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Ian Lucas (rugby league)

Ian Lucas is an antique dealer, and former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1980s and 1990s, and coached in the 1990s. He played at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Wigan, as a prop, i.e. number 8 or 10,[1] and coached at club level for Leigh.[2] Ian Lucas won caps for Great Britain while at Wigan in 1991 against France, and in 1992 against Australia.[1]

Ian Lucas
Playing information
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1985–92 Wigan 174 12 0 0 48
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1991–92 Great Britain 2 0 0 0 0
Coaching information
Years Team Gms W D L W%
1994–96 Leigh
Source: [1][2]

Lucas played left-prop, i.e. number 8, (replaced by interchange/substitute Denis Betts) in Wigan's 22-17 victory over Salford in the 1988 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1988–89 season at Knowsley Road, St. Helens on Sunday 23 October 1988.[3]

Lucas played left-prop, i.e. number 8, (replaced by interchange/substitute Shaun Wane on 21-minutes) in Wigan's 24-12 victory over Halifax in the 1989–90 Regal Trophy Final during the 1989–90 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 13 January 1990.[4]

Lucas was an interchange/substitute in Wigan’s 8-2 victory over Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles in the 1987 World Club Challenge at Central Park, Wigan on 7 October 1987. During the 1991–92 Rugby Football League season, he played for defending champions Wigan from the interchange bench in their 1991 World Club Challenge victory against the visiting Penrith Panthers. He was selected to go on the 1992 Great Britain Lions tour of Papua New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand. During the 1992–93 Rugby Football League season Lucas played from the interchange bench for defending RFL champions Wigan in the 1992 World Club Challenge against the visiting Brisbane Broncos.


  1. ^ a b c "Statistics at". 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Coach Statistics at". 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ "23rd October 1988: Wigan 22 Salford 17 (Lancashire Cup Final)". 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
  4. ^ "13th January 1990: Wigan 24 Halifax 12 (Regal Trophy Final)". 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.

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