George Dobson (rugby league)

George Dobson (c. 1891c. 1954) was an English professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1900s, 1910s and 1920s. He played at representative level for Lancashire, and at club level for Barrow, as a centre, i.e. number 3 or 4.

George Dobson
George Dobson - Barrow.jpeg
Personal information
Full nameGeorge Dobson
Bornc. 1891
Barrow-in-Furness, England
Diedc. 1954 (aged 63)
Barrow-in-Furness, England
Playing information
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1909–22 Barrow 284 101 49 401
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1912 Lancashire 1


George Dobson was born in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England, and his death aged 63 was registered in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England.

Playing careerEdit

County honoursEdit

George Dobson won a cap for Lancashire while at Barrow in 1912 against Yorkshire.[1]

Testimonial matchEdit

George Dobson's Testimonial match ticket

George Dobson's Testimonial match at Barrow took place against a Harold Wagstaff Select XIII team at Little Park, Roose, Barrow-in-Furness on Saturday 29 April 1922.[citation needed]

Career recordsEdit

George Dobson is thirteenth in Barrow's all time try scorers list with 101-tries.[2]

Honoured at Barrow RaidersEdit

George Dobson is a Barrow Raiders Hall of Fame inductee.[3]


  1. ^ "Hall of Fame at". 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Barrows all time leading try scorers". 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 16 January 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Hall of Fame at". 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 2 January 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2012.

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