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Michael Shaw (16 July 1975 – 19 March 2012) was an English rugby league player who played for Leeds, Bramley, Rochdale Hornets and Halifax.

Mick Shaw
Personal information
Full nameMichael Shaw[1]
Born(1975-07-16)16 July 1975
Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
Died19 March 2012(2012-03-19) (aged 36)
Playing information
PositionHooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1994–97 Leeds 38 13 0 0 52
1997(loan) Bramley 2 1 0 0 4
1998–99 Rochdale Hornets
1999 Halifax 5 1 0 0 4
Total 45 15 0 0 60
Source: [2][3]

Playing careerEdit

Shaw started his professional career at Leeds, joining the club from Elland in 1993.[2] In 1997, after playing 38 games for Leeds, he was loaned out to Bramley.[4] In 1998, he joined Rochdale Hornets.[5]

In July 1999, he was signed by Halifax,[6] and made five Super League appearances for the club, scoring one try. He later went on to play for amateur club Siddal.

DeathEdit

In March 2012, Shaw died aged 36.[7][8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Index entry". FreeBMD. ONS. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Player Profile". Leeds Rhinos. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Mick Shaw". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ Hadfield, Dave (5 February 1997). "Rugby League: Hall agrees two-year Wigan deal". The Independent. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Rochdale Hornets 64 Leigh Centurions 20". The Bolton News. 22 June 1998. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ Hadfield, Dave (17 July 1999). "Rugby League: Zisti leaves Bradford and heads for Rome". The Independent.
  7. ^ "Rugby mourns shock death of accomplished player Mick Shaw from Halifax aged 36". Halifax Courier. 20 March 2012. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Tributes after ex-Leeds RL player dies at 36". Yorkshire Evening Post. 21 March 2012. Retrieved 22 July 2017.