hall of Fame". halifaxrlfc.co.uk. 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 September 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2012.

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