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Harry Beaumont (rugby league)

Harry Beaumont (birth unknown - death unknown), also known by the nickname of "Dickie", was a professional rugby league footballer of the 1900s and 1910s. He played at club level for Wakefield Trinity (Heritage № 100), as a fullback, i.e. number 15 (when rugby league was still a sport of 15-players per side, it utilised the same numbering system as rugby union positions), or later as a second-row, or loose forward/lock, i.e. number 11 or 12, or 13, during the era of contested scrums.[1]

Harry Beaumont
Personal information
Full nameHarry Beaumont
Bornunknown
Diedunknown
Playing information
PositionSecond-row, Loose forward
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Oct 1901–09/10 Wakefield Trinity 203 6 0 0 18

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Playing careerEdit

Challenge Cup Final appearancesEdit

Dickie Beaumont played loose forward/lock in Wakefield Trinity's 17-0 victory over Hull F.C. in the 1909 Challenge Cup Final during the 1908–09 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Tuesday 20 April 1909, in front of a crowd of 23,587.[2]

Notable tour matchesEdit

Dickie Beaumont played right-second-row, i.e. number 12, in Wakefield Trinity's 20-13 victory over Australia in the 1908–09 Kangaroo tour of Great Britain match at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Saturday 19 December 1908.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mike Rylance (22 August 2013). "Trinity: A History of the Wakefield Rugby League Football Club 1872-2013". League Publications Ltd. ISBN 978-1901347289
  2. ^ Hoole, Les (2004). Wakefield Trinity RLFC - FIFTY GREAT GAMES. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-429-9

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