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Gary 'The Hoover' Sanderson ((1967-02-21)21 February 1967) is a former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1980s and 1990s. He played at club level for Warrington (Heritage № 859), as a second-row, i.e. number 11 or 12.[1]

Gary Sanderson
Personal information
Full nameGary Sanderson
Born (1967-02-21) 21 February 1967 (age 52)
Playing information
PositionSecond-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Apr 1986–May 95 Warrington 236 14 0 0 56
As of 9 December 2016
Source: [1]

Playing careerEdit

Premiership Final appearancesEdit

Gary Sanderson played in Warrington's 38-10 victory over Halifax in 1986 Rugby League Premiership during the 1985–86 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Sunday 18 May 1986.

Challenge Cup Final appearancesEdit

Gary Sanderson played right-second-row, i.e. number 12, in Warrington's 14-36 defeat by Wigan in the 1990 Challenge Cup Final during the 1989–90 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 28 April 1990, in front of a crowd of 77,729.[2]

County Cup Final appearancesEdit

Gary Sanderson played left-second-row, i.e. number 11, in Warrington's 16-28 defeat by Wigan in the 1987 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1987–88 season at Knowsley Road, St. Helens on Sunday 11 October 1987, in front of a crowd of 20,237, played right-second-row, i.e. number 12, (replaced by interchange/substitute Ronnie Duane on 65-minutes) in the 24-16 victory over Oldham in the 1989 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1989–90 season at Knowsley Road, St. Helens on Saturday 14 October 1989, in front of a crowd of 9,990.[3]

John Player Special/Regal Trophy Final appearancesEdit

Gary Sanderson played left-second-row, i.e. number 11, in Warrington's 4-18 defeat by Wigan in the 1986–87 John Player Special Trophy Final during the 1986–87 season at Burnden Park, Bolton on Saturday 10 January 1987, in front of a crowd of 22,144,[4] and played as an interchange/substitute, i.e. number 15 (replacing Paul Darbyshire on 18-minutes) in the 10-40 defeat by Wigan in the 1986–87 Regal Trophy Final during the 1986–87 season at Alfred McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield on Saturday 28 January 1995, in front of a crowd of 19,636.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ "1989-1990 Challenge Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2016. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Wolves Heritage 801 To 900". warringtonwolves.com. 31 December 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2016.
  4. ^ "10th January 1987: Warrington 4 Wigan 18 (John Player Trophy Final)". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2016.
  5. ^ "28th January 1995: Warrington 10 Wigan 40 (Regal Trophy Final)". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2016.

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