John Dickinson (rugby league)

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John Dickinson
Personal information
Full name John Dickinson
Nickname Todder
Born (1934-04-10) 10 April 1934 (age 88)
Playing information
Position Fullback, Wing, Centre, Stand-off/Five-eighth, Scrum-half/Halfback
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1950–57 St. Helens 160 42 2 0 130
1957–≥57 Leigh
≥1957–≥57 Rochdale Hornets
Total 160 42 2 0 130
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1956 England 1 0 0 0 0

John 'Todder' Dickinson (born (1934-04-10) 10 April 1934 (age 88)) is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s, and rugby league coach in the 1960s, playing at representative level for England, and at club level for St. Helens, Leigh, and Rochdale Hornets, as a Fullback, Wing, Centre, Stand-off/Five-eighth, or Scrum-half/Halfback, i.e. number 1, 2 or 5, 3 or 4, 6, or, 7, and coaching at club level for the Pilkington Recs ARLFC.[1]

Playing career

International honours

John 'Todder' Dickinson won a cap for England while at St. Helens in 1956 against France.[2]

County Cup final appearances

John 'Todder' Dickinson played Scrum-half/Halfback in St. Helens' 3-10 defeat by Oldham in the 1956 Lancashire Cup final during the 1956–57 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 20 October 1956.


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  2. "England Statistics at". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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