Peter Banner (rugby league)

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Peter Banner
Personal information
Full name Peter Banner
Born July–September 1948 (age 73–74)
Rochdale, England
Playing information
Position Scrum-half/Halfback
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1967–75 Salford 180 24 1 0 74
1975–76 Featherstone Rovers
Leeds
Total 180 24 1 0 74
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1975 Wales 9 2 0 0 6
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

Peter Banner (born July–September 1948 in Rochdale[1]) is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1970s, playing at representative level for Wales, and at club level for Salford, Featherstone Rovers and Leeds as a Scrum-half/Halfback, i.e. number 7.[2]

Playing career

International honours

Peter Banner won caps for Wales while at Salford in the 1975 Rugby League World Cup against France, England, and New Zealand, and while at Featherstone Rovers in the 1975 Rugby League World Cup against England, Australia, New Zealand, and France.[3]

County Cup final appearances

Peter Banner played Scrum-half/Halfback, and scored a try in Salford's 25-11 victory over Swinton in the 1972 Lancashire Cup final during the 1972–73 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 21 October 1972, played Scrum-half/Halfback in the 9-19 defeat by Wigan in the 1973 Lancashire Cup final during the 1973–74 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 13 October 1973,[4] and played Scrum-half/Halfback in the 2-6 defeat by Widnes in the 1974 Lancashire Cup final during the 1974–75 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 2 November 1974.

BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final appearances

Peter Banner played Scrum-half/Halfback in Salford's 0-0 draw with Warrington in the 1974 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final during the 1974–75 season at The Willows, Salford on Tuesday 17 December 1974, and played Scrum-half/Halfback in the 10-5 victory over Warrington in the 1974 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final replay during the 1974–75 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Tuesday 28 January 1975.

Player's No.6 Trophy final appearances

Peter Banner played Scrum-half/Halfback in Salford's 7-12 defeat by Leeds in the 1972-73 Player's No.6 Trophy final during the 1972–73 season at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield on Saturday 24 March 1973.

Club career

Banner was signed by Salford in March 1967 from Spotland Rangers, making 180 appearances for the club before being transferred to Featherstone Rovers in September 1975 for £4,500.[5] In August 1976, he signed for Leeds for a fee of £5,000.[6]

References

  1. "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "1973-1974 Lancashire Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Morris, Graham (2001). 100 Greats: Salford Rugby League Club. Stroud: Tempus. p. 11. ISBN 978-0-7524-2196-4.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Banner for Leeds". The Guardian. 5 August 1976. p. 16. Unknown parameter |subscription= ignored (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Match programme - Wales vs France (Feb 16 1975)

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