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{{Infobox rugby league biography
 
{{Infobox rugby league biography
|name = Colin Hutton
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|name = Colin Hutton
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|birth_date = May {{Birth-date|1926}}
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|birth_date = May {{Birth-date|1926}}
|birth_place = Prescot district, England
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|birth_place = Prescot district, England
|death_date = {{Death date and given age|2017|2|3|90|df=yes}}
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|death_date = {{Death date and given age|2017|2|3|90|df=yes}}
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|position = {{rlp|FB|CE}}
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|position = {{rlp|FB|CE}}
|club1 = [[Widnes Vikings|Widnes]]
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|club1 = [[Widnes Vikings|Widnes]]
|year1start = 1945
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|year1start = 1945
|year1end = 51
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|year1end = 51
|appearances1 = 131
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|appearances1 = 131
|tries1 = 16
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|tries1 = 16
|goals1 = 167
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|goals1 = 167
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|club2 = [[Hull F.C.]]
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|club2 = Hull F.C.
|year2start = 1951
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|year2start = 1951
|year2end = 57
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|appearances2 = 262
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|coachteam1 = {{nowrap|[[Hull Kingston Rovers]]}}
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|coachteam1 = {{nowrap|[[Hull Kingston Rovers]]}}
|coachyear1start = 1957
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|coachyear1start = 1957
|coachyear1end = 70
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|coachyear1end = 70
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|coachteamA = Great Britain
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|coachteamA = Great Britain
|coachyearAstart = 1962
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|coachyearAstart = 1962
|coachyearAend = 68
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|coachyearAend = 68
|coachgamesA = 22
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|coachgamesA = 22
|coachwinsA = 5
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'''Colin C. Hutton''' (May 1926<ref name="Birth details at freebmd.org.uk">{{cite web|url=http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/information.pl?cite=TiAz47FoO4muhghdJfpmMA&scan=1|title=Birth details at freebmd.org.uk|publisher=freebmd.org.uk|date=31 December 2016|accessdate=1 January 2017}}</ref> – 3 February 2017) was an English rugby union, and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1940s and 1950s, and coached rugby league in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. He played at club level for [[Widnes Vikings|Widnes]] and [[Hull F.C.|Hull FC]], as a {{rlp|fb}}, or {{rlp|ce}}, and coached at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for [[Hull Kingston Rovers]], he was the Rugby Football League President for 1992–1993,<ref name="Past RFL Presidents">{{cite web|url=http://www.therfl.co.uk/history_and_heritage/past_rfl_presidents|title=Past RFL Presidents|publisher=therfl.co.uk|date=31 December 2016|accessdate=1 January 2017|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20170802062432/http://www.therfl.co.uk/history_and_heritage/past_rfl_presidents|archive-date=2 August 2017|url-status=dead}}</ref> and was the President of Hull Kingston Rovers up to his death.<ref name="Colin Hutton profile at hullkr.co.uk">{{cite web|url=http://hullkr.co.uk/president--colin-hutton-102|title=Colin Hutton|publisher=Hull KR|date=31 December 2016|accessdate=1 January 2017|url-status=dead|archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20111018010538/http://hullkr.co.uk/president--colin-hutton-102|archivedate=18 October 2011|df=dmy-all}}</ref>
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'''Colin C. Hutton''' (May 1926<ref name="Birth details at freebmd.org.uk">{{cite web|url=http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/information.pl?cite=TiAz47FoO4muhghdJfpmMA&scan=1|title=Birth details at freebmd.org.uk|publisher=freebmd.org.uk|date=31 December 2016|accessdate=1 January 2017}}</ref> – 3 February 2017) was an English rugby union, and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1940s and 1950s, and coached rugby league in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. He played at club level for [[Widnes Vikings|Widnes]] and Hull , as a fullback, or centre, and coached at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for [[Hull Kingston Rovers]], he was the Rugby Football League President for 1992–1993,<ref name="Past RFL Presidents">{{cite web|url=http://www.therfl.co.uk/history_and_heritage/past_rfl_presidents|title=Past RFL Presidents|publisher=therfl.co.uk|date=31 December 2016|accessdate=1 January 2017|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20170802062432/http://www.therfl.co.uk/history_and_heritage/past_rfl_presidents|archive-date=2 August 2017|url-status=dead}}</ref> and was the President of Hull Kingston Rovers up to his death.<ref name="Colin Hutton profile at hullkr.co.uk">{{cite web|url=http://hullkr.co.uk/president--colin-hutton-102|title=Colin Hutton|publisher=Hull KR|date=31 December 2016|accessdate=1 January 2017|url-status=dead|archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20111018010538/http://hullkr.co.uk/president--colin-hutton-102|archivedate=18 October 2011|df=dmy-all}}</ref>
   
 
==Background==
 
==Background==
Colin Hutton was born in Prescot, Lancashire, England, and he died aged 90 in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
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Colin Hutton was born in Prescot, Lancashire, England, and he died aged 90 in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
   
 
==Playing career==
 
==Playing career==
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During the period 1947–1949 Hutton was missing from the club due to [[National Service]]. Hutton was a [[Lance corporal]] in the [[Royal Engineers]], and served near the Suez Canal at [[RAF Fayid]], near Ismaïlia, [[Egypt]] from 1947 until 1949, during which time he played at representative level for the army in Egypt at rugby union<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.wirefm.com/news/local/widnes-rugby-stalwart-colin-hutton-dies-aged-90|title=Widnes rugby stalwart Colin Hutton does aged 90|work=Wire FM|date= 3 February 2017|accessdate=4 February 2017}}</ref> as the British armed forces did not at this time support rugby league as an organised sport.<ref>{{cite book|last=Collins|first=Tony|title=Rugby League in Twentieth Century Britain: A Social and Cultural History|page=83|date=2006 |isbn=978-0415396158|publisher=Routledge}}</ref>
 
During the period 1947–1949 Hutton was missing from the club due to [[National Service]]. Hutton was a [[Lance corporal]] in the [[Royal Engineers]], and served near the Suez Canal at [[RAF Fayid]], near Ismaïlia, [[Egypt]] from 1947 until 1949, during which time he played at representative level for the army in Egypt at rugby union<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.wirefm.com/news/local/widnes-rugby-stalwart-colin-hutton-dies-aged-90|title=Widnes rugby stalwart Colin Hutton does aged 90|work=Wire FM|date= 3 February 2017|accessdate=4 February 2017}}</ref> as the British armed forces did not at this time support rugby league as an organised sport.<ref>{{cite book|last=Collins|first=Tony|title=Rugby League in Twentieth Century Britain: A Social and Cultural History|page=83|date=2006 |isbn=978-0415396158|publisher=Routledge}}</ref>
   
In his first season with the Widnes Hutton played at {{rlp|ce}} and kicked two conversions in a 7-3 victory over [[Wigan Warriors|Wigan]] in the [[1945 Lancashire Cup]] Final at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 27 October 1945.
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In his first season with the Widnes Hutton played at centre and kicked two conversions in a 7-3 victory over Wigan in the [[1945 Lancashire Cup]] Final at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 27 October 1945.
   
 
On his return from National Service Hutton resumed his playing career and played in the [[1949–50 Northern Rugby Football League season#Challenge Cup|1950 Challenge Cup]] Final at Wembley Stadium in Widnes' 0–19 defeat by [[Warrington Wolves|Warrington]].<ref name="Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv">{{cite web|url=http://www.rugby.widnes.tv/search.php?q=Hutton|title=Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv|publisher=rugby.widnes.tv|date=31 December 2016|accessdate=1 January 2017}}</ref>
 
On his return from National Service Hutton resumed his playing career and played in the [[1949–50 Northern Rugby Football League season#Challenge Cup|1950 Challenge Cup]] Final at Wembley Stadium in Widnes' 0–19 defeat by [[Warrington Wolves|Warrington]].<ref name="Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv">{{cite web|url=http://www.rugby.widnes.tv/search.php?q=Hutton|title=Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv|publisher=rugby.widnes.tv|date=31 December 2016|accessdate=1 January 2017}}</ref>
   
 
===Hull F.C.===
 
===Hull F.C.===
In 1951 Hutton moved to [[Hull F.C.]] where he played for a further six years before retiring from his playing career in 1957. He made over 250 appearance for the club including scoring the winning [[Penalty (rugby)#Penalties in rugby league|penalty kick]] in [[Hull F.C.|Hull FC]]'s 10–9 victory over [[Halifax R.L.F.C.|Halifax]] in the Rugby Football League Championship Final during the [[1955–56 Northern Rugby Football League season|1955–56 season]] at [[Maine Road]], Manchester on Saturday 12 May 1956.<ref name="Yorkshire Post">{{cite news|url=http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/hull-kr/hull-kr-planning-tribute-to-club-icon-colin-hutton-90-1-8371304|title=Hull KR planning tribute to club icon Colin Hutton, 90|newspaper= Yorkshire Post|date=4 February 2017|accessdate=4 February 2017}}</ref>
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In 1951 Hutton moved to Hull F.C. where he played for a further six years before retiring from his playing career in 1957. He made over 250 appearance for the club including scoring the winning [[Penalty (rugby)#Penalties in rugby league|penalty kick]] in Hull 's 10–9 victory over [[Halifax R.L.F.C.|Halifax]] in the Rugby Football League Championship Final during the [[1955–56 Northern Rugby Football League season|1955–56 season]] at [[Maine Road]], Manchester on Saturday 12 May 1956.<ref name="Yorkshire Post">{{cite news|url=http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/hull-kr/hull-kr-planning-tribute-to-club-icon-colin-hutton-90-1-8371304|title=Hull KR planning tribute to club icon Colin Hutton, 90|newspaper= Yorkshire Post|date=4 February 2017|accessdate=4 February 2017}}</ref>
   
 
==Coaching career==
 
==Coaching career==
 
===Hull Kingston Rovers===
 
===Hull Kingston Rovers===
After retiring from playing, Hutton crossed Hull to become coach at rivals [[Hull Kingston Rovers]], a position he held until May 1970 by which time he had coached Rovers in 534 matches.<ref name=ITV>{{cite news|url=http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2017-02-03/former-player-coach-and-hull-kr-club-president-dies|title=Former player, coach and Hull Kingston Rovers club president Colin Hutton dies|date=3 February 2017|accessdate=4 February 2017|work=ITV News}}</ref> Included in this total were victory over [[Huddersfield Giants|Huddersfield]] in the Eastern Division Championship Final at [[Headingley Stadium#Headingley Carnegie Stadium|Headingley]] during the [[1961–62 Northern Rugby Football League season|1961–62 season]]; two winning finals of the [[RFL Yorkshire Cup|Yorkshire Cup]], the first a 25–12 victory over [[Featherstone Rovers]] in the [[1966 Yorkshire Cup|1966]], and the following year an 8–7 victory over [[Hull F.C.]] in the [[1967 Yorkshire Cup|1967 competition]], one Yorkshire Cup Final defeat, 2–12 to [[Hunslet R.L.F.C.|Hunslet]] in the [[1962 Yorkshire Cup]], and a Challenge Cup Final defeat in the [[1963–64 Northern Rugby Football League season#Challenge Cup|1964 Challenge Cup]] losing 5–13 to Widnes at Wembley.
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After retiring from playing, Hutton crossed Hull to become coach at rivals [[Hull Kingston Rovers]], a position he held until May 1970 by which time he had coached Rovers in 534 matches.<ref name=ITV>{{cite news|url=http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2017-02-03/former-player-coach-and-hull-kr-club-president-dies|title=Former player, coach and Hull Kingston Rovers club president Colin Hutton dies|date=3 February 2017|accessdate=4 February 2017|work=ITV News}}</ref> Included in this total were victory over [[Huddersfield Giants|Huddersfield]] in the Eastern Division Championship Final at [[Headingley Stadium#Headingley Carnegie Stadium|Headingley]] during the [[1961–62 Northern Rugby Football League season|1961–62 season]]; two winning finals of the [[RFL Yorkshire Cup|Yorkshire Cup]], the first a 25–12 victory over [[Featherstone Rovers]] in the [[1966 Yorkshire Cup|1966]], and the following year an 8–7 victory over Hull F.C. in the [[1967 Yorkshire Cup|1967 competition]], one Yorkshire Cup Final defeat, 2–12 to [[Hunslet R.L.F.C.|Hunslet]] in the [[1962 Yorkshire Cup]], and a Challenge Cup Final defeat in the [[1963–64 Northern Rugby Football League season#Challenge Cup|1964 Challenge Cup]] losing 5–13 to Widnes at Wembley.
   
 
===Great Britain===
 
===Great Britain===
Along with [[Bill Fallowfield]], Hutton was the Great Britain coach for the victorious [[The Ashes (rugby league)|1962 Ashes series]] where Britain beat Australia 2–1 in the three match series and the [[1968 Rugby League World Cup]] where Great Britain finished third, losing two of their three matches.<ref name=ITV/>
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Along with [[Bill Fallowfield]], Hutton was the Great Britain coach for the victorious [[The Ashes (rugby league)|1962 Ashes series]] where Britain beat Australia 2–1 in the three match series and the [[1968 Rugby League World Cup]] where Great Britain finished third, losing two of their three matches.<ref name=ITV/>
   
 
==Later life and death==
 
==Later life and death==
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| before = [[Bryn Knowelden]]<br>1952–1955
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| after = {{nowrap|[[Johnny Whiteley]]}}<br>1970–1972
| title = [[Hull Kingston Rovers#Past coaches|Coach]]<br>{{leagueicon|hull kr|size=18}}<br>[[Hull Kingston Rovers]]
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| title = [[Hull Kingston Rovers#Past coaches|Coach]]<br>{{leagueicon|hull kr|size=18}}<br>[[Hull Kingston Rovers]]
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{{Wikipedia|Colin Hutton}}

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Colin Hutton
Born May 1926 (1926)
Prescot district, England
Died (aged 90)

Colin C. Hutton (May 1926[1] – 3 February 2017) was an English rugby union, and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1940s and 1950s, and coached rugby league in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. He played at club level for Widnes and Hull , as a fullback, or centre, and coached at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Hull Kingston Rovers, he was the Rugby Football League President for 1992–1993,[2] and was the President of Hull Kingston Rovers up to his death.[3]

Background

Colin Hutton was born in Prescot, Lancashire, England, and he died aged 90 in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

Playing career

Widnes

Hutton joined Widnes in 1945 and remained with the club until 1951, during this period he made 131 appearances scoring 16 tries and kicking 167 goals.

During the period 1947–1949 Hutton was missing from the club due to National Service. Hutton was a Lance corporal in the Royal Engineers, and served near the Suez Canal at RAF Fayid, near Ismaïlia, Egypt from 1947 until 1949, during which time he played at representative level for the army in Egypt at rugby union[4] as the British armed forces did not at this time support rugby league as an organised sport.[5]

In his first season with the Widnes Hutton played at centre and kicked two conversions in a 7-3 victory over Wigan in the 1945 Lancashire Cup Final at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 27 October 1945.

On his return from National Service Hutton resumed his playing career and played in the 1950 Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium in Widnes' 0–19 defeat by Warrington.[6]

Hull F.C.

In 1951 Hutton moved to Hull F.C. where he played for a further six years before retiring from his playing career in 1957. He made over 250 appearance for the club including scoring the winning penalty kick in Hull 's 10–9 victory over Halifax in the Rugby Football League Championship Final during the 1955–56 season at Maine Road, Manchester on Saturday 12 May 1956.[7]

Coaching career

Hull Kingston Rovers

After retiring from playing, Hutton crossed Hull to become coach at rivals Hull Kingston Rovers, a position he held until May 1970 by which time he had coached Rovers in 534 matches.[8] Included in this total were victory over Huddersfield in the Eastern Division Championship Final at Headingley during the 1961–62 season; two winning finals of the Yorkshire Cup, the first a 25–12 victory over Featherstone Rovers in the 1966, and the following year an 8–7 victory over Hull F.C. in the 1967 competition, one Yorkshire Cup Final defeat, 2–12 to Hunslet in the 1962 Yorkshire Cup, and a Challenge Cup Final defeat in the 1964 Challenge Cup losing 5–13 to Widnes at Wembley.

Great Britain

Along with Bill Fallowfield, Hutton was the Great Britain coach for the victorious 1962 Ashes series where Britain beat Australia 2–1 in the three match series and the 1968 Rugby League World Cup where Great Britain finished third, losing two of their three matches.[8]

Later life and death

After coaching Hull Kingston Rovers, Hutton served in various roles for the club eventually becoming chairman and, from 1997 until his death, President of the club. Away from Hull Kingston Rovers he was a member of the sports governing body, the Rugby Football League Council, and was a life vice-president of the Rugby Football League having also being chairman.[9]

Hutton was recognised by the City of Hull by being made a Freedom of the City in 2013 and by Hull Kingston Rovers who renamed the north stand at their Craven Park ground after him in the same year.[9][10]

Hutton holds a unique record as being the only person to attend Challenge Cup finals at Wembley as player, coach, club director, club chairman, club president and chairman of the governing body.[8]

Hutton died on 3 February 2017, aged 90, two days before the start of the 2017 Championship season.[7]

Genealogical information

Hutton's marriage to Marjorie (née Ellison) was registered during second ¼ 1950 in Prescot district.[11] They have a daughter; Susan J. Hutton (birth registered during fourth ¼ 1957 (age 64–65) in Hull district).

References

  1. "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2016. http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/information.pl?cite=TiAz47FoO4muhghdJfpmMA&scan=1. Retrieved 1 January 2017. 
  2. "Past RFL Presidents". therfl.co.uk. 31 December 2016. http://www.therfl.co.uk/history_and_heritage/past_rfl_presidents. Retrieved 1 January 2017. 
  3. "Colin Hutton". Hull KR. 31 December 2016. Archived from the original on 18 October 2011. https://web.archive.org/web/20111018010538/http://hullkr.co.uk/president--colin-hutton-102. Retrieved 1 January 2017. 
  4. "Widnes rugby stalwart Colin Hutton does aged 90". Wire FM. 3 February 2017. http://www.wirefm.com/news/local/widnes-rugby-stalwart-colin-hutton-dies-aged-90. Retrieved 4 February 2017. 
  5. Collins, Tony (2006). Rugby League in Twentieth Century Britain: A Social and Cultural History. Routledge. p. 83. ISBN 978-0415396158. 
  6. "Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2016. http://www.rugby.widnes.tv/search.php?q=Hutton. Retrieved 1 January 2017. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Hull KR planning tribute to club icon Colin Hutton, 90". 4 February 2017. http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/hull-kr/hull-kr-planning-tribute-to-club-icon-colin-hutton-90-1-8371304. Retrieved 4 February 2017. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "Former player, coach and Hull Kingston Rovers club president Colin Hutton dies". ITV News. 3 February 2017. http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2017-02-03/former-player-coach-and-hull-kr-club-president-dies. Retrieved 4 February 2017. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Colin Hutton 1926–2017". Hull Kingston Rovers. 3 February 2017. http://www.hullkr.co.uk/club/news/article/colin-hutton-1926-2017. Retrieved 4 February 2017. 
  10. "Hull KR and FC legend Colin Hutton given Freedom of Hull". 1 March 2013. http://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/hull-kr-fc-legend-colin-hutton-given-freedom-hull/story-18286553-detail/story.html. Retrieved 4 February 2017. [dead link]
  11. "Marriage details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2016. http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/information.pl?cite=RuqX3SyG1wvj7odKOjzU6A&scan=1. Retrieved 1 January 2017. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Bill Fallowfield
1960
Coach
United Kingdom
Great Britain

1962–1968
Succeeded by
Johnny Whiteley
1970
Preceded by
Bryn Knowelden
1952–1955
Coach
Template:Leagueicon
Hull Kingston Rovers

1957–1970
Succeeded by
Johnny Whiteley
1970–1972

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