Colin Greenwood (rugby)
Colin "Col" Marius Greenwood (25 January 1936 – 3 October 1998) was a South African dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1960s, and coached rugby league in the 1960s. He played representative level rugby union (RU) for South Africa, at provincial level for Western Province, and at club level for Noordelikes (Northerns), as a centre, i.e. number 12 or 13, and representative level rugby league (RL) for South Africa and Rugby League XIII, and at club level for Wakefield Trinity (Heritage № 674), North Sydney Bears and Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, as a wing, stand-off, or lock, i.e. number 2 or 5, 6, or 13, and coached club level rugby league (RL) for North Sydney Bears.
Scanlens trading card featuring Colin Greenwood
|Full name||Colin Marius Greenwood|
|Born||25 January 1936|
Cape Town, South Africa
|Died||3 October 1998 (aged 62)|
George, Western Cape, South Africa
Col Greenwood won a cap for South Africa (RU) while at Noordelikes (Northerns) against Ireland at Newlands Stadium, Cape Town on Saturday 13 May 1961, and won caps for South Africa (RL) while at Wakefield Trinity in 1963 against Australia (2 matches).
Challenge Cup Final appearancesEdit
Col Greenwood played right wing, i.e. number 2, in Wakefield Trinity's 25–10 victory over Wigan in the 1963 Challenge Cup Final during the 1962–63 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 11 May 1963, in front of a crowd of 84,492.
County Cup Final appearancesEdit
- "Statistics at en.espn.co.uk (RU)". en.espn.co.uk. 31 December 2018. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
- "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org (RL)". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2018. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
- "Coach Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org (RL)". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2018. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
- Hoole, Les (2004). Wakefield Trinity RLFC – FIFTY GREAT GAMES. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-429-9